NGO Careers – Advocacy Manager at Reproductive Health

Job
Title:    Advocacy Manager
Organisation: Reproductive
Health Uganda (RHU)
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports
to:
Executive Director
About
US:
Reproductive
Health Uganda (RHU) is a member of the International Planned Parenthood
Federation (IPPF), and its core mandate is to promote high quality, high-impact
and gender sensitive Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights information
and services through capacity building, specialized service delivery, issue
specific advocacy and strategic partnerships.
Job
Summary:
The Advocacy Manager will provide technical support and guidance to
the RHU Advocacy related to Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights, to
achieve tangible advocacy outcomes and results.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Oversee and manage the advocacy function of the
Organization, including building capacity in, implementing and evaluating
policy and programmatic advocacy for diverse groups in the area of sexual &
reproductive health and rights
·        
Work closely with the Executive Director to
establish and maintain partnerships, collaborations and networks in relation to
SRHR advocacy
·        
Represent the Organization at International,
National and sub-national fora as assigned
·        
Actively engage with duty bearers and claim
holders on policy change, resource mobilization and allocation, budget tracking
and accountability of funds in regard to different Sexual and Reproductive
Health issues
·        
Provide capacity building, mentorship and support
to relevant RHU management and staff, and to its stakeholders
·        
Establish and maintain a result based system for
monitoring and evaluating advocacy related to SRHR advocacy in RHU
·        
Perform any other professional duties as may be
required by the Supervisor(s)
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate should hold an advanced degree
in communication, journalism, public health or social science from an
accredited university or college and
·        
A minimum of five years of progressively
responsible experience with demonstrable results in advocacy and research in
health related work.
·        
Past NGO experience is an added advantage.
·        
Working knowledge and skills in communicating and
advocating with and to different policy makers on different aspects of Sexual
& Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) using diverse means, strong
analytical and team building skills.
·        
Working knowledge of national SRHR policy
especially Family Planning policy, excellent knowledge of evidence and result
based advocacy.
·        
Skills in building capacity, documenting and
packaging advocacy information using diverse means to do so.
·        
Proven ability to work effectively with minimum
supervision, and ability to coach, guide, and build task oriented teams.
How
to Apply: 
All
candidates are encouraged to either post or hand-deliver a letter of
application with certified copies of academic transcripts, a detailed
Curriculum Vitae and other relevant certificates plus contact addresses
(e-mail) of three referees (including day time telephone numbers) to: The
Executive Director, Reproductive Health Uganda, P.O. Box 10746 Kampala Or
hand-deliver at: RHU Head Office, Plot 2, Katego Road, Kamwokya (Opposite
Uganda Museum) or submit electronically via email to: rhu@rhu.or.ug and copy to hr@rhu.or.ug
NB:
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Applications received after the
closing date will not be considered. Female applicants are encouraged to apply
Deadline:
2nd June, 2015.

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