National Coordinator NGO Employment Opportunity – Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU)

Job Title:      National Coordinator
Organisation: Reproductive
Health Uganda (RHU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Advocacy
Advisor-RHRN Project
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, highimpact and gender sensitive Sexual & Reproductive Health and
Rights information and services through capacity building, specialized service
delivery, issue specific advocacy and strategic partnerships.
About RHRN Project:
RHU is hosting a 5 year (2017-2022) strategic partnership
entitled-‘Right Here Right Now (RHRN)”. The overall goal of RHRN is to promote
key values including but not limited to; Transparency and Accountability,
inclusivity and non-discrimination, Integrity, Meaningful Youth Participation,
and Rights-based approach to information and services for the beneficiaries.
Such a progressive and inclusive collaboration of CSOs in national SRHR advocacy
partnerships/platforms instrumental to strengthen advocacy for SRHR services
and information.
Job Summary: The National
Coordinator will responsible for coordinating the work of the RHRN platform and
serve as link between platform members. The incumbent will be responsible for
fostering strategic linkages with other initiatives and stakeholders and to
represent the platform.
Key Duties and
  • Serve as the focal point of the platform
    for the RHRN Consortium members, including the Dutch Embassy, hence ensure
    synergies with the regional and international advocacy activities of the
    RHRN Global partnership.
  • Regularly monitor the national policy
    environment and keeps the platform updated on key developments relevant to
    the platform. Is overall responsible for the internal and external
    communication of the platform;
  • Facilitate Linking with other existing
    initiatives relevant to the work of the platform, seeking alignment and
    harmonization, building synergies and avoiding duplication;
  • Coordinate the implementation of country
    plans: a). Coordinate strategic and yearly planning processes and
    implementation of the country plan by the platform and its members; b).
    Initiate activities that promote synergies between platform members and
    implement joint activities;
  • Inform the governance structure of the
    platform on the day to day activities and work as de facto secretary to
    the governance team and prepares platform meetings for decision-making.
  • Support the platform in Planning,
    Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (PMEL) in liaison with the regional
  • Compile/draft annual plans and budgets,
    draft annual progress narrative and financial reports in consultation with
    the regional coordinator; submits annual plans/budgets/reports to the
    regional manager, following their approval by the platform, and keeps
    regular contact with the regional team;

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold
    a Master’s degree in Social Sciences or related disciplines, with at least
    three years’ experience in the field of advocacy on sexual and
    reproductive health and rights is essential.
  • At least three years work experience in
    the area of SRHR at national level.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of the
    SRHR context of Uganda in the context of Ugandan policy landscape.
  • Knowledge of key national and
    international frameworks that mandate SRHR related work including treaty
  • Prior networking, advocacy and
    coordination skills.
  • Proven mobilisation skills and ability to
    write clear and concise reports.
  • Previous experience and skills in managing
    social accountability projects.
  • The candidate should be willing to work
    and support the capacity building of youth-led organizations to adhere
    with platform values.
  • Age: Below 35 years
How to Apply:
All applicants should send post their application letters and attach
certified copies of academic transcripts, a detailed Curriculum Vitae and other
relevant documents as well the contact addresses (e-mail) of 3 referees
including their telephone contacts to:
The Executive Director,
Reproductive Health Uganda,
P.O. Box 10746, Kampala. Uganda
Or hand-deliver at: RHU Head Office, Plot 2, Katego Road, Kamwokya
(Opposite Uganda Museum). Applications may also be sent by email to
and copy to
Deadline: 13th January 2017

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