Policy Advocacy and Campaigns Engagement Officer NGO Careers – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision
International
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Policy Advocacy
and Campaigns Coordinator
About US:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy
Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and
communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41
districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children
and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with
children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all
applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.
“Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every
Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary: The Policy
Advocacy and Campaigns Engagement Officer assists the Policy and Campaigns
Coordinator in all aspects of policy and campaigns integration in the WVU
strategy, technical approaches and technical programs, including their
implementation in area programs. This will be aligned to EARO and Partnership
Advocacy strategies. The job-holder will work closely with sector specialists
and program officers to identify, plan and implement the relevant policy and
campaign agenda.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
Policy advocacy and campaigns frame-works and guidelines developed and
disseminated
  • Working in liaison with Sector Leads and
    Program Officers, develop and roll-out roll-policy and campaigns
    frame-works, including guidelines, to Area Programs.
  • Support the Program Officers in orienting
    staff and partners.
  • Facilitate development of sector specific
    advocacy and campaign materials to ensure relevant messages and
    appropriate branding.
Defining evidence based advocacy agendas:
  • Work in close consultation with Sector
    Leads and Program Officers identify sector advocacy issues critical for
    achieving child well-being targets.
  • Facilitate evidence building through
    research, reports from CVA engagements and case studies as well as
    publication and dissemination of the findings.
Enhance technical capacity of staff and partners in advocacy and
campaigning;
  • Identify advocacy and campaigning building
    needs of staff and partners
  • Actively contributes to the design and
    implement an advocacy and campaign capacity building agenda for staff and
    partners.
  • Follow-up on action plans, mentor and
    couch trained staff and partners to do things differently.
Build partnerships, networks and collaborations for effective joint
policy engagements and campaigns in the respective sectors:
  • Map-out sector aligned partnerships,
    networks and collaborations at the cluster and national levels.
  • Assist the Partnership Coordinator and
    Program Officers, to establishment/nurture partnership and coalition where
    there are gaps, at the district and national levels.
  • Facilitate sector leads and program
    officers to influence the coalition agendas in the best interest of
    children during coordination meetings.
Resource Mobilization:
  • Actively participate in resource
    mobilization, through proposal writing to ensure integration of Policy
    Advocacy and Campaigns.
  • Contribute to development of fundable
    concept notes and share them with GAM team for marketing.
  • Tasked with monitoring and review of
    policy advocacy and campaigns to document promising practices, draw
    lessons and impact assessment.
  • Work with the Program Officers, and
    Communications team to develop and publish stories of most significant
    change and case studies for wider dissemination.
  • Compile and submit quality progress
    reports, monthly, semi-annually and annually.
  • Facilitate regular reviews and reflections
    on policy advocacy and campaigns, as well as mid-term reviews and impact
    assessment.
  • Facilitate publication, launch and
    dissemination of products from reviews and impact assessments.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision
    Policy and Campaigns Officer job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in development discipline, postgraduate training in related
    discipline will be an added advantage.
  • At least five years of field experience in
    advocacy Campaign coordination, Behavior Change Communication.
  • Possess strong advocacy and communication
    skills, facilitation and materials development for health promotion.
  • Strong collaboration and networking skills
  • Strong coordination and team building
    skills
  • Good writing and documentation skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by
visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link
below.
Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at
World Vision’s e-recruitment portal. 
Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 30th
September 2017
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