Programme Associate Membership Non-profit Jobs – Uganda Youth Network (UYONET)

Organisation: Uganda
Youth Network (UYONET)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Programme
Officer- Membership
About Us:
The Uganda Youth Network
(UYONET) is a regional focused leading umbrella Youth CSO Network that works to
mainstream young peoples’ engagement in development and governance processes in
East Africa and beyond. UYONET was started in 2002 to respond to the increasing
demand for a collective platform for research, training and policy advocacy for
young people by young people. With a membership of 31 district networks
constituted by over 147 youth organizations, UYONET has continued to be the
apex of youth programming and designing appropriate interventions that respond
to the needs of the youth across the region.
Job Summary:  The Programme Associate Membership will support
the programme manager membership in the daily operation and management of the
organisation programmes and engagements with a set of pre-defined performance
targets. The main responsibility is to ensure that programmes engagements
produce the specified outputs as outlined in the Annual Work Plans and national
Strategy and timely production of all reports both progress and financial.
           
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Membership growth and
Development. 30
%          
  • Support
    the rollout of a secretariat programme implementation framework that will
    ensure member organisations gradually take up the mantle of programme
    implementation up to the level of 50 percent by end of 2018
  • Take
    lead on developing an implementation framework to roll out the ongoing
    membership and partnership development strategy to benefit all members
    organisation that require the same.
  • Support
    member organisations to mainstream cross-cutting issues and inclusiveness
    including gender and persons with disability in their programming work
Member organisations profiling
(20%):
  • Ensure
    that all UYONET member organisations are fully profiled on the Network
    website (www.uyonet.or.ug)
  • Ensure
    that all UYONET member organisations have active face book and twitter
    accounts and their capacity to use the same is built.
  • Every
    programme best practice, report or policy paper is published on the
    internet as a minimum and widely disseminated to all stakeholders.
Partnership Development and
fundraising: 30%
 
  • Take
    lead on convening at least two partnership conferences involving
    development partners, Government and member organisations to appraise them
    on the implementation of the National Strategy
  • Support
    implementation of innovative resource mobilisation strategies to
    sufficiently raise funds to implement the National Strategy.
  • Support
    member organisations to develop fundable proposals to potential
    donors/sources to implement their programme work by end of 2018
  • Monitoring
    Evaluation Reporting & Learning 15% Support
    monthly documentation of “success stories” and other anecdotal information
    to demonstrate results/impact of initiatives undertaken by member
    organisations and enhance the overall quality of performance reports to
    constituents
  • Coordinate
    regular interfaces with member organisations to review and reflect on
    progress and results in order to identify, mitigate challenges and learn
    lessons for improved program delivery in advocacy
  • Work
    with other Programme officers and managers, to produce quarterly and
    annual work plan performance reports
Other (5%):
  • Perform
    any other duty from time to time that may be assigned to him by the
    Executive Director
  • Other
    duties as required. Occasionally working on weekends and holidays for
    which time off in lieu can be taken.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Development
    Studies or relevant field
  • Three
    years’ work experience is highly recommended
  • Experience
    in leadership programming and certificate in leadership
  • Working
    with networks, alliances and membership organisations is a must!
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills, including the ability to liaise with people at all
    levels, and of all ages and backgrounds
  • Excellent
    written and oral communication skills, including report writing, and writing
    for and understanding of different audiences and sensitivity for different
    cultural contexts
  • Excellent
    time management and organisational skills, with the ability to multitask
    and
  • prioritise
    as required to deliver tasks on time
  • Proficiency
    in the use of Microsoft Office software, including databases
  • Demonstrates
    the ability to exercise sound judgment, identify problems and devise
    practical solutions for continuous improvement, u Experience of working in
    a youthful, multi-cultural environment and with networks, n Knowledge of
    online social platforms for marketing and communications
  • The
    individual must be results orientated, highly self-motivated and have
    demonstrated analytical skills.
  • The
    successful candidate will thrive in a multi-cultural environment as part
    of a rapidly growing and developing organisation and be personally
    Committed to UYONET mission and values.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their updated CVs and cover letters via Email
to applications@uyonet.or.ug with the job title in the subject line.
Deadline: 29th January 2018
NB:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you do not hear from us by
31st March consider yourself unsuccessful.

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