Policy and Campaigns Specialist NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Reports to: 
Associate Director- Advocacy
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
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 and Campaigns Specialist will manage all aspects of quality policy
and campaigns integration in technical programs, as a contribution towards
sector specific strategic objectives, for sustainable child wellbeing. The job
will involve linking local level AP actions to national level policy processes,
as well as evidence based external engagements, while ensuring alignment to the
WVU National Office Strategy and Our Promise. The job-holder will work
collaboratively with the Technical Leads and Program Operations and Response
Teams to define, plan and implement the relevant advocacy agenda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Oversee the development and
    implementation of sector aligned advocacy and campaign initiatives aimed
    at improving services delivery for the well-being of especially the most
    vulnerable children including refugees.
  • Coordinate capacity enhancement for
    staff and partners in advocacy and campaigning knowledge and skills for
    both development and humanitarian contexts.
  • Provide guidance on integration of
    policy advocacy and campaigns during strategic planning and Technical
    Programs formulation, as well as annual operational plans.
  • Support monitoring of policy advocacy
    and campaign initiatives to assess change and also document learning
    experiences for wider sharing.
  • Contribute to resource mobilization for
    policy advocacy and campaigns work component.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the World Vision
    Policy and Campaigns Specialist job placement should preferably hold a 
    Post graduate Degree in Law/public
    policy and/or social sciences, Development Studies and/or other related
    courses in Humanities
  • At least five years of experience in
    policy advocacy and campaigns, ensuring linkages of local actions to
    national level policy processes
  • Technical skills: direct programming
    experience and expertise in the field of public policy and/or child rights
  • Strong experience in working with the
    Ugandan government
  • Experience in working on child rights
  • Experience in policy analysis and
  • Mobilization and awareness creation
  • Building networks and coalitions
  • Policy analysis and engagements
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: 16th August 2019
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