Advocacy & Policy Analyst NGO Jobs – Uganda Water and Sanitation Network (UWASNET)

Job Title:     Advocacy & Policy Analyst
Organization: Uganda Water and Sanitation
Network (UWASNET)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Uganda Water and Sanitation Network (UWASNET) is an umbrella
organisation of International and National NGOs working in the Water and Sanitation
Sector of Uganda. UWASNET has a membership of over 250 member NGOs that operate
in different parts of the Country.
Job Summary:  The aim of the advocacy and policy analyst
position is to influence policy and practice in the water, sanitation and environment
sector, in order to promote sustainable, affordable and equitable access to
water and sanitation for all. The Advocacy and Policy Analyst will develop,
organise and execute a wide range of activities to influence policy according
to the scope of our programmes, and specific results-oriented projects. S/he
will build policy capacity of our members and advice on project implementation.
S/he will carry out policy analysis and the writing of position statements of
our organisation.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·       
Facilitate and guide our institutional advocacy
strategy
·       
Develop strategic partnerships with key actors
to achieve our policy goals
·       
Conducting, commissioning and supervising new
research that strengthens the case for pro-poor WASH services and environmental
conservation
·       
Ensure timely development of position papers,
policy briefings, presentations and other advocacy materials and communication
media
·       
Identify key opportunities in the short and
long-term in which we can influence policy processes
·       
Advice technical staff and the management for
meaningful engagement with key actors and institutions
·       
Support opportunities for fundraising regarding
policy interventions
·       
Lead members on budget advocacy to strengthen
sector accountability, transparency and increase sector funding
·       
Establish a mechanism for monitoring policy
development
·       
Support members in policy reviews, dissemination
and formulation
·       
Lead National dialogues aimed at improving
sector funding and Right to water
·       
Where need be, act as a spokesperson liaison to
media, governments, and other actors;
·       
Ability to ably interact with different
stakeholders from national to community level



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The applicant must hold a relevant degree,
preferably in BA or B. SWASA. No less than 8 years working experience in a
reputable organization.
·       
Transparent, dynamic, flexible and pro-active
·       
Strong leadership, interpersonal, and
communication skills
·       
Willingness to travel to up-country to support
and oversee Partners’ projects
·       
Ability to work well with a team,
multi-partners, gender sensitivity and integrity are essential attributes
·       
Extensive experience of working in public policy
and/or advocacy on policy issues, with preference given to candidates who
demonstrate a successful record of contributing to public policy or
institutional reforms.
·       
Knowledge of the Water, Sanitation and
Environment sector policy debates and the policy perspectives will be of added
advantage



How to Apply:
All candidates should send their electronic application,
updated CV with three referees and scanned evidence of your professional
qualifications and previous advocacy work to the EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, UWASNET on
email ngocoord@uwasnet.org 
Deadline: 6th
January 2020
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