Humanitarian Policy & Advocacy Coordinator NGO Jobs – Oxfam

 

Job Title:    Humanitarian Policy &
Advocacy Coordinator

Organisation: Oxfam
Uganda

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

Oxfam is a global
movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. We are an
international confederation of 19 organizations (affiliates) working together
with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development
and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.

 

Job Summary:  The Humanitarian Policy & Advocacy
Coordinator will support the Country Director and Program team to present
policy positions and Briefing Papers on key development and humanitarian issues
and work closely with the Media & Communications Coordinator to ensure
production of quality external communication materials. Coordinate with HECA
Policy & Advocacy Lead and other colleagues in the Oxfam confederation to
share ideas and information about Oxfam’s global influencing agenda and support
and contribute to the development of Oxfam’s global Position Papers, which is
reflective of the Uganda’s development, political and humanitarian contexts.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
This position
will require a range of skills and experience including, Masters level of
education in a relevant field.

·       
Ability
to critically analyse external or independent processes, risks, opportunities
and provide accurate assessment of the implications to Oxfam program and brand.

·       
Excellent
skills in political and power analysis.

·       
Articulate
in public speaking, media engagement (including new media) and presentation.

·       
Ability
to build and maintain connections with external resource persons.

·       
Ability
to write quality policy briefings and position papers.

·       
Strong
analytical skills and keen eye for details in public policy pronouncements or
publications.

·       
Skills
in developing advocacy and campaigns strategies delivered in a multi
stakeholder policy reform drives, with strong partner management skills.

·       
Sound
understanding of external contexts and contemporary development especially in
the socio economic and political environments.

·       
Excellent
knowledge of gender dimensions and issues with capability of conducting quality
gender analysis.

·       
Knowledge
of working in and managing coalitions, networks and loose groupings.

·       
Knowledge
of national, regional and international affairs, engagements and process
broadly but  relevant to Oxfam work in
especially the Refugee Crisis response.

·       
Knowledge
and experience in linking local, national, regional, continental and
international campaign and advocacy issues and opportunities

 

How to Apply:

Please follow the
link below to access the detailed Job Description and submit your application
by 19th March, 2021, indicating the position name in the email subject line.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 

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Deadline: 19th March 2021

 

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