Job: Advocacy Assistant (MSF Uganda Jobs)

Duty station: Kampala

Start of work: ASAP

Contract Duration:6 Months

Job Description

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an International independent medical humanitarian Organization that delivers aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics,natural disasters and exclusion from health care. MSF offers assistance to people based on need irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation.

MSF is looking to recruit a suitable candidate for the position below for it’s Kampala Office.

MSF is looking to recruit a suitable candidate for the position below for it’s Kampala Office.

Main responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Map key stake holders and their policies
  • Collect data ( using web resources, newspapers, meetings etc)
  • Contribute to writing reports
  • Support the Regional Advocacy Advisor in analyzing information for all countries covered
  • Propose advocacy avenues

Education & Qualifications:

  • Degree in Social Sciences/ Public Health  Experience:
  • Experience with HIV Civil Society Organisations Knowledge:
  • Knowledge of French is an asset

Competences/ Skills:

Essential computer literacy (word, excel, internet)


In your application letter, please answer the following 3 questions and respect the number of words specified. Your entire application letter should not be more than a double sided A4 page.

Question 1 : HIV ( 200 words) According to your experience, what is the most challenging aspect of living with HIV?

Question 2 : Funding (200 words) With HIV requiring lifelong drugs, how do you see the role of international donors and the international community?

Question 3 : HIV & Uganda (300 words) As a Ugandan, what do you think is the most pressing issue with regards to HIV?

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications, CV, certificates and copies of relevant documents to the address indicated below or by email to:

The Human Resources Coordinator

Medecins Sans Frontieres

Plot 2329, Block 244 Spear Road

Church Zone Kansanga


  • The candidature files will not be returned.  Only photocopies of important documents should be submitted.
  • Only persons responding to the job profile will be contacted for a written test and/or interview.
  • No monetary, goods or service offers, nor favoritism, will be tolerated in a recruiting process.

MSF reserves the right to refuse any candidate having benefited from such acts.  Any illicit solicitations can be reported to the justice system.

Deadline for receiving applications: @17hrs on 8th May, 2017

MSF Uganda Jobs – Fresher Advocacy Assistant


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