Save the Children Uganda Jobs 2022 – Fresher Child-led Advocacy Coordinator

Save the Children Uganda Jobs 2022
June 10, 2022

Job Title: Child-led Advocacy Coordinator – Save the Children Uganda Jobs 2022

Organization: Save the Children

Job Location: Uganda



Save the Children Profile:

Save the Children International is an international relief organization that was established in the United Kingdom in 1919 to improve the lives of children through better education, health care, and economic opportunities, as well as providing emergency aid in natural disasters, war, and other conflicts.



Job Summary:

The Child-led Advocacy Coordinator will support Save the Children programmes to empower children to claim their political and civil rights, promoting civil society voice and space, public financial management and how it impacts public investment in children, monitoring and reporting on child rights and national development planning processes (e.g. on the SDGs).

The role will work closely with operations colleagues and with partners, building their capacity and building ownership and agency of local organisations. The role will support the design and implementation and monitoring and evaluation systems of our programmes whilst sharing learning across our teams and partners.



Roles and Responsibilities:

Managing Civic and Advocacy Community Platforms

  • Closely coordinate with country office colleagues, particularly the PDQ technical team members, for engagement in national and other engagements
  • Support the delivery of Behaviour change communication activities and messaging to families and communities on children’s rights
  • Organise Annual learning fora for partners/actors on various issues surrounding children’s rights (inclusive of children with disability)
  • Build capacity of Save the Children staff and partners on the UNCRPD

Supporting national child advocacy networks and systems

  • Map out local and national child networks
  • In close collaboration with the Head of Advocacy and Communications and the PDQ team, develop a model for Save the Children’s child and youth engagement and advocacy
  • Implement and maintain that model
  • Be the key liaison between thematic advocacy priorities and children’s networks and activate them when needed

Technical Leadership:

  • Provide technical support and guidance for CRG for the Country Office, and provide strategic approaches in relation to the wider country strategy and in close collaboration with the PDQ technical teams and in particular with the Child Protection and Education teams.
  • Build capacity of national staff and partners in key technical approaches related to CRG.

Ensuring Programme Quality (Design & Implementation):

  • Work closely with new business development colleagues to pursue funding opportunities that allow for both integration into broader programmes and standalone CRG projects; engage with technical partners and colleagues across Save the Children.
  • Support the technical scoping, planning, and design during new programme development to design and deliver high quality integrated and standalone CRG programmes for children, building on global best practice.
  • Provide support and guidance to project implementation teams to ensure that CRG components are technically sound, implementation methods are consistent with national and global strategies, acknowledged good practice (e.g. Save the Children Common Approaches); and are likely to achieve scale, as well as equitable and sustainable results.



Minimum Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Child Rights or related field.
  • Experience in working with a (child) rights-based NGO, with specific focus on advocacy/influencing.
  • Solid experience of working with child or youth networks
  • Strong writing, editorial and graphic skills.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
  • Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.
  • Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.
  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills. Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems as necessary.



How To Apply for Save the Children Uganda Jobs 2022

All candidates who wish to join Save the Children should apply online at the link below.

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Deadline: 15th June 2022



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