Careers in Non-Profit Organisations – Program Manager – Advocacy, Research & Information at Uganda Child Rights NGO Network

Organisation: Uganda Child Rights NGO
Network
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports To:
              Executive
Director
Job Summary: The Program Manager – Advocacy, Research &
Information
 ensure that:
  •  UCRNN generates and disseminates
    adequate knowledge, information and data on key child rights issues and
    concerns to inform programming and evidence –based advocacy within the
    sector
  • Key issues and concerns affecting
    children are highlighted and responded to by duty bearers through, among
    others, the enactment and implementation of appropriate laws, policies and
    programmes.
  • The  work of UCRNN and her
    members is visible at community, national and international level.  
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Research
  • Proactively work with member
    organizations to identify information and research needs within the child
    rights sector and develop strategies for addressing them and/ or define a
    research agenda for the Network.
  • Coordinate the execution of research
    undertaking by the UCRNN Secretariat.
  • Collate, and synthesize child rights
    data and information generated by UCRNN members and disseminate it to
    relevant audiences.
  • Work with the programme development
    team to mobilize resources for research and advocacy undertakings of the
    Network.
2. Information
  • Profile and communicate the work of
    UCRNN members and the secretariat to relevant audiences
  • Establish and maintain effective
    relations with the media so as to mainstream and  profile child
    rights issues and concerns
  • Coordinate the development and
    dissemination of information and visibility materials
  • Establish and maintain  an
    information hub/website at the UCRNN Secretariat on key child rights
    issues
3. Advocacy
  • Work with members to  identify
    key child rights advocacy issues and develop an advocacy strategy for the
    Network.
  • Coordinate the implementation of
    UCRNN’s advocacy strategy
  • Establish/maintain partnerships and
    engage with relevant actors at national and international level to advance
    the network’s agenda.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant should hold a A minimum of a Bachelor’s
    degree in Social Sciences, SWSA, Development Studies, Mass Communication,
    Law and other human rights related fields . A post graduate qualification
    in any of the above fields is preferred.
  •  At least three years experience in an advocacy
    related position within the NGO sector.
  •  Middle to senior level managerial experience of
    not less than 2 years  
  • Experience in working in multi-actor contexts
    including coalitions and networks
How to Apply:
All
candidates should send a detailed CV and cover letter to the following email
addresses i.e recruitment@ucrnn.net . You
must state on the subject like clearly REF: APPLICATION FOR POST OF (YOUR
PREFERRED VACANCY)
Addressed
to;
The Team
Leader
UGANDA CHILD
HELPLINE
P.O.BOX
10293 Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 26th August, 2013
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