Coordinator, Civic Space and Governance Monitoring NGO Jobs – Uganda National NGO Forum (UNNGOF)

Organisation: Uganda
National NGO Forum (UNNGOF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Results Manager
The Uganda National NGO Forum (UNNGOF) is a National Platform for NGOs
to influence governance and development processes in Uganda and enhance their
operating environment. Its constituency comprises National, Regional and
International NGOs operating in different parts of the country.
Job Summary: The
Coordinator, Civic Space and Governance Monitoring will oversee UNNGOF’S
efforts in the creation of a more conscious and informed citizenry as well as
mobilizing them to take part in Uganda’ s governance and development processes.
Key Duties and
  • Prepare annual work plans and budgets for
    the Civic Space and Governance Monitoring component and ensure timely
    delivery of set targets
  • Manage efforts to ensure a progressive
    legal framework for NGOs and tracking developments in the NGO Operating
  • Coordinate engagements in building civic
    literacy and improving citizen consciousness and nationalism in
    partnership with sub-national, national and regional partners
  • Coordinate civil society efforts in
    mobilizing citizen participation in governance and development processes
  • The incumbent will also identify potential
    partners for collaboration and networking at sub-national, national,
    regional and international level
  • Compile progress reports against set
    targets as per the UNNGOF Strategic Plan
  • Supervise and mentor staff under Civic
    Space and Governance Monitoring Component
  • Perform any other duties as may be
    assigned by the Results Manager and Executive Director
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Uganda National NGO
    Forum (UNNGOF) Coordinator, Civic Space and Governance Monitoring job
    opportunity must hold a Master’s degree in the fields of social work,
    development economics, and political science and or any other related
  • At least three to five years’ experience
    in a managerial and or senior position in the NGO sector.
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills
    with proficient computer knowledge.
  • Excellent communication, facilitation and
    public relations skills
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of civil
    society, governance and political economy issues both locally and globally
  • Previous experience in community
  • High degree of integrity and
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their  applications, detailed CVs including contact
addresses of three referees and copies of professional/academic
certificates  to: The Executive Director,
Uganda National NGO Forum, Plot 25, Muyenga Tank Hill Rd, Kabalagala P.O. Box
4636, Kampala, Uganda Email:
Deadline: 26th May
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