2 Project Officer – Governance and Social Accountability Non-profit Jobs – ActionAid

Organisation: ActionAid
Duty Station: Gulu
and Nebbi, Uganda
Reports to:
Surge Technical Coordinator
About US:
ActionAid is an
International Development Agency working in over 50 countries in Africa, Asia,
Latin America and the Caribbean. ActionAid Uganda’s mission is to achieve
social Justice, gender equality, and poverty eradication by working with people
living in extreme poverty and exclusion, their communities, people’s
organisations, activists, social movements and their supporters.
Job Summary:
The Project Officer – Governance and Social Accountability will be responsible
for the successfully implementation of the Governance and Social Accountability
Project Advocacy and Campaigns agenda as in line with Project and AAIU national
and international strategies.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Plan the project advocacy and campaigns agenda at the local,
    sub-national and national level in line with the Project objectives, CSP
    mission priorities, AAI strategies and global campaign processes.
  • Implement and Monitor project advocacy and campaign’s agenda in line
    with project proposals and AAU 5th Strategy Paper
  • Support research and development of alternative models for policy
    influencing and shared learning.           
  • Facilitate the documentation, innovation and packaging of advocacy
    and campaign results, impact and learning in line with Communication
    strategy and other project and AAU/I related guidelines
  • Participate in strategic networks, alliances and other relevant
    spaces for policy advocacy, campaigns in line with project and AAU/AAI
    guidelines and frameworks
  • Support in the identification, prioritization and planning for
    resource mobilization in line with the AAU/AAI Fundraising Strategy and
    donor policies and guidelines.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the ActionAid Project Advocacy Officer –
    Governance and Social Accountability job placement must hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in Law, Political Science, Human Rights, Development Studies from a
    recognized institution.
  • Possession of a relevant post graduate qualification will be an
    added advantage
  • At least four years of experience in a similar field
  • Excellent inter-personal skills in working with a multi-disciplinary
    team
  • Competent to take initiatives, Work with significant level of
    autonomy and able to meet tight deadlines
  • Responsible, flexible, adaptable, ability to multitask
  • Committed and honest in his/her work
  • Good understanding and experience on and promoting gender in
    governance and administration
  • Experience in budgeting, work plans development, participating in
    program development and proposal writing, projects implementation,
    monitoring, reporting, evaluation and program coordination.
  • Capacity to take initiatives and work both independently and as part
    of a team.
  • Clear understanding of the effect/impact of women’s economic
    participation on development and the ways to address those issues to
    enhance women’s participation in these processes.
  • An understanding of the legal, social, cultural, and political
    context of Uganda and its relation to gender.
  • Proficiency in the use of computer, office software packages.
  • Able to work under pressure and deliver quality work products
How to Apply:
All qualified and
interested candidates should deliver their application letters, CVs and copies
of Academic documents with details of at least three (3) referees one of which
shall be from your most recent employer. The complete applications should be
hand delivered or sent by email to Vacancies.Uganda@actionaid.org addressed to:
The Director Human Resource and Organizational Effectiveness, ActionAid Uganda
Plot 2514/2515 Ggaba Road, Opposite Kampala International University, P.O. Box
676 Kampala. Uganda.
NB: 
All Applications sent by email should clearly indicate the position title in
the subject line.
Deadline:  8th June 2018
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