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Deadline of this Job: 26 August 2022
Position Title: Advocacy & Partnership Lead, BRIDGE Project
Duty Station: Regional Office (Arua) 80% regular field travel
Contract Terms: 2 years renewable
Reporting to: Project Director, BRIDGE Project
Management Responsibility: 8 Refugee Led Community Based Organizations, 2 National Civil Society Organizations.

Position Summary:
This position will lead the supervision and capacity development of the projects local partners and provide technical support in the project's advocacy initiatives - particularly those led by the projects implementing partners.

Specific Responsibilities:
Partnership Management

• In coordination with the Grants Manager, Project Director, and other sector heads, lead the development and management of partnership sub-agreements with the BRIDGE Project' eight refugee-led CBO partners and two national NGO partners and ensure that sub-grant agreements are respected.
• Provide oversight and manage the on-time implementation and budget utilization by BRIDGE sub-grantees according to approved partner budgets
• Conduct a collaborative capacity strengthening needs assessment and develop and support the implementation of capacity strengthening action plans for the projects NNGO and Refugee Led CBO partners in collaboration with the MEAL Lead.
• Facilitate and conduct capacity strengthening trainings and mentorship for the BRIDGE project staff and implementing partners Lead coordination and communication between WCC and the BRIDGE project implementing partners and other identified key stakeholders
• Build strong programmatic coordination and integration with other Mastercard Foundation implementing partners, ensuring synergy especially in creating shared opportunities for young people within the Young Africa Works strategy
• Lead efforts with partners to design new initiatives and collaborative work with War Child Canada and other organization
• Coordinate with the Gender and Inclusion Adviser to ensure inclusive programming and policies across partner agencies

• Train the BRIDGE Project eight refugee-led CBO partners and two national NGO partners on effective advocacy/influencing strategies and tools (public policy, campaigns etc.) to promote gender-transformative educational structural changes and other priority education policy issues
• Support the BRIDGE Project' eight refugee-led CBO partners and two national NGO partners to implement national and localized education policy related initiatives including in the promotion of gender-transformative and inclusive educational structural changes
• Lead on or support and steer the development of advocacy products and other relevant materials as needed.
• Proactively engage in campaign decision-making fora, working closely with the WCC global team and other advocacy and campaign colleagues, ensuring local, regional, and global linkages.
• Work closely with other project managers and the Gender and Inclusion Advisor to ensure close synergies between program and advocacy, including addressing protection and gender justice agendas.

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability Reporting and Learning (MEARL):
• Working closely with the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Project Lead and the Country MEAL Manager, support project implementing partners to develop and implement a robust MEAL framework, plan and system to measure, document and disseminate progress, results and organizational learning of project implementation areas of responsibility
• Ensure agreed and adopted MEAL tools are consistently and effectively used by the projects implementing partners throughout the project cycle.
• Ensure that the projects implementing partners are involved in the planning and implementation of a baseline survey, midterm and final project evaluations and other MEAL activities in accordance with the project proposal and donor funding agreement.
• Work closely with the Education and Transferable Skills Lead and Senior Project Officer - Innovation and Technology to support the projects Refugee Led CBO and CSO partners in reviewing project performances on a regular basis.

• Master's degree in Social Development, Political Science, Public Policy, or substantial Community development experience or equivalent demonstratable experience in relevant fields.
• Minimum of seven (7) years of work experience in project support, ideally with local partners and for an INGO and in advocacy policy, or campaign work or experience managing a consortium
• Experience working with partners, especially on capacity building, participatory action planning and community engagement.
• Ability to tailor approach of presented content according to audience.

Deadline of this Job: 26 August 2022
Position Title: Regional Coordinator
Duty Station: Regional Office (Southwestern - Kamwenge); 70% regular field travel
Contract Terms: 2 years renewable
Reporting to: Head of Programs
Management Responsibility: Project Managers, Field Level Finance and Administration Officer and Human Resources Officer.

Position Summary:
The Regional Coordinator will provide day to day leadership and coordination with all project staff and implementing partners in respective regions in the implementation of all the stages of the design and implementation of the BRIDGE project activities and other War Child Canada Projects within their geographical space. The incumbent will ensure that all planned activities are implemented in a timely and efficient, and effective manner and according to the agreed War Child Canada and donor guidelines. The incumbent will provide administrative and management leadership of the sub-offices within their jurisdiction, including finance, grants, procurement, child safeguarding and staff and office security and safety.

Specific Responsibilities:
Project Management and Delivery (50%)

• Ensure the effective and coherent planning, implementation and monitoring of War Child Canada and implementing partner project activities in line with approved project work plans and donor standards
• Foster collaboration within the Regional Office, with Country Sub-Offices in the region, other Regional Offices, and relevant project Managers
• Development and nurturing of regional partnerships and networks in line with regional priorities and in support of the effective delivery of regional project-based activities.

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, Reporting and Learning (MEARL) (20%)

• Working closely with the Country MEAL Manager, the BRIDEG Project MEAL Lead and other Project Managers to co-develop and implement a robust MEAL framework to measure, document and disseminate progress, results and organizational learning during project implementation for all project activities within the regional geographical space.
• Ensure agreed and adopted MEAL tools are consistently and effectively used throughout the project cycles within the regional geographic space.

Administration, Human Resource (HR) and Operations: (30%)
• Manage and coordinate the general operations of the Regional Office and Sub-offices, particularly the supervision and monitoring of finance, procurement, and operational logistics of program activities, always ensuring that the procedures of WCC regarding finances, banking, logistics, transportation, and procurement are faithfully observed and implemented by all staff.
• Working closely with the BRIDGE Project Director, other Project Directors and the Finance, Grants, and operations team, ensure up-date-date recording and effective management, accountability, and utilization project budgets, goods, supplies and equipment within your management.
• Implementation of the regional capacity development strategy and plan to maximize use of regional resources to address capacity gaps at the regional level
• Contribute to the Uganda Country Program Senior Management Team and provide management support and delivery of high- quality training and technical assistance. .


• Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies or other related fields.
• Post-graduate qualifications in Project Planning and Management are an added advantage
• Minimum of five (5) years' experience in project management with a strong HR experience with multi-location/district operations at the regional level within a country.
• Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English including the ability to communicate effectively in a multi-cultural environment and diplomatically manage collegial relationships

Deadline of this Job: 14 August 2022

Habitat for Humanity International, founded in 1976, is a global Christian-based non-profit organization which grew out of an intentionally multi-racial community in rural Georgia. Seeking to put God's love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings together people to build homes, communities, and hope. Working alongside each other, we help families and individuals build and improve places to call home and achieve the strength, stability, and self-reliance they need to build better lives for themselves. Since our inception in Uganda in 1982, Habitat for Humanity has built over 40,000 homes impacting over 240,000 people across the country. Habitat for Humanity seeks individuals who have a willingness to affirm these principles and values.

Knowledge, Skills & Competences
Background knowledge on development issues and/or areas related to the HFH mandate (affordable and inclusive housing will be a strong asset).
Exceptional and demonstrable written and oral communications skill in all mediums with a strong understanding of how to adapt communications to different audiences.
Strong understanding of approaches for communicating information to a wide range of audiences including media relations
• Advanced proficiency in graphic design and photography skills (additional skills in videography is an added advantage)
• Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines, responsive to external requests and strong team player.
• Ability to conceptualize, design and implement campaigns
• Communication, presentation, networking, and advocacy skills
• Excellent skills in social media
• Experience identifying target audiences and devising promotional and campaign strategies to engage, inform and motivate current and potential partners; ability to communicate verbally with a wide range of actors and audiences
• Emotional intelligence: Remains calm in stressful situations
• Training in advocacy and/or behavior change communications will be a strong asset.
• Willing and able to travel widely in the country to support field teams
• Dedication to the HFH core values, and principles, and demonstrated ability to work harmoniously with persons of different national and cultural backgrounds.

Working under the overall guidance and direct supervision of the Habitat for Humanity (HFH) Uganda's National Director, the Communications and Advocacy Manager will lead the development and implementation of external and internal communications and advocacy strategies that promote positive and consistent messages of Habitat for Humanity Uganda's work in order to influence policy decisions, inspire public support and actions, encourage support from funding partners and thereby drive the agenda of affordable and decent housing for all.
This position works in close collaboration with the HEHU's Senior Management team, Program team, HFHI's Communications, Advocacy, and knowledge Management teams, Government officials, and media representatives.
The Communications and Advocacy Manager will deliver communications and advocacy work through innovative strategies ensuring that global campaigns are tailor-made for local context therefore maximum impact for communities. The incumbent will be responsible for managing and updating country communications and advocacy platforms including country social media channels, ensuring quality and accuracy of the information. The Communications and Advocacy Manager will also be responsible for building the capacity of other team members in various communications and advocacy aspects including media engagement, campaigning, and steering towards the achievement of brand consistency in line with organizational policy standards and donor requirements. This includes coordinating regular internal meetings for the purpose of information sharing.

Key Responsibilities
A. External and Internal Communications
• In liaison with the HFHI communications team, develop and implement a communication strategy and plan for the country office and socialize this with relevant staff.
• Work closely with the program teams as well as resource development teams lead the design, production and dissemination of communications, advocacy, campaign and marketing materials for maximum impact. This includes brochures, fact sheets, info graphics and creative audio-visual information.
• Lead the visibility of HEH brand to make it recognised, respected, accepted at all levels in Uganda. This includes developing and managing a partnership strategy and guidelines that support effective relations with HEHU local partners
• Take lead in reviewing and supporting project leads and technical specialists identify and document stories of change including case studies, photos and multimedia products that communicate the impact of our work to key public audience and for use in media work as well as for quality reporting purposes
Support the field program teams in ensuring HFH brand and donor requirements are fulfilled for all visibility and communications materials.
• Produce other external targeted products on an ad hoc basis as necessary and requested by the supervisor.
Train key senior staff on media engagement and support the National Director and other senior managers in their roles as designated spokespersons.
• Compile and develop HEH Uganda country reports and related communication products as required
• Lead the development of a communications calendar capturing priority actions, events, and products for the national office
• Support knowledge management including archiving and uploading content on knowledge hub and other platforms.
• Safeguarding-in liaison with SMT, support development, dissemination and embedding of safeguarding strategy, language, procedures in all communication products at national and community level
B. Media
• Develop and implement a media plan to guide the engagement of the Country office with media.
• Actively cultivate media contacts and appropriately establish beneficial relationships with media houses that can help inadvancing the housing agenda at policy and programme levels as well as identify opportunities to profile HEH work.
Develop, and implement a social media plan that communicates the impact of our work and speaks to the Ugandan public, including regularly updating the platforms
• Identify media issues, prepare media messages, assess appropriate media for communicating those messages and facilitate the process of disseminating/communicating those messages within HFH guidelines. This includes actively scouting for press opportunities to showcase HFH Uganda interventions and opportunities for advocating on various issues.
• Ensure that any actions undertaken to implement communications or media work in the country is compliant with HFH global communications and branding standards and has been duly approved by the National Director.
• Familiarize self with the work of HFH in Uganda to effectively represent the organisation in media engagements where relevant
• Draft media briefings, talking points, speeches, Q&As, press releases and media statements based on advocacy priorities identified.
C. Advocacy and campaigns
• In liaison with HFHI advocacy and campaign team and HFHU Senior Management team coordinate development and implementation of national organization advocacy strategy that is inline with the key advocacy priorities for Africa Area Office
In collaboration with the Senior Management Team (SMT) develop clear and effective guidelines and protocols for sector-wide advocacy efforts in the country and beyond. This includes representing HFHU in Urban Development Forum and other Joint Sector Initiatives
• Coordinate development and implementation of National Organization Volunteer Strategy
• Lead and coordinate the delivery of the National Office Campaign Initiatives linked to the HFH global campaigns priorities. This includes the ongoing Decent Living Campaign, Home Equals Campaign among others
Support the program teams in implementing campaign activities taking advantage of key moments to deliver on the national office campaign objectives.
Work closely with advocacy teams in public mobilization and engagements, creating moments and opportunities for campaigning.
Support in the development of the advocacy materials such as position paper, policy brief, lobby notes, blogs, etc while working with the Advocacy point person from the the Africa Area Office
• Build and maintain effective, collaborative relationships with HEH Africa Area Office and global communications and advocacy teams ensuring consistent approaches, common messages and effective campaign events.
• Strengthening/ creating partnership with like minded organizations to amplify access to decent and affordable housing and housing ecosystem at large.
• Support HFH Uganda's engagement in regional and global campaigns through contribution of stories, videos, photos etc. to highlight National office achievements within such initiatives.
D. Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEAL)
• With support from Africa Area Office and country programme staff, develop and put in place systems to monitor and measure the impact of HFH Uganda's communication and advocacy initiatives, as well as systematically sharing these achievements in the most appropriate way with the National office Senior Management Team.
Share success stories and learning related to communications and advocacy initiatives spearheaded by the Uganda national office with regional and global working groups and/or communities of practice.

• Minimum of bachelor's degree in communications, public relations, journalism, Community Development, or related field.
• Master's degree will be a plus.
Details of experience
• Minimum six years of practical experience in a similar role or in media and communications position.
• Proven experience in identifying, developing, and implementing communications, advocacy, and campaign strategies
Experience with designing & implementation of Advocacy and Communications strategies and understanding of trends in the development sector is preferred.

Deadline of this Job: 15 August 2022
The Project Coordinator will provide day to day leadership and coordination with all relevant stakeholders in the implementation of all the stages of the Uganda Malaria Elimination project: Soroti and Katakwi districts ensuring that all planned activities are implemented in a timely and efficient, and effective manner and according to the agreed World Vision Uganda, and donor guidelines. The project is intended to contribute to the elimination of malaria in the districts of Soroti and Katakwi through malaria prevention and control interventions.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.
Project leadership and management
• Provider oversight leadership and management of project staff and partners
• Monitoring and supervision of implementation of project interventions.
• Lead and coordinate with all stakeholders, partners and sub-grantee for the project.
• Ensure implementation is within the design timelines and are aligned to MOH sector and WVU national strategy.
• Liaise with DHT, health facility leadership to ensure that data is captured and reported in MOH HMIS tools
• Organize design workshops and stakeholder engagements.
• Facilitate the process of identifying & hiring of baseline consultant including participation in reviewing research proposals from consultants.
• Liaise with M&E unit to develop qualitative and quantitative assessment data collection tools for routine data collection.
• Monitor and track timely review of documents, and secondary data collection.
• Coordinate response and feedback from NO, partners and WVU on implementation process reports.
• Lead project launch and implementation start up.
Project implementation, documentation and reporting
• Provide day to day leadership to project teams in planning, implementing and reporting of project activities as per approved DIP, and budget
• Continuously review implementation progress, work with team to develop and track catch up plans and ensure follow through.
• Guide and provide technical support to project officers and partners
• Strengthen capacity of implementing partners at village, sub county and district level
• Ensure the overall project targets and goals are achieved and sustainable
• Compile field visit and data validation reports and identify opportunities for improvement and present monthly, quarterly, bi-annual and annual reports in line with WV & donor standards
Project monitoring and evaluation
• Support effective monitoring, documentation and reporting in compliance with agreed standards
• Ensure full participation of beneficiary communities, with particular regard for those marginalized due to gender and disability, in design, monitoring and evaluation by attending community mobilizations, meetings and community trainings.
• Work closely with health specialist for the purpose of the project quality assurance
• Work closely with district biostatistician and HIA to ensure routine data capture and reporting
Finance management
• Ensure proper management of financial resources and assets in line with WV policies and donor requirements
• Support partners and sub grantees to adhere to WV finance and asset management policies
• Work with the grants unit and SO to seek approval for any proposed change to approved budget and activities prior to implementing the changes.
• Responsible for providing oversight and management of project risks – actively identify, assess, report and update project risk registers as required.
Networking and collaboration
• Engage with District and Sub County Health authorities and support the Program Managers, and RPM in managing relations with government structures and civil society coalitions
• Effectively network with local government structure and any other agencies undertaking activities in the target community and ensure that such activities are well integrated with World Vision and community activities to promote sustainability and ownership of interventions in planning and implementation.
• Identify areas for lobbying and advocacy and work with the Health, nutrition, gender and disability sector specialists and advocacy teams to respond and address the issues
• Undertake any other duties as may be assigned

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
• A minimum of 5 years’ experience implementing community health programs. Experience managing and or implementing Integrated Community Case management (ICCM) programs is strong added advantage.
• Good experience and understanding of integrated health programming
• Experience leading teams and working with partners
• Must have strong organizational skills and ability to work with diverse teams across the organization
• Excellent skills required in program assessments and design, reporting, documentation, monitoring and evaluation
• Experience working with communities; good knowledge of the public health system and structures
• Must be a creative individual with strong sense of vision, commitment and priorities
• A mature and committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities
• Must have strong organizational skills and an ability to work with diverse teams across considerable distances.
• Excellent communication skills (written and oral) and with strong leadership and interpersonal skills
• Bachelor’s Degree in health, nutrition, clinical studies, development studies, or related discipline.
• A Master’s Degree in Public Health is an added advantage
• Report writing skills,
• working under minimum supervision,
• Solution oriented approaches and management of diverse human resource.
• Computer Literacy
• Resource mobilization
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