Jobs in Uganda - Development Communications Officer Job at Global Water Partnership (GWP)


Global Water Partnership (GWP) 

Development Communications Officer Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 07 July 2021

Hiring Organization: Global Water Partnership (GWP)

Job Details:

JOB TITLE: Development Communications Officer
REPORTS TO: GWPEA Regional Coordinator
TEAM MEMBERS: National/ Regional Secretariat staff
EXTENDED TEAM MEMBERS: GWPO, GWP RWPs, GWPEA Host and Countries Water Partnerships
LOCATION: Entebbe, Uganda (Regional Secretariat)

Background
The Global Water Partnership (GWP) is a worldwide network which has since 1996 successfully supported countries in their efforts to implement a more equitable and sustainable management of water resources. GWP comprises 3,000+ partner organizations in over 180 countries. Our network of 65+ Country Water Partnerships and 13 Regional Water Partnerships convenes and brokers coordinated action by government and non-government actors. A long-time advocate for integrated water resources management, GWP draws on implementation experience at the local level and link it
across our Network and to global development agendas. For more information, visit https://gwp.org  and https://gwp.org/en/GWP-Eastern-Africa/ .
GWP Eastern Africa was constituted in 2003 by stakeholders to support the sustainable development and management of water resources at all levels in the region. GWP Eastern Africa is currently composed of nine Country Water Partnerships (Burundi, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan and Uganda) and counts over 200 partners operating in these Countries. GWPEA works with these country water partnerships to address water security issues and environmental challenges such as drought, floods, food insecurity, climate change and water insecurity. GWP Eastern Africa and its partners strive to promote the Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) approach to
foster the coordination, development and management of water resources for sustainable
development.


SCOPE OF THIS POSITION
Reporting to the Regional Coordinator and in liaising with GWPO-Head of Communications, the Regional Development Communications Officer (RDCO) has the responsibility to develop and implement a regional communications strategy to ensure that the region is present and recognised among GWP Partners, water professionals, governing institutions and the public. As such, this role relates to a broad range of actors (e.g., Consulting Partners, Regional Steering Committee (RSC), Global Secretariat, etc.) and provides support to the region’s overall strategy, as well as supporting the
fundraising efforts led by the Regional Coordinator, GWPO or the GWPEA RSC. The Regional Communications Officer promotes and facilitates a culture of knowledge sharing across the region – enhance confidence and trust among the network members on the program/s.

For more details & Application, please download : https://www.gwp.org/contentassets/a86096f469504e3580a783135ce87e5f/tor---regional-communications-officer_detailed.pdf 

Application procedure

To apply visit: https://www.gwp.org/contentassets/a86096f469504e3580a783135ce87e5f/tor---regional-communications-officer_detailed.pdf 

Date Posted: 2021-06-25

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