Jobs in Uganda - Advocacy Specialist Job at CARE


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Advocacy Specialist Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 16 July 2021

Hiring Organization: CARE

Job Details:

ABOUT CARE INTERNATIONAL IN UGANDA
CARE is a global leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to ending poverty. We are known everywhere for our unshakeable commitment to defending the dignity of people. CARE works around the globe to save lives, defeat poverty and achieve social justice. We seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and all people live with dignity and security. We put women and girls at the center of our work because we know that we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities.
CARE has been working in Uganda for over 50 years. In FY ending June 2020, CARE improved the lives of nearly one million people in Uganda (62% women). Our ambition for the next five years is to reach 5 million people, through lifesaving and gender transformative programs. CARE International in Uganda seeks to recruit highly motivated and qualified professionals to fill the following positions:
Advocacy Specialist


Job Summary:
As a member of the senior Project team of Access Protection Empowerment Accountability and Leadership (APEAL) Project, the Advocacy Specialist is responsible for providing technical support and leadership to the project on advocacy. S/he will support and lead CARE and partners in influencing the implementation of relevant international, regional, and national level frameworks for the protection of women and girls' socio-economic rights, promotion of a life free from violence, and for women to have Peace and Security (WPS). The advocacy Specialist will provide leadership on evidence-based advocacy on the above-mentioned topics, strengthen the capacities of CARE's partners and women, youth, and refugee-led organizations, and support their advocacy initiatives and actions, networking and collaboration with relevant stakeholders and networks/alliances/working groups at local, national, regional, and international level and introducing social accountability mechanisms. The advocacy specialist will also ensure external communication and visibility of advocacy successes as well as wider project outcomes. S/he also will support the MEAL function and ensures lessons learned and the impact of the above interventions during project implementation are captured and disseminated.

Application procedure

CARE International in Uganda is an Equal Opportunities, gender sensitive and corruption intolerant employer. CARE International in Uganda does not charge or seek remuneration for any recruitment process.

The recruitment process of CARE International in Uganda is centralized within the Country office Human Resource section under the supervision of the HR Manager. A hiring manager initiates the recruitment process by submitting a Signed Employee request (ER) and the Job description to the HR Manager. Upon receipt of the ER, the HR Manager reviews it and if it has been completed correctly, submits it to either the Program Director, Emergency Team Leader or the Country Director for approval.

An advert is composed which has to comply with CARE International advertisement standards. We use various modes of advertisement; - Newspapers, our website and through various other network platforms. All candidates go through the same recruitment process, regardless of the nature of the position, to ensure that applications are judged on individual merit.

Applications are submitted via our recruitment email: ugarecruitment@care.org. Applicants are subject to pre-screening to ensure they are suitable and once we are able to choose those who meet our criteria , we then go through a series of interviews to ensure we get the right candidate for the job. Our HR department carries out reference checks to confirm the information contained within the CVs.

Our interview process is very gender sensitive and as such we are focused on finding candidates who are gender sensitive and aware. Our CARE core values of integrity, transparency, excellence, diversity and Equality are at the center of all that we do, and candidates who wish to join our team are expected to embrace and align their values with our own.

Date Posted: 2021-07-08

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