Advocacy Consultant

at PPFA
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted March 24, 2020
Category Legal
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Advocacy Consultant
Organization: PPFA

Closing date 3 Apr 2020
PRIMARY FUNCTION/PURPOSE:

The Advocacy Consultant at the Uganda PP Global country office facilitates the development of effective advocacy projects on SRHR in Anglophone focus countries and provides technical assistance to partners for the implementation of these projects.

KEY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Based at the Uganda PP Global country office, and under the direction of the Country Team Leader, or his/her designate, the Advocacy Consultant will:

1) Project Implementation:

a) Work with the advocacy partner organizations staff in the Anglophone countries to conduct quarterly field supervision and monitoring visits to monitor project implementation.

b) Review Anglophone partner organization program and financial reports, track the implementation of work plans, provide TA and review project reports

c) Prepare project documents; grant award letters (GALs) and other contractual documents in focus countries.

2) In consultation with ARO technical teams, provide technical assistance (TA) to advocacy partners to enable efficient and effective implementation of projects by: -

a) Working with partners to develop project work plans, budgets, and other relevant project documents.

b) Working with partners to develop and implement project monitoring and evaluation (M&E) plans and tools.

c) Monitors programmatic and financial performance of partners through quarterly site visits, review, and analysis of their reports before submission to ARO.

Skills

Ability to work independently and as a member of a team. Ability to synthesize information and generate persuasive and clear verbal and written communications; strong time management skills and the ability to multitask and meet deadlines with keen attention to detail and follow-through; self-directed; and able to anticipate, prioritize, and manage tasks.

Excellent written and oral English/French communication skills. Must demonstrate good interpersonal and negotiation skills, in addition to the ability to work autonomously, using good decision making and computer skills (word processing, spreadsheet, and statistical analysis applications). Analytical problem solving using systematic approaches to analyze and propose solutions is part of everyday activities, and cultural sensitivity is imperative. Knowledge of reproductive health issues is key.

Experience Requirements

Three to five years of experience in project planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, and working with programs to identify and address training and technical assistance needs, preferably with a reproductive health and rights focus. NGO experience and experience working in multi-sector programs is a necessity.

Education Requirements

Master’s Degree, advanced degree, or the related number of years of experience, in public health, international development, sociology or related field required.