Social Accountability Coordinators

at World Vision
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted August 13, 2019
Category Social Services & Nonprofit
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Back ground

World Vision Uganda is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 82 districts in Uganda implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & community resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with the beneficiaries above. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for qualified and passionate individuals willing to share in our vision and join our team in the position below.

Position: Social Accountability Coordinator

Report to: Associate Director- Advocacy

Location: Kampala – National Office

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

To provide oversight and technical guidance to the clusters within their regions as they design and implement CVA within their APs/clusters.

Coordinate capacity enhancement for staff and partners in CVA and advocacy for both development and humanitarian contexts within their respective Regions.

Nurture and strengthen strategic partnerships, networks and coalitions with civil society organizations, government bodies and private sectors within their Regions to lobby and influence service delivery for the wellbeing of children and their families.

Support improved documentation and reporting through the CVA database; monitoring and analysis of evidence generated through CVA to inform policy positions at district and national level

Support with resource mobilization, acquisition and budgeting through proposal writing and maintaining a high profile that can attract funding opportunities.

Support all Advocacy Campaigns within their regions and ensure linkages with CVA

 

Skills

Technical skills: direct programming experience and expertise in implementing social accountability approaches

Ability to lead others and work under minimum Supervision.

Effective communication, Facilitation, analysis and networking skills.

Good interpersonal, organizational and time management skills.

Computer literate

Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

Strong experience in working with local governments

Ability to communicate in English required

Community mobilization and empowerment

Awareness creation

Building networks and coalitions

Policy analysis and engagements

Experience Requirements

Minimum of 5 years’ experience in implementing social accountability approaches and ensuring linkages of local actions to national level policy processes

Strong experience in working with local governments

Experience in working on child rights issues and campaigns

Experience in policy analysis and documentation

Education Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies, Social Sciences and/or other related courses in Humanities
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