Career Opportunity at CARE International in Uganda
About CARE International
CARE International is a leading global development and humanitarian organization. In 2014, CARE worked in 90 countries around the world, supporting 880 poverty-fi ghting development and humanitarian aid projects, reaching more than 72 million people.
CARE International in Uganda (CARE) works with others to make a sustainable improvement in the lives of the very poor, with a focus on women and girls. Our current program focusses on women and girls’ economic rights, particularly financial inclusion and governance of natural resources women and girls depend upon, and on their sexual and reproductive health rights, including a life free of violence. Our programming is guided by our core values of excellence, accountability, respect, integrity and transparency.
CARE International in Uganda seeks highly motivated and qualifi ed development professionals with genuine commitment to gender equality and women and girls’ rights to fi ll up the position of Senior Technical Advisor – Advocacy for its Program Unit Operations supporting all the Country Offi ce Programs. The position will be based in Kampala.
Job Title: Senior Technical Advisor – Advocacy
Overall summary of position This position is intended to provide technical support to Northern Uganda Women Empowerment Program (NUWEP), and other country offi ce initiatives to ensure consistent implementation of specifi c advocacy initiatives and their alignment to the CO Program Quality, CO advocacy priorities and CI Advocacy guidelines, strengthen and provide strategic leadership to the Country Offi ce’s (CO’) Advocacy initiatives.
The Scope of work involves infl uencing change in attitudes of individuals, groups, institutions within policy making arena on the need to address the underlying causes of poverty, internally, foster the capacity of staff to eff ectively engage in advocacy.
This position also entails supporting the development of CARE partner’s and allies’ capacity to work together to raise awareness among program impact populations of poor and marginalised youth, women and girls on their abilities and existing opportunities to claim their rights and infl uence policy change, implementation and ability to hold the duty bearers to account. The advocacy advisor will maintain partnership relations to provide capacity in her/his area of expertise.
Candidates interested in applying for the above Job should log in online to see more details on the position and the required profi le. Applications should be submitted on line by logging on to: http://thorn-soft.com/recruitment/login/.
Click on the “Job Application” icon, fi ll the application form and attach a motivation letter clearly articulating alignment with the above profi le and an updated detailed CV. Applications will only be received on line and until Friday, 23rd of September 2016.
You can also access more details on the following websites: http://reliefweb.int/jobs For any questions please call our offi ce on: 0312258100/121
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