Bachelor’s Degree in law, public affairs, political science, or any related field.
At least 6 years’ experience in advocacy, lobbying, media, event management, marketing, public affairs, or any related field.
Strong awareness and knowledge of the Uganda context
Significant prior experience working in advocacy on humanitarian issues, child rights, human rights, or development issues.
Deep experience of influencing and advocacy work including lobbying, policy development and information provision in humanitarian issues at national, regional and/or international level
Excellent skills in advocating towards government officials, humanitarian actors and UN agencies in developing countries
Experience of and strong skills in developing and implementing advocacy strategies
Good attention to detail
Understanding of UN and donor operations at country level and humanitarian response-planning cycles
Experience in working with other NGOs and coordinating inter-agency advocacy activities, strategies and products
High-level analytical and strategic thinking skills and strong research skills dAdQrcA Cz2YU7
Cultural awareness and ability to build relationships quickly with a wide variety of people
Patience, adaptability, flexibility, and ability to improvise and remain responsive and to communicate clearly and effectively under pressure
Excellent planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities
Strong leadership skills with an ability to seek people’s views while also taking responsibility to determine the most appropriate course of action and to act decisively
Strong communication (written and spoken), and interpersonal skills in English
Ability to manage small teams and work across a variety of internal stakeholders.
Good people management skills/experience and proven ability to create an environment, which encourages team working and motivates a team across various geographical areas.