Working with the SCN team and in close consultation with relevant partners, the Consultant will conduct a detailed mapping and analysis of NLC capabilities in Uganda and should be informed by coordinating in-person and virtual interviews with relevant national and local government officials, civil society organisations, academia and independent researchers, as well as desk research. The Consultant will work under a Project Manager on the SCN and will work closely with SCN staff to support with contacts and outreach when necessary.
The draft mapping report will inform national-local dialogue sessions to be held at a future date in Uganda, with the final report incorporating relevant insights and information shared during the workshop.
Organisation: Strong Cities Network
Contract Dates: ASAP start, 30 days non-consecutive to be worked over the course of 3 months
Location: Uganda (Remote)
Remuneration : Competitive, based on experience
The successful candidate will be a collaborative and solutions-focused professional with the ability to work to deadline and produce outputs to a high quality. We welcome applications from candidates who meet the following criteria:
- At least seven years’ experience in designing and conducting field-based research on preventing and countering violent extremism (P/CVE) or related issues involving stakeholders from both national and local levels and government and non-governmental actors
- Familiarity with P/CVE actors in Uganda
- Swahili and English speaker with excellent verbal and written English.
- Knowledge of national P/CVE strategies, policies, programmes and priorities
- Experience in using various qualitative research tools
- Highly organised with the ability to be flexible, multitask and respond proactively
- An understanding of and commitment to SCN’s core mission
- Intercultural and interpersonal awareness
- Previous experience working with national government, civil society and/or international organisations in Uganda
- Experience in conducting field research