Policy Advocacy and Campaigns Manager Job at WaterAid - Career Opportunity in Uganda
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Vacancy title:
Policy Advocacy and Campaigns Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

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Deadline of this Job:
03 September 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, August 16, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Policy Advocacy and Campaigns Manager
Location: Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 3rd September 2021
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
It's hard to believe that today 844 million people do not have clean water and 2.3 billion do not have a decent toilet - around one in three of the world's population. Every two minutes, a child under five dies from diarrheal diseases caused by poor water and sanitation.
WaterAid is looking for a Policy Advocacy and Campaigns Manager to play a vital role in our vision to make clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone, everywhere by 2030. We're looking for people who share a commitment to our vision.

Key Responsibilities include:
The Policy Advocacy and Campaigns Manager is responsible for providing influencing leadership in WaterAid Uganda Country Programme on WaterAid's ambition to achieve transformational change at local, regional and national level to ensure everyone everywhere has access to water, sanitation and hygiene. This role draws on WaterAid's global advocacy priorities and national analysis to develop and deliver a high-quality and politically smart research and policy agenda, advocacy strategy and communications approach, all whilst working with others to achieve change.
Reporting to the WASH Technical Director, the role will be responsible for bringing together thought leadership, political judgement, compelling arguments, and collaboration with others to influence policy and practice change by government and other key organisations, to secure and protect the right of people to safe, affordable water, sanitation and hygiene services. He/she will be responsible for developing policy positions and engage in campaign planning and represent the campaign both internally and externally, deliver operational plans in support of the campaign and the country advocacy strategy and enhance the profile of WaterAid among decision makers and the public.
He/she will develop and disseminate a range of policy and research products that clearly outline WaterAid's policy positions with compelling evidence to support this; including background papers, discussion papers, project research reports, policy briefs, policy messages, position papers and briefing notes.

• Demonstrable knowledge of development policies, especially in the WASH sector and its challenges and blockages, and how they can be addressed
• Proven relationship management skills, able to build and maintain trusting relationships, negotiate, influence and resolve conflicts with multi-level stakeholders including donor representatives, government officials and community level actors.
• Strong written and verbal communicator who can make compelling arguments to build support for an advocacy vision
• Excellent organisation, problem solving and budget management skills
• Experience of leading, managing and motivating others and driving change
• Commitment to WaterAid's values and a working style that reflects these.
• Ability to prioritize and work under pressure
• Existing links and networks within the WASH sector, track record of gender sensitive advocacy approaches are desirable.

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

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Job application procedure
If you are interested in the position and have the right skills and attributes, please access the link below and download the application form through the link in the Job description. https://jobs.wateraid.org/en-GB/job/policy-advocacy-and-campaignsmanager/J3Q40B685J54HBD1RMW 
Fill in the application form and send with a cover letter to waurecruitments@wateraid.org  by 3rd September 2021 stating Policy Advocacy and Campaigns Manager in the subject line

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Job Info
Job Category: Management jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 03 September 2021
Duty Station: Kampala
Posted: 16-08-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 16-08-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 16-08-2065
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