JF Coalition Coordinator

About us

For over 90 years, Save the Children has been making a difference in children's lives in more than 120 countries. We are the world's largest independent child rights organisation, underpinned by a vision of a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. We are an equal opportunity organisation dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity. Our culture is embedded in these values, along with a strong commitment to our Child Safeguarding Protocol, ensuring that all representatives of Save the Children demonstrate the highest standards of behaviour towards children both in their private and professional lives.

In Uganda, we implement programmes in five thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Child Poverty, Health and Nutrition in Development and Emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over 36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern, West Nile and Central regions of Uganda. We save children's lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential.

Role Purpose:

Joining Forces to End Violence Against Children is a global collaboration between 6 leading child rights organisations - ChildFund, Plan International, Save the Children, SOS Children's Villages, Terre des Hommes and World Vision. In Uganda Joining Forces focuses on ending violence against children in schools. Working together means we can better influence policy and decision makers, share expertise, information and innovation; scale up what works and maximize our impact

The Coalition Coordinator is responsible for the overall coordination between the six Joining Forces coalition members. The Coalition Coordinator leads on and coordinates the design of campaign plans, activities, advocacy and resource mobilization under this coalition. S/he ensures effective coordination and communication with the global JF Secretariat and Project Manager. The Coalition Coordinator works closely with the Technical Experts of the JF members and reports periodically to the CD Steering Group.

Contract Duration: 1 Year

Contractual Status: National

Location: Kampala

Qualification and Experience;

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Human Rights, Governance, Social Science, Social Work and Social Administration, Arts, Education, Development studies, Law.

  • Post Graduate training in Project Management, Community Development or a Master's degree in any relevant field is an added advantage.

  • Any relevant specific experience or training on the Child Protection and Child Rights Programming..

  • At least 3- 7 years' work experience in programming for child protection, education advocacy, 3 years of which from an international organization or nonprofit/voluntary sector.

  • Understanding of resource mobilization, grants management and financial systems and procedures.

  • Work experience in which strong communication, advocacy and interpersonal skills were required.

  • Proven ability to perform multi- tasking and ability to work on tight deadlines.

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Contract - Full-Time

Closing date: Wednesday 13 February 2019

All jobs close at midnight UK time on the date specified

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