Deadline: 20 December 2019
Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Advocacy Manager in Kampala, Uganda. The duration of this post is 1 year.
The Advocacy Manager will be responsible for identifying priority protection concerns for advocacy, strengthening the incorporation of advocacy into all aspects of NRC’s activities and guiding NRC’s advocacy messaging to promote an improved protection and humanitarian response environment in Uganda.
NRC provides assistance, protection and durable solutions to refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Advocacy Manager will perform the following functions-
- Advocacy activities related to urban refugees and protection programming.
- Develop messages and products related to outcomes of community based protection analysis.
- Ensure the provision of high quality analysis on the humanitarian situation pertaining to displacement-affected, contributing to improved NRC programmatic response and informing internal and external advocacy products.
- Support programme staff in incorporating and integrating advocacy into all aspects of NRC’s programme activities, strategy and budgeting.
- Actively network with other organizations involved in the response, and lead on development of joint field-based advocacy and positions towards target audiences.
- Prepare high-quality briefings, letters and other written materials for internal and external use, ensuring strong evidence-base in messaging and following agreed sign-off procedures.
Applicants must have:
- University degree with minimum 5 years of relevant Manager/ Adviser experience within the humanitarian field.
- Professional knowledge about protection principles and advocacy, and the use of media for public advocacy.
- Solid understanding of international legal and policy processes relating to displacement.
- Fluency in English, both written and verbal.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, please visit NRC.