JOBS AT ANPPCAN UGANDA

1) Programme Officer- Organizational Development and Capacity building

2)Programme Officer – Research and Policy Advocacy

The African Network for the Prevention and Protection against Child Abuse and Neglect (ANPPCAN) Uganda Chapter is a national child focused organization working to protect and promote the rights of children with particular focus on preventing and redressing violations of children’s rights. ANPPCAN Uganda Chapter seeks to recruit competent dynamic and creative individuals to join her team of passionate child advocacy professionals in the following position:

PROGRAMME OFFICER ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND CAPACITY BUILDING

Reports to: Programme Coordinator Organizational Development

No. of vacancies: 1

Duty Station: National Secretariat, Kampala

Major Responsibilities

Programme Development:

Spear head and ensure the preparation and submission of winning funding applications for ANPPCAN Uganda Chapter’s programme development

District Branch Coordination:

Ensure effective flow, coordination and management of information between ANPPCAN Secretariat and her District Branches and Field offices and provide technical support in the implementation of project activities at district level.

Monitoring and Evaluation:

Support and undertake programme monitoring and evaluation responsibilities across the entire spectrum of ANPPCAN’s interventions.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

• Minimum of a Degree in Social Work and Social Administration, Social Sciences, Project Planning and Management, Development Studies or related field obtained from a recognized institution.

• Minimum of two years working experience in the field of proposal development, and project management.

• Good working knowledge and experience in using MS office applications is a MUST.

• Proven effective coordination skills.

• Proficiency in both oral and written English is a MUST.

• Applicants should have the ability to work with minimum supervision, and handle a large volume of work while maintaining quality.

• Age range of 23 – 35 years.

PROGRAMME OFFICER RESEARCH AND POLICY ADVOCACY

Reports to: Programme Coordinator Research, Information and Policy Advocacy

No. of vacancies: 1

Duty Station: National Secretariat, Kampala

Major Responsibilities

• Undertake relevant research activities, collect, review, analyze and disseminate available and relevant information so as to inform and guide ANPPCAN’s advocacy and public education work.

• Participate in lobbying and advocacy activities and contribute to positive advocacy outcomes at national and district levels.

• Identify, build and maintain strategic linkages, relations, collaborations and networks with partners and other stakeholders in planning, implementing, policy influencing and advocacy at National level.

• Prepare budgets and work plans, and ensure adherence to the approved work plans and budgets in program implementation.

• Undertake program monitoring, documentation and reporting in compliance with agreed organizational standards.

• Assist in identifying funding opportunities and writing grant proposals.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

• Minimum of a Degree in Social Work and Social Administration, Social Sciences, Project Planning and Management, Development Management or research and information related field obtained from a recognized institution.

• At least two years relevant experience in carrying out Social Research assignments and Advocacy initiatives /advocacy Programs in at local and national level.

• Good working knowledge and experience in the use of varied research methodologies and data analysis packages such as SPSS is a must.

• Hands on experience in proposal writing, budgeting and budget management

• Good interpersonal skills; ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.

• Age range of 23 – 35 years.

How to apply:

For more information about the job descriptions for all the above positions, please visit our website www.anppcanug.org.

Interested candidates should fill in and submit a Vacancy Application Form which is available on the website to email address recruitment@anppcanug.org. Copies of the application form can also be requested for via the above email address.

Closing date: Monday 21st of March, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.