Partnership Specialist job at Save the Children


Save the Children

Partnership Specialist job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 25 March 2022

Hiring Organization: Save the Children

Job Details:

Overview
The Partnerships Specialist is a position within the Programme Development and Quality team. The Partnerships Advisor will use their in-depth contextual understanding and technical expertise to deliver Save the Children’s Partnership and Localization Strategy. They will develop, review and strengthen our partnerships with civil society organisations, the private sector, research institutions and the Government of Uganda.
The role will work closely with colleagues across the country office, supporting technical and operational colleagues to broker and build new partnerships, support existing partnerships and lead strategic engagement with partners.
The Partnership Advisor must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong coordination skills and the ability to represent Save the Children internally and externally. This role is responsible for monitoring trends that affect civil society in Uganda and includes a focus on external representation on priority issues including on civil society strengthening, civic space, responsible partnering and localization.


Experience and skills
Essential

• Master's Degree in social sciences, development, organizational leadership, international relations, or relevant field. Extensive and substantive relevant practical experience may be considered in lieu of a Master's Degree.
• At least 5 years’ experience in the design and implementation of humanitarian and/or development programmes, with at least 2 years’ experience in partnership based programming or community based programming
• Track record of engaging civil society networks, NGOs and government agencies in Uganda
• Familiar with partnership principles, participatory approaches, organizational capacity development methodologies and the localization agenda
• Demonstrated experience in developing and leveraging partnerships for strategic achievement of organizational goals and mutually beneficial relationships
• Experience in organizational capacity development and significant training, facilitation and capacity building skills
• Demonstrated program design, monitoring and evaluation skills, including co-design with partners
• Experience of strategy development, planning and implementation
• Excellent conceptual and theoretical understanding of the rights-based approach and civil society, as well as human rights and/or children’s rights.
• Ability to critically analyse data and evidence to innovate, deliver, learn and share what works and what doesn’t work for children, partnerships and civil society strengthening
• Experience of promoting quality and impact through at least one cross-cutting area: gender equality and inclusion, adaptive and safer programming; child rights; disability; migration and displacement.
• Skilled at networking and representation in order to promote learning, strengthen civil society and mobilise and coordinate resources
• Experience of supporting humanitarian preparedness, response and recovery
• Fluent in English and high level of English writing skills.

Application procedure

Application Information:
Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at https://uganda.savethechildren.net/careers 

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Date Posted: 2022-03-21

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