IGCP Advocacy & Communication Manager Jobs in Uganda

IGCP Advocacy & Communication Manager Jobs in Uganda

Job Description

Vacancy title:
Advocacy & Communication Manager

Type: Full Time, Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Media, Communications & Writing

Jobs at:

International Gorilla Conservation Programme ( IGCP )

Deadline of this Job:
29th November 2019

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa


Salary: Not Disclosed

Job Details:

International Gorilla Conservation Programme (coalition of Conservation International, Fauna & Flora International and WWF) invite applications for the position of Advocacy & Communication Manager.

Reports to: Director

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Grade: B1

Goal of the Position:

To design the deliver communications interventions that support IGCP's overall advocacy objectives in order to secure the future for mountain gorillas..


The Advocacy & Communication Manager will develop and deliver strategies and approaches to advocate for best practice by facilitating dialog and agreement, working with different teams and coalition members to ensure delivery of impactful communications with the aim of delivering on IGCP‘s objectives through to business and political audiences.

Specific tasks:

  • To be able to help lGCP staff map complicated advocacy issues. and from that, devise and lead a strategy for communication interventions that will deliver both for IGCP and coalition members as a whole.
  • Leading members of IGCP staff and from across the coalition member to deliver the communication activities plus direct management of one staff.
  • Develop and maintain the delivery and adaptive management of the IGCP advocacy and communication strategy.
  • Serve as a member of the Senior Management
  • Team of the international Gorilla Conservation Programme.
  • Manage relationships with key
    external stakeholders, in particular members of coalition, media, and key partners and actors, to deliver communications in support of advocacy objectives. Monitor and steer development of content strategy and engagement strategies, including fundraising and managing budgets.
  • Work closely with IGCP members of staff and lGCP‘s coalition partners to ensure we are developing the right blend of communications activities to build our business and political influence.
  • Evaluate and communicate statistics and results of our communication interventions‘
  • Work with the Communication Officer to balance resource across our channels between the needs of advocacy communications, fundraising and public relations.

    Required Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelors, Masters preferred, in a related field
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in similar role

    Required Skills and Competencies

  • Experience of successful planning, development and delivery of advocacy communications
  • Experience of evidence—bases and unbiased advocacy engagement on sensitive issues
  • Strong report writing skills and communication skills ‘
  • Excellent comprehension on how advocacy works
  • Strong track record of achieving change through a range of communication channels
  • Strong governance and project management experience
  • Experience in budget management
  • Experience of building strong networks and relationships, internal and external
  • Bilingual, English and French, preferred
  • Willingness to work as part of a multi-cultural team
  • Adhere to IGCP‘s , values: Respect for diversity, Team work, integrity, initiative, and Dedication.

    Nationality: Ugandan

    Salary Package: Negotiable within defined scales

    Job Education Requirements: Bachelors

    Job Experience Requirements: five years

    Job application procedure

    Qualified candidates can apply along with an up to date CV on the following address: igcp@nftconsult.com
    Fauna & Flora international/ GCP is an equal opportunity employer.
    Closing date for receiving application is 29-Nov-2019

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