Joint Initiative for Strategic Religious Action Uganda Country Coordinator Jobs

Joint Initiative for Strategic Religious Action Uganda Country Coordinator Jobs


About Us

  • JISRA (Joint Initiative for Strategic Religious Action) is an international interfaith consortium that consists of Mensen met een Missie, Faith to Action Network, Tearfund (UK and Netherlands) and Search for Common Ground. The Arabic word Jisr’ means bridge, which perfectly symbolizes what JISRA aims to do: build bridges between divided communities. The JISRA programme 2021-2025 will be implemented in 7 countries: Indonesia, Iraq, Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, Mali and Nigeria.

  • In the 7 countries, the JISRA consortium will work with a great variety of local faith-based actors, partners, networks, youth organizations and women’s organizations to support, capacitate and amplify inclusive voices and policies. The unique composition allows JISRA to work within faith communities as well as with high level decision makers.

    Duties

    • JISRA will work within religious communities to challenge discrimination, extremist tendencies and hate towards others.

    • within religious communities to challenge discrimination, extremist tendencies and hate towards others.

    • JISRA will facilitate and strengthen bridges between religious communities by encouraging interreligious action and addressing common grievances.

    • JISRA will engage with local, national and international authorities to make state action towards religious freedom more effective and to challenge divisive policies and practices.

  • To coordinate this challenging programme in Uganda, JISRA is looking for an enthusiastic
    Fulltime JISRA Uganda country coordinator

  • In Uganda, 8 partner organizations will be collaborating to implement the strategy and workplans.
    The partner organizations are organized in a governance body (country strategy committee or CSC). The coordinator monitors and facilitates the adequate realization of the JISRA goals as stated in the country programme and works closely with the CSC.

  • The coordinator is based in Uganda and should first and foremost represent the interest of all partners equally, be gender- and faith-sensitive, and be a promotor of inclusion. The coordinator facilitates the governance of the JISRA Uganda programme, and serves as a bridge between the JISRA country level and the global level.
    The coordinator will be contracted by Mensen met een Missie.

    How to Apply

  • The application process will consist of at least two rounds of interviews, which are expected to take place second/third weeks of June 2021. Additional assignments might be part of the process.

  • For more detailed information on this position, please contact Christina Maasdam (+31 6 5897 0078 /

  • ChristinaMaasdam@mensenmeteenmissie.nl).

  • Email your motivation and CV before 15th of June 2021 to:

  • sollicitatie@mensenmeteenmissie.nl


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