Saferworld Advocacy and Communications Manager Jobs in Uganda

Saferworld Advocacy and Communications Manager Jobs in Uganda

Job Summary

  • The Advocacy and Communications Manager will lead on developing and implementing impactful advocacy and communications strategies to influence broader changes related to Saferworld’s programming work throughout Uganda.

  • They will support communities and partners to advocate for change and communicate at local and national level, and lead on gathering compelling evidence to inform and influence key decision makers.


  • Lead on the strategic development, adaption and implementation of the Uganda programme’s advocacy and communication strategies

    • Lead on the development of the Uganda programme’s advocacy and communications strategies and annual plans, including risk assessments

    • Gather relevant evidence, stories and research from Saferworld programming in Uganda and analyse for advocacy and communications purposes

    • Support the development of sub-national advocacy and communications strategies with partners and community groups

    • Contribute to organisation-wide monitoring and evaluation of Saferworld’s policy, advocacy and communications work and feed relevant lessons into ongoing Uganda strategy development and programme design and implementation

    • Feed in to Uganda programme funding proposals and donor reports as required

    Lead on the implementation of policy and advocacy activities

    • Lead Saferworld Uganda’s external advocacy engagement with government, donors, and other relevant decision makers

    • Develop agendas and materials for advocacy workshops and trainings for staff and partners, and in some cases, facilitate these

    • Provide dedicated support and accompaniment to the implementation of advocacy strategies with Saferworld staff and partners in Uganda

    • Organise roundtables and policy tours at regional and national levels

    • Develop effective and impactful advocacy materials (including briefings)

    • Lead Saferworld’s engagement with relevant NGO networks and forums, including the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16 working

    • Regularly monitor the impact of Saferworld’s advocacy work, reporting on progress in biannual ‘outcome harvesting’ workshops

    Lead on Saferworld’s communications work in Uganda

    • Lead on Saferworld Uganda’s communications work, including proactively working with the team and partners to develop effective products which demonstrate impact and drive narrative change (case studies, blogs, photo projects, etc.)

    • Develop key messages, lead on creating and maintaining appropriate and consistent language and terminology across outputs

    • Develop effective dissemination plans for advocacy, research and communications outputs from the Uganda programme drafting content for media and social media.

    • Regularly convene members of the Uganda programme for policy, advocacy and communications meetings (this role will lead but it will be important to get others active and involved at all levels)

    • Provide internal communications updates on the programme, including through 0365, articles in internal news and attending regular meetings with international/regional teams as relevant

    • Ensure that all communications material takes into account sensitivities

    Required Skills

  • Written communication, Stakeholder communication, Digital content development and editing (social media, blogs, etc.), Interpersonal communication, Networking, Corporate communications

    Required Education

  • Bachelor's degree

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Saferworld Advocacy and Communications Manager Jobs in Uganda

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