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National Youth Coordinator job at Women's International Peace Centre

About the Organization

In commemoration of International Women’s Day, celebrated annually on March 8, Kotido District launched its Local Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security on 28 March 2024.

Job Description

However, generally, the role of a National Coordinator encompasses several key responsibilities, often involving strategic oversight, coordination, and implementation of programs and initiatives at a national level

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Duties and Responsibilities

Monitoring and Reporting:

  • Establish and maintain systems for monitoring and evaluating the progress of national initiatives.

  • Prepare and submit regular reports on the status and impact of national programs.

  • Use data and feedback to make informed decisions and adjust strategies as needed.


Capacity Building:

  • Identify capacity gaps and provide training and support to national and local stakeholders.

  • Facilitate the development of skills and knowledge necessary to implement national programs effectively.

Crisis Management:

  • Lead national response efforts during crises or emergencies.

  • Coordinate with relevant agencies to ensure a swift and effective response.

  • Manage communication and dissemination of information during crises.


Resource Mobilization:

  • Identify and secure funding and resources from national and international donors.

  • Develop proposals and applications for grants and other funding opportunities

Qualification, Experiences and Competencies

  • A first degree or professional qualification in peace and security studies, public administration and management: development studies; international relations, or a relevant field

  • Minimum of 5 to 8 years of experience working in a relevant political, social, and economic issues in Uganda, and an interest in conflict prevention. peace-building, and governance programming involving young people Experience working in peace-building will be an advantage

  • Experience working with youth networks, youth policy, and engagement with the government will be an advantage

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint) and social media.

  • Some experience of participating in and running youth programs is beneficial but not required Knowledge of and interest in the electoral processes and social justice issues

  • Ability to relate to young people A self-starter with organizational and time

  • Strong management skills

  • Must be grounded and organized and yet flexible and open to the changing demands

  • Willing to step into tasks as needed and requested by management

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send applications and CVs including three references with contact details and copies of academic and professional testimonials by email to: applications@wipc.org
The Executive Director,
Women's International Peace Centre
Plot 1467, Church Road, Bulindo, Kira.
Any inquiries should be submitted through the email address listed above. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. The successful candidate should be able to start immediately.

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