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Specialist On Public Investment In Children

Closing: Jan 28, 2023

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Published: Jan 23, 2023 (7 days ago)

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To be successful for this role you will bring/have the following:

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree from a related discipline. Master and post graduate Diploma from a related discipline is an added advantage.
  • Public Financial Management and a good understanding of public financial management performance’s impact on children’s lives.
  • Analysis and research on fiscal policy and public financial management performance, specifically budgets/public expenditure.
  • Designing and implementing a budget advocacy campaign, preferably with children or young people;
  • Previous experience in working with civil society, public participation or audit institutions to keep government accountable, preferably with children and youth in a development context(s).
  • Experience of work in child rights or human rights agendas in developing countries is highly desirable, preferably Uganda.
  • Ability to think creatively, innovate, set priorities, manage a work plan, and evaluate progress with minimal supervision.
  • Very strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work with others and maintain a strong internal and external network, drawing on others when needed; evidence of working in a complex, global organization on governance projects and/or advocacy and campaigning.
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English. Knowledge of local languages in Uganda is an advantage.
  • Excellent influencing and negotiation skills, including an ability to deal with people at all levels with credibility, tact, and diplomacy
  • Willing and able to travel time to support field teams as security permits.
  • Ability to produce high-quality advocacy products under tight deadlines.
  • Willing to commit to Save the Children’s aims, values and principles.



Responsibilities

To be successful for this role you will bring/have the following:

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree from a related discipline. Master and post graduate Diploma from a related discipline is an added advantage.
  • Public Financial Management and a good understanding of public financial management performance’s impact on children’s lives.
  • Analysis and research on fiscal policy and public financial management performance, specifically budgets/public expenditure.
  • Designing and implementing a budget advocacy campaign, preferably with children or young people;
  • Previous experience in working with civil society, public participation or audit institutions to keep government accountable, preferably with children and youth in a development context(s).
  • Experience of work in child rights or human rights agendas in developing countries is highly desirable, preferably Uganda.
  • Ability to think creatively, innovate, set priorities, manage a work plan, and evaluate progress with minimal supervision.
  • Very strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work with others and maintain a strong internal and external network, drawing on others when needed; evidence of working in a complex, global organization on governance projects and/or advocacy and campaigning.
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English. Knowledge of local languages in Uganda is an advantage.
  • Excellent influencing and negotiation skills, including an ability to deal with people at all levels with credibility, tact, and diplomacy
  • Willing and able to travel time to support field teams as security permits.
  • Ability to produce high-quality advocacy products under tight deadlines.
  • Willing to commit to Save the Children’s aims, values and principles.



  1. Technical Leadership
  2. Ensuring Advocacy and Programme Quality (Design & Implementation)
  3. Networking and External Engagement
  4. Advocacy and Communications
  5. Child Participation


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