GOAL is currently seeking to hire competent persons to join our Uganda team. This is an exciting opportunity for you to join an extremely dynamic International NGO and to use your skills. If you are familiar with working within the international development aid sector and have a strong background in the areas mentioned, then you are the one we are looking for!
All positions are contingent to funding.
Learning and Communications Officer
About the Role: The Learning and Communications Officer (LCO) will drive and support the external and internal communication of learning from – and impact of – GOAL Uganda’s programming. This will be achieved through developing a variety of multimedia products for internal and external audiences, and managing an accessible library of resources which are easily navigable by all GU teams. The postholder will be expected to coordinate a diverse communications portfolio, contribute
to communications strategy, lead on special projects such as programmatic impact reports, and liaise with other organisations when necessary. This is an exciting communications opportunity for a confident writer who wants to engage with a wide range of technical areas relevant to poverty eradication and global development in both emergency and development contexts. Reporting to the Deputy Programme Director – MEAL, the Learning and Communication Officer will also work closely with the Communications Coordinator, creating synergy and continuity across key programme areas. The post holder will be creative and
energetic, with experience in bringing about positive changes in the way teams develop, manage and use information and learning to communicate effectively to a wide variety of audiences
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
Established in 1977, GOAL is an international humanitarian agency, with a global team of 2,400 personnel, dedicated to alleviating the needs of the most vulnerable communities. Currently operating in 13 of the world’s most vulnerable countries, GOAL delivers a wide range of humanitarian and development programmes, ranging from humanitarian relief in disaster
situations, to focusing on nutrition, food security, and building greater resilience and sustainable livelihoods.
General description of the country programme:
First operational in Uganda in 1979, the current GOAL Uganda country programme focuses on Health (including WASH, Health Accountability and Nutrition programming); and a market based systems approach to improving agricultural livelihoods and WASH. GOAL Uganda mainstreams gender, child protection, social behaviour change and resilience strategies across all programming. GOAL works on a district focused approach and uses a mixture of direct implementation and partnerships with national and international civil society organizations, local government, the private sector and communities to
give effect to our mission.
GOAL Uganda has a skilled team of approximately 100 personnel and manages an annual operating budget of approximately €8.7 million (2018). GOAL is currently operational in the North, South, East and West of Uganda with six established offices in Kampala, Lira, Bugiri, Abim, Kaabong and Agago Districts. GOAL Uganda country programme is funded by a number of donors who include Mastercard, charity: water, Irish Aid and some small foundations.
Remuneration Package and Benefits:
Our package includes a competitive salary, health insurance cover for up to 3 dependents, comprehensive 24 hour personal accident cover, terminal benefits equivalent to one month for each completed year of service and our working hours provide for a half day on Fridays. GOAL promotes a learning and development environment with training & study opportunities aligned to our staff development policy.
Interested applicants who meet the requirements should submit their applications by email with at least 4 reference contacts (3 from the last three employers, and 1 character reference), and daytime contact number to; The Human Resource Manager, GOAL Uganda:
indicating the title for the position applied for in the subject line
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