CAREER OPPORTUNITIES .

YOUTH COUNTRY COORDINATOR

Are you a young person aged between 20-25 years? 

Are you passionate about Meaningful Youth Participation and Young People’s Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights?

If yes, then the SRHR Alliance Uganda is looking for you to fill the position of Youth Country Coordinator

About the SRHR Alliance Uganda:
The Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) Alliance Uganda is a consortium of organizations that stand for and promote young people’s SRHR. The SRHR Alliance Uganda is comprised of organizations with strong niche, expertise, and experience in key aspects of SRHR programming for vulnerable and marginalized groups of adolescents and young people. Our work is geared towards ensuring that all young people have access to high-quality and friendly SRHR information and services within a supportive environment.
Meaningful and Inclusive Youth Participation is one of the core principles and values of the SRHR Alliance Uganda. We promote and support equal participation of young people in decision-making regarding the design, implementation, and monitoring of all our interventions.
It is against this background that the SRHR Alliance Uganda would like to recruit a Youth Country Coordinator (YCC) to provide leadership to the young people, ensuring that they are at the forefront of our work and operations.

Job Title: Youth Country Coordinator (YCC) – 1 position (Full-time)
Job Purpose:
The primary role of the Youth Coordinator is to promote efficient and effective meaningful youth
engagement and participation in Alliance programs in general. The YCC position is intended to achieve
the following objectives;
i. To encourage active and meaningful youth participation in all aspects of the programs of
SRHR Alliance and its partners.
ii. To ensure ongoing updates on the program for the youth staff/volunteers as well as
country alliance members on issues related to effective youth participation
iii. To ensure timely preparation of youth input in Alliance meetings and reports, and ensure
that documentation meets meaningful youth participation standards and the donor
requirements for approval and progression of the initiative.
iv. To support the Programs Manager in the preparation of program-related publications to
promote awareness and lesson-learning on youth participation
v. To advise the Secretariat and the SRHR Alliance Members on how to effectively
implement meaningful youth participation at all stages of the program cycle and
implement the program.
vi. Together with country alliance members provide technical support and guidance to young
staff/volunteers in the partner organizations to be able to participate effectively in the
alliance programs.
vii. To ensure effective partnerships with relevant youth-led and youth-serving organizations
in the country program.
viii. To keep updated on relevant changing trends in the field of youth sexual and
reproductive health and rights and share amongst the country alliance partners.

Specific Tasks and Responsibilities:
i. To coordinate and facilitate the content development and logistics for capacity-building
meetings and consultations planned for young people and partner organizations in the
alliance around
ii. Provide partner organizations with full information on youth participation initiatives
within the alliance programs and solicit their proactive support in engaging young
staff/volunteers.
iii. To ensure and encourage meaningful youth engagement and participation of young people
within the Alliance and its partners
iv. To analyze materials and prepare summaries of articles on meaningful youth participation,
for dissemination among the alliance members, both adults, and young staff/volunteers
v. To support Programs Manager to develop and incorporate the policy on the protection of
young people in all program activities
vi. To keep the Programs Manager and partner organizations informed of progress,
developments, and changing trends of youth participation in the Alliance.
vii. To participate in internal meetings, workshops, and working groups as agreed with the
NPC.
viii. To support in planning, monitoring, evaluation, learning activities, and operational
research. To undertake any other reasonable duties as may be requested from time to time.

Required Qualifications and Experience:
i. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in one of the following or related fields: Social Sciences and
development studies, Public Health, Population studies, Reproductive Health from a Recognized University or Tertiary institution.
ii. At least 1-year experience of working in the field of Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights.
iii. Experience of working as a youth leader is a MUST.

Required Skills and Competencies:
i. Project management skills; ability to plan activities, develop concept notes and budgets, report
writing skills, M&E, research, and analytical skills
ii. Administrative and organizational skills; good level of computer literacy; fluent English s
iii. Interpersonal skills – articulate, tactful, and diplomatic.
iv. Written communication skills; preferably in English
v. Organizational and time management skills to meet tight deadlines; ability to work well under
pressure and with little to minimal supervision.
vi. Budgeting and financial skills.
vii. Fluent English essential;
viii. IT skills – Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
ix. Flexible/team player

Terms of Employment:
i. The position will be full-time
ii. Duration of appointment is one year with a possibility of extension for another two years
contingent upon performance and availability of funds.
iii. The position is based in Kampala with regular up country and international travels

Key Eligibility Criteria:
i. The applicant MUST be a young person aged 20-25 years
ii. Experience in working in SRHR/ HIV and or related fields
iii. Vast experience in youth mentorship and leadership
iv. Young people living with HIV and Young living with disability particularly 25 years and
below are encouraged to apply.

Required Skills:
i. Project management skills; analytical skills; technical report writing skills; communication
skills; administrative and organizational skills; a good level of computer literacy; fluency in
English are essential.
ii. Interpersonal skills – articulate, tactful, and diplomatic.
iii. Research and analytical skills.
iv. Written communication skills.
v. Organizational and time management skills to meet tight deadlines.
vi. Budgeting and financial skills.
vii. Fluent English essential;
viii. IT skills – Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
ix. Flexible/team player
Required Personal Competence
i. Very knowledgeable on the latest trends of youth and SRHR in Uganda and the world over,
ii. A commitment to human rights issues and meaningful engagement and participation of
young people;
iii. Open-minded to ideas and people; willing to listen, learn and unlearn
iv. Willing and able to travel within the country;
v. Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines;
vi. Able to work on own initiative; flexibility and ability to work in a team and a good sense of
humor.
vii. We highly encourage candidates aged 25 and below to apply for this position.
viii. Young people already working with Alliance partners are encouraged to apply.

Application Procedures:
Interested individuals may submit their applications by email to the address provided below. The
application should include;
i. 1-page cover/Motivation letter
ii. 2-page CV.
iii. 3 Referees
iv. The application should be clearly labeled application for the position of: “Youth Country
Coordinator, SRHR Alliance Uganda ”
v. The application should be sent to email: info@srhrallianceug.org
Submission address:
Country Director,
SRHR Alliance Uganda
Plot 29 Commercial Road, Naguru
Tel: +256-393 254 466
Submission deadline:
All applications should be received by July 15th, 2022.