HRAPF is an independent, non-partisan, Non- Governmental organisation registered
under the laws of Uganda. HRAPF is specifically interested in human rights awareness,
promotion, protection and advocacy in favour of the most marginalised persons in
Uganda. To achieve these objectives, HRAPF employs legal and policy analysis, legal
research and strategic litigation. HRAPF also works closely with like-minded
organisations to achieve its objectives. It is for purposes of strengthening its
collaboration and partnerships with these organisations that HRAPF seeks to recruit an
The position is a one-year, full time post, renewable subject to continued need and
The Outreach Coordinator will report to the Executive Director.
1. To strengthen and develop HRAPF partnerships and networks both national and
2. Understand partner organizations area of expertise and identify areas of active
involvement in HRAPF activities based on expertise and prior commitments by
3. Liaising with interested parties who wish to collaborate with HRAPF, including
doing an initial appraisal of their genuineness and commitment to the issues
4. Maintaining an up-to-date register of partner organisations, including relevant
contact person and contact information
5. Strategically liaising with allies in the region based on their agreed contribution
to the objectives of HRAPF activities
6. To provide line management to the HRAPF outreach project volunteers and
other staff under the project.
1. Strong background and evidence of active commitment to the promotion of
human rights for all, including sexual and reproductive health rights
2. Proven commitment to working in an anti-discriminatory manner.
3. A good understanding of social movements, social media, and advocacy
4. A good appreciation of the legal framework of Uganda, as well as regional and
international human rights standards and institutions.
5. A university degree in law, arts or social sciences.
6. Excellent analytical skills and an in-depth understanding of the social, economic
and political context of Uganda.
7. Excellent written and spoken English and a good working knowledge of 2 other
Ugandan local languages.
8. Proven experience of working with marginalised groups in Uganda.
Applications from women, disabled persons, sexual and gender minorities and members
of other marginalised groups are welcome.
The successful candidate will be expected to be computer literate and to have or to
acquire within the first two months, touch-typing skills to a minimum of 25 words per
NOTE: HRAPF is explicitly committed to non-discrimination and respect of human
rights to all
Interested persons are encouraged to send their CV, the contact details of three referees
and a covering letter expressing their motivation for applying for the position to
Deadline for submission of applications: Friday 13th March 2015
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. The successful candidate
will be requested to begin their duties with immediate effect.