Samaritan’s Purse International NGO Jobs – Program Development and Gender Equality Advisor

Samaritan’s Purse
Duty Station: Kampala,
Job ID: 1260
About Samaritan’s Purse:
Samaritan’s Purse is a
nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and
physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse
has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural
disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God’s love through
His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote
the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Write
    concept papers, proposals, and project in support of the Country
    Director/Deputy Country Director.
  • Work
    closely with and engage the SP Technical Team in program and proposal
  • Actively
    monitor and be aware of upcoming agency “calls for proposals” and
    proactively inform the Program Development Officer and other selected
    colleagues of upcoming opportunities.
  • Review
    and copy-edit project reports.
  • Train
    and support Program Managers with proposal development and report writing.
  • Keep
    the CD/DCD informed of project status, information, needs, and concerns.
    Provide and maintain a monthly project tracking and status report on all
    assigned programs, projects, and initiatives.
  • Provide
    advice and expertise to best practices of gender equality aspects into SP
    programs and projects.
  • Build
    capacity of SP staff on gender equality.
  • Develop
    gender project resources for implementation.
  • Provide
    professional representation of SP at meetings with government, community
    members and civil society partners for collaborative programming and/or
    gender related topics.
  • Actively
    participate in problem solving and come up with creative approaches for
    gender related programming.
  • Visit
    SP projects in Uganda in order to more effectively understand and
    communicate SP programs/projects to donor agencies.
  • Provide
    project oversight into gender programs or projects as applicable.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    Program Development and Gender Equality Advisor should hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in Social Science, Gender Study, Sociology or related fields.
    Possession of a Master’s degree is preferable.
  • Possess
    skills of managing or working on gender/GBV programs.
  • S/he
    should be able to analyze documents, develop training/instruction
    resources and facilitate trainings.
  • S/he
    should have sound and up to date knowledge of development concepts, methodologies
    and techniques, including participatory methodologies and gender
  • S/he
    should have strong writing and presentation skills in English and the
    ability to write concept notes and full proposals, and produce good
    quality reports.
  • S/he
    will be based in Kampala with a need to travel to the field (approx.
  • All
    applicants must be strong Christians and agree with and uphold the values
    and objectives of the organization to be considered for this position.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates should send their applications by clicking on this
Please upload the following in
your application; an updated CV / resume should include your contact
information and three work related references and a one page statement
describing your suitability for the role should be included.
Deadline: 23rd January 2015

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