NGO Jobs – Gender Based Violence GBV Prevention Specialist at Inter-Religious Council of Uganda (IRCU)

Organization: Inter-Religious
Council of Uganda (IRCU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Secretary
General
About US:
The
Inter-Religious Council of Uganda (IRCU) is a national Faith-Based
Non-Government Organization comprising of the Roman Catholic Church, the Church
of Uganda, the Uganda Orthodox Church, the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council, the
Seventh-day Adventist Church, the Pentecostal and Evangelical Churches. IRCU’s
Vision is: ‘a divinely peaceful, united, prosperous Uganda where all people
enjoy full health and freedoms for the common good.’ The Council implements a
range of programs namely HIV/AIDS and Public Health, Gender Based Violence
Prevention, Peace, Justice and Governance.
Job Summary: The Gender
Based Violence Prevention Specialist will actively assist and coordinate a
rapid implementation of the GBV programme and liaise with other organizations
and actors to ensure a comprehensive prevention and response initiatives.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
The incumbent will work closely with relevant
agencies and stakeholders to draw and review strategic plans in line with the
GBV principles and best practices
·        
Develop and maintain GBV mechanisms in line with the
GBV framework and policies
·        
The incumbent will document and share programming
information with your immediate Supervisor in line with the GBV Policy
guidelines
·        
Prepare and submit timely periodic GBV monitoring
reports for IRCU members and donors.
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Participate and co-ordinate IRCU reviews /
reflections on GBV program activities
·        
Prepare and submit plans and budgets for the GBV
function in line with IRCU financial procedures
·        
Identify and discuss with your immediate supervisor
various Organizational Development programmes in line with international best
practices and 0D strategies
·        
Actively participate in the sourcing and accounting
of financial and material resources within the GBV section
·        
Perform any other duties as assigned by the Secretary
General.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant should hold a good Master’s degree in
law, international law, human rights law, and gender studies, social work, or
other social sciences, public health, community health, or international
relations related field.
·        
At least five years of professional experience in
the area of gender-based violence, awareness and demonstrable knowledge of
gender issues including reproductive health and protection issue.
·        
Working knowledge, skill, and experience in
participatory methods for community development and mobilization
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Broad knowledge of knowledge management.
·        
Strong organization and management skills and the
ability to work as a team and respond to deadlines.
·        
Excellent analytical skills.
·        
Excellent writing skills
·        
Good sense of judgment/discernment
·        
Representational qualities
·        
Ability to relate issues and perspectives, including
gender issues, to political, economic, social and human rights programmes
Note: Evidenced work experience shall
be required for all positions. Female qualified candidates are encouraged to
apply.
How to Apply: 
The candidates
should send an application letter with certified copies of academic
certificates/ transcripts and a letter of recommendation from his/her leader of
Church/ Mosque/place of worship to the address below:
The Secretary
General,
Inter-Religious
Council of Uganda,
Namirembe Hill,
Plot 884,
Centenary Road,
P.O. Box 7502, Kampala,
Uganda.
Deadline: Monday, 28th September, 2015 by
5:00p.m.

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