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
About US:
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
Prepare and submit timely periodic GBV monitoring
reports for IRCU members and donors.
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
Qualifications, Skills and
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
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
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
Council of Uganda,
Namirembe Hill,
Plot 884,
Centenary Road,
P.O. Box 7502, Kampala,
Deadline: Monday, 28th September, 2015 by

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