Entry Level Jobs – Program Officer – Gender at Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA/SG2000)

Organization: Sasakawa Africa
Association (SAA/SG2000)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Sasakawa Africa
Association (SAA/SG2000) is an international non-profit organization that
promotes demonstration and widespread adoption of improved pre and
post-production agricultural technologies for smallholder farmers in Uganda in
collaboration with relevant government institutions, farmers’ organizations and
the private sector.
Job Summary:  The Program Officer – Gender will provide technical
support to SG2000 Programs in mainstreaming gender.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
In charge of conducting training for SG2000 staff
about gender mainstreaming in policies and programmes
Mentor and train change agents about gender,
communication, counselling and conflict resolution
Training couples at household level in visioning,
human rights, joint planning, decision making and sharing benefits
Ability to develop a gender policy and provide technical
support in its review;
Training households to take farming as a business
Training on Village Savings and Loan Association
(VSLA) methodology;
Carry out mass media programs for sensitizing
farmers on gender issues,
Build and maintain linkages for public-private partnerships.
Perform any other related duties as directed by the supervisors.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: The applicant
should preferably hold a bachelor’s degree in Rural Development, Gender Studies,
Social Sciences or in any other related field.
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications via E-mail including
an application letter, updated CV with names of three referees and scanned
copies of relevant academic credentials to:
The Country Director,          
Sasakawa Africa
Ruth Towers,
Plot 15A Clement Hill Road
P.O Box 6987,
Copy:   jnakiminyi@saa-safe.org
Deadline: 10th November, 2015
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