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
Association-Uganda,
Ruth Towers,
Plot 15A Clement Hill Road
P.O Box 6987,
Kampala-Uganda
E-mail:
sg2000uganda@saa-safe.org
Copy:   jnakiminyi@saa-safe.org
Deadline: 10th November, 2015
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