Fresher USAID Gender & OVC Specialist Job Vacancy – RECO Industries Limited




Organization: RECO
Industries Limited
Project Name: USAID/
Uganda’s Production for Improved Nutrition project
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: M&E
Specialist
About US:
RECO Industries Limited is implementing USAID/Uganda’s Production for
Improved Nutrition project. The project works to reduce the burden of under
nutrition by providing Ready to Use Therapeutic and supplementary Foods to
pregnant women, breast feeding mothers and People Living with HIV/AIDS in
Uganda.
Job Summary:  The Gender & OVC Specialist will support
the USAID Project by tasking responsibility of ensuring that the project
mainstreams gender in the entire programming cycle and that quality services
are provided to OVC to decrease their vulnerability and improve their
well-being.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Formulate and implement a Gender
    mainstreaming strategy
  • Take part in data analysis and ensure that
    all project data is analyzed with focus on gender particularly relations,
    issues and constraints through the value chain analysis.
  • Orient and train project staff in gender
    sensitive programming.
  • Manage the selection of OVCs and
    households for project inclusion
  • Coordinate the implementation of OVC
    components of the projects and ensure compliance with the Gender Ministry
    guidelines.
  • Coordinate the Child status index
    utilization
  • Analyze the Child status index data
  • Actively participate in baseline surveys
    and evaluation studies
  • Participate in the development of annual
    work plans and project progress reports.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The applicant for the USAID Gender &
    OVC Specialist job placement should preferably hold a University degree in
    Social Sciences, Development Studies, etc from a reputable University.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in OVC
    programming.
  • Good report writing skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication
    skills
  • Excellent computer skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications via E-mail to:  hr@pin.reco-industries.com
including an application letter, updated and detailed CV, copies of academic
and professional certifications / testimonials and names of three professional
referees.
Deadline: 26th
September 2016

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