Gender Advisor Non-profit Jobs – WaterAid

Job Title:    Gender Advisor
Organization: WaterAid
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Director
Programmes
About Us:
WaterAid’s Vision is of a world where everyone has access to safe water
and sanitation. Our mission is to transform lives by improving access to safe
water, hygiene and sanitation in the world’s poorest communities, WaterAid
works with partners to maximize its impacts for policy change/influence.  WaterAid works through supporting local
organizations and government authorities to design low cost sustainable
projects using appropriate and affordable technologies that can be managed by
the community itself.  WaterAid also
seeks to influence the policy change through government and other key
international organizations to secure and protect the right of poor people to
safe, affordable water and sanitation services.
Job Summary: The Gender
Advisor will offer timely support to Programme staff and partner organisations
in undertaking gender analysis and lead in designing strategies for addressing
gender issues in the programme. The incumbent will also ensure the inclusion
and advancing of women rights in all aspect of WaterAid Uganda’s operations and
engagement at both the ground and national level. The incumbent will be
responsible for implementing gender mainstreaming in the substantive programme
work.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Serve as the primary advisor on gender
mainstreaming
·        
Ensure gender dimension in M&E system and
support Programme stakeholders to monitor the progress on women’s rights across
programme work.
·        
The jobholder will develop and disseminate a
collection of good practice examples of gender mainstreaming in different types
of work carried out in the country programme
·        
Raise awareness and advocate for greater
attention to gender perspectives, providing the necessary rationales and advice
on approaches to support gender mainstreaming throughout the programme.
·        
In charge of building partnerships with
government institutions, donors, universities, private sector and research
institutions so as to advance WaterAid’s strategic objectives.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate for the WaterAid Gender
Advisor job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree with focus in gender
studies or related field
·        
At least six years of relevant experience.
·        
Excellent negotiation and strategic planning
skills.
·        
Previous experience in gender issues,
particularly with regard to mitigation actions and transparency.
·        
Excellent networking skills and ability to
interact with a diverse array
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
updated CVs and motivation letters to: WAUrecruitment@wateraid.org including
three work related referees. Emails should not exceed 2MB.
NB: In order to apply for
this role, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in Uganda.
Deadline: 16th
November, 2016
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