Project Co-ordinator – GBV Project Career Jobs – Muslim Centre for Justice and Law (MCJL)

Organisation: Muslim Centre
for Justice and Law
Project Name: Promoting
peaceful and harmonious families in Omoro district
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Head of
About US:
The Muslim Centre for Justice and Law (MCJL) is a local not for profit
Non-Governmental organisation founded in 2009 to advocate for the rights of the
most vulnerable members of our society. It is dedicated to promoting and
advancing justice, tolerance and human rights in Uganda. It is implementing the
“Promoting peaceful and harmonious families in Omoro district” project.
Key Duties and
  • Planning, community mobilization and
    implementation of sub county project activities in accordance with the
    work plan, proposal and relevant tools.
  • Ensure the timely documentation and
    reporting on progress of activities as required on a periodic basis.
  • Provide diligent leadership to community
    activists on the project through motivation and ensuring that they execute
    their duties.
  • Identify and liaise with various
    stakeholders to ensure that intimate partner violence is eradicated.
  • Actively participate in conferences and
    meetings related to Gender Based Violence prevention on behalf of the
  • Exercise due diligence in performance of
    his duties and perform all other work that may incidental to the above as
    may be assigned from time to time.
  • Ensure effective communication and links
    with target communities, groups, agencies, departments and organisations;
  • Attend and participate in existing
    networks and forums for addressing issues and concerns of communities
    living in and around project area;
  • Collect statistical information regarding
    the IPV and contribute to quarterly reports to MCJL;
  • Undertake other duties related to
    administrative tasks such as filing, typing own letters and documents,
    answering the telephone and providing general information about MCJL;
  • Other project-related duties as delegated
    by the direct supervisor
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Project Co-ordinator
    – GBV Project must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Law, Social Sciences, Education  or Development studies.
  • Possession of a Post graduate training in
    Gender / SASA faith approaches is an added advantage.
  • At least two years of experience in
    conducting community education (through sensitisation, awareness raising
    workshops and trainings) and responding to and supporting community
    initiatives, including using SASA and gender mainstreaming approaches;
  • Actively seeks new ways of improving
    project services and activities
  • Expands responsibilities while maintaining
    existing ones
  • Actively encourages others to consider new
    ideas and is open to new ideas from others
  • Proactively develops new ways to resolve
  • Actively identifies opportunities for and
    promotes organisational change.
  • Presents goals as shared interests.
  • Works independently and as a part of a
    team with a holistic collaborative and multi-disciplinary approach to meet
    organisational goals.
  • Knowledge of Islamic family law.
  • Knowledge of rights of women in Islam.
  • Application should, have at least 3
  • Possess skills in accounting for programme
  • Should be capable of communicating in
    Acholi as the local language.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications
in writing, including a motivation letter, curriculum vitae, and three
references to:-
The President,
Muslim Centre for Justice and Law,
P.O. Box 6929 Kampala (U)
Or e-mail to: and copy to:
Applications can also be hand delivered to Basiima house Plot No. 401
/2, Bwaise Kussattu Umeme Building opposite Fuelex Petrol station
Deadline: 13th January,
2017 by 5:00PM

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