Gender Coordinator NGO Jobs – Save the Children International

Job Title:            Gender Coordinator
Organisation: Save the
Children International
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for
children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has
been implementing programs for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a
Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival, protection,
development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the
way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in
their lives. We strive to create impact for children by delivering our
Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice
for and of children, and by achieving results at scale.  In Uganda, we implement programmes in six
thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance,
Education, Livelihoods & Food Security, Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in
development and emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over
36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central regions of
Uganda, Currently, Save the Children has a staff complement of over 300
persons. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them
fulfil their potential. In 2014, we reached over 143 million children through
our work around 52m directly and 91 million indirectly around the world.
Job Summary: The Gender
Coordinator will support the Child Rights Governance & Child in working on
gender focused technical details with Programme Manager and supports field
teams/offices in ensuring Gender Equality, cross-thematic mainstreaming of
gender, coordinating and provide technical guidance in implementing of Gender
activities. The incumbent coordinates national level Gender thematic and
advocacy activities and initiatives with government, CSOs and national level
partners. In collaboration with the MEAL Manager, s/he contributes to
monitoring programme quality, initiating and participating in Gender
assessments, audits and studies; documentation and dissemination of innovations
and good practices, lessons learnt including for the emergency programmes. S/he
will contribute to gender policy research and advocacy through networking and
collaboration with relevant civil society organisations and other institutions;
playing a big role in establishing, maintaining and expanding donor relations
in gender. The Gender Coordinator will contribute towards driving the ‘dual
mandate’ through participation in humanitarian strategy development and
response operations for Save the Children.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Save the
    Children Gender Coordinator job placement should hold a Bachelor’s Degree
    in an appropriate social and development field such as Social Science,
    Sociology, Gender/ women Studies, Development Studies, Community
    Development or Rural Development, Public Health, International
  • Possession of a Post Graduate training in
    Project Management, or a Master’s degree in any relevant field is an added
  • At least five years of progressively
    responsible experience in GBV program management and protection/GBV
    coordination, policy advocacy, technical assistance in women rights and
    programming around gender equality and transformative approaches and with
    an international development organization;
  • Previous experience in supervising
    community based social development and gender projects/programmes with in
    INGO particularly those addressing women’s rights and Men Engage.
  • Demonstrable financial, planning and
    budget management skills a MUST.
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic
    planning abilities.
  • Willingness to travel and work in
    hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions including
    extra hours during times of humanitarian responses
  • Previous experience in coordination and
  • Experience with proposal writing,
    reporting and M&E
  • Strong public speaking and negotiating
    skills, and representational experience.
  • Experience working with income generating
    activities preferred in conflict/ post conflict contexts
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment, to
    remain flexible to a changing environment, and to make decisions
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by
clicking on the title link below.
Deadline: 29th
September 2017

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