Technical Coordinator – SURGE Program International NGO Careers – ActionAid Uganda (AAU)

Organisation: ActionAid
Uganda (AAU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Program
Development Manager
About US:
ActionAid is an International Development Agency working in over 50
countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. ActionAid’s mission
is to work with the poor and the ActionAid Uganda (AAU), a national development
organization registered under the laws of Uganda and with a local Board.
About SURGE Project:
 Support Uganda’s Response to
Gender Equality (SURGE) is a four-year Programme funded by UKAID- DFID, with
the overall aim of strengthening efforts towards achieving equal access for
women and men to opportunities and a life free from violence and, ultimately
gender equality. The Programme intends to achieve this through improving public
awareness and progressive change in social norms away from gender inequality
and gender based violence; implementation of SASA; increasing access to safe
spaces/shelter, legal, health, psychosocial services and economic opportunities
for Gender Based Violence (GBV) survivors in 13 districts (Gulu, Lira, Moroto,
Mas aka, Mbarara, Kampala, Kween, Kumi, Katakwi, Amuru, Pallisa, Nebbi and
Mubende). ActionAid Uganda will manage and coordinate the Programme which is
being implemented by AAU, CEDIVIP and Mifumi.
Job Summary: The Technical
Coordinator will provide strategic and technical leadership in
implementation-including advocacy and policy influencing; Monitoring and
Evaluation of the Gender Prevention and Response program with oversight of
three implementing partner organizations (Action Aid, CEDOVIP and MIFUMI)
Key Duties and
Steer the planning and implementation of the
SURGE Program.
The jobholder will also coordinate the
monitoring, evaluation and communication of results in line with the SURGE
Program Framework.
Guide IPs and other stakeholders in
sustainability j planning and institutionalizing of GBV prevention and j
management in line with the National GBV policy and plan
Undertake periodic analysis and research for
Policy advocacy and engagement at local, national, sub-regional and
international levels.
Coordinate the documentation, generation and
Knowledge management sharing and learning in line with the SURGE and AAU
Communication strategy
Team motivation and performance in line with the
AAU Human Resource Policy

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should preferably hold a Master’s
Degree in Gender/Women Studies, Development studies, humanities or any other
related discipline.
Possession of a relevant post graduate
qualification and training in human rights, gender and governance is added
Previous experience in GBV prevention and
response is a key requirement.
Additional training in other GBV approaches and
methodologies will be added advantage.
At least four to seven years of relevant working
experience in GBV prevention and response work with three years in management/
leadership position.
Extensive knowledge in GBV management
(Prevention and response).
Good program development and design skills.
Financial management and delivering value for
Partnership/Consortium management.
Leading and communication skills.
Excellen monitoring and evaluation skills.
Policy analysis, campaign and advocacy skills.
People management.
How to Apply:
All qualified and interested candidates should deliver their
application letters, CVs and copies of Academic documents with details of at
least three (3) referees one of which shall be from your most recent employer.
The complete applications should be hand delivered or sent by email to addressed to: The Director Human Resource and
Organizational Effectiveness, ActionAid Uganda Plot 2514/2515 Ggaba Road,
Opposite Kampala International University, P.O. Box 676 Kampala. Uganda.

NB:  All Applications sent by email should clearly
indicate the position title in the subject line.
Deadline: 27th
October 2017 by 5:00pm
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