Gender Equality Coordinator NGO Career Jobs – Plan International

Job Title:        Gender Equality Coordinator
Organisation: Plan
Duty Station: Kamuli,
Reports to: Project
About US:
Plan International was founded
over 75 years ago and is one of the oldest and largest children’s development
organizations (non-profit / INGOs) in the world. We work in 50 developing
countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas to promote child rights and lift
millions of children out of poverty. Plan’s vision is of a world in which all
children realize their full potential in societies that respect people’s rights
and dignity. Plan is independent, with no religious, political or governmental
Job Summary: The Gender
Equality Coordinator will work together with the project team to carry out the
baseline, prepares & manage annual plans and budget for the project in a
gender transformatory way.
Key Duties and
  • Study, understand and apply the gender equality
    program criteria and support its application to identify and address
    gender inequality and discrimination especially with program
  • Support in the development of gender sensitive tools to that support
    project planning, implementation and M&E in line with the project
  • Work closely with the Gender Equality
    Specialist to develop capacities of the team and partners in gender
    transformative programming
    to ensure that planning and implementation of the project is gender
  • Apply gender equality program criteria to
    identify and address gender inequality and discrimination, and to support
    the design and localization of gender sensitive packages and delivery systems at the community level.
  • Support in the development of gender sensitive
    indicators for the project and ensure the reporting is based on identified
    gender outcomes.
  • Engage communities, traditional and religious
    institutions to change
    cultural norms and practices that negatively impact girls’ realisation of
    their SRH rights and to prevent GBV
  • Document and share best practices in behaviour
    change, gender and child protection programming throughout the project.
  • Coordinate and closely work with Plan International Uganda’s gender
  • Prepare,
    manage and support implementation of regular plans related to the relevant
    components of the project and report as required.
  • Ensure
    a gender transformative approach to the Implementation of the SDG WASH
    project through the project life to challenge the belief and attitudes of
    parents in girls’ upbringing, specifically, on WASH issues that impact the
    welfare of girls.
CPP Responsibilities
  • Adhere to the Child Protection Policy, Code of
    Conduct and reporting any CPP issues;
  • Responsible for the implementation of the CPP
    standards as they apply to area of responsibility plus the development of actions to address
    identified gaps and monitoring their effectiveness.
  • Ensure that all Plan Partners, Visitors and
    Associates in area of responsibility are provided with and have signed and
    returned a copy of the
    child protection policy. Inform the partners, visitors and associates that
    they must comply with the policy in all contacts and communications with
    children during their visit.
  • Ensure that children and families in area of
    responsibility are aware of the child protection policy and applicable local procedures, so that
    they know what behaviors they can expect from Plan staff, associates and
    visitors and whom to report any concerns;
  • Ensures that Plan International’s global
    policies for Child Protection (CPP) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI) are fully embedded in
    accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including
    relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their
    area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring
    staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities
    under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their
    relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and
    managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.
  • Provide support in mainstreaming gender at
    project implementation monitoring and evaluation and documentation of
    success stories

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant for the Plan International Gender Equality Coordinator job
    vacancy must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social sciences, Gender or
    Development Studies
  • Three years’ experience in Gender, Development
    and implementation of Gender programs in a reputable organization
  • Experience in the implementation of Gender
    programmes in sensitive and transformative programming.
  • Facilitating gender capacity building trainings
  • Experience in gender mainstreaming
  • Capacity to deal with people of diverse
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal
  • Strong advocacy and lobbying skills
  • Hands-on experience in facilitation and gender analysis skills
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in proposal
    development, report writing
  • Computer literate (Microsoft office)
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates should send their letters of application, together with updated CVs,
contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant certificates, names and contact
details of three references plus salary history and send to:
The Country Human Resources and
Organizational Development Manager,
Plan Uganda
Deadline: 26th January 2018
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