Gender & Disability Inclusion Specialist NGO Job Careers – World Vision International

 Gender & Disability
Inclusion Specialist
Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Technical
Services Director
About US:
World Vision Uganda
is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World
Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary: 
The Gender & Disability Inclusion Specialist will provide guidance to WV
Uganda in mainstreaming of gender and disability programming in both national
and programme/ project level planning & operations in line with World
Vision partnership and World Vision Uganda strategic direction and policies.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Gender programming/mainstreaming
  • Develop and rollout gender sensitive
    strategies, guidelines and product models that direct gender mainstreaming
    in planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of World Vision
    policies and programs/project in a manner that protect the rights and
    well-being of boys and girls at local and national levels.
  • Build the capacity of WVU staff and
    partners in gender analysis skills and gender programming tools to enhance
    gender mainstreaming and programming in programme/ Projects
  • Provide Technical support to Gender
    integration in Program Development Designs, baselines, evaluations and
  • Participate in strategy monitoring and
  • Coordinate processes of research,
    documentation and regular sharing of best practices and innovations for
    learning and policy influencing at the local, national regional and
    international levels
  • Management of global gender dash boards
    ensuring Compliance to WV standards
  • Organizational Gender Self-Assessment
  • Lead and Guide processes of reviewing
    the gender policy, gender score cards & gender alignment by Technical
    programmes partnership standards
  • Maintain gender global minimum standards
    maintained as within required standards
Disability and
  • Establish and strengthen partnership and
    collaboration for effective disability inclusion at all levels
  • Undertake a capacity assessment on
    disability inclusion and develop a capacity building plan for staff and
  • Formulate strategies for programming and
    mainstreaming disability in projects and Technical programmes
  • Support coordination of the
    implementation of the disability related projects including the Wheel
    Chairs for Kids Project & other inclusion projects
  • Staff capacity building in gender
    related models
engagements and collaboration
  • Build and nurture strategic
    partnerships, networks and coalitions with line ministries, development
    partners, donors, civil society organizations, and private sector to lobby
    and influence gender responsive policies, laws and funding.
  • Actively participate in national gender
    networks and forums like Ministry of Gender, Labor and Social Development
    engagements, The National GBV Prevention Network, the Gender Working Group
    of Forum for Education NGOs, The Adolescents Girls’ Campaign Task Force,
    among others.
  • Develop fundable proposals for gender
    and inclusion Projects
  • Contribute to development of sector
    based fundable proposals
Program /Grant
Implementation Support:
  • Support Projects in implementation of
    gender based requirements
  • Develop step by step gender and
    inclusion technical Training manual / curriculum
  • Develop and provide annual budget
  • Build capacity of Staff in roll out of
    gender and inclusion related activities
  • Monitor implementation of gender and
    inclusion in Area Programmes and Grants

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision
    Gender & Disability Inclusion Specialist job opportunity should hold a
    degree in gender and development studies, social sciences or related
  • Master’s degree in Gender Studies or a
    related field (Social Sciences, development studies) preferred.
    Qualification in Disability inclusion as added advantage
  • Five years of experience in the gender
    programming; most preferably related to food security, livelihoods,
    Health, Education, and child protection
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of
    gender, age, and other socio-cultural factors that influence development
  • Demonstrated capacity to lead in the
    collection, gender analysis, and utilization of information from a broad
    range of sources in order to ensure effective integration of gender and
    disability concerns throughout the Programmes/ projects cycles
  • Ability to foster commitment and build
    capacity among activity staff and in-country actors on gender integration
    and empowerment, including training and workshop facilitation skills and
  • Previous experience in programming and
    implementing a disability inclusion project is an added advantage
  • Excellent communication and
    interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with a diverse and
    multicultural team in a respectful and culturally appropriate manner.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Please follow
instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s
e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly
encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 6th May 2018
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