2 Fresher Protection and Gender Assistant NGO Job Opportunities – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Protection
and Gender Officer
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 Protection and Gender Assistant will provide
technical support in relation to relevant child protection and gender
standards; mainstream child protection and gender in all food programming, and
ensure adherence to child protection minimum standards in humanitarian action
(SPHERE Standards) and principles as well as the Prevention of Sexual
Exploitation and Abuse/Code of Conduct.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure adequate documentation of daily protection and SGBV incidents
    within the food programme, coordinate referrals and reporting internally
    and externally, and ensure proper follow up of documented incidents
  • Establish and/or strengthen protection mechanisms in the Food
    programme, including a proper data management system
  • Work in close conjunction with the Protection and Gender Officer,
    undertake regular field trips to food distribution points to support field
    based child protection and gender activities.
  • Facilitate proper implementation and reporting of protection
    activities in the food programme, according to World Vision and donor requirements
  • Contribute to efforts of mainstreaming protection and gender into
    food programmes and input into advocacy efforts/agenda, in particular
    through the analysis of information collected in Protection Incidents,
    patterns and trends
  • Promote awareness/education on SGBV standard operating procedure
    (SOP) and protection minimum standards through pre-distribution food and
    cash meetings
  • Coordinate and facilitate communities meetings and dialogues with
    stakeholders on SGBV& Child protection issues to develop action plans
  • Develop and disseminate Information and Education Communication
    materials on SGBV and Child protection
  • Establishment and implement feedback and complaints mechanisms on
    SGBV and Child protection across the programme areas. This will include
    documenting all SGBV cases reported and contributing to the SGBV
    database/information management system at district and National level


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision Protection and Gender Assistant
    job opportunity must hold a university degree in Gender Studies, Social
    Work, Human Rights or relevant field.
  • Two years of experience working in child protection and gender
    development programming, preferably in fragile contexts.
  • Ability to communicate and work with beneficiary communities,
    government and stakeholders at the district level
  • Experience in training and community consultation highly desired
  • Good understanding of monitoring and evaluation processes
  • Good networking and collaboration skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to communicate and
    negotiate, taking into account cultural and language difficulties.
  • Willingness to participate in chapel and group devotions; and
    Commitment to WV Core Values and Mission Statement.
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: 24th June 2018
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