Gender Coordinator NGO Careers – Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU)

Job Title:      Gender
Organisation: Reproductive
Health Uganda (RHU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Director
of Programs
About Us:
Reproductive Health
Uganda (RHU) is a member of the International Planned Parenthood Federation
(IPPF), and its core mandate is to promote high quality, highimpact and gender
sensitive Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights information and services
through capacity building, specialized service delivery, issue specific
advocacy and strategic partnerships.
Job Summary:  The Gender Coordinator will be responsible for
diffusing gender equality into all RHU Projects and programmes, and providing
gender focused technical guidance and coordination of RHU’s efforts. In this
way s/he will help to mainstream gender and ensure Gender transformative
approaches are adopted and applied in project implementation and impact measurement.
The incumbent will support both head office and branch staff to ensure gender
equality, coordinating and provision of technical guidance in implementation
of. but not limited to RHU’s youth. Key Populations. Corporate Social
Responsibility and sustainable development activities. Gender equality focuses
on equal rights, opportunities and obligations of women and men: and on an
increased potential for both women and men to influence, participate in and
benefit from development processes.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Technical guidance
and support
  • Provide technical support on gender equality and programming
    including participation in gender assessments, audits and studies.
  • Provide technical support in the development of gender equality
    responsive indicators and ensure comprehensive reporting as per the
    organization and donor requirements and produce project progress reports
    as required
  • Contribute to developing policy position papers/briefs and advocacy
    messaging on thematic gender equality issues in partnership with
    government, CSO’s and national level partners
  • Promote gender equality during all the activities to positively
    challenge beliefs and attitudes at community level Document project
    activities, case studies, lessons learnt, what worked well and what areas
    need improvement
  • Share relevant information with key actors to change policy and
    influence practice
Capacity Building
  • Empower women and men, including the most vulnerable, to claim their
    sexual and reproductive rights and gender equality.
  • Develop the capacity of CSOs, networks and alliances to hold
    governments accountable for their human rights obligations and to push for
    change in norms and values to promote gender equality
Monitoring and
  • Develop methodologies and guidelines for promoting effective gender
    equality across all programme areas and operations.
  • Contribute to gender policy research and advocacy through networking
    and collaboration with relevant civil society organizations and other
  • Engagement of networks and partnership building
  • Establish and maintain strategic networks/contacts with project
    partners, district authorities, communities and other significant
    stakeholders to support gender equality programming.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Master’s Degree in Social Sciences,
    Gender/Development Studies or related field. Post Graduate training in
    Project Planning Management together with prior knowledge of working with
    a Non-Government Organization is an added advantage.
  • Three years’ proven experience in gender programming, coordination
    and implementation of gender projects, including SGBV
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Strong documentation, coordination and advocacy skills; strong
    analytical and strategic planning abilities
  • A good understanding of existing international, national, and local
    gender polices and gender mainstreaming approaches
  • Strong interpersonal and PR communication skills.
  • Hands on experience in facilitation specifically with gender
    equality analysis, capacity building trainings for staff and key
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in proposal development, report
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team together with
    capacity to deal with people of diverse cultures.
How to Apply:
All applicants
should send post their application letters and attach certified copies of
academic transcripts, a detailed Curriculum Vitae and other relevant documents
as well the contact addresses (e-mail) of 3 referees including their telephone
contacts to:
The Executive
Reproductive Health
P.O. Box 10746,
Kampala. Uganda
Or hand-deliver at:
RHU Head Office, Plot 2, Katego Road, Kamwokya (Opposite Uganda Museum).
Deadline: 19th July 2018
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