Gender Officer Non-profit Careers – Save the Children International

Organisation: Save
the Children International
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to:
Project Manager, International Humanitarian Assistance
About US:
Save the Children is
the world’s leading independent organization for children and has program
presence in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing programs
for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child
attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our
mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and
to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create
impact for children by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being
innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving
results at scale. 
Job Summary:   The Gender Officer will be responsible for
working on gender focused details of the projects and provide support to ASRH
and Livelihoods teams in enduring that gender perspectives are mainstreamed
into all activities including Assessments, planning, implementation (Equitable
Participation of Adolescent and Youth), service provision, capacity building
and MEAL.S/he ensure adherence to SCI principles on gender equality as well as
the Child Protection, Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse and Red Cross
Code of Conduct.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Save the Children Gender Officer job
    placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in an appropriate social and
    development field such as Social Science, Sociology, Gender/ women
    Studies, Development Studies, Community Development or Rural Development,
    Public Health, International Development.
  • Two to three years of experience working on gender development
    programming, preferably in Humanitarian contexts.
  • Familiarity with key international standards for humanitarian work.
  • Experience in training and community consultation highly desired
  • Demonstrated knowledge of international and local policies and
    frameworks relating to ASRH and gender.
  • Good understanding of monitoring and evaluation processes
  • Relevant experience on community based social development and gender
    projects with in INGO particularly those addressing women’s rights and Men
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to communicate and
    negotiate, taking into account cultural and language difficulties.
  • Experience working with Adolescent and Youth on SRH and Cash for
    Work in emergency contexts
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment, to remain flexible to a changing
    environment, and to make decisions independently. and excellent planning,
    coordination and reporting skills, with the ability to organize a
    substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title
link below.
Deadline: 20th August 2018
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