Protection and Gender Officer INGO Jobs – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Reports to: 
Food Assistance Manager
Duty Station: 
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 Officer has a dual role of implementing the WFP
Protection and Gender programme interventions, as well as ensuring protection
and gender mainstreaming across the programme, provide technical support in
relation to relevant child protection and gender standards; mainstream
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
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Capacity building of programme staff and key stakeholders on
    protection, and Gender
  • Train staff and community structures on mainstreaming of gender and
    protection in food assistance.
  • Ensure timely and quality report submitted to Food Assistance
    Manager by the 5th day of the new month.
  • Represent World Vision Uganda at the monthly & quarterly gender
    based violence and child protection working groups hosted by UNFPA, UNHCR
    and UNICEF at settlement, district and national level to share progress,
    challenges and appropriate follow up plans.
  • Provide technical support and mentorship to the Protection and
    Gender Assistant

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the World Vision Protection and Gender Officer job
    placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Gender Studies,
    Social Work, Human Rights or any other relevant field.
  • A minimum of five years of experience working in child protection
    and gender development programming, preferably in fragile contexts.
  • Familiarity with key international standards for humanitarian work
    (e.g. CP Minimum Standards, Red Cross and Red Crescent Code of Conduct,
    SPHERE, and the Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP) Standard,
  • Additional Certificate courses in IASC Guidelines and key training
    packages preferred (Caring for [Child] Survivors of Sexual Violence,
    psychological First Aid in Emergencies, CPiE Minimum Standards, and GBV
    IMS, International Humanitarian & Human Rights Law Foundations, etc),
    is an added advantage
  • Networking and collaboration skills
  • Good 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.
  • Experience having work in a similar context is desirable
  • Fluency in English both spoken and written and knowledge of one of
    the local language (Madi, Arabic, Luo and Kiswahili) spoken in the area is
    an added advantage.
  • Good understanding of monitoring and evaluation processes
  • Ability to communicate and work with beneficiary communities,
    government and stakeholders at the district level
  • Experience in training and community consultation is highly desired
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: 26th July 2019
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