Project Coordinator Job Vacancy – Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU)

Job Title:           Project Coordinator
Organization:  Communication for Development
Foundation Uganda (CDFU)
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Communication for Development
Foundation Uganda (CDFU) with support from UNWOMEN is implementing the Make
Happiness Not Violence Campaign in 20 districts of Uganda as part of the Joint
UN Ending Violence against Women and Girls (EVAWG) programme funded by the
Government of Sweden, and as part of the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative to
eliminate violence against women and girls. T
he project aims to promote
favorable social norms, attitudes and behaviors at community and individual
levels to prevent VAWG and improve SRHR in Uganda.


Job Summary: The Project Coordinator End VAWG
is responsible for the day-to-day management and implementation of the project.
Specifically, she will lead the design and implement innovative, multi-sectoral
and multi-media outreach and advocacy interventions aimed at raising awareness,
improving knowledge and challenging social gender norms and attitudes regarding
Violence against women and girls. She will report to Executive Director.


Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Supervise Project Officers at the district level
and oversee implementation of project activities in all districts
·        
Represent CDFU in work plans and meetings at
various levels
·        
Liaise with district officials (Community
Development Officers, Child and Family Protection Officers, Probation Officers,
District Health Officers) in project activities
·        
Take lead and oversee training of district
stakeholders in SASA! methodology to End Violence Against Women and HIV/AIDS
prevention
·        
Take lead in design, implementation and
monitoring of mass media, including radio talk shows, radio dramas, print
materials, among others.
·        
Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual
reports
·        
Compile success stories documented at the
district level
·        
Be part of the district GBV referral network
·        
Any other duties as assigned by the ED/ CDFU
Management



Qualifications,
Skills and Experience:
·        
A Master‘s degree in either of the following;
Women and Gender studies, Human rights, Development studies, Social sciences,
Community development or related field
·        
Should have at least 5 years’ experience in
implementing Gender and Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights work
·        
 Demonstrate
knowledgeable practice of working with districts, non- governmental and
community based organizations as well as government departments.
·        
Excellent interpersonal communication skills
·        
Ability to work as a team, good presentation,
writing, facilitation and analytical skills, computer skills of Microsoft Word,
Excel and Power Point.
·        
 Good
programme formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation skills.
·        
Good knowledge of Gender equality and gender
related laws and policies will be an added advantage and prior knowledge of
SASA! Methodology will be an added advantage
How to Apply:
All Interested applicants should hand
deliver their applications, Cover letter, Detailed C.V and copies of
transcripts and certificates, Daytime telephone contact, Three referees with
telephone contacts and email addresses.
The Human Resource Ofiicer
Communication for Development
Foundation Uganda (CDFU)
P. 0. Box 8734, Plot 105, Kira
Road,
Kamwokya, Kampala.
CDFU is an Equal Opportunity
Employer and women are encouraged to apply.
Applications should be hand
delivered to the CDFU Offices, Plot 105, Kira Road, Kamwokya
Only short listed applicants will
be contacted
Deadline: Thursday
November 7th 2019, 4.00 pm.
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