GBV Project Manager Job Opportunity – HANDLE-Uganda

Job Title:       GBV Project Manager
Organization: HANDLE-Uganda
Duty Station: 
Uganda
About US:
Hope Alert Network for Development and Local Empowerment
(HANDLE) is a Local Non- Governmental Organization operating in Uganda. HANDLE
was established in 2009, and registered under National NGO Board of Uganda in
2012 to fill the gap in service delivery to the community undergoing
rehabilitation and reconstruction in the post-conflict northern Uganda.
HANDLE works
towards ensuring a world in which war affected communities are rehabilitated, economically
empowered, and equal opportunity observed between men and women in service delivery.
For community to develop there should be equal opportunities observed between
men and women to meaningfully participate in issues concerning them. Ultimately,
the communities affected by conflicts deserve support to enjoy their right to
healthy psychosocial development and live a dignified life in a healthy
environment.
HANDLE has
secured funding from Omoana- Switzerland to implement a three year
Gender Based
Violence (GBV) project in Nwoya District.

Job Summary: The GBV Project Manager
post-holder will support the team members in operating a strong Program, leadership
and financial control environment in our Gulu office.

Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·      
Provide technical support in coordinating and
supporting training, assessments, analyzing training data, developing action
plans to improve survivor services at health facilities, and strengthening SOPs
and survivor referral pathways.
·      
Support community based facilitators (CBFs) to
implement follow up and monitoring plans for all training and capacity building
efforts.
·      
Provide ongoing mentorship and guidance to staff
to ensure programming meets best practice standards and guidance around GBV in
humanitarian settings.
·      
Project Management, Implementation, and
Monitoring
·      
Assume primary responsibility for daily project
management and implementation, and ensure compliance with the donor agreement
and project proposal, notifying the
·      
Program Executive director immediately if issues
arise.
·      
Take
the lead in project planning, and oversee program implementation and budget expenditures
to ensure effective use of resources against planned activities and expected
outputs.
·      
Collaborate
with the ED and finance department in preparing sub-agreements a
nd/or MoUs
with project partners.
·      
Ensure
adequate project monitoring and evaluation systems are in place to collect
information
and consolidate data to demonstrate impact and inform ongoing program design.
·      
Supervise
GBV officers in working with CBFs to
ensure proper and relevant capacity
building and support is provided, as needed for quality interventions.
·      
Develop
and draft concept papers and proposals in line with GBV Country Program
Strategy
·      
Compile
and prepare quality monthly and periodic project progress reports, as well
as
the final report, and feed in other information as required by donors, the
country Office and the Technical Unit in Switzerland.
·      
Perform
regular monitoring visits to
project sites.
·      
Ensure
that project activities are in line with the HANDLE’s National Strategy to
Combat
·      
Violence
against Women and other national and international standards, laws, and
policies,
in all activities.
·      
Ensure
reg
ular communication with HANDLE GBV team and the ED regarding the Project’s
progress and processes.
·      
Ensure
active collaboration, information sharing and joint meetings between the
project
and relevant ministries, local authorities, donors and others stakeholders to identify
and strengthen support for project activities and avoid duplication. Perform
other relevant tasks assigned by management.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·      
Degree
in Gender/ Women Studies, Social Work, Public Health; or BS degree in
nursing,
midwifery or other health fields is preferred or related field.
·      
Knowledge
of clinical care for sexual assault survivor’s required 3-5 years program

management experience in the field of gender-based violence working with conflict-
affected populations, host communities or in urban settings.
·      
Understanding
of international standards and guidance around GBV in humanitarian
settings.
·      
Excellent
English writing skills required and knowledge of luo is desirable.
·      
Belief
that GBV is a human rights
violation and drive to constantly seek
creative methods to develop an environment where women and girls can thrive.
·      
Demonstrated
ability to work with, train and develop training resource packages for
local
stakeholders such as local authorities, health service providers and NGOs.
·      
Demonstrated
experience with all aspects of project management. Demonstrated
experience
recruiting and managing consultants.
·      
Competency
in writing progress and donor reports.
How to apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates
are encouraged to send their application letters together with curriculum
vitae, names and contacts of three referees to:
info@handleuganda.co.ug Please in the subject
header include – Finance Officer when applying.
ONLY send application letter and a CV in a skype
name with a maximum of 3 pages.
Please DO NOT send your certificates at this stage.
Deadline: Thursday 21st
November
2019 5.00p.m.
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