Technical Advisor on Gender and Youth CUSP Job Placement – GIZ

Title:              Technical Advisor on Gender and
Youth CUSP
Organization:  GIZ
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Reports to:  Head
of Component
Ref. No: GIZ
– CUSP/TA/052026
About US:
The German Ministry
for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) has commissioned the
Gesellschaft fϋr Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) with the Programme
“Strengthening Governance and Civil Society in Uganda”, co-funded by the
European Union. The main objective of the programme is that selected state and
civil society actors in Uganda are in better position to work towards the
compliance with human rights and governance principles (transparency,
accountability, efficient and effective management and political participation)
in their respective areas of responsibility. Structurally, the programme
focuses on 4 main areas: 1) Strengthening External Audit 2) Strengthening Human
Rights, 3) Strengthening Civil Society in Uganda Support Programme (CUSP) and
4) Digital Africa. The third area is substantially co-funded by the European
Union (EU).
CUSP focusses on:
(1) creating an enabling environment, (2) foster political participation and
(3) capacity building for civil society organizations (CSO). CUSP will follow a
specific approach utilizing the experience already made at the level of certain
GIZ sector support and development programmes as well of the EU National
Indicative Programme (NIP).  The
programme component (1) creating an enabling environment cooperates closely
with the other programme components (2) foster political participation and (3)
capacity building for CSOs which will be primarily be implemented through the
hubs in Kampala, Gulu, Mbale, Fort Portal Mbarara and Kabale.
Job Summary: GIZ
is now recruiting for a Technical Advisor on Gender and Youth to support the
Programme  will be responsible for:
of Gender in all projects of CUSP and within the CUSP team
needs of women, youth and minorities in all three components
of a mentoring programme for women and youth
Key Duties and Responsibilities: The Technical Advisor on Gender and Youth
performs the following tasks:
conceptual work:
a strategic alignment of the components to gender equality as a cross-cutting
development of gender focussed organisations and women’s associations and or
institutional capacity development for CSO Partner Organisations in
collaboration   with other team members
and support youth and women leadership and mentorship programme
on strengthening CSO engagement with regards to gender and youth in different
sectors (governance, water, energy and agriculture sectors) on national and
district level.
gender mainstreaming within the CUSP team and cooperate with the GIZ advisor
for HIV and gender mainstreaming in the country office
timely and smooth communication between programme partners and within the
internal and external representation of the programme in coordination with the
line management.
coordination within all relevant actors of the programme.
Administration and
programme activities, outputs and outcomes.
the reporting according to EU standards.
to M&E as well as reporting requirements.
over administrative tasks for a smooth implementation of the programme.
duties/additional tasks.
other duties and tasks at the request of line manager/management.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant
must hold a Master’s degree in a relevant field, preferably in Law, Political
Science, Social Science, Development Studies, Gender Studies.
At least
seven years of professional experience in gender and youth within civil
society, relevant experience in the area of mentoring is an added asset.
processes through high motivation and experience.
from governmental structures and their interaction with the civil society.
from CSO networks and/or formal/informal participation processes is an asset.
interpersonal skills.
to work under tight schedules and to multitask/fast-track appropriately.
level of integrity, honesty and professionalism.
coaching, mentoring, monitoring and evaluation skills.
in qualitative and quantitative research, data collection and data analysis.
good working knowledge of English (written and spoken); knowledge of German is
an added value.
people skills and ability to negotiate between different stakeholder groups.
communication, presentation and reporting skills
working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.
creativity, and problem-solving capacity are required.
Able to
work independent, responsible and target oriented.
How to Apply:
All interested and
qualified persons are strongly encouraged to apply online, Click Here or by email to: tracy@futureoptions.org. Application and CV should be in one
document and a maximum of 6 pages only. Please include name and contact of
three references in the CVs. No other attachments are required at this stage.
Please quote the position and reference number in the subject line.
NB: Please
note that this is a national position. Only the shortlisted candidates will be
contacted. We encourage women, people with disabilities and minority groups to
apply for this position. GIZ is committed to equal opportunities and diversity
of perspective at the working place.
Disclaimer: GIZ DOES
NOT charge any kind of FEE(s) at whichever stage of the recruitment process.
This recruitment is ONLY through Future Options Consulting Ltd.
Deadline: 24th May 2020 by 5:00pm
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