Gender Integration and Learning Officer USAID Project Jobs – WI-HER LLC

 

Job Title:    Gender Integration and
Learning Officer

Organization:  WI-HER
LLC

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to:
Senior Gender and Youth Advisor

 

About US:

WI-HER LLC is an
international woman owned small business catered to finding innovative
solutions to development programs worldwide. WI-HER is an equal opportunity
employer offering employment without regard to race, colour, religion sex,
sexual orientation, age nationality, origin, citizenship physical or mental
handicap. The Gender Integration and Learning Officer will support WI-HER
objectives on the SBCA gender youth and social inclusion/quality improvement
work, ensure that gender approaches are integrated across the project
activities and partners, as well as lead documentation of implementation and
advocacy efforts at all levels.

 

About USAID Program:

The United States
Agency for International Development (USAID) on April 2nd 2020 awarded a
five-year Social and Behaviour Change Activity (SBCA) implemented by the Johns
Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) in partnership with World
Vision Inc., The Busara Center for Behavioral Economics, The Medical Concierge
Group (TMCG), and Women Influencing Health, Education and the Rule of Law
(WI-HER). The main aim of SBCA is to transform households, communities and
systems for improved health and development outcomes through social and
behavior change. As part of the SBCA, WI- HER supports the Ministry of Health
to address gender youth and social inclusion behavior barriers to achieving
health outcomes.

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:

·        
Work
with Gender Officers in districts to support selected health facilities and
communities to document transformative /mitigation GYSI /GBV issues affecting
health outcomes.

·        
Lead the
process of documenting iDARE journey, including emerging improvements in
behavior change, and share them with WI-HER knowledge management team and the
SBCA team.

·        
Support
development of partners capacity to recognize gender norms, roles and
relationships attributed to men, women, boys, and girls that influence behavior
that impact health outcomes.

·        
Support
districts/health facility teams to generate and manage data and regularly
update WI-HER.

·        
Prepare
and submit monthly, quarterly, and annual reports timely and in accordance with
WI- HER needs.

·        
Support
the preparation of annual work plan drafting on gender youth and social
inclusion activities.

·        
Support
WI-HER knowledge management and learning process through developing and sharing
success stories, case studies, blogs and abstracts as need arises.

·        
Attend
district/facility learning session including leading the process of documenting
emerging lessons from the learning session

·        
Take
lead and provide guidance in developing iDARE toolkits for the experience lab.

·        
Identify
key opportunities at national and international level to share results and
advocate for integration of gender youth and social inclusion to change
behavior to improve health outcomes.

·        
Develop
quarterly and annual district implementation budgets.

·        
Represent
WI-HER in national, district, regional and partners engagements, including
making regular presentations and updates for the Ministry of Health Department
of Health Promotion and Strategic Communication and organizing supervisory
field visits.

·        
Participate
in staff meeting including providing regular updates.

·        
Perform
other responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
The applicant
should hold a degree in either: mass communication, social sciences, public
health, behavior change, or related degree.

·        
At least
five years of experience working in social behavior change communication
programming/ implementation at community and national levels.

·        
Three or
more years of experience in knowledge management and communications of results,
lessons learned.

·        
Experience
working with Ministry of Health.

·        
Strong
understanding of gender, youth and social inclusion.

·        
Experience
in the application of quality improvement is desired.

·        
Experience
working with and guiding teams at district level including leading capacity
building activities.

·        
Knowledge
of USAID programming.

·        
Strong
writing and communication skills and Computer skills – Word, Excel, power point
and knowledge of Google Drive

·        
Ability
to multi-task, work efficiently and effectively in a dynamic, fast-paced
environment.

·        
Ability
to work with communities, health facility / implementing partners and district
teams.

·        
Self-motivated
with ability to act on your own initiative to achieve project goals

·        
Ability
to identify gender barriers and provide guidance to developing solutions.

·        
Willingness
to travel to districts.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their updated CVs, cover letters, and relevant writing sample to
apply@wi-her.org

 

Deadline: 21st November 2020, 5PM Kampala
time.

 

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