Outreach Officer NGO Jobs – SIHA Network

 

Job Title:    Outreach Officer

Organisation: SIHA
Network

Duty Station:  Uganda

 

About US:

The Strategic Initiative
for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA) is a network of civil society
organizations from Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia, Somaliland, Ethiopia, Eritrea,
Djibouti, and Uganda. SIHA’s Secretariat in Kampala provides programme support,
guidance to active country programmes in Sudan, South Sudan, Djibouti,
Ethiopia, and Somalia in additional to carrying out regional programming and
advocacy work.

 

Job Summary:  The Outreach Officer is responsible for supporting
SIHA in the implementation, monitoring and reporting on all SIHA programmes
relevant to the particular SIHA office and location. The OO will be responsible
for establishing community relations and linkages, community mobilization,
direct support and communication with target populations, and general follow-up
with all relevant authorities and community members. The OO is also responsible
for assisting SIHA in the organisation of activities and events, including
logistical operations such as obtaining quotations, communicating with
participants, making travel arrangements, booking venues, and other relevant
logistical work. The OO is also responsible for supporting activity planning,
implementation and reporting and the monitoring of outcomes and will support
SIHA staff in all other aspects of SIHA operations as required. The OO reports
directly to the Project Officer or Area Coordinator responsible for the
relevant office and operations. SIHA is a growing organization and is seeking
candidates capable of contributing to this growth and assisting SIHA to make
important impacts on women and girls’ well-being in the Horn of Africa.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Support
SIHA office and staff in the planning and implementation of various activities
or events as required, including logistical operations and communication;

·       
Establish
strong community relations, mobilize communities for events and activities, and
maintain good communication with all relevant authorities and community
members;

·       
Support
SIHA office and staff in the monitoring of activities and outcomes of projects
and contribute to reporting as required;

·       
Support
SIHA office and staff in the submission of documents and reports to regional
office as required;

·       
Conduct
community outreach and engagement programs and events, including organizing
community forums;

·       
Engage
with CBOs, sexual violence survivors and sexual reproductive health service
providers in Arua to provide a contextual representation of SGBV and SRHR on
ground;

·       
To
establish a link between SIHA projects and communities in Arua;

·       
Provide
administrative support to SIHA Arua Office

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The ideal
candidate must hold a University-level education in human rights, women’s
rights, project management, development / humanitarian studies, gender studies,
law, or a related field;

·       
Experience
working in the human rights / non-governmental organization sector, with
ability to provide relevant references;

·       
Expressed
interested in gender and women’s rights / empowerment and improving conditions
for women and girls in the Horn of Africa;

·       
Hard-worker,
with ability to put in extra hours during peak periods of activity;

·       
Proven
knowledge of local-level political / social / cultural dynamics;

·       
Proven
knowledge of local-level stakeholders, persons of influence, and the ability to
liaise with these actors in reference to SIHA work in the region;

·       
Ability
to travel regionally as required;

·       
Punctual,
attentive, and enthusiastic;

·       
Values: Equality ,Solidarity , Ethical , Diligence, Transparency , Humility ,
Resilience , Critical-thinking , disciplined , Courageous , Integral , Empathy
, Collectiveness , determination , Rationality , Diversity , Innovation ,
Democracy , learning , Self-critical

 

How to Apply:

All interested
Candidates are asked to provide their current CV and Cover Letter, expressing
her/his motivation in applying and relevant experience/expertise, in relation
to the assignment.

 

Please enter
“Application Materials: ‘SIHA APPLICATION: OUTREACH OFFICER – ARUA, UGANDA” to
SIHA’s Human Resources Department humanresourcesiha@gmail.com ,

 

Due to the
anticipated volume of applications, please note that SIHA will contact only
shortlisted candidates. We thank you for your interest!

 

Deadline: 11th December 2020

 

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