Manager, Gender and Youth NGO Jobs – Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU)

 

Job Title:    Manager, Gender and Youth

Organization: Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Director of Programme

 

About US:

Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU) is a Member Association of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), and its core mandate is to champion, provide and enable universal access to rights based Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) information and services to vulnerable and underserved communities and to young people. The role of the engagement with RHU and its partners is to ensure that SRHR are respected, protected and fulfilled as a goal in itself, and as a fundamental means to gender equality, human well-being and sustainable development.

 

Job Summary:  The Manager, Gender and Youth will provide technical support and guidance to RHU Gender and Youth Sexual and Reproductive programming to achieve tangible outcomes and results

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·        Lead and manage the Gender and Youth function of the Organization, including building capacity in, gender equality and youth Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR)

·        Develop guidelines for promoting effective youth SRHR and gender equality across all RHU programme areas and operations.

·        Ensure implementation of the Gender and Youth SRHR strategies in line with RHU's strategic plan

·        Liaise with the Director of Programmes to establish and maintain partnerships, collaborations and networks in relation to Gender and youth SRHR

·        Represent the Organization at International, National and Sub-National fora as may be assigned

·        Provide mentorship and support to relevant RHU management and staff, and to its stakeholders in Gender and Youth SRHR aspects

·        Establish and maintain a result-based system for monitoring and evaluating Gender and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in RHU

·        Ensure timely, quality and comprehensive youth projects' reporting

·        Perform any other professional duties as may be required by the Supervisor(s)

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicant must hold a Master's Degree in Social Sciences, Gender/Development Studies or related field.

·        Post Graduate training in Project Planning Management together with prior knowledge of working with a Non-Government Organization is an added advantage

·        Knowledge and skill in communicating and advocating with and to different stakeholders on aspects of youth Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) in a gender sensitive manner. Working knowledge of national Adolescent/youth SRHR and Gender Equality policies. Skill in building capacity, documenting and reporting. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with minimum supervision, and ability to coach, guide and build task-oriented teams. Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team together with capacity to deal with people of diverse cultures

·        The candidate must adhere to the safeguarding reporting and monitoring requirements of this role.

·        The candidate must be pro-choice

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should submit their application letters and attach certified copies of academic transcripts, a detailed Curriculum Vitae and other relevant documents as well the contact addresses (e-mail) of 3 referees including their telephone contacts either by post or hand delivery addressed to:

 

The Executive Director,

Reproductive Health Uganda,

P.O. Box 10746 Kampala. Uganda

Or hand-deliver at: RHU Head Office, Plot 2, Katego Road, Kamwokya (Opposite Uganda Museum)

 

Deadline: 11th February 2021

 

NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Female applicants are encouraged to apply.

 

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