Fresher Gender and Protection Officer NGO Jobs – Food for the Hungry (FH/U)


Job Title:    Gender and Protection

Organisation: Food
for the Hungry (FH/U)

Duty Station:  Uganda


About US:

Food for the Hungry
(FH/U) is a Christian international relief and development organization that
has been working in Uganda since 1989. FH is currently operating programs in
Asia, Latin America and Africa with support offices in the UK, Canada,
Switzerland, Sweden, United States of America and Japan. FH’s primary goal is
to end all forms of poverty World-wide. In Uganda, FH is operational in the
Districts of Adjumani, Kitgum, Lamwo, Kole, Kween, Mbale, Namutumba and Amudat
Districts implementing programs in four main sectors of Education; Food
Security and Livelihoods; Health/Nutrition and Disaster Risk Reduction; with
the Head office located in Kampala.


Job Summary:  While the primary focus of the GPO will be the
Nutrition Project funded by WFP in Lamwo, the incumbent will be required to
support the entire Organization in ensuring that Gender and Protection issues
are mainstreamed in all the programs/projects


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Provide technical
support to the project team

advice and support to the Project teams and the entire Organization in the
Implementation of the key gender and protection components.

and ensure the interventions are sensitive to issues of inclusion of both
refugees and host communities.

Monitoring and
reporting on gender and protection issues

technical support to the field staff on mainstreaming gender and protection, in
the implementation of activities.

and updates reports in coordination with the M&E Officer and ensures timely

Networking and

with key National and Internationals stakeholders and donors to facilitate and
enhance contribution towards the implementation of the gender equality agenda.

coordinates, and maintains relationships with different Gender and Protection

management and knowledge sharing

brief updates on the development of gender related issues in the Cluster.

assistance in data collection, compiling lessons learned, establishing
indicators to support knowledge sharing.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate must hold a Degree in Gender studies, Law, Political Sciences,
Social Sciences, Development studies or related field

minimum of two years of relevant experience in the field of gender related
projects with additional understanding


Note: Employment
with FH offers an attractive package which include a good salary commensurate
to one’s role, hardship allowance depending on location, a good medical
insurance package for the staff and dependents, Provident fund, GPA and
provision for other statutory requirements. FHU is an equal opportunity


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by Clearly stating the position
applied for in the Subject line and submitting only electronic copies of not
more than 2MB of an application letter, a detailed CV, contact telephone
numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates, names/contact details of
three referees, addressed to: The Human Resources Manager, Food for the Hungry
Uganda Email: Please note that only short-listed
candidates will be contacted. Consider your application unsuccessful in case
you do not hear from FH by 12th April 2021.


Deadline: 22nd March 2021 


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