Job Title: Gender & Protection Officer – Livelihood
Employment Type: Full-time
Location: Rhino Camp, Uganda
Organization: World Vision Uganda
Industry: Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)

Application Deadline: June 5th, 2024

About World Vision Uganda:
With over 70 years of experience, World Vision focuses on helping vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience a better life. They operate in nearly 100 countries, driven by a Christian faith-inspired mission.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Capacity Building:
    • Train and strengthen the capacity of WVU project staff, partners, and community structures on gender and disability inclusion in food programming.
    • Deliver gender equality and social inclusion training to project staff.
    • Develop and facilitate gender, protection, and disability inclusion components in training materials and project tools.
    • Ensure accessibility of gender, protection, and disability inclusion materials.
  2. Mainstreaming and Implementation:
    • Mainstream gender, protection, and disability inclusion in livelihood and resilience program implementation.
    • Conduct gender, protection, and disability analysis to identify and address barriers to children’s and community’s protection needs.
    • Formulate key messages and targets based on lessons learned and evidence gained through project implementation.
    • Ensure peacebuilding is integrated into the project life cycle.
  3. Reporting and Budget Management:
    • Submit timely and quality program reports to the Project Manager.
    • Document impact/success stories and best practices.
    • Compile and submit quarterly and annual project reports.
    • Monitor and manage the protection-specific budget.
    • Track protection-related risks and implement controls.
  4. Networking and Engagements:
    • Represent World Vision Uganda at gender-based violence and child protection working groups.
    • Coordinate with protection partners and CP staff for field activities and referrals.
    • Participate in the Gender community of practice in WVU.
    • Coordinate with WFP in gender, protection, and disability-related assessments.
  5. Gender Assessments and Program Design:
    • Conduct partner capacity assessments and continuous monitoring.
    • Support gender, protection, and disability inclusion assessments.
    • Ensure all proposals are gender and disability inclusive.
    • Assist in data collection, analyses, and reporting.

Knowledge and Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in child protection and gender development programming, preferably in fragile contexts.
  • Additional certificate courses in key training packages preferred.
  • Familiarity with international standards for humanitarian work.
  • Experience working in refugee response operations or similar contexts.

Application Process:
Local applicants only.
To apply, visit: World Vision International Job Portal

(Note: Application link may require registration or login to access.)

Don’t forget to submit your application before the deadline on June 5th, 2024.

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