Social Work Jobs – Gender and HIV Programme Officer at Oxfam

Organisation: Oxfam
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About Oxfam:
Oxfam is a worldwide organisation that has been working in Uganda for over 40
years. We’re proud of the difference we’ve already made, through our long-term
programmes of development and essential emergency relief.  In spite of
this progress we are aware that many Ugandans are still living below the
poverty line and we continue to review our focus in order to respond to various
faces of poverty and suffering. 

The Gender and HIV Programme Officer will
be responsible for the delivery of the Violence Against Women (VAW) project and
to manage all four partners.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Ensure
    reporting by the partners and ensure all grants are disbursed including
    capacity building.
  • Perform
    quarterly monitoring visits to partners and field programmes to more so
    support them on gender sensitive projects.
  • Write
    proposals on the prevention of VAW and HIV and AIDS.
  • Lead
    HIV AIDS mainstreaming work to achieve more visibility in the projects,
    programmes and the organizational
  • Be
    a member of the Emergency Response Team.
  • Collaborate
    with PMs and gender leads in each programme location.
  • Represent
    Oxfam in all HIV/ AIDS and VAW advocacy issues at national level and maintain
    the visibility.
  • Contribute
    to the development of Joint Country Strategy (JCAS) programmes and ensure
    learning amidst each other.
Skills & Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate should have graduate qualification in Women’s Studies ,
    Gender and Development, Social Sciences or Humanities and at least 3 years
    experiences in similar position addressing gender equity issues, and a
    sound understanding of the importance of gender in development programs ,
    campaigns and humanitarian response work are essential as well as
    demonstrated training and facilitation skills ;  
  • Proven
    experience working with and managing partner organizations.
  • You
    should have a personal commitment to gender equality, and experience in
    gender work and/or violence against women as well as demonstrate
    understanding of current national processes towards ending gender-based
    violence in Uganda and related policies & practices.
  • Have
    an interest in skills of building the capacity of your teams and all
    partner organizations.
to apply:
All interested applicants
should send their applications with detailed CV in English detailing your
experience for the post and include the daytime telephone contacts to:
.  The subject of the E-mail email should
be the title of the position.
10th May 2013
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