NGO Career Jobs – GBV Specialist at MIFUMI

Job Title: GBV
Organization: MIFUMI
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Deputy
Executive Director
 MIFUMI is a development and Women’s Rights NGO
working to strengthen community based and civil society responses to Gender
Based Violence (GBV) and has been promoting protection for, and supporting the
needs of women and children affected by Domestic Violence across Uganda since
1999 through a multi-agency approach.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Capacity Building/Training:
  • Deliver
    training and mentorship to District level program managers and teams
    (internal and external)
  • Train
    GBV staff to become leaders of GBV prevention and response.
  • Depending
    on skill sets and required roles, trainings may include: gender, guiding
    principles of addressing GBV, GBV case management, referral pathway
    development, facilitation skills, mobilization, project cycle management,
  • Develop
    self-guided learning plans for GBV staff
  • Work
    with teams to identify and train community-based volunteers for GBV activities,
    where appropriate
  • Support
    training and capacity-building of national and local counterpart
2. Coordination and
  • Actively
    participate in GBV coordination mechanisms, regularly maintaining contact
    with key partner organisations and coordination groups at national level
  • Share
    assessment and program information with partner organizations and donors
    as appropriate
  • Ensure
    information-sharing protocols are developed and followed
  • Contribute
    to the positive image and overall credibility of the organization
GBV Program Support:
  • Offer
    direct and remote technical support to project team heads
  • Ensure
    GBV activities undertaken are in line with MIFUMI core values, principles
    and approaches, international standards and best practices
  • Support
    GBV teams to design, conduct and analyze assessments  
  • Work
    with teams to develop appropriate GBV prevention and response actions,
    including approaches for implementation, program timelines, and required
  • Supervise
    case management systems, implementation of the GBV IMS, and information
    sharing protocols
  • Provide
    regular input and review of proposals and program reports
  • Work
    closely with management, finance and field teams to determine operational
    needs of programs within the scope of grants
  • Maintain
    flexibility to adopt new responsibilities as needed
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    candidate should possess an advanced degree in Law, Gender studies, Social
    Work, Public Health, International Development or other relevant field of
    study preferred
  • At
    least three years of field experience, including experience in GBV program
    management and GBV coordination
  • Relevant
    regional experience strongly preferred
  • Familiarity
    with standards and guidelines for GBV programming and coordination
  • Good
    understanding of mandates of donors, UN agencies, and other NGOs
  • Fondness
    for cross-cultural awareness
  • Ability
    to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently
  • Ability
    to read, write, analyze and interpret technical information in the English
  • Ability
    to effectively present information and respond appropriately to questions
    from senior managers in the field and HQ, counterparts, government
    representatives and others
  • Current
    knowledge of development and human rights dimension of gender and GBV,
    including relevant international human rights standards,
  • Strong
    inter-personal, communication, and networking skills, and excellent
    Computer skills:
  • Experience
    in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS word, Excel,
    etc), experience in handling of web based management systems.
How to Apply:
If you have a penchant for
working with NGOs, please send your application including a detailed CV, in
soft copy to, with the subject e.g “Legal Officer”
clearly indicating the Position of work you are interested in. You can also
choose to hand deliver to MIFUMI Offices in Tororo or Kampala on the following
addresses: The Administrator, MIFUMI, Plot 1 Masaka Road, P.O. Box 274, Tororo,
Or MIFUMI Offices in Kampala:
Located at Plot 62A, Ntinda II Road TEL: +256 101 414666946
NB:  Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted
For further information, please
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Deadline:  9th September 2013
by 4PM.
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