National Gender, Vulnerable Youth Expert – Belgian Development Agency (BTC)

Organisation: Belgian Development Agency (BTC)
Project
Name:
Skilling Uganda
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About
US:
Belgian Development Agency, BTC Uganda
and Ministry of Education, Science Technology and Sports will implement
together a support program to the implementation of the Skilling Uganda
Strategy. The main aim is to raise standards and expand coverage of training,
create employable skills and competencies relevant to the labour market instead
of educational certificates.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
The National Gender & Vulnerable
Youth Expert shall work closely with the project coordinators as well as with
the national technical advisor and the project field managers, with following
tasks:
1. Gender and Social Targeting 40%
·        
Set
up the framework for gender and social targeting for the relevant project’s
components;
·        
Steer
the gender mainstreaming approach and gender audit of the project;
·        
Actively
contribute to the development of gender and social eligibility criteria in the
framework of the pSDF
·        
Ensure
gender and social sensitive labour market information gathering;
2. Coaching and Promotion 30%
·        
Oversee
the promotion campaign to increase the participation of disadvantaged groups to
BTVET
·        
Work
closely with relevant M&E, gender and social working groups and
coordination structures.
·        
Coordinate
and seek synergies with other programs targeting gender and disadvantaged youth
·        
Contribute
to the mainstreaming of other cross cutting issues of the project, including
disability, environment, and HIV-AIDS mainstreaming
3. M&E/knowledge Sharing 30%
·        
Actively
contribute to the set-up of project’s monitoring framework following the MORE
results,
·        
Support
gender sensitive and social disaggregated monitoring including tracer studies
of pSDF other
·        
Ensure
monitoring of the project’s M&E matrix;
·        
Compile
lessons learned on promotion of gender and social targeting from project
supported activities.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate for the National Gender & Vulnerable Youth Expert career
job must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in gender studies, social
sciences, business management, education;
·        
A
minimum of four years of proven, relevant M&E experience
·        
A
minimum of four years of proven, relevant experience in gender mainstreaming
and/or social targeting
·        
Previous
experience in facilitating the cooperation between BTVET institutions and
private sector is a plus
·        
Experience
working with bilateral or multilateral agency is an advantage.
·        
Ability
to work autonomously and in a team, sometimes under stressful conditions.
How
to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested
candidates are encouraged to send their updated CVs, motivation letters and
sustaining documents to Belgian Development Agency BTC, Lower Kololo Terrace
1B, Kololo, Kampala. Uganda. Please clearly indicate the position you apply for
on the envelope.
Deadline:
15th January 2016 by 4:00pm.

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