Senior Program Officer Violence Against Women Prevention Non-profit Job Opportunities – Raising Voices

Organisation: Raising Voices
Project Name: Violence against Women Program
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Violence Against Women Prevention Coordinator
About Raising Voices:
Raising Voices is a non-profit organization which works to prevent
interpersonal violence that happens in the home, in the communities and within
institutions that community members use on a regular basis. Our work is
organized into two departments; prevention of violence against women (VAW) and
prevention of violence against children (VAC).
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Work collaboratively with the VAW team,
    playing a lead role in designing, implementing and monitoring the Practice
    area of work.
  • Lead the evolution of new program areas
    such as mitigation of VAW in infrastructure projects or preventing
    violence against women and children intersectional work. This includes
    literature reviews, developing and testing new program ideas, writing
    activities and coordinating team involvement.
  • Ability  to
    critically reflect on quality and impact of the work, and integrate
    lessons into program refinements.
  • Develop, write up, facilitate and assess
    dynamic trainings and learning experiences based on the SASA! Activist Kit
    to prevent VAW, and related Raising Voices’ methodologies.
  • Provide tailored quality on-site technical
    support on VAW prevention to a variety of large and small organizations
    using SASA! around the world, with a specific focus on adaptation and
  • Demonstrate innovative thinking and an
    in-depth knowledge of the field of violence against women prevention,
    community mobilization and feminism.
  • Take initiative in VAW prevention team
    processes including strategic thinking, content development, work
    planning, team building and self-care.
  • Review           
    and provide technical feedback (verbal and written) on programming of
    partner organizations, adaptations of Raising Voices’ methodologies and
    written program strategies or documents on VAW prevention.
  • Lead the writing of program and policy
    briefs, strategy documents and program methodologies.
  • Represent Raising Voices in national, regional
    and international events when appropriate.
  • Prepare and send timely, quality planning,
    documentation and monitoring as required by the department.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant should hold a relevant first
    degree. Master’s degree is an added advantage
  • Five years of NGO experience in a senior
  • Previous experience in publishing academic
    papers and/or thought pieces, blogs, reports, etc. Demonstrated experience
    in VAW prevention programming.
  • Keen interest and ability to promote
    women’s rights within a feminist framework.
  • Open and honest attitude toward work and
  • Maintains high standards of quality
    programming and professionalism.
  • Ability  to
    problem solve productively and professionally.
  • Capacity and willingness to think outside
    the box and take initiative in new and creative ways.
  • Ability  to
    take initiative without being prodded.
How to Apply:
All candidates should send a thoughtful letter of interest, updated CV
and a one-page writing sample describing the professional achievement you are
most proud of to with the subject line ‘Senior Programme
Officer – VAW’
Deadline: 22nd January 2018
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