Programme Manager – Women’s Access to Social Justice NGO Jobs – ActionAid

Organisation: ActionAid
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Director,
Programmes and Policy
About US:
ActionAid is an
International Development Agency working in over 50 countries in Africa, Asia,
Latin America and the Caribbean. ActionAid Uganda’s mission is to achieve
social Justice, gender equality, and poverty eradication by working with people
living in extreme poverty and exclusion, their communities, people’s
organisations, activists, social movements and their supporters.
Job Summary:  The Programme Manager – Women’s Access to
Social Justice will provide oversight and guidance in the implementation and
management of Programmes on women’s access to social justice in accordance with
the 5th Strategy Paper and overall ActionAid Uganda aspirations, policies and
goals. This role will strengthen AAU in Programme development for the thematic
area, build staff and partner capacity along the thematic area, mobilise
resource and grow the program, create synergies with other thematic areas and
ensure rootedness and connectedness of the theme issues from local, national,
to regional and international. The role is expected to identify issues within
the thematic area that need policy influencing and engagement.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the ActionAid Programme Manager – Women’s Access
    to Social Justice job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
    Gender/Women Studies, Development Studies, Humanities or any other related
  • A relevant postgraduate qualification and training in human
    rights-based approaches, law, human rights, gender, democracy and
    governance is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of six years of relevant work experience three of these
    should have been at similar managerial level from a reputable
  • Demonstrated clear understanding of gender, human rights, transformative
    feminist principles and issues of violence against women and girls
  • Must have clear experience in delivering capacity building
  • Feminist analysis and programming 
  • Knowledge of gender and women rights analysis and programming 
  • Extensive knowledge of 
    proposal development
  • Programme development and design skills
  • Networking and coalition/movement building  skills
  • Critical writing and analysis skills
  • Research and data management techniques
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Monitoring and evaluation skills
  • Policy analysis, power analysis, advocacy and campaigning skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • People management and transformative feminist leadership skills
  • Ability to manage partnerships through technical guidance and capacity
  • Ability to establish critical working relationships
  • Ability to promote and safeguard AAU policies
  • Ability to conduct power analysis
How to Apply:
All qualified and
interested candidates should deliver their application letters, CVs and copies
of Academic documents with details of at least three (3) referees one of which
shall be from your most recent employer. The complete applications should be
hand delivered or sent by email to addressed to:
The Director Human Resource and Organizational Effectiveness, ActionAid Uganda
Plot 2514/2515 Ggaba Road, Opposite Kampala International University, P.O. Box
676 Kampala. Uganda.
All Applications sent by email should clearly indicate the position title in
the subject line.
Deadline:  21st December 2018
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