Manager, Gender and Youth NGO Jobs – Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU)

 

Job Title:    Manager, Gender and Youth

Organization:
Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU)

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Director of Programme

 

About US:

Reproductive Health
Uganda (RHU) is a Member Association of the International Planned Parenthood
Federation (IPPF), and its core mandate is to champion, provide and enable
universal access to rights based Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
(SRHR) information and services to vulnerable and underserved communities and
to young people. The role of the engagement with RHU and its partners is to
ensure that SRHR are respected, protected and fulfilled as a goal in itself,
and as a fundamental means to gender equality, human well-being and sustainable
development.

 

Job Summary:  The Manager, Gender and Youth will provide
technical support and guidance to RHU Gender and Youth Sexual and Reproductive
programming to achieve tangible outcomes and results

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       
Lead and
manage the Gender and Youth function of the Organization, including building
capacity in, gender equality and youth Sexual and Reproductive Health and
Rights (SRHR)

·       
Develop
guidelines for promoting effective youth SRHR and gender equality across all
RHU programme areas and operations.

·       
Ensure
implementation of the Gender and Youth SRHR strategies in line with RHU’s
strategic plan

·       
Liaise
with the Director of Programmes to establish and maintain partnerships,
collaborations and networks in relation to Gender and youth SRHR

·       
Represent
the Organization at International, National and Sub-National fora as may be assigned

·       
Provide
mentorship and support to relevant RHU management and staff, and to its
stakeholders in Gender and Youth SRHR aspects

·       
Establish
and maintain a result-based system for monitoring and evaluating Gender and
Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in RHU

·       
Ensure
timely, quality and comprehensive youth projects’ reporting

·       
Perform
any other professional duties as may be required by the Supervisor(s)

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Master’s Degree in Social Sciences, Gender/Development
Studies or related field.

·       
Post
Graduate training in Project Planning Management together with prior knowledge
of working with a Non-Government Organization is an added advantage

·       
Knowledge
and skill in communicating and advocating with and to different stakeholders on
aspects of youth Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) in a gender
sensitive manner. Working knowledge of national Adolescent/youth SRHR and
Gender Equality policies. Skill in building capacity, documenting and
reporting. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with minimum supervision,
and ability to coach, guide and build task-oriented teams. Willingness to
contribute and work as part of a team together with capacity to deal with
people of diverse cultures

·       
The
candidate must adhere to the safeguarding reporting and monitoring requirements
of this role.

·       
The
candidate must be pro-choice

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should submit their application letters and attach certified copies of academic
transcripts, a detailed Curriculum Vitae and other relevant documents as well
the contact addresses (e-mail) of 3 referees including their telephone contacts
either by post or hand delivery addressed to:

 

The Executive
Director,

Reproductive Health
Uganda,

P.O. Box 10746
Kampala. Uganda

Or hand-deliver at:
RHU Head Office, Plot 2, Katego Road, Kamwokya (Opposite Uganda Museum)

 

Deadline: 11th February 2021

 

NB: Only
shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Female applicants are encouraged to
apply.

 

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