Gender/KP Coordinator NGO Jobs – Baylor- Uganda

Job Title:  Gender/KP Coordinator

Organisation: Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda)

Duty Station:   Uganda


About US:

Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) is an indigenous
not-for-profit child health and development organisation affiliated to the Baylor College of Medicine International Paediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI), a Network of paediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment Children’s Clinical Centres of Excellence and international program offices in 11 countries across Africa and Eastern Europe.


Job Summary:  The KP coordinator will be responsible for designing innovative approaches to managing the portfolio for key population and gender mainstreaming.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic direction for Key population/GBV program design, planning and implementation within Baylor-Uganda programs.
  • Develop, review and manage key population program work plans and budgets.
  • Build capacity of project staff and key district stakeholders in interventions for key and priority populations including Gender Integration through training and mentorship.
  • Represent Baylor-Uganda during national, regional and district technical working group and other stakeholder meetings.
  • Coordinate and monitor progress of implementation of KP and GBV interventions.
  • Prepare and avail timely KP and gender mainstreaming program reports.
  • Provide routine technical assistance visits to targeted key population health facilities and KP led/leaning Community Based Organizations.
  • Closely work with Research department to provide oversight in the execution of operational research for key population.
  • Develop and maintain effective corporate, government, and community partnerships or relations that enhance impactful key population programs.
  • Provide leadership to the Key population program team and KP peer leaders to ensure timely recruitment, their retention and performance through timely performance appraisal, coaching and professional development.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelors degree in Medicine or Social Work or any other related degree
  • A Master’s degree in Public Health
  • Background degree in medicine and surgery or related degree. If background degree is in Medicine, employee must be registered with the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council
  • Five years of relevant working experience preferably in health development with a reputable international NGO, and direct experience with government and donor representatives.
  • Three years of experience in managing key population and gender mainstreaming programs and must have solid working knowledge (practical skills) in the following areas: Key population, priority population, Gender mainstreaming, post GBV care.
  • You must have at least a credit 6 in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at Ordinary Level (UCE).


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified are encouraged to apply online at the link below


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Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact, three traceable professional references and certified UNEB certificates as well as certified University Transcripts


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