Gender and Disability Inclusion Specialist NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Job Title:    Gender and Disability Inclusion Specialist

Organisation: World Vision International

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Programme Quality Director


About US:

World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness.  Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”


Job Summary:  The Gender and Disability Inclusion Specialist will provide guidance, evidence and representation on behalf of WV Uganda in mainstreaming of gender and social inclusion (including disability) programming in both national and programme/ project level planning & operations in line with World Vision partnership and World Vision Uganda strategic directions and policies.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Gender & Social Inclusion programming / mainstreaming

  • Develop and roll-out gender sensitive approaches and guidelines that direct gender mainstreaming in planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of World Vision programmes / projects.
  • Build the capacity of WVU staff and partners in gender analysis skills and gender programming tools to enhance gender mainstreaming in Programmes / Projects
  • Provide Technical support to Gender integration in programme development designs, baselines, evaluations and assessments

Participate in strategy monitoring and reporting

  • Coordinate processes of research, documentation and regular sharing of best practices and innovations for learning and policy influencing at the local, national regional and international levels
  • Management of global gender dashboards ensuring Compliance to WV standards

Organizational Gender Self-Assessment conducted

  • Lead and Guide processes of reviewing the gender policy, gender score cards & gender alignment by technical programmes partnership standards
  • Maintain gender global minimum standards maintained as within required standards

External engagements and collaboration

  • Build and nurture strategic partnerships, networks and coalitions with line ministries, development partners, donors, civil society organizations, and private sector to lobby and influence gender responsive policies, laws and funding.
  • Participate in national gender networks and forums like Ministry of Gender, Labor and Social Development engagements, The National GBV Prevention Network, the Gender Working Group of Forum for Education NGOs, The Adolescents Girls’ Campaign Task Force, among others.
  • Build and publish evidence of impact for Gender mainstreaming

Resource mobilization

  • Develop fundable proposals for gender and inclusion Projects
  • Contribute to development of sector based fundable proposals
  • Disability and inclusion
  • Establish and strengthen partnership and collaboration for effective disability inclusion at all levels
  • Strengthen capacity of staff and partners in disability mainstreaming
  • Develop strategies for programming and mainstreaming disability in projects and Technical programmes
  • Support coordination of the implementation of disability related projects

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the World Vision job must hold a Master’s degree in Gender Studies or a related field (Social Sciences, development studies) preferred.
  • Qualification in Disability inclusion as added advantage Experience in programming and implementing a disability inclusion project is an added advantage
  • At least five years of experience in the gender programming; most preferably related to food security, livelihoods, health, education, and child protection
  • Experience working with a variety of stakeholders and partners related to gender equality and disability, including UN agencies, Governments and civil society organizations.
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of gender, age, disability and other socio-cultural factors that influence development Demonstrated capacity to lead in the collection, gender analysis, and utilization of information from a broad range of sources in order to ensure effective integration of gender and disability concerns throughout the Programmes/ projects cycles
  • Ability to foster commitment and build capacity among activity staff and in-country actors on gender integration and empowerment, including training and workshop facilitation skills and experience
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with a diverse and multicultural team in a respectful and culturally appropriate manner.
  • Office-based with frequent travel to the field
  • Excellent written and spoken English


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to submit your application and complete Curriculum Vitae by applying online through visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.


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Deadline: 22nd September 2023


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Date Posted 2023-09-19
Valid Through 2023-09-22
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization World Vision
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala, 0256, Uganda

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