Women’s Rights Coordinator NGO Jobs – Oxfam

Job Title:   Women’s Rights Coordinator – Maternity Cover

Organisation: Oxfam

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Women Right’s Advisor


About US:

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. We are an international confederation of 19 organizations (affiliates) working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.


Job Summary:  The Women’s Rights Coordinator- Maternity Cover should work towards coherence of organisational strategies particularly the Global Strategic Framework, Country Strategic Framework and the Gender Justice and Women’s Rights Operational Framework to enhance integration of Gender Justice and Women’s Rights into Oxfam in Uganda’s work programme and at the operational level. The team include Women Rights Advisor, Women’s Rights Coordinator, Gender and Protection Coordinator and Gender Justice and Women’s Rights Graduate Trainee. To work with others in advancing women’s rights to be  at the centre of all Oxfam in Uganda’s work with an aim of finding lasting solutions to extreme inequality and injustice.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Support the Implementation of the Gender Justice and Women’s Rights projects in line with the Oxfam Country Strategic Framework (CSF) and organizational policies.
  • Contribute to preparation of the Gender Justice and Women Rights programme proposal documents, project summaries and project overviews.
  • Working in collaboration with Oxfam teams, contribute to the development and implementation of Oxfam strategy and programmes in Uganda, placing women’s rights at the centre of the programme.
  • Offer technical support to the program teams especially in areas of research, advocacy, campaigns, fund raising and public engagements from a Gender Justice and Women’s Rights perspective, in line with the one program approach
  • Coordinate partners to develop detailed operational plans, budgets, indicators and MEAL frameworks for women’s rights projects
  • Represent Oxfam in forums/meetings related to Gender Justice and Women’s Rights across the country, region and globally.


  • Carry out regular monitoring visits to partners and project locations to keep updated on project implementation and mitigate and challenges.
  • Engage with project stakeholders at national and sub-national level
  • Lead the process on donor reporting and adherence to donor requirements
  • Work with Program Quality & Learning team to ensure that the MEL Framework is effectively adopted by the partners and that monitoring data is well managed and readily available for program quality control
  • Constructively support partners’ management of projects in the various stages of the project cycle from project appraisal to reporting and close out.
  • Conduct regular project reviews to discuss project progress with partners. share learnings and experiences that inform actions.
  • Lead the process of project documentation for visibility and learning
  • Identify/create opportunities/platforms to foster strategic linkages, alliances and networks that enhance shared learning and collaboration in the social justice and women’s movements.


  • Carry out regular performance assessments and reviews of partner organizations and provide guidance on enhancing the quality of projects.
  • Participate in regular meetings with partner organizations and relevant stakeholder platforms.
  • Ensure implementation of action points/ recommendations agreed upon with partners during project reviews.
  • Support with partner contracting process particularly with the required documentation.
  • Hold and/or participate in regular meetings with partner organizations, and stakeholders to ensure that the working relationship between them and Oxfam is progressive, open and conducive to the successful achievement of agreed objectives.
  • Ensure project compliance including management of project information in the SAP/ADOBE system

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Of course, you have a five (5 years) years of experience in programme delivering similar Gender justice and women’s rights programmes/projects .
  • A University degree and Post postgraduate qualification in a relevant field e.g. Women and Gender Studies, Human Rights, Social Sciences, Law.
  • You have strong organization and problem solving skills, you are able to maintain and keep track of tasks, and you know how to prioritize.
  • You are confident in your tasks and are able to carry it forward to the team, you’re not afraid to address and motivate others for the purpose of improvements. Additionally, you recognize yourself in the following description
  • Good understanding and experience of project/program management cycle, and participatory appraisal techniques.
  • Knowledge of and experience with donor funding environment and good financial and project management skills
  • Understanding of the “Rights Based Approach”
  • Proven experience of co-ordinating implementation of more than one project
  • Proven experience of working with and co-ordination of partner organisations.
  • Experience of campaigning, advocacy and influencing work, ideally with experience on Gender Justice and Women’s Rights issues, including Violence against Women.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the gender aspects in development, humanitarian and campaign programmes, with an ability to support mainstreaming in these areas.
  • Ability and willingness to learn and ability to travel extensively in all areas of the country & the region as required


How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 12th May 2024


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