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Sunday, December 24, 2017

Senior programme Officer Job at Raising Voices - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Senior programme Officer – Violence Against Women

Jobs at:
Raising Voices

Deadline of this Job:
22nd January 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Job Description
Raising Voices seeks a dynamic critical thinker with in-depth experience on violence against women (VAW) prevention programming. This full-time position based in Kampala, Uganda will report directly to the Violence Against Women Prevention Coordinator.
Key Responsibilities
  • Work collaboratively with the VAW team, playing a lead role in designing, implementing and monitoring the Practice area of work.
  • Lead the evolution of new program areas such as mitigation of VAW in infrastructure projects or preventing violence against women and children intersectional work. This includes literature reviews, developing and testing new program ideas, writing activities and coordinating team involvement.
  • Ability to critically reflect on quality and impact of the work, and integrate lessons into program refinements.
  • Develop, write up, facilitate and assess dynamic trainings and learning experiences based on the SASA! Activist Kit to prevent VAW, and related Raising Voices’ methodologies.
  • Provide tailored quality on-site technical support on VAW prevention to a variety of large and small organizations using SASA! around the world, with a specific focus on adaptation and scale.
  • Demonstrate innovative thinking and an in-depth g knowledge of the field of violence against women‘ prevention, community mobilization and feminism.
  • Take initiative in VAW prevention team processes including strategic thinking, content development, work planning, team building and self-care.
  • Review and provide technical feedback (verbal and written) on programming of partner organizations, adaptations of Raising Voices’ methodologies and written program strategies or documents on VAW prevention.
  • Lead the writing of program and policy briefs, strategy documents and program methodologies.
  • Represent Raising Voices in national, regional and international events when appropriate.
  • Submit timely,‘ quality planning, documentation and monitoring as required by the department.
Key Qualities
  • Keen interest and ability to‘ promote women’s rights within a feminist framework.
  • Open and honest attitude toward work and colleagues.
  • Maintains high standards of quality programming and professionalism.
  • Ability to problem-solve productively and professionally.
  • Capacity and willingness to think outside the box and take initiative in new and creative ways.
  • Ability to take initiative without being prodded.
Experience Required
  • Relevant first degree, MA a plus
  • At least 5 years of NGO experience in a senior position
  • Experience publishing academic papers and/or thought pieces, blogs, reports, etc. Demonstrated experience in VAW prevention programming.

Job application procedure
Submission a thought letter of interest, CV and a one page writing sample describing the professional achievement you are most proud of to with the subject line “Senior Programme Officer – VAW” Application due 22nd January 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please.