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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Nutrition and Gender Advisor Job at Self Help Africa ( SHA ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Nutrition and Gender Advisor 

Jobs at:
Self Help Africa ( SHA ) 

Deadline of this Job:
19th November 2018 

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Summary
Date Posted: 12th November 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

JOB DETAILS:
Self Help Africa ( SHA ) is an International Non-Governmental Organization implementing rural development, sustainable food and livelihoods security programmes in nine countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. SHA’s vision is an economically thriving and resilient rural Africa with a mission to support sustainable livelihoods for Uganda’s smallholder farmers. SHA has been working in Uganda for close to 20 years. Self Help Africa Uganda urgently seeks to recruit suitable candidates to fill the following position.

Nutrition and Gender Advisor (Based in Kampala)

Under the overall supervision of the Head of Programmes, the Nutrition and Gender Advisor (EDA) will provide support to the Country Office ensuring its Programmes have a strong nutrition focus and a strong gender element to improve cohesion within households. The Gender and Nutrition Advisor will support the development of concept notes to build a strong nutrition and gender element in proposal development, programme delivery and supporting the evaluation of the Country Office Programmes. This role is a key in building technical excellence, improving programme quality and taking the lead in innovative development.

Key areas of responsibilities include:
  • Provide technical support to the Head of Programmes in planning and designing effective nutrition and gender implementation strategies for the Country Programmes;
  • Ensure SHA engagement with relevant stakeholders to strengthen the organisation’s visibility;
  • Facilitate learning, promote peer-learning between staff and partners and exploring opportunities for innovation for the Country Programmes;
Job application procedure
The Job Descriptions for the positions and Application Forms can be downloaded at https://selfhelpafrica.org/uk/category/careers/  Qualified candidates should send a completed application form by E-mail as follows: - uganda@selfhelpafrica.net . Please type “Enterprise Development Advisor” - [your name]” or “Nutrition and Gender Advisor” - [your name] or “Business Development and Marketing Officer” - [your name]” in the subject line of the e-mail. The closing date for receiving applications is not later than Close of Business on Monday 19th November 2018.
Please do not send certificates at this stage. Due to the anticipated high volume of applications, kindly note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Self Help Africa is an equal opportunities employer