CARE International District Project Officers Jobs in Uganda

CARE International District Project Officers Jobs in Uganda

  • CARE International in Uganda seeks to recruit 2 highly motivated and qualified professionals to fill the position of District Project Officers- SRH/GBV.

  • The positions are based in project districts of Yumbe in West Nile or Lamwo in Acholi Sub Region. The Officers will work under the Women, Adolescents and Youth (WAY) Rights and empowerment programme implemented by CARE International in Uganda. All interested internal candidates who meet the requirements for this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Job Summary

  • Reporting to the Training Specialist -SRH, GBV and SASA, the District Project Officers- SRH/GBV will be responsible for;

  • Implementing Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights, Gender Based Violence approaches and ensure that the Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP) for Reproductive Health is integrated into the SRH/rights activities.

  • S/he will lead or support assessments, strategy development, project design, project management and implementation, training, and coordinating groups such as the health cluster, RH working group, and GBV working groups.

  • S/he will be responsible for developing, implementing and analyzing health, GBV assessments, develop and implement work plans among refugee and host communities.

  • S/he will facilitate and conduct information, education and communication (IEC) sessions and develop context friendly learning materials on access to GBV and SRH services.

  • S/he is responsible for writing and documenting case stories of lessons learnt, especially on transformed male youth and adults, supported by the project.


  • Please refer to the JD attached for more details


    Required Education and Training

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Public Health, Nursing, Midwifery, Clinical/Medical field or Sexual Reproductive Health – is a MUST for this position

  • Additional training required is Social Sciences, Social Work, Community Development or any other related field or relevant Post graduate qualification

    Required Experience

  • Excellent knowledge and at least three years of proven
    practical experience technically supporting SRH work and/or gender transformative approaches.

  • At least 3 years of hands on professional experience in community development work with SRH as a CORE and additional GBV work including working with institutions, understanding their culture, breaking taboos in conversations, ability to discuss sensitive topics such as gender norms, masculinity and sexuality in a sensitive but direct way) with experience in implementing gender transformative programs a must.

  • Experience working with cross cultural teams, Local Governments with multiple deliverables is desirable.

  • Strong inter-personal communication and facilitation skills; community mobilization and sound judgment and decision making skills.

  • Ability to network, build relationships and establish collaboration with different partners, agencies local and international networks.

  • Ability to link with community activists and social movements

  • Working knowledge of M&E, report writing and documentation.

  • Unshakable commitment to gender equality.

  • Knowledge of SASA methodology, YSLA/VSLA and mentorship processes is a plus

    Application Procedure

  • Interested candidates should submit their application letter and most updated CV including the names, day time telephone contact and email addresses of three work related referees through our recruitment email ( by 31st January 2020.

  • Please indicate the job title and Location of preference in the email subject line.

  • Please Note that CARE does not ask any applicant payment for any recruitment process. For any questions please call our office on 0312258100/150

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