GIZ Technical Advisor on Gender and Youth- CUSP Jobs in Uganda

GIZ Technical Advisor on Gender and Youth- CUSP Jobs in Uganda

Key Responsibilities.

The advisor on Gender and Youth will be responsible for:

  • Mainstreaming of Gender in all projects of CUSP and within the CUSP team

  • Promoting needs of women, youth and minorities in all three components

  • Advancement of a mentoring programme for women and youth

    *The Technical Advisor on Gender and Youth performs the following tasks:*

    Specific Tasks **

    Strategic conceptual work:

  • Elaborate a strategic alignment of the components to gender equality as a cross-cutting issue.

  • Advise development of gender focussed organisations and women’s associations and or networks.

  • Develop institutional capacity development for CSO Partner Organisations in collaboration with other team members

  • Advise and support youth and women leadership and mentorship programme

  • Advise on strengthening CSO engagement with regards to gender and youth in different sectors (governance, water, energy and agriculture sectors) on national and district level.

  • Ensure gender mainstreaming within the CUSP team and cooperate with the GIZ advisor for HIV and gender mainstreaming in the country office


  • Ensure timely and smooth communication between programme partners and within the programme.

  • Support internal and external representation of the programme in coordination with the line management.

  • Close coordination within all relevant actors of the programme.

    Administration and Reporting:

  • Support programme activities, outputs and outcomes.

  • Support the reporting according to EU standards.

  • Contribute to M&E as well as reporting requirements.

  • Take over administrative tasks for a smooth implementation of the programme.

    Other Duties/Additional Tasks.

  • Performs other duties and tasks at the request of line manager/management.**

    Required Qualifications, Competences and Experience Qualifications.


  • Master
    in a relevant field, preferably in Law, Political Science, Social Science, Development Studies, Gender Studies.

    Professional Experience.

  • Minimum of 7 years professional experience in gender and youth within civil society, relevant experience in the area of mentoring is an added asset.

  • Accelerates processes through high motivation and experience.

  • Experience from governmental structures and their interaction with the civil society.

  • Experience from CSO networks and/or formal/informal participation processes is an asset.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work under tight schedules and to multitask/fast-track appropriately.

  • High level of integrity, honesty and professionalism.

  • Supervisory, coaching, mentoring, monitoring and evaluation skills.

  • Experience in qualitative and quantitative research, data collection and data analysis.

  • Very good working knowledge of English (written and spoken); knowledge of German is an added value.

  • Excellent people skills and ability to negotiate between different stakeholder groups.

  • Good communication, presentation and reporting skills

  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Self-drive, creativity, and problem-solving capacity are required.

  • Able to work independent, responsible and target oriented.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; GIZ Technical Advisor on Gender and Youth- CUSP Jobs in Uganda

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