Health Promotion International Gender & Child Protection Officer Jobs in Uganda

Health Promotion International Gender & Child Protection Officer Jobs in Uganda

  • Health Promotion International (HPI) is a medical services provision company providing services in Uganda. HPI is looking for a highly qualified, experienced Gender & Child Protection Officer for one of her projects undertaken in Hoima, effective 01st December, 2020.


    • The project officer for Gender and Child Protection will implement mitigation activities to potential risks of the project activities on gender relations including sexual harassment and gender-based violence, and violence against children.

    • He/she should ensure that the contractors’ management plans to mitigate gender and child abuse risks are effectively implemented, and any emerging case of sexual harassment, gender – based violence and child abuse (Violence Against Children) are systematically tracked, referred, investigated, followed up and reported on.

    • He/ she should be able to work with Community Development Officials like Labour Officer, Probation Officers, Gender Officers at District and Sub County levels. He/ she should be able to engage with different stakeholders including Local Councils, Uganda Police and civil society organizations in the implementation of gender and child protection activities related to the project.


    • Knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts and approaches relevant to Gender and Child Protection.

    • Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.

    • Good communication skills to liaise negotiate and advocate with key stakeholders,

    • Proven ability in
    working in a multidisciplinary and multi-cultural team.

    • Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honours commitments;

    • Client Focus and considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view and represent HPI well at all time.

    • Good Computer and report writing skills.

    • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and Social Administration, Social Sciences with specialization in Sociology, Social Administration, Anthropology, Adult and Community Education, Gender and Development, Development Studies, Community Psychology, Law, among others. Minimum of 3 years’ experience in similar assignment at community level.

  • No track of criminal record and she/he should be willing to stay in the community (Buliisa or Hoima or Kikuube) during the project period.

    How to Apply

  • Interested Candidates should submit their Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Copies of academic documents and other trainings to the: Human Resource Manager, Health Promotion International (HPI)Ltd, to the Email address:

    Find jobs in Uganda.Jobs - Uganda jobs. Search our career portal & find the latest Ugandan job positions, career opportunities & jobs in Uganda.

    Jobs in Uganda - banking jobs, IT jobs, accounting jobs, NGO jobs, business administration, ICT, UN jobs, procurement jobs, education jobs, hospital jobs, human resources jobs, engineering, teaching jobs, and other careers in Uganda.

    Find your dream job from 1000s of vacancies in Uganda posted and updated daily - click here!

  • Click here to post comments

    Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to NGO Jobs in Africa.