NEMA Gender Officer Jobs in Uganda

NEMA Gender Officer Jobs in Uganda

Job purpose:

To support the project in promoting gender equality and women empowerment


Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager, the Gender Officer is responsible for day-to-day implementation of project activities on mainstreaming gender into project activities and promoting gender equality and women empowerment.


  • Mainstream gender issues at all stages of the project cycle, from planning to monitoring and evaluation;

  • Assist in the inclusion of gender in all project activities, ensuring gender balance in project trainings, and beneficiaries;

  • Assist in developing indicators to monitor the gender impact of project supported activities using the Gender Marker System;

  • Assess the potential gender impact of proposed sub-projects, review impact of on-going sub-projects and propose mitigating measures;

  • Participate in operational missions and the drafting of project documents in order to enhance the level of gender analysis of the project;

  • Work with Field Officers to develop innovative approaches to gender standalone operations;

  • Collect and make available to the Project Management Unit gender-related information on each of the project outputs in form of output level Gender profiles;

  • Develop studies and any preparatory documents related to gender for the purpose of project formulation, supervision and post-evaluation;

  • Support the Project Manager in the development of Terms of Reference for knowledge products related to gender assessments and analysis;

  • Liaise with key gender-related NGOs, national and regional institutions and any relevant stakeholders of the project for purposes of partnerships, information sharing,
    networking and potential operational collaborations;

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Project Manager.


  • An Honors Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant field of Gender Studies, Social Science

  • A Master’s degree in the relevant field of Gender Studies or Social Science.


  • Have a minimum of three (3) years of professional experience on gender and social inclusion in the development space and experience in project management

    Competences and skills

  • Demonstrated experience in private sector development, entrepreneurship and support to women SMEs;

  • Demonstrated and strong communication and organization skills, dealing with various stakeholders with different backgrounds and capacity to perform in complex situations;

  • Ability to build effective working relationships in a diverse multicultural environment;

  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, with a good working knowledge of the other language;

  • Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint); knowledge of SAP is desirable.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; NEMA Gender Officer Jobs in Uganda

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