Raising Voices Technical Manager, GBV Prevention Network Jobs in Uganda

Raising Voices Technical Manager, GBV Prevention Network Jobs in Uganda

Role Overview

  • The Technical Manager for Influencing supports the implementation of the VAW prevention

  • Influence strategy that strives to ensure that practice-based learning and feminist perspectives inform key program and policy related decisions for effective VAW prevention programing in Uganda, regionally and globally.

    Key Result Areas Duties and Responsibilities

    • Support the strengthening and development of new and existing initiatives and set strategic
    directions for VAW prevention Influencing efforts at Raising Voices.

    • Remain updated with the emerging issues and discourse within the VAW prevention field.
    Strategic Support

    • Coordinate VAW prevention collective activism and strategic initiatives including working groups, reviews of policy and program documents, planning and implementing advocacy activities.

    • Plan and facilitate advocacy events and feminist processes.

    • Participate in strategic reviews and planning processes at organizational; departmental and
    team levels.

    • Lead full cycle of publication development (writing, reviews, revision, design supervision, Development and dissemination, uptake) of policy briefs, think pieces, journal articles and advocacy pieces on dissemination of critical VAW prevention issues. publications
    • Develop content and updates for the Raising Voices website.

    • Develop feminist communications that convey Raising Voices’ core advocacy aims for VAW

    Support Collective

    • Work in collaboration with the VAW Prevention Team, CEDOVIP and other feminist Activism organizations in Uganda to promote accountable practices to women and women rights

    • Support oversight of Accountability to feminist principles and the women's movement in
    partnerships and initiatives.

    • Amplify feminist perspectives in programming and advocacy efforts.

    • Develop materials, learning events, publications and partnerships to capitalize on opportunities that promote the goals of joint and Raising Voices-led initiatives.

    Planning, assessing

    • Support the preparation of annual, quarterly workplans and specific activities plans for the
    reporting influence team; and monitor and assess quality of activities, and revise plans if required.

    • Track progress of the work and record in the organizational learning framework, engage in R&A discussions to generate learnings.

    • Ensure timely reports for activity, quarterly and annual are prepared for the VAW influence
    using organizational reporting template.

    • Identify learning agenda for the area and support learning initiatives such as e.g. PLIs; and integrated learning into practice/initiatives.

    • Support the preparation of annual budget for VAW prevention Influencing work to enable
    implementation of annual work plans.

    Resource management

    • Prepare detailed budget prior to the implementation of
    each activity and request the required funds.

    • Review monthly financial reports and provide feedback.

    • Ensure financial and other resources are utilized efficiently and effectively.

    • Build and maintain mutually productive relationships with partners and other likeminded

    Relationship building and organizations

    • Represent Raising Voices in national, regional and global forums and events.
    partnership management

    • Hold regular reflection with partners to enable strategic evolvement of partnership

    • Work in a feminist, collaborative and accountable way with all members of the VAW
    prevention team and Raising Voices more generally.
    • Work in close collaboration with the VAW Prevention Coordinator.

    • Supervise, mentor and support any VAW Prevention Influencing staff, interns and consultants.

    • Participate and co-facilitate in VAW prevention team and Raising Voices meetings, staff engagement retreats, reviews, strategies and processes.

    • Support in preparation and facilitation of team and staff development sessions. Understand
    other areas of Raising Voices work and explore ways to build synergies


    • Any other related duties assigned
    Person Specification


    • Minimum - BA Degree in development, social work, gender, human rights fields or related area

    • MA is a plus

    Essential Experience

    • At least 5 years of NGO experience in a senior position in Africa.

    • Demonstrated experience implementing VAW prevention programmes, including influencing
    program and policy decisions.

    • Experience in coordinating coalitions or working groups.

    • Production and dissemination of publications and communication campaigns.

    • Experience in promote women’s rights within a feminist framework.

    • In-depth knowledge of a feminist analysis of violence against women.

    Essential Skills & Competencies

    • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.


    • Excellent strategic planning, analysis and visioning skills.

    • Committed to feminist activism.

    • Integrity.

    • Maintains high standards of quality programming and professionalism.

    • Exhibits high levels of professionalism - good communication skills, time management, takes initiative, meets deadlines, is honest and cooperative.

    • Contributes to positive organizational culture, embodies the core values of Raising Voices.

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