Raising Voices Technical Manager, VAW Influencing Jobs in Uganda

Raising Voices Technical Manager, VAW Influencing Jobs in Uganda

Role Overview

  • The Technical Manager for GBV Prevention Network will support the Network and its team in the implementation of the Network’s strategy to build a feminist community that advances violence against women prevention efforts in the Horn, East and Southern Africa.

    Key Result Areas Duties and Responsibilities
    Strategic support

    • Coordinate and support all aspects of the GBV Prevention Network strategy to ensure
    achievement of the goals and objectives.

    • Lead and support various feminist informed initiatives of the Network through planning,
    implementation and monitoring which includes leading on several areas of work.

    • Provide technical assistance for Network members on critical VAW prevention issues.

    • Keep up to date with feminist discourse in the region to facilitate relevant engagement through adaptation of existing or creation of new initiatives Processes and Activism

    • Lead and support the production of creative and vibrant materials for use in feminist initiatives such as briefs, blogs, animations, 16 Days of Activism kit, social media graphics, etc.

    • Develop feminist content for and facilitate virtual and in-person engagements through: Get
    Moving! Rethink and Reenergize (R&R) processes and Prevention Pop ups etc.

    • Provide technical support and guidance to members to facilitate process within their
    organizations or other activists in their networks and communities.

    • Organize regular webinars with members to unpack critical topics on VAW prevention and build sense of community.

    Planning, assessing and reporting

    • Prepare annual, quarterly workplans and specific activities plans; monitor and assess quality of bactivities, and revise plans if required.

    • Track progress in the organizational learning framework, engage in R&A to generate learnings.

    • Prepare reports for activity, quarterly and annual using the organizational reporting template.

    • Identify learning agenda, support learning activities such as e.g. Peer Learning Initiatives (PLIs); and integrated learning into practice/initiatives.

    • Lead and support the writing of program tools, program briefs, and publications elevating learning from practice.

    Resource management

    • Support the preparation of annual budget to enable implementation of work plans.

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

    • Review monthly financial reports and provide feedback.

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

    Support and collaboration with team

    • Work closely with the GBV Prevention Network team including staff, interns and consultants.

    • Supervise Program Officers and any interns, consultants.

    • Facilitate and participate in regular check in meetings with the team to track progress,
    discuss challenges and identify possible solutions.

    Relationship building and partnership management

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

    • Represent Raising Voices/the GBV Prevention Network in national, regional and global forums
    and events.

    • Hold regular reflection with members 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.

    Organizational Engagement

    • Work in close collaboration with the VAW Prevention Coordinator.

    • Participate and co-facilitate in VAW prevention team and Raising Voices meetings, staff 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.

    • In-depth knowledge of VAW prevention, feminism and movement building.

    • Track record for publishing (policy briefs, thought pieces, blogs, reports, etc)

    • Ability to develop and facilitate creative feminist processes.

    Essential Skills & Competences

    • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.

    • Excellent strategic planning, analysis and visioning skills.

    • Excellent management skills.

    • Committed to feminist activism.

    • Familiarity with various social media platforms.

    • Capacity and willingness to strategically prioritize under competing demands.

    • Creative ability to facilitate energetic feminist processes.

    • 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.

    How to Apply

  • Please submit a) cover letter; b) CV; c) one page writing sample about how you understand feminist influencing and accountability. Send to jobs@raisingvoices.org with the subject line VAW Influencing Technical Manager.

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