Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans SGBV Community Engagement Coordinator Jobs

Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans SGBV Community Engagement Coordinator Jobs

Job Summary

  • The SGBV Community Engagement Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the roll-out and implementation of Stepping Stones community/youth group sessions on HIV/GBV & poverty and enable youth to make informed decisions about their lives.

  • The SGBV Community Engagement Coordinator will report to the OVC/Case Management Manager.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support to the psychosocial (physical, social, emotional) wellbeing of children with GBV victims and their families.

  • Build the staff capacity to provide direct and appropriate support services to GBV survivors.

  • Take lead in Prevention and response to sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) and gender-based violence (GBV) in project communities.

  • Mentor, supervise and monitor of gender-based violence implementation and draft monitoring action plan for quality control.

  • Ensure relevant referral forms are in place and implemented accordingly.

  • Coordinate monthly meetings including, parents’ forum and child protection committee.

  • Ensure partner staff are supervised regularly to ensure activities are carried out in line with minimum standard guidelines.

  • Strengthen integration of GBV prevention and response, rights-based approach, gender and SRHR/HIV issues for women and young people.
    Work closely with district project officers to
  • manage, monitor, and evaluate ongoing program implementation around GBV for women and young people, providing technical support to ensure efficiency, effectiveness, and coherence of program implementation.

  • Support project teams and partners to develop GBV advocacy and policy documents.

  • Build the capacity of ICYD staff, government and implementing partners to effectively diagnose gaps in GBV prevention and response, propose effective strategies to address existing bottlenecks, and support coordination of the multi-sectoral GBV prevention
    and response.

  • Ensure robust tracking of GBV program implementation and financial expenditure, and support ICYD implementing partners to submit quality technical reports in conformity with signed agreements.

  • Actively participate in the evaluation and documentation of GBV program results, best practices and lessons learned and effectively share these with relevant partners to inform programming, policy, and advocacy.

  • Support ICYD staff and partners to generate quality GBV data, analysis and utilization for evidence-based decision making, policy and program formulation, monitoring and evaluation.

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Master’s degree in Gender based studies or its equivalent.

  • Three years’ experience in SGBV program management in technical, advisory or support role with a national or international organization.

  • Progressive work experience in the field of Gender-Based Violence, Gender and/or Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights will be an added advantage.

  • Excellent communication, team building and training skills with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relations in and outside the organization.

  • Attentions to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans SGBV Community Engagement Coordinator Jobs

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