VSO International Gender Economic Empowerment Adviser ( E-Volunteer) Jobs in Uganda

VSO International Gender Economic Empowerment Adviser ( E-Volunteer) Jobs in Uganda


Programme Overview

  • The fund is open to Private sector and (I)NGO applications (or mixed consortia).

  • VSO will strengthen the work of the selected Implementing Partners through strategic VSO volunteer engagements.

  • The aim of the Fund will be achieved by supporting youth employment initiatives in these regions.

  • Initiatives will offer youth, particularly young women, opportunities for decent work that delivers better prospects for personal development, is productive, and offers a stable income, social protection and safe working conditions.

  • Strengthen the private sector to engage with women and to create decent work for women that meets their aspirations and provides them voice and agency.

  • Develop knowledge products for economic empowerment and support the implementation of these tools within private sector companies, micro small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and target communities.

    As a Gender Economic Empowerment Adviser you will:

    •Support partners in developing knowledge products (definitions, guidance, tools, trainings, research, etc.) regarding gender responsive strategies in the employment sector for private sector partners.

    •Advise on how to integrate and embed gender within the private sector into program and policy.

    •Contribute to the design of online trainings on Gender.

    •Mentor and facilitate online training sessions on Gender economic empowerment, GBV through organized webinars.

    •Share knowledge/mentor programme staff and volunteers/consultants on Gender and economic empowerment

    •Participate in periodic virtual project team meetings to identify promising practices and areas for improvement

    •Identify external good practices on gender and economic empowerment and share with the community of practice for learning and exchange

    •Support with monitoring & evaluation for documentation of learnings and good practices.

  • You will work in a multidimensional project team with experts of various professional backgrounds.

    Skills, Qualifications and Experience

    •A Bachelor/Master’s degree in Behavioral and Social Science, Gender Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, or HR

    •At least 5+ years’ working experience in designing and implementing gender and economic empowerment programmes

    •A good understanding of developing training modules and facilitation

    •Experience in undertaking research and developing case study products

    •Ability to provide remote accompaniment

    •Experience of developing situational analysis and gathering facts and data on gender and economic empowerment

    •Experience of training and mentoring on Gender

    •Experience in writing case studies and reports

    Competencies and Behaviour

  • At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together.

  • Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:

    •Be open-minded and respectful

    •Be resilient and adaptive to new situations

    •Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships

    •Ability to seek and share knowledge

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; VSO International Gender Economic Empowerment Adviser ( E-Volunteer) Jobs in Uganda

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