World University Service of Canada Gender Advisor Jobs in Uganda

World University Service of Canada Gender Advisor Jobs in Uganda


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Working at WUSC Our staff members are deeply committed to our vision of creating a better world for youth. All staff members share in WUSC’s values: inclusivity, leadership, and integrity. Each day, they come into work driven by our mission and they leave with a sense of accomplishment, seeing the direct impact of our efforts.

Prospective candidates should look forward to joining a youthful, very diverse, highly skilled, multilingual, and action-oriented team. Our atmosphere is casual, friendly, and always buzzing with excitement.

Our staff are encouraged to collaborate with one another within and across departments, in Canada and internationally. They are provided with opportunities to learn and grow as individuals and as teams. They are also encouraged to maintain a healthy work-life balance and an open culture of respect and appreciation.

The WUSC office centrally-located in Hintonburg, Ottawa. We offer competitive benefits, four weeks of annual leave (for full-time employees), safe and healthy working conditions, and fair compensation.

The Gender Advisor will play a crucial role in developing and implementing AGENCI’s Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Strategy. The Gender Advisor will develop tools, resources and conduct training and coaching to project staff, partners and volunteer to enable them to contribute to AGENCI’s gender equality and social inclusion goals.

Responsibilities

● Support the AGENCI project inception planning, particularly the development of the
project-specific gender equality and social inclusion (GESI) strategy and planning;
● Work with the Project team to ensure the integration of GESI in activities design,
including: initial rapid gender equality & empowerment assessment, initial GESI
strategy, identification of GESI activities;
● Recommend financial and human resources necessary to execute project GESI
strategies;
● Conduct analysis of opportunities to maximize GESI results within AGENCI;
● Facilitate the use of GESI data to promote evidence-based learning, reflection and
decision making within AGENCI;
● Work with the MERL Advisor to ensure that the Project’s M&E system is established
to ensure that GESI results are captured and reported to relevant stakeholders;
● Liaise regularly with the HQ Gender Equality Advisor; project-specific gender

equality
resources (staff/consultants) to share best practices, tools, and organizational
approaches to GESI;
● Participate in GESI-related working groups and maintain close working relationships
with counterparts in other relevant international NGOs; and
● Participate in WUSC’s communications work by providing data, information and other
material for use with WUSC’s Canadian and International constituency and assists in
implementing constituency building, communication strategies

Requirements

● MA/MSc or equivalent in International Development or a related field (such as human
rights) required;
● A minimum of 5 years of active GESI work experience in development programming
required. The ideal candidate will have both theoretical and practical background in
GESI and skilled in GESI analysis and methodologies;
● Proven experience working on education projects;
● Technical experience in education, particularly education for marginalized
populations such as refugees and other displaced persons;
● Knowledge of child protection and Do No Harm approaches, women and children’s
rights frameworks, and best practices;
● Strong analytical and research skills;
● Proven ability to work productively with a variety of stakeholders to run participatory
processes and meet tight deadlines with an emphasis on producing quality products;
● Excellent capacity building skills, with demonstrated experience in effective training,
coaching and facilitation; and
● Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication skills in English, and
ideally at least one other language commonly spoken in South Sudan.

How to Apply

If you wish to apply for this position, please submit a letter of motivation and CV to
jobs@wusc.ca with the subject line “AGENCI Deputy Program Manager- Uganda” by
Nov 15, 2019.

For more information and job application details, see; World University Service of Canada Gender Advisor Jobs in Uganda

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