4 Entry Level Programme Officer – Gender Equality and Girls’ Empowerment NGO Jobs – Save the Children International

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Organisation: Save the Children International

Duty Station: Uganda

About US:

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing programs for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create impact for children by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving results at scale. 

Job Summary:  The Programme Officer- Gender Equality and Girls’ Empowerment will take responsibility for planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting on the interventions under the Girls as Drivers of Change (GADC) Project aimed at empowering girls to be agents of change, in championing gender equality and tackling gender-based violence (GBV). The project will empower, transform and equip girls aged 12-17 years with skills to identify and respond to lives challenges through the solutions labs and a young activist by harnessing their safety from judgement, stereotyping and violence and enabling them to realize their dreams. The job holder will work closely with the with the girl’s clubs in schools and the community lead facilitators and support the girls in the design of projects and participate in the solutions labs. The job holder may be called upon as and when necessary to other support gender-related activities in other project locations in the Karamoja Sub-region.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The candidate for the Save the Children International Programme Officer- Gender Equality and Girls’ Empowerment job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in an appropriate social and development field such as Social Science, Sociology, Gender/ women Studies, Development Studies, Community Development or Rural Development, Public Health, International Development.
  • Two to three years of experience working on gender development programming, preferably in development contexts.
  • Familiarity with key international standards for development work and the feminist principle, gender transformation.
  • Experience in training and community engagement on gender transformation with demonstrated evidence
  • Demonstrated knowledge of international and local policies and frameworks relating to Feminism and Gender.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title link below.

Deadline: 28th July 2019

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