Save the Children Gender Specialist Jobs 2023 – Uganda NGO Jobs

Save the Children Gender Specialist Jobs 2023 – Uganda NGO Jobs.

Save the Children Uganda looking for “Gender Specialist”.

Applicants with a degree in University Degree may apply on or before June 11, 2023.

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in around 120 countries. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential. Save the Children strives to achieve a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. We work to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. Across all of our work, we pursue several core values: accountability, ambition, collaboration, creativity and integrity.

Save the Children Gender Specialist Jobs 2023

The Save the Children has published a job vacancy announcement on June 05, 2023 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Gender Specialist to be based in Kampala, Uganda.

Recruiter Save the Children
Position Gender Specialist
Location Kampala, Uganda
Country Uganda
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Five years
Application Deadline June 11, 2023

Save the Children Job Vacancy 2023

The Role

Key Areas of Accountability:

Strategic Programming:

  • Provide technical support in the design and implementation of gender-sensitive and gender transformative programming, ensuring gender and GBV considerations are mainstreamed in Save the Children’s programme, and monitor gender equality and equity in programme design and evaluation.
  • Contribute to the development of Save the Children’s Country Strategic Plan, guided by SC Gender Equality Policy.
  • Work together with PDQ and Operations teams to initiate and design high quality, cost-effective, innovative and sustainable project proposals and concept notes in line with both Country Annual Plans and Country Strategic Plans.
  • Coordinate and ensure that gender assessments, analyses and audits for all programme and projects integrate findings into programme design and Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL). Where possible, engage in inter-agency research to avoid research fatigue/duplication;
  • Support regional/country offices to develop gender action plans (with accompanying accountability mechanisms) to address gender equality and GBV considerations emerging from the gender analysis.

Position in Organization:

  • Country/Region: Uganda
  • Location: Kampala
  • Organization: Save the Children International


  • Minimum of a Bachelor 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. A Post Graduate training in Project Management, or a Master’s degree in any relevant field is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in Gender Equality and GBV program management, coordination, policy advocacy, technical assistance in women rights and programming around gender equality and transformative approaches and with an international development organization;
  • Relevant experience in supervising community based social development and gender equality mainstreaming with in INGO particularly those addressing women’s rights and Men Engage.
  • Demonstrable financial, planning and budget management skills.
  • Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions including extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.
  • Experience in coordination and advocacy;
  • Experience with proposal writing, reporting and MEAL.
  • Strong public speaking and negotiating skills, and representational experience.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment, to remain flexible to a changing environment, and to make decisions independently.
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in a dynamic environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Proven record of enabling/facilitating change through influencing, inspiring and mobilising others;
  • Proven record of programme design in a development or humanitarian context;
  • Experience conducting assessments – including gender analysis – and revising monitoring and evaluation tools to capture gender and protection considerations for different sectors;
  • Effective communication skills, written and verbal, and the ability to present arguments clearly and effectively to a wide range of internal and external audiences;
  • Fluent written and spoken English;
  • Commitment to and understanding of gender equality, child rights, the aims and principles of SC, and humanitarian standards such as the Sphere Charter and the IASC Guidelines.
  • Commitment to comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child safeguarding, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.

How to Apply Save the Children Gender Specialist Jobs 2023

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The Closing Date: June 11, 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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