Vacancy title: Gender Specialist
Type: FULL TIME
Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO
Category: Admin & Office
Jobs at: WaterAid
Deadline of this Job: 27 September 2020
Duty Station: Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa
Contract: Short -term (5 Months)
Salary: Competitive with excellent beneﬁts
It’s hard to believe that today 844 million people do not have clean water and 2.3 billion do not have a decent toilet — around one in three of the world’s population. Every two minutes, a child under five dies from diarrheal diseases caused by poor water and sanitation.
WaterAid is looking for a Gender Specialist to play a vital role in our mission to make clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone, everywhere by 2030. .
Key responsibilities include:
The Gender Specialist will be responsible for providing technical support and analysing inequality by mapping who lacks access to WASH and the barriers they face. The post holder will analyse the issues around inequitable power relations that prevent the poorest and most marginalized people from realizing their right to safe WASH and; promoting and implementing critical minimum standards for inclusive WASH facilities in schools, communities and health care facilities.
To be successful, you’ll need the following:
• Master’s Degree in Social Sciences speciﬁcally Gender studies or any related field.
• Seven (7) Years’ of professional experience in gender related aspects at an international level
• Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills
• Proven experience forming, managing, and participating in successful teams, presenting and facilitating in a variety of fora.
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with individuals at all levels
• Strong planning, organization, and strategic thinking skills
• Demonstrated presence and participation in gender equality and inclusive development networks
We started because no NGO like us existed. We’ll end when no organisation like us is needed. In the meantime, we’re making great progress—since 1981, we have reached 25 million people with clean water and, since 2004, 24 million people with sanitation.
We’re looking for people who share a commitment to our vision. We’re looking for people with an appreciation and respect for different people and ideas, and the energy and expertise to help tackle the most important challenges. In return, you can expect to get inspiration from the change you help make happen, a sense of belonging and the feeling of being part of a global community. You will also experience stimulation and fulﬁlment, the chance to grow, and space to be yourself at your best. This is our pledge to you.
Work Hours: 8
Job application procedure
To ‘Apply’ download the job description and Job application form from the links below; https://www.jobs.co.ug/jobs/gender-specialist-uganda/
If you are interested in the position and have the right skills and attributes, please complete the application form linked in the job description and send it back to: [email protected] by 27th September 2020 stating Gender Specialist in the subject line.
WaterAid is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We particularly encourage applications from women who are underrepresented at this level in the organisation.
Only candidates shortlisted for interviewing will be contacted within two weeks of the closing date for applications.
No recruitment agencies please