Social work Jobs at SOS Children's Villages

Social work Jobs at SOS Children's Villages
SOS Children's village
SOS Children’s village

 

Gender and Advocacy Coordinator at SOS Children’s Villages needed.
Organization: SOS Children’s Villages
Reports to: National Programme Development Advisor
Duty Station: National Office, Entebbe, Uganda
Job Ref: SOS713
About SOS:
Our Client, SOS Children’s Villages Uganda is a member of SOS Kinderdorf International, a worldwide, independent, non-governmental social development organization that has been working to meet the needs and protect the interests and rights of children since 1949.
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Lead the planning and budgeting process of gender mainstreaming in SOS’ Programmes.
  • Coordinate the implementation of the annual gender action plan within the approved budget.
  • Lead the monitoring and evaluation of the gender action plan activities.
  • Be accountable for the gender and advocacy financial resources.
  • Prepare and submit progress reports to the National Programme Development Advisor.
  • Lead and build a motivated performance driven Gender and Advocacy team.
  • Facilitate and coordinate gender and advocacy research, documentation and dissemination to inform and influence policy and decision makers.
  • Coordinate, mobilize and facilitate gender and advocacy education and awareness for staff, community members, and other partners.
  • Establish and maintain networks and coalitions with likeminded agencies and organisations such as NGOs, Government, UN and religious institutions.
 Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The candidate should hold a University Degree in Gender and Development, Community Development or Social Sciences from a recognised institution.
  • At least three years’ work experience in a gender development field.
  • Programme budget planning and accountability experience.
  • Experience in gender and advocacy education and awareness raising, policy influencing and community mobilisation.
  • Experience in programme/project monitoring and evaluation.
  • Experience in using community development participatory methodologies.
  • People management experience specifically recruitment, training and performance management.
  • Planning and organising skills.
  • Good Networking skills.
  • Effective communication including reporting skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
 Personal Competencies: Strategic thinking, Conceptual thinking, Leadership orientation,  Results orientation, Personal integrity, Understanding others, Team management orientation,  Concern for standards, Pro-active work ethics, Efficiency orientation, Development orientation and flexibility towards circumstances
How to Apply:
Please send the following documents by email to [email protected] and quote the job title and reference number:
  • Updated CV which demonstrates that you are suitable for the job role including your contact information and three work related references in either Microsoft Word or PDF format.
  • A one page statement describing your suitability for the particular job role, in either Microsoft
  • Word or PDF format.
  • Please do not attach any academic certificates.
 Deadline: 15th November, 2013 by 5 pm

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