Jobs in Uganda - Gender & Social Inclusion Coordinator, WASH SDG programme Job at Plan International

Gender & Social Inclusion Coordinator, WASH SDG programme Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 05 March 2021

Hiring Organization: Plan International

JOB DETAILS:
Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.
We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected.
Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.
We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.
We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.
ROLE PROFILE
Title: Driver – Country Office
Functional Area: Administration and Programme
Reports to: Fleet Coordinator
Location: Kampala
Travel required: Yes
Grade: A .

ROLE PURPOSE
Plan International is an independent child rights and humanitarian organisation committed to children living a life free of poverty, violence and injustice.
We actively unite children, communities and other people who share our mission to make positive lasting changes in children’s and young people’s lives. We support children to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to claim their rights to a fulfilling life, today and in the future. We place a specific focus on girls and women, who are most often left behind.
We have been building powerful partnerships for children for more than 75 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.
Gender equality and non-discrimination are key components in the Plan Global as well as Country Strategy to deliver on transformational changes at programmatic as well as on how individuals confront and tackle gender inequalities. We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination and its girls who are most affected.
This programme aims to promote a sustainable change in social norms and behaviours takes place. Only a change in vision and habits in relation to sanitation, hygiene and clean drinking water will lead to sustainable changes in WASH practices.

This position will provide gender technical leadership in the WASH planning, implementation and monitoring to influence gender equality and social inclusion through our WASH interventions, both for women and girls, as well as across social (ethnic, caste, class) groups. He/she will be working on empowering socially marginalised and excluded groups especially women, girls and PWDs in the community. This will be in line with the gender transformative WASH approach to be developed, tested and implemented to achieve Gender equality and social inclusiveness in WASH SDG programming.
• The Gender & Social Inclusion Coordinator will work closely with the WASH SDG project team to conduct a project baseline, prepare & manage annual Gender Transformative implementation plans and budgets for WASH SDG project.
• Conduct Gender analysis to understand gendered inequalities and exclusion issues to inform the WASH SDG gender transformative programming.
• Work with the M&E team to develop WASH SDG gender sensitive tools to support implementation, and M&E in line with the project documents.
• Support in the development of WASH Gender sensitive project indicators and ensure the result oriented reporting in line with project outcomes.
• Build the capacity of staff and partners in Gender transformative programming to integrate Gender in to their project implementation and monitoring.
• Provide technical support to the project team in applying the Gender Transformation Marker and localization of gender WASH sensitive packages into community systems.
• Spearhead on engaging community structures especially Cultural and religious institutions on negative social norms and practices that impact on women and girls’ realisation of WASH rights GBV in the community.
• Document and share best practices in gender transformative behaviour change, GBV and child protection in line with WASH project outcomes.
• Work closely work WASH SDG PM and the Gender Taskforce to advance gender equality and inclusion in WASH project implementation.
Accountabilities
• Prepare, manage and support the implementation quarterly plans and budgets in line with the WASH SDG project documents.
• Ensure Gender transformative approach in -WASH project is integrated in all aspects of intervention to challenge negative social norms and beliefs across community structures
ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
CPP Responsibilities
• Adhere to the Child Protection Policy, Code of Conduct and reporting any CPP issues;
• Responsible for the implementation of the CPP standards as they apply to area of responsibility plus the development of actions to address identified gaps and monitoring their effectiveness.
• Ensure that all Plan Partners, Visitors and Associates in area of responsibility are provided with and have signed and returned a copy of the child protection policy. Inform the partners, visitors and associates that they must comply with the policy in all contacts and communications with children during their visit.
• Ensure that children and families in area of responsibility are aware of the child protection policy and applicable local procedures, so that they know what behaviours they can expect from Plan staff, associates and visitors and whom to report any concerns;
• Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Child Protection (CPP) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI) are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.
Key relationships
• Provide support in mainstreaming gender and WASH project implementation, monitoring and evaluation and documentation of success stories

Knowledge, experience & Education:
• A degree in Social sciences, Development Studies, Adult and Community Education, Gender and Development Studies or any related area
• Must have 3-5 years of professional experience in implementation of Gender-WASH programs in a reputable organization preferably an INGO.
• Implementation of Gender WASH programmes in sensitive and transformative programming.
• Facilitating gender WASH capacity building/trainings
• Experience in gender mainstreaming

Accountabilities
• Prepare, manage and support the implementation quarterly plans and budgets in line with the WASH SDG project documents.
• Ensure Gender transformative approach in -WASH project is integrated in all aspects of intervention to challenge negative social norms and beliefs across community structures

Skills required:
• Dealing with Problems:
• Dealing with gender myths at all levels
• Capacity to deal with people of diverse cultures
• Good communication and interpersonal skills
• Strong advocacy and lobbying skills
• Hands on experience in facilitation and gender analysis skills
• Demonstrated skills and experience in proposal development, report writing
• Computer literate (Microsoft office)
Desirable
Attitude and behaviours:
• Ability to work and fit within a team environment
• Gender sensitivity and mainstreaming
• Demonstrate behaviours that embrace Child-centeredness, Community participation and partnership.

Application procedure

Use the link: https://career5.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareerpvt?jobId=39816&company=PlanInt&st=668802BDC5964E4B2634553052D0708EAAF260DB 

Date Posted: 2021-02-28

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