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Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

October 19, 2023 at 2:00:00 PM

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About the Organisation

Established in 2000, MUCOBADI has built a prominent presence in Uganda’s development landscape. With an annual program and operational budget totaling USD 3 million, the organization maintains a rolling workforce of 150 professionals spread across five strategic office locations within the country. MUCOBADI is dedicated to implementing impactful community resilience initiatives aimed at mitigating the multifaceted socio-economic underpinnings of poverty, addressing pressing health adversities and societal injustices
MUCOBADI remains steadfast in its commitment to comprehensively tackle the root causes of socio-economic challenges through community-based safeguards tailored to the most vulnerable population segments of society.
MUCOBADI’s contributions extend to the sphere of health sector accountability, with focused systems strengthening aimed at addressing critical service delivery gaps in HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis interventions across the Eastern, Central and Northern regions of Uganda.

Job Title

Gender Policy Consultant job at MUCOBADI

Job Description

The primary objective of this consultancy is to develop a Gender Policy that aligns with MUCOBADI's mission, values, and goals.

Duties and Responsibilities

Scope of Work

  • The Consultant is expected to:

  • Conduct a comprehensive review of relevant documents such as the gender policy, strategic plan, and project reports

  • Carry out consultations with key stakeholders, including the board of directors, staff members, beneficiaries, and partners, to gather insights and perspectives on gender-related issues and gaps.

  • Analyse the data collected to identify specific gender-related challenges and opportunities within the organization.

  • Develop a detailed Gender Policy document, including an action plan, with clear objectives, strategies, and activities.

  • Provide orientation training and capacity-building sessions to staff members on gender mainstreaming.

  • Develop a monitoring and evaluation framework, including key performance indicators, to track the progress of the Gender policy.

  • Develop an implementation plan for the gender policy.

  • Disseminate the gender policy and reporting tools to relevant stakeholders


Deliverables

  • The Consultant is expected to deliver the following:

  • Inception Report: A detailed work plan outlining the methodology and approach to be used.

  • Revised gender policy with standard operating procedures, guidelines and protocols.

  • Gender policy tracking and reporting tools: The consultant will be required to develop and test tools to be used by MUCOBADI in tracking and reporting on gender.

  • Monitoring and Evaluation Framework: A framework for tracking progress and impact.


Timeline

  • The consultancy is expected to commence on 1st Nov 2023 and be completed by 15 December 2023. The timeline for specific deliverables will be outlined in the inception report.


Qualifications and Competencies

Education

  • The consultant(s) should possess the following qualifications:

  • Advanced university degree in law, social sciences, social work, development studies, gender studies and other related humanities;


Knowledge and Experience

  • At least 10 years of relevant professional experience, including experience in gender programming and policy, including large multi-sectoral projects, designing and appraising proposals and actively liaising with relevant and potential project partners;

  • Knowledge of and experience in policy development particularly those related to gender (including GBV, including relevant international human rights standards);

  • Knowledge of legal systems and the justice continuum, policy development, and justice sector engagement.

  • Knowledge of Uganda’s health issues, particularly sexual and reproductive health needs of ladies and girls.

  • Prior training in gender and GBV issues and their application in humanitarian, conflict, recovery, and development settings;


Budget

  • Consultants or consulting firms interested in this assignment should provide a financial proposal in UGX with clear details.

How to Apply

Job application procedure
Interested parties should submit their proposals, including a detailed CV or company profile, a summary of relevant experience, and a proposed methodology by 16th October 2023 at 1pm to procurement@mucobadi.org

Evaluation Criteria
Proposals will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
• Qualifications and experience
• Methodology and approach
• Proposed budget
• Timeliness and responsiveness
• Banking details
• Proposed workplan

Contact Information:
For inquiries or clarification on this consultancy, please contact the Procurement Manager, Email: procurement@mucobadi.org. MUCOBADI reserves the right to accept or reject any proposal and to annul the selection process at any time without incurring any liability.

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