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Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

February 18, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

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About the Organisation

For a long time, a standard approach to nurturing innovators has mostly been through innovation competitions and award ceremonies that focus on the top 3 winners out of 100 submissions.

The Innovation Village is a destination that the 97 who never take the trophy home come to transform their ideas into solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. We create an environment where start-ups grow in confidence and capability scaling from promising tech into fully established sustainable businesses.

We breathe for seeing people’s ideas that could transform society come to life and make a remarkable impact.

The doors are open for all that have big Ideas and the determination to work them into life.

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Job Title

Gender Specialist job at Innovation Village

Job Description

The Innovation Village is Uganda’s launchpad for leading innovators and entrepreneurs. We are building an entire ecosystem of entrepreneurs and innovators in what is growing to become a business solutions provider for our biggest challenges or opportunities. From helping entrepreneurs launch and grow high-impact ventures to attracting regional and global opportunities, our ecosystem approach converges multiple partners including public, private, academia, research, and civil society as one force for good.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead on the organization’s and staff gender and safeguarding needs assessment and design a comprehensive support plan for staff

  • Lead efforts to conduct a gender analysis of the Digital Doors and Next Wave programs

  • Develop a Digital Doors Gender Equality strategy based on Innovation Village’s Gender Equality Policy

  • Review the Digital Doors and NextWave programs and develop action plans to ensure gender and safeguarding elements are holistically embedded in program design, implementation, and M&E

  • Lead on developing a framework for enhancing safeguarding in the programs

  • Work with internal TIV teams and program partners to make gender inclusiveness intentional in all aspects of the programs, including design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation

  • Work with the team to identify and understand women's role and participation in

  • The services addressed by the program, identify the barriers that prevent /exclude young women from accessing and benefiting from the program services, work with the team to co-create sustainable solutions

  • Work with program staff and partners to enhance their capacity to mainstream gender in the Digital Doors and NextWave programs through leading trainings and other learning engagements

  • Monitor and assess the program’s progress towards progress towards meeting the programs' gender targets

  • Collaborate with external organizations and community groups to promote gender equality in all areas of program implementation

  • Identify and design approaches to address any gender-based discrimination or inequality within all program touchpoints

  • Develop and maintain relationships with external program partners and stakeholders on gender-related issues

  • Liaise with Foundation Gender and Safeguarding lead and the Young Africa Works Gender and Safeguarding

  • Community of Practice to contribute to evolution and adaptation of innovative approaches to meet the program gender targets

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Qualifications and Competencies

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds and experiences.

  • Knowledge of how to create and maintain a safe and supportive work environment for all employees.

  • Commitment to continuous learning and staying up to date on the latest research and best practices related to gender management.

  • Ability to work collaboratively and build strong relationships with other departments and stakeholders within the organization

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How to Apply

You can apply by submitting your cover letter and CV to exechire@truenorthafrica.com with subject line Gender Specialist by 18th February 2024
All application documents Must be in either PDF or MS.Word.

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