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Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

February 29, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

WOUGNET mission is to promote the use of ICTs by women and girls for gender equality and sustainable development.

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Job Title

Project Officer job at Women Of Uganda Network

Job Description

The project aims to increase and improve smallholder farmers’ resilience to food security by instigating the level of transition to a sustainable food system through inclusive participation and the use of digital technologies for sustainable agricultural production in Uganda by 2026. Specific

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Planning, coordinating, and implementing project activities in the project areas in accordance with the project work plan and budget. Provide input on budget allocations to ensure that sufficient resources are allocated for gender-responsive activities and initiatives.

  • Coordinating with the key project stakeholders and the project beneficiaries for efficient project implementation.

  • Documentation of gender-inclusive and sensitive project activities and production of reports as required by the organisation, highlighting achievements, challenges, and recommendations for future interventions.

  • Strengthening the Rwenzori region farmer groups to adopt gender-sensitive best practices through capacity building, peer-to-peer learning and information sharing.

  • Document success stories highlighting the impact of agroecology practices on gender equality, women’s empowerment, and sustainable agriculture.

  • Writing blog posts on gender-responsive agroecology practices, sharing insights, best practices, and lessons learned from the project.

  • Ensure gender is mainstreamed in all project activities at the secretariat and field level ensuring that women’s voices are heard and their needs are addressed.

  • Representing WOUGNET at all relevant stakeholder engagements in the region and engaging with local stakeholders, including women’s groups, farmer associations, and government agencies, to promote gender equality and social inclusion in agroecology initiatives.

  • facilitate training and workshops on gender-sensitive agroecology practices for project staff, partners, and community members.

  • Conduct gender analysis to understand the specific needs, roles, and challenges of men and women farmers in the region.

  • Providing leadership, managing and maintaining the WOUGNET field office in the region and establishing strategic partnerships and collaborations for the organisation.

  • Participating in the resource mobilisation process of the organisation and the Rwenzori to ensure the continuity of the project.

  • Contribute to the development of project work plans, ensuring that gender considerations are integrated into project activities and timelines.

  • Participating in the gender-sensitive monitoring and evaluation of project activities including developing tools to track progress, assess impact, and identify areas for improvement.

  • Any other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the project coordinator/ manager from time to time.

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Qualifications and Competencies

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies or any other related field.

  • Fluency in the English language and any of the local languages in the Rwenzori region.

  • Knowledge in gender and community development.

  • Advanced Computer skills.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Knowledge in resource mobilisation, work plan, reporting and budgeting.

  • Knowledge of participatory training methodology.

  • Minimum of 5 years of demonstrated relevant experience in the area of gender and project implementation and monitoring and evaluation.

  • Knowledge of the contextual dynamics of youth/women and gender issues in Uganda in particular the Rwenzori region.

  • Excellent analytical and writing skills.

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How to Apply

APPLICATION FOR THIS POSITION MUST BE DONE ONLINE:
Send your application (CV, cover letter, copies of academic documents in one PDF) addressed to Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) by Thursday 29th/02/2024, 11:59 pm EAT at the latest with the mention “Project Officer: PATHS Project” in the subject line to the following e-mail addresses:
mgt@wougnet.org
recruitment@wougnet.org
FEMALE applicants are STRONGLY encouraged to apply.
NOTE: ONLY ONLINE applications will be considered.
: ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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