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Women Rights Advisor
Deadline of this Job:
16th January, 2017
Oxfam is a worldwide organisation that employs over 6,000 people in more than 90 countries. We work together with partners and local communities to overcome poverty and suffering. We strive for a World in which‘ resources and power are distributed more equally and will everyone’s rights to a livelihood, basic services, protection from violence, and a say in their future are upheld. A world in which everyone enjoys the same opportunities —regadless of gender, race, culture, or physical ability. In Uganda, our program is anchored on three broad theme-i deliberately focused on Women's Rights: Resilient Livelihoods. Governance and Accountability and Humanitarian Preparedness and Response.
Oxfam is seeking to recruit a Women's Rights Advisor to join our dynamic, innovative and committed team. S/he should have job-specific technical skills, dynamism, and commitment to the cause of overcoming poverty and suffering. S/he needs to beyond unquestionable integrity and committed to 0xfam's values.
The role '
The incumbent will report to the Head of Programs, and plays a critical advisory role in the realization of Oxfam in Uganda's ambition to put Women's rights at the centre of programs. S/he will provide strategic leadership on Women's rights programs and act as the face of Oxfam on women‘s rights programming. S/he is a member of the Country Management Team (CMT)
Speciﬁc job responsibilities
What we are looking for
The person we are looking for will have a Master's degree with a focus in Gender studies/Women Rights and/or any other related discipline from a recognised university, at least 5 years practical experience and knowledge in implementing women's rights programs and initiatives, in both development and humanitarian program operations, developing advocacy and campaign strategies, working with networks, coalitions and a partnerships, 5 training/facilitation, good understanding of donor funding environment and financial management, project management & skills and experience in using participatory tools and methodologies. S/he should be strongly commitment to gender equality and social justice.
Job application procedure
If you think that you are our candidate, please apply on line by E sending your CV and cover letter ONLY to the HRM at Oxfamugandafirstname.lastname@example.org by 16th January, 2017. Indicate the position name in the email subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.