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Gender Adviser

Closing: Sep 21, 2022

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Published: Sep 19, 2022 (17 days ago)

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Job purpose:

The Gender Adviser will work with Saferworld’s Uganda programme and partners to deliver Saferworld’s gender,

peace and security (GPS) programming and gender-focused research, analysis and advocacy. S/he will providetechnical support in the following areas:


Knowledge, qualifications and experience

• A graduate degree in international relations, conflict/peace studies, gender studies or a similar discipline, orequivalent professional experience

• Demonstrable work experience on gender or women’s rights programming at a community level – preferably in

contexts of conflict prevention, security and justice and/or peacebuilding. Experience in strategy developmentand working across sectors or disciplines is highly desired, mainly humanitarian and peacebuilding sectors.

• Proven experience of advising on and/or implementing programmes on gender mainstreaming and/or gender

transformation, preferably related to conflict-affected settings

• Knowledge and understanding of current debates regarding women, peace and security


• Proven experience of working in partnership with other NGOs and NGO networks in a way that reflects the

principles of power-sharing and accompaniment

• Demonstrated experience of conducting trainings and workshops, ideally focused on gender, peace and

security

• Experience in conducting high quality participatory research and analysis on issues related to conflict, security,gender and/or governance, and knowledge of relevant research methodologies is desirable


Responsibilities
Job purpose:

The Gender Adviser will work with Saferworld’s Uganda programme and partners to deliver Saferworld’s gender,

peace and security (GPS) programming and gender-focused research, analysis and advocacy. S/he will providetechnical support in the following areas:


Knowledge, qualifications and experience

• A graduate degree in international relations, conflict/peace studies, gender studies or a similar discipline, orequivalent professional experience

• Demonstrable work experience on gender or women’s rights programming at a community level – preferably in

contexts of conflict prevention, security and justice and/or peacebuilding. Experience in strategy developmentand working across sectors or disciplines is highly desired, mainly humanitarian and peacebuilding sectors.

• Proven experience of advising on and/or implementing programmes on gender mainstreaming and/or gender

transformation, preferably related to conflict-affected settings

• Knowledge and understanding of current debates regarding women, peace and security


• Proven experience of working in partnership with other NGOs and NGO networks in a way that reflects the

principles of power-sharing and accompaniment

• Demonstrated experience of conducting trainings and workshops, ideally focused on gender, peace and

security

• Experience in conducting high quality participatory research and analysis on issues related to conflict, security,gender and/or governance, and knowledge of relevant research methodologies is desirable


1. Lead on producing analysis, and supporting programme teams to implement this analysis in community-based peacebuilding programming using gender-sensitive and transformative approaches

2. supporting gender-focused advocacy efforts at sub-national, national, regional and international levels

3. providing accompaniment and mentoring on GPS to both Saferworld staff and partner organisations in Uganda.

4. Supporting the country programme in resource mobilisation through contribution to proposal development.

5. Lead on the strategic development, adaptation and implementation of the Uganda programme’s
gender, peace and security strategy

6. Lead on the implementation of gender, peace and security activities in Uganda, supporting teams and

partners to implement community security projects using gender-sensitive and transformativeapproaches
7. Support external networking and influencing on gender, peace and security in Uganda


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