Project Officer- GBV & SRH (National Position)

at Lutheran World Federation (LWF)
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted July 28, 2021
Category Healthcare
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Responsibilities

Work with the responsible personnel at the district local governments, local leaders, health workers, religious leaders and established community structures in the assigned district(s) to identify the root causes of GBV and address them.

Take lead in the establishment of Male Action Groups (MAGs) and use these community-based male groups as champions of change for GBV prevention, promotion of gender equality & SRH.

Scale up the tested community mobilization approach of SASA! by; conducting baseline assessments for SASA! Identifying and training Community Activists on SASA Methodology, mapping out SASA! initiatives and conducting continuous rapid assessments during implementation;

Take lead in organizing and conducting various community dialogue meetings on GBV and SRH.

Assess, facilitate and strengthen the capacity for health workers and village health teams' /community health workers and target community to conduct SRMH activities

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

The Applicant must possess A Bachelors' Degree in Development Studies, Law, Social Sciences, Humanities/Health related field. A minimum of three (3) years' experience in humanitarian work in community mobilization SGBV prevention and SRHM. Authoritative knowledge of SASA! Methodology. Ability to ride a motorcycle and with a valid riding permit is a must. Experience with GBVIMS is an asset. Awareness and knowledge of GBV issues especially participatory methods for community education and mobilization in a humanitarian. Experience of monitoring and evaluation and project management is also essential. Experience in working with refugees and local communities to promote community- based structures and institutions for self-management;