WPE Prevention Officer

at International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted January 12, 2022
Category Social Services & Nonprofit
Currency UGX


Plan and mobilize communities to participate in community mass awareness events like women's day, Girl Child Day, 16 days of activism, etc.
Ensure timely and accurate procurements and finances for activities by ensuring all Purchase Requests and payment requests are raised at least two weeks before delivery date in accordance with program budget provisions to avoid disruption of activities.
Develop and submit accurate weekly travel plans to Logistics (transport officer) every Thursday for the following week to allow Logistics plan for transport for smooth activity implementation.
Monitoring and Documentation

Document all activities: Meetings, Trainings, Events, Field monitoring e. t. c. using appropriate SASA! and other documentation and reporting tools in the sector as required and ensure that all documents/data collected is properly and safely filed and stored. c3vjbqH Cz1Ez3
Actively plan and submit weekly and monthly work plans and progress reports against set work plans using agreed reporting tools to the Program Manager.
Coordination and representation

Develop and maintain effective working relationships with all stakeholders at the sub county including community leaders, NGOs, UN agencies, Community Based Organizations, and other IRC sectors to enhance multi-agency and sectoral cooperation and coordination.
Ensure that the sub county leadership are briefed and consulted in the development of Women's Protection and Empowerment programs and as much as possible are involved in the implementation, monitoring and supervision of activities.
Participate actively in all sub county monthly protection meetings in all areas of operations to keep the sub county leadership informed and updated of activity implementation and progress.
Participate actively in the district monthly protection meetings when requested.
Minimum Qualifications

University degree in Social Sciences (i.e., Social Work, Counseling, Sociology, Psychology, Gender Studies, Human Rights, or any other related field of study).
At least 2 years of experience working in the social sector particularly with refugees.
Experience supervising psychosocial programs, providing psychosocial support or case management, and/or working on gender-based violence (GBV) and women's empowerment.
Excellent interpersonal, communication and analytical skills with ability to present ideas effectively in both oral and written form.
Ability to communicate sensitively without judgment, good diplomatic and persuasion skills.
Ability to use good judgment when making decisions and be accountable for decisions made.
Emotional maturity and stability to resolve conflicts in non-violent ways and maintain appropriate boundaries.
Ability to gain trust and build relationships.
Ability to handle multiple tasks; proven self-initiative and problem-solving abilities.
Fluency in English is required. Ability to understand and communicate in fluent Ng'Karimojong is preferred and is an added advantage.
Good computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, Outlook, and Power Point.
Be able to work in a stressful setting and adapt quickly to changing environments.