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Gender Officer in Kampala Uganda

Published on 08.04.2021


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Position : Gender Officer in Kampala Uganda

World Direct seeks to recruit a Gender Officer. The position is tenable in Kampala, Uganda. This is a nationally recruited position. A competitive compensation package will be offered to the right candidate. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Overall purpose of the job

The jobholder is responsible for developing gender mainstreaming strategies, policies and creating gender awareness while developing gender initiatives that would position World Direct as a gender friendly environment.


  • Ensure World Direct has in place policies that provide for equal opportunities for all genders in areas of recruitment, training, promotions, remuneration, participation in committees, travel etc without any discrimination.
  • Develop affirmative action plans that ensures World Direct is a leading organization in fulling constitutional requirement in matter of gender representation.
  •  Ensure World Directhas policies that create an enabling working environment for all genders taking care of special needs of any particular group
  •  Plan, develop and implement programs and activities that promote gender affairs in World Direct
  •  Prepare periodic management reports (weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual) on gender affairs
  • Collect data and maintain database on various matters of interest on gender affairs companywide
  •  Source external financing for Gender activities and programme
  •  Establish and maintain partnerships with governmental agencies on gender affairs, NGOs and other organizations that promote gender affairs
  •  Offer advice to management on gender affairs
  •  Perform any other duties allocated by Management from time to time.
Required profile for job ad : Gender Officer in Kampala Uganda


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Social work, Sociology or other related disciplines.
  • Practical experience in writing business plans for gender mainstreaming
  • Practical experience in writing proposals and report writing.

How to Apply

Thank you for applying before the closing date 26th April 2021.

World Direct is an equal opportunity employer. It fosters a multicultural work environment that values gender equity, teamwork, and respect for diversity.

Job criteria for job ad : Gender Officer in Kampala Uganda
Job category :
Accounting, controlling, finance
HR, training
R&D, project management
Industries :
Advice, audit, accounting
Agriculture, fishing, aquaculture
Edition, printing
Education, training
Health, pharmacy, hospitals, medical equipment
Employment type :
Permanent contract
Region :
Bwizibwera - Entebbe - Gulu - Hoima - Jinja - Kampala - Kasese - Kira - Lira - Masaka - Mbale - Mbarara - Mukono - Nansana - Rest of Uganda
Experience level :
Less than 2 years
Educational level :
Number of Position(s) : 2

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