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Systems Strengthening Advisor, Yumbe sub-county

Twajiji Village

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Twajiji Village
  • Grade: Senior
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IRC Uganda is currently looking for a Systems Strengthening Advisor (Sub-County) to provide technical expertise in support of the “Enhancing Yumbe District Capacity to Prevent and Respond to Gender Based Violence (GBV) and Violence Against Children (VAC)” project funded by the World Bank. The ideal candidate has extensive experience implementing rule of law and governance programming, with a proven record of providing technical advisory services to local government in the execution of their mandates as well as in building coalitions with non-state stakeholders. S/he will provide advisory services to Sub-county officials of Yumbe District to enhance their capacity to oversee and deliver integrated services, increase access to services, enhance coordination and management of ser-vice delivery to prevent and respond to GBV and VAC, in line with international and national standards, guidelines and policies.  S/he will liaise with key government entities, UN, INGO and interagency counterparts and contribute to implementing systems strengthening approaches in line with the Global Compact on Refugees, the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework, national development and sectoral plans and localised SDGs in Uganda.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support Sub-County officials of Yumbe District to implement a pilot intervention for enhancing sub-county capacity for referral, case management, and coordination to prevent and respond to GBV and VAC
  • Disseminate guidance materials and tools to prevent risks of GBV and VAC in coordination with the Yumbe District Implementation Team
  • Support community mobilization and awareness on GBV and VAC
  • Strengthen Sub-county coordination and implementation of GBV and VAC prevention and response interventions and partnerships among a broad range of actors, ensuring alignment to national systems and harmonization of GBV and VAC reporting systems
  • Contribute to programmatic and financial monitoring, donor reports, M&E, etc
  • Contribute to design and development of concept notes and proposals to grow the Governance and Rule of Law pillars of the PRoL and WPE portfolio
  • Represent the IRC in relevant Government and inter-agency coordination meetings at sub-county level

Key Working Relationships

Position reports to:  Yumbe District Systems Strengthening Advisor

Key working relationships:Senior National Protection and Rule of Law Manager, WPE Coordinator, Deputy WPE Coordinator, Child Protection Manager, PRoL Coordinator, National PRoL Manager, Senior Field Coordinator, MEAL Officer

Other internal contacts: Deputy Director of Programs, Finance Controller, Deputy Director of Operations, MEAL Coordinator, Grants Coordinator, Field Teams
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