Apply: Oxfam Women’s Rights Coordinator

Deadline: 12 May, 2024

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Oxfam is seeking to fill the position of Women’s Rights Coordinator.

Oxfam is a global movement of dedicated people fighting poverty.


  • Support the implementation of the Gender Justice and Women’s Rights projects in line with the Oxfam country strategic framework (CSF) and organisational policies
  • Contribute to preparation of the Gender Justice and Women’s Rights programme proposal, project summaries and project overviews
  • Working in collaboration with Oxfam teams, contribute to the development and implementation of Oxfam strategy and programmes in Uganda, placing women’s rights at the centre of the programme
  • Offer technical support to the programme teams, especially in areas of research,  advocacy, campaigns, fundraising and public engagements from a Gender Justice and Women’s Rights perspective, in line with the one-programme approach
  • Coordinate partners to develop detailed operational plans, budgets, indicators and MEAL frameworks for women’s rights projects
  • Represent Oxfam in forums/meetings related to Gender Justice and Women’s Rights across the country, region and globally
  • Carry out regular monitoring visits to partners and project locations
  • Engage with project stakeholders at national and sub-national level
  • Lead the process of donor reporting and adherence to donor requirements
  • Work with programme quality and learning team to ensure that the MEL framework is effectively adopted by the partners and that monitoring data is well managed and readily available for programme quality control
  • Constructively support partners’ management of projects in the various stages of the project cycle, from project appraisal to reporting and closeout
  • Conduct regular project reviews to discuss project progress with partners
  • Lead the process of project documentation for visibility and learning
  • Identify/create opportunities/platforms to foster strategic linkages, alliances and networks that enhance shared learning and collaboration in social justice and women’s movements
  • Carry out regular performance assessments and reviews of partner organisations and provide guidance on enhancing the quality of projects
  • Participate in regular meetings with partner organisations and relevant stakeholder platforms
  • Ensure implementation of action points/recommendations agreed upon with partners during project reviews
  • Support the partner contracting process, particularly with the required documentation
  • Hold and/or participate in regular meetings with partner organisations, and stakeholders to ensure that the working relationship between them and Oxfam is progressive, open and conducive to the successful achievement of agreed objectives
  • Ensure project compliance, including management of project information in the SAP/ADOBE system


  • Five years of experience in programme delivering similar to gender justice and women’s rights programmes/projects
  • University degree and postgraduate qualification in Women and Gender Studies, Human Rights, Social Sciences, Law, or a related field
  • Strong organisation and problem-solving skills
  • Good understanding and experience of project/programme management cycle, and participatory appraisal techniques
  • Knowledge of and experience with donor funding environment and good financial and project management skills
  • Understanding of the ‘Rights Based Approach’ proven experience of co-ordinating implementation of more than one project
  • Proven experience of working with and coordinating partner organisations
  • Experience in campaigning, advocacy and influencing work, ideally with experience in gender justice and women’s rights issues, including violence against women
  • Demonstrated understanding of the gender aspects in development, humanitarian and campaign programmes, with ability to support mainstreaming in these areas
  • Ability and willingness to learn and travel extensively in all areas of the country

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