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The GBV Prevention Network, coordinated by Raising Voices, is looking for a dynamic African feminist to join us to support movement-building to prevent violence against women in the Horn, East and Southern Africa.

Purpose

The Technical Manager for the GBV Prevention Network will provide support in building a vibrant network through implementation of the Network’s strategy to nurture a feminist community to advance the VAW Prevention efforts in the Horn, East and Southern Africa.

 

Role Description

This is a full-time position based in Kampala, Uganda. Remote work may be possible for the right candidate living outside of Uganda. The Technical Manager will:

  • Engage, collaborate and support implementation of all aspects of the GBV Prevention Network strategy to ensure achievement of goals
  • Lead and support the production of creative and vibrant materials for use in feminist initiatives such as briefs, blogs, animations, the 16 Days of Activism kit and social media graphics
  • Develop feminist content for and facilitate virtual and in-person engagements through (for example) Get Moving!, Rethink and Re-energize (R&R) processes and Prevention Pop-Ups
  • Organize regular webinars with members to unpack critical topics on preventing violence against women and to build sense of community
  • Represent Raising Voices/the GBV Prevention Network in national, regional and global forums and events
  • Work in a feminist, collaborative and accountable way with all members of the Violence Against Women (VAW) Prevention Team and Raising Voices more generally

 

Reporting

Reports to the VAW Prevention Coordinator

 

Qualifications

Education

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in development, social work, gender, human rights fields or a related area (master’s degree is a plus)

 

Experience

  • At least five years of NGO experience in a senior position in Africa
  • In-depth knowledge of VAW prevention, feminism and movement-building
  • Track record of publishing (e.g., policy briefs, think pieces, blogs and reports)
  • Ability to develop and facilitate creative feminist processes

 

Competencies/Skills

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Committed to feminist activism
  • Familiarity with various social media platforms
  • High levels of professionalism (good communication and time management skills, takes initiative, meets deadlines, honest and cooperative)

 

Remuneration

Competitive and commensurate with skills and experience

 

Application Instructions

Please submit a) a thoughtful cover letter; b) your CV; and c) a one-page writing sample about how you understand feminist solidarity and the three most important aspects to remember when communicating feminist ideas. The deadline for submission is May 14, 2022.

Please review qualifications and competencies carefully. Unqualified candidates will not be shortlisted. Please note: Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within one month of their application's submission.

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