Gender and Violence Technical Advisor

Job Locations UG-Kampala
Category
Professional Services
Type
Regular Full-Time
Close Date
3/31/2018

Overview

The QED Group, LLC, is a full-service international consulting firm committed to solving complex global challenges through innovative solutions. We are determined to provide all our clients with best-value services so they increase their efficiency, learning capacity, and accountability to the public in an ever more complex and interconnected world. Through Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning and Knowledge Management practice areas, QED is working to maximize our clients' return on investment through accountability, continuous learning, and sound management.

 

The QED Group is seeking  a Gender and Violence Technical Advisor to provide technical advice, program support, and guidance on violence against children surveys (VACS) and gender-based violence and HIV programming among children, adolescent girls and young women to other PEPFAR country programs as needed in the CDC Uganda Country Office.

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical guidance focused on preventing and responding to violence against children and GBV and participate in a bi-weekly call with Gender HQ team and the Uganda Country Office Gender staff.
  • Participates in activities related to planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of gender activities in Uganda as requested by the HQ Gender Team and the Uganda Country Office Gender staff.
  • In consultation and collaboration with DREAMS Uganda Technical Lead at CDC HQ and the DREAMS Lead at CDC in Uganda, support DREAMS programming and evaluation in Uganda priority areas.
  • Provide technical assistance for the implementation of INSPIRE in Uganda and work to ensure coordination with the Uganda CDC Country Office DREAMS and gender programming.
  • Provide technical advice, assistance, and guidance to CDC Uganda PEPFAR country teams through on-site visits, teleconferences, and email for the implementation of evidence-based INSPIRE programming in selected DREAMS districts. This will include three trips within Uganda.
  • Provide technical assistance with process evaluation and initial outcome evaluation of INSPIRE implementation. 
  • Support various tasks related to Violence Against Children Surveys (VACS) planning, implementation, and reporting for PEPFAR VACS and participate in weekly call with VACS HQ team.
  • Serve as subject matter expert (SME) to assist CDC Uganda with trainers to understanding key concepts for implementing VACS.
    Conduct VACS technical assistance and training as necessary for DGHT VACS. This will include two trips to sub-Saharan Africa, potentially with Namibia and Cote d’Ivoire.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications and/or Certifications:
• Master Degree in Public Health with a focus on Epidemiology and Global Health
• At least five years of experience working with international violence against children surveys
• At least five years of experience working with HIV and violence overlap and exposure to gender programming and training
• Prior experience working in Uganda (required) and other sub-Saharan African countries (preferred)

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