The Right To Play has published a job vacancy announcement on July 29, 2023 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Specialist to be based in Kampala, Uganda.

Recruiter Right To Play
Position Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Specialist
Location Kampala, Uganda
Country Uganda
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum One years
Application Deadline August 13, 2023

Right To Play Job Vacancy 2023


#1: Technical Leadership: Strategy, Standards, Quality Assurance and Learning (35% of Time):

  • Lead the development of organizational program strategies and priorities, theories of change and quality standards related to RTP’s strategic focus on gender equality and girls’ empowerment.
  • Collaborate with GPD, MEL and country technical specialists to develop standards and guidance on playbased learning approaches and methodology appropriate to achieving social inclusion, gender equality and girls’ empowerment outcomes.
  • Provide technical guidance on gender and inclusion mainstreaming across the project cycle including developing global guidance documents, toolkits and providing technical input into other sector specific and MEL guidance documents, resources and quality assurance processes.
  • In partnership with Country Offices and the Global Program Unit, establish quality assurance mechanisms, document learnings and report on delivery of RTP’s Strategic Plan and RTP’s Gender Equality Strategy.
  • Collaborate with MEL team to effectively integrate GESI mainstreaming considerations within MEL approaches, standards and guidelines.
  • Collaborate with MEL team to develop RTP’s global research agenda and evaluation approaches, including identifying appropriate partners and methodologies for monitoring and evaluating GESI and girls’ empowerment results.
  • Collaborate with Country Offices to strengthen program adaptation based on results and learnings and drive efforts to share GESI related learnings and innovations across the organization.
  • Contribute to organizational initiatives at the global level to implement and reinforce RTP’s Gender.

Position in Organization:

  • Organization: Right To Play International
  • Department/Division: Global Program Development
  • Work Location: One of Right To Play offices (Burundi, Canada, Ethiopia, Ghana, Jordan, Lebanon, Mali, Mozambique, Pakistan, the Palestinian Territories, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda or United Kingdom)
  • Work Arrangement: A combination of in-office and remote-working in accordance with Right To Play’s work arrangement and the operational needs of the department. Possibility of remote-working pending management approval.
  • Authorized to work in: One of the countries listed above (eligible to work legally without visa or work permit sponsorship)
  • Target Hiring Range: Local salary scale applies (Grade 8). Hiring range and benefits will be shared with applicants as part of the recruitment process.
  • Target Start Date: Immediate
  • Contract Duration: Full-time, long-term engagement
  • Application Closing Date: Open until position is filled


  • Master’s Degree or equivalent in relevant field (Gender Studies, International Development, disability and inclusive development, etc.); or equivalent work experience.


  • Experience working in women’s rights, gender equality and social inclusion within public institutions, non-governmental organizations, UN agencies and/or international organizations.
  • Hands-on experience in designing GESI focused technical guidance, standards and capacity building strategies.
  • Experience supporting the design of girls’ empowerment and GESI projects and programs, particularly within education and health sectors.
  • Experience developing standards and tools to support GESI integration across the project cycle in an international development context.
  • Familiarity with GESI research and GESI analysis, monitoring and evaluation methodologies and approaches and ability to interpret data for decision making and inform programming and strategies.
  • Demonstrated experience in development of GESI related programming and operational standards, guidelines, tip-sheets and resources.
  • Experience in strategic planning, and results-based management and reporting.

Competencies/Personal Attributes:

  • Ability to multi-task, maintain a high degree of organization, and meet deadlines.
  • Highly adaptable, demonstrating a flexible attitude and an ability to work with people from various backgrounds and cultures.
  • Demonstrated leadership, change management and conflict management skills.
  • Excellent relationship management with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to work on GESI in a range of cultural contexts and link GESI to other forms of oppression such as poverty and racism.


  • Substantial experience and knowledge of gender responsive and transformative approaches, “Do No Harm” principles and GESI mainstreaming/integration.
  • Analytical and communication skills, including research and proposal and report writing skills.
  • An understanding of humanitarian, development and GESI issues in Right To Play project locations.


  • Fluency in spoken and written English

How to Apply Right To Play Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Specialist Jobs 2023

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The Closing Date: August 13, 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews

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