Under the overall guidance and leadership of the Country Representative, and under the direct supervision of the Ministry Gender, Labour and Social Development and the Deputy Country Representative UN Women, the Officer for Accountability and Gender Mainstreaming will be responsible for liaising with the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC), Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development (MGLSD) Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development (MFPED) Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) and the National Planning Authority (NPA) for effective and efficient management and implementation of the UN Women’s GEWE Programme. She/he will provide technical and capacity building support on gender mainstreaming, women’s empowerment and gender responsive budgeting with a holistic approach to development challenges facing women and girls. The Programme Officer will facilitate the process of disseminating Gender Statistics for Evidence based Planning and Budgeting in sectors and Local Governments. In addition, the officer will analyse the GEWE related policy and legal frameworks to identify gaps for redress based on the political, social and economic trends and inform programming and actions. The Programme Officer will also provide coordination and programme design support to both the MGLSD and EOC for effective management, implementation and reporting on progress. While the officer will be based at the MoGLSD and sometimes the EOC, she/he will also from time to time be expected to make regular visits to districts under the Programme being implemented.