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Gender Advisor (Ref.2017/003)

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: Catholic Relief Services
Closing date: 26 May 2017

The Gender Advisor will be responsible for ensuring Mwendo is gender-responsive and transformative. S/he will develop a Gender Analysis Framework with tools for understanding gender barriers related to the project, identify gender inequities and assess their impact, and identify how project interventions are likely to affect or be affected by gender norms and power relations between the sexes.

The Gender Advisor will oversee gender training for relevant project staff, partners and conduct a baseline gender analysis and track gender-specific, sex-disaggregated indicators. S/he will assist all project partners to effectively implement strategies to assure that gender approaches are mainstreamed into all project interventions. S/he will provide monitoring and technical backstopping to field staff to help address barriers to implementing the gender strategy.

required Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s degree in one of the following disciplines: social sciences, gender, international development, development economics or another related field

  • At least 5 years of solid progressively responsible professional work experience in gender, and dealing with human rights and/or gender-based violence

  • In-depth knowledge of gender, gender-based violence, humanitarian policy issues, and its linkage with OVC

  • Experience in the development of strategic and tactical plans in collaboration with others (stakeholders) who may represent a wide range of interests and needs

  • Strong knowledge of the health and social service sector in Kenya

  • Experience in implementing donor-funded projects

  • Demonstrated ability foster integration in programming approach

  • Excellent understating of GOK, and CRS operating procedures

How to apply:

Written applications indicating the reference number of position applied for and CV including day-time contact phone numbers, as well as names and contact information of three references should reach the below-mentioned by Close of Business Friday, May 26, 2017.

Human Resources Manager

Catholic Relief Services – Kenya Program

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Note: Catholic Relief Services (CRS) does not charge any fees from applicants for any recruitment. Further, CRS has not retained any agent in connection with this recruitment

CRS’ recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation