CARE Ethiopia Specialist - Gender Jobs

CARE Ethiopia Specialist - Gender Jobs


Job Id: 221236

Category: Development and Project Management, Legal, Social Sciences and Community

Location: Addis Ababa

Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)

Employment Type: Full time

Salary: USD 992

Job Description


Internal/external Vacancy Announcement

Specialist - Gender

CARE Ethiopia’s mission is to work with the poor women and men, boys and girls, communities and institutions, to have a significant impact on the underlying causes of poverty in Ethiopia.

Date: August 30, 2019

Vacancy #: 072/19

Salary: USD 992

No of position: 1 (One)

Type of Employment: Regular

Project: Emergency

Duty base: Head Office/ Addis Ababa

Dead Line: 10 days from the date of advertisement


Job Summary:

Specialist-Gender for Collaborative Action for Peace in Gedeo and West Guji Activity will lead quality implementation of activities that address women’s empowerment and gender equality for target community participating in the project.

S/he will be responsible for building the government partners’ capacity in understanding and applying both gender equity and women’s empowerment approaches, tools, and best practices.

S/he will use a hands-on approach that will require outstanding skills in planning and facilitation of training workshops, coaching and mentoring, and an ability to influence and facilitate change through high-level interpersonal and communication skills.

Responsibilities and tasks:

Analysis, strategy, reporting and design

  • Contribute to the project’s work plan, at the start-up and annual reviews, to ensure gender-responsive project planning

  • Conduct regular assessment and analysis of gender norms and relations in to peace building to feed into project learning and strategy revisions

    Capacity building and technical assistance

  • Lead and coordinate capacity building of CARE staff, and particularly Facilitators for Empowerment (FFEs) in West Guji and Gedeo Zones, for gender equity and women’s empowerment interventions, including implementation of women empowerment and gender equality approaches and tools.

  • Participate in the development and facilitation of trainings for partner and staff development on gender specific initiatives and critical staff reflection sessions

  • Develop and implement follow-up coaching plans to sustain staff expertise and commitment to apply new skills

    Gender interventions planning and implementation

  • Ensures that planning and implementation of the project activities are in accordance with the
    program principles, approaches, and minimum standards of the organization;

  • Works closely with other project staffs and partners in planning, and implementing the project

  • Ensures effective implementation of the project activities as per the set plan of action and as per the donor requirement.

  • Makes sure that all plans are down to annual, quarterly and weekly basis and same is done for by project officers and facilitators;

    Learning and networking

  • Explore and participate in networks and gender-related task forces at the regional and local levels

  • Support the documentation and use of project gender learning into evidence-based policy influence

    Gender equity and diversity

  • Promote gender equality within teams, communities and households.

    Job Requirements

    A) Education/Training:

  • BSc/BA in relevant disciplines, e.g. Social Sciences, Sociology, Gender and Rural Development, and other related studies.
  • Professional training in gender and social transformation is a desire

    B) Experience and Skills

  • 3 years of work experience in development work, adult learning and training of trainer methodologies,

  • Practical experience in women rights/peace building programming

  • Experience with gender analysis, interpretation and mainstreaming

  • Develop and maintain close working relationship with INGOs and Partner Government officials particularly project signatories at woreda and zonal level.

  • Provides support for all trainings, workshops, and meetings conducted at zonal/woreda level.

  • Promote and represent the interests of PSEA program with regards to all relevant stakeholders;

    C) Technical skills

  • Supervisory skill;

  • Language proficiency in written and spoken English;

  • Computer proficiency;

  • Good communication and report writing skill;

  • Firm belief in teamwork, gender equality, economic and social needs, conceptual understanding of participatory approach and sustainable development.

    D) Competencies

  • Coaching, initiating action, communicating with impact, innovation, planning and organizing, building partnership and commitment, facilitating change, adaptability, and contributing to team success.

    How to Apply

    If you are interested to be part of our dynamic team, exciting work environment and contribute to CARE Ethiopia’s mission and vision, please forward your: CV (not more than 3 page) and cover letter (not more than one page) directly to ethiojobs.net . Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Passionate and dedicated candidates who meet the requirement are strongly encouraged to apply, especially women

    CARE Ethiopia Specialist - Gender Jobs

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