Cuso International Gender and Leadership Advisor Jobs in Ethiopia

Cuso International Gender and Leadership Advisor Jobs in Ethiopia


Closing date: 10 May 2019

Location Chiro, Ethiopia

Start Date May 2019 – July 2019 (flexible)

Length of Placement 10 Months

Language Requirements English

Due to funder restrictions, support for accompanying partners/dependents is not available for this placement.

The Volunteer’s Role

Women’s rights and gender sensitivity is one of the biggest challenges to gaining proper nutrition in Ethiopia.

The Growing Nutrition for Mothers and Children (GROW) project in Ethiopia is an initiative to address undernutrition in women of reproductive age and children under five years of age.

The implementation of the project, led by CARE Ethiopia, will involve deploying volunteers to strengthen the institutional and community nutrition capacity of the different sectors engaged in the implementation of GROW.

Your role as Gender and Leadership Advisor will be to assist the GROW project improve nutrition practices and services for women and children through gender sensitivity initiatives.

Your role will be to generate engagement opportunities for boys and men, and contribute to creating team building manuals for the project staff.

Apply to this position today and help empower women and create gender equality in Ethiopia.

As a volunteer, you will:

  • Mainstream male engagement across all interventions and identify potential challenges

  • Identify the contribution of nutrition specific and nutrition interventions towards women empowerment

  • Lead staff transformation dialogues every quarter and assess its contribution to the project and personal development

  • Revise sector plans from a gender perspective and ensure gender is mainstreamed across all sectors; and co-facilitate the gender mainstreaming meeting

  • Conduct gap assessment on multi-sector coordination at NCC and NTC level and develop team building manual

    Essential Academic Qualifications:

  • MSc. degree in Gender and Deployment Studies, Demography, Sociology/Social Anthropology or related field

    Essential Professional Background:

  • At least three years’ work experience in managing /advising gender and development interventions

  • Hands on experience in design of women empowerment interventions

    How to Apply:
    Cuso International Gender and Leadership Advisor Jobs in Ethiopia

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