Plan International Gender Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Plan International Gender Officer Jobs in Ethiopia


Accountabilities

  • Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Child Protection (CPP) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI) are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility.
  • This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.

    Project design and implementation

  • Make sure that all gender related activities are implemented as planned in the project

  • Participate in the baseline, mid-term, and end evaluation with a close collaboration with the monitoring and evaluation teams.

  • Facilitate implementation of gender related periodic assessment and activities to be conducted using consultant or in house capacities with in the standard qualities for the emergency project.

  • Support knowledge management and learning efforts by producing and documenting project monitoring reports, cases stories and articles in relation to gender in the project area.

  • Ensure CCCD principles and strategies are mainstreamed across gender tools and frameworks and are implemented accordingly.

  • Ensure the mainstreaming of CP, DRR and inclusion in PCM process.

  • Carryout any other duty as assigned.

    Job Requirements

    Educational Qualification and Experience

  • Bachelor degree in Gender studies, social work and other related social science, and substantial experience (minimum of 3years) in gender and development programmes/projects

    Knowledge

  • Good knowledge on Gender Mainstreaming, and Experience in gender projects and experience at community level projects.

  • Experience in gender advocacy and networking. Experience in designing & facilitating training.

  • Knowledge of current international development trends and thinking on programme effectiveness and in Child Rights programming

  • Knowledge of the sector specific development issues such as education, health, child protection, emergency responses, inclusions and DRR issues.

    Skills Specific to the Post

  • Knowledge on inclusion and gender.

  • Understand organizational principles, systems and have the ability to provide leadership and support to staff working at community level

  • Understanding of integrated development issues

  • Knowledge of child-rights programming

  • Knowledge of participatory monitoring, evaluation and research systems and processes

  • Good report writing skills

  • Working experience with children, youth and adults.

  • Strong team sprit

  • Strong organizational and project implementation skills, and ability to deliver to work in hardship area

    Desirable

  • Knowledge of the child protection in emergencies sector.

  • Knowledge of project implementation and child centred community development
    programming.

  • Knowledge of development issues, trends, challenges and opportunities and implications to community development.

  • Knowledge of Child Protection Policy (CPP) principles and procedures

  • Knowledge of effective participatory Monitoring, Evaluation and Research systems and processes.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to build relationships with colleagues.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including presentation.

  • Ability to analyse information and evaluate options including planning skills.

  • Proficient in computer skills and use of relevant software and other applications.

    Behaviours

  • Ability to act in a professional and ethical manner

  • Proper handling of the organization’s property without or with minimum waste, tear and wear or damage

  • Avoiding unreliable reports and financial documents (fraud)

  • PIE looks previous misconducts related to children seriously

  • Plan International’s Values in Practice

  • We are open and accountable

  • Promotes a culture of openness and transparency, including with sponsors and donors.

  • Holds self and others accountable to achieve the highest standards of integrity.

  • Consistent and fair in the treatment of people.

  • Open about mistakes and keen to learn from them.

  • Accountable for ensuring we are a safe organisation for all children, girls & young people

    We strive for lasting impact

  • Articulates a clear purpose for staff and sets high expectations.

  • Creates a climate of continuous improvement, open to challenge and new ideas.

  • Focuses resources to drive change and maximise long-term impact, responsive to changed priorities or crises.

  • Evidence-based and evaluates effectiveness.

    We work well together

  • Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others, willing to compromise when appropriate.

  • Builds constructive relationships across Plan International to support our shared goals.

  • Develops trusting and ‘win-win’ relationships with funders, partners and communities.

  • Engages and works well with others outside the organization to build a better world for girls and all children.

    We are inclusive and empowering

  • Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others, willing to compromise when appropriate.

  • Builds constructive relationships across Plan International to support our shared goals.

  • Develops trusting and ‘win-win’ relationships with funders, partners and communities.

  • Engages and works well with others outside the organization to build a better world for girls and all children.

    Physical Environment

  • In this section, state “typical office environment”, or conditions such as “must work outside in an extremely hot and humid climate”. Also note if any protective equipment is required.]

  • Typical refugee camp and remote host community environments

    Level of Contact with Children

  • High contact: High contact and frequency of interaction

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Plan International Gender Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

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