Population Services International Gender Advisor Jobs in Ethiopia

Population Services International Gender Advisor Jobs in Ethiopia

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There are over 9,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds - from the medical industry to the music business - all with unique skills we bring to the job.

PSI/Ethiopia is an innovative network member of PSI with a team of more than 140 people passionate about marketing and dedicated to serving Sara! Since 2003, we have marketed products and led programs to prevent HIV, improve reproductive health, and improve child health. We market condoms and increase condom use among people most at risk of HIV.

We increase access to clean water by selling Wuha Agar, a water disinfectant. At PSI/Ethiopia we do more than simply provide products and services, we seek to create true change – by making markets work for the poor – to increase the use of critical health products and services that are available, affordable, and desirable to the most vulnerable Ethiopian people.

We are looking for an experienced gender professional to lead gender integration under a 5 years USAID-funded activity aimed at providing comprehensive HIV services for key and priority populations. The ideal candidate has experience working on health, with a focus on HIV; s/he will lead the training of professionals (providers, gate-keepers) on ethical approaches when working with victims of gender-based crimes, violence, etc.

S/he will also support the continued growth of expertise in and sensitivity to gender among the project staff and directly contribute to the development and delivery of high-quality programming toward gender equity.

Your contribution

You will work under the supervision of the Chief of Party, in close collaboration with the technical team, the regional team and the delivery team. More specifically, you will:

  • Provide guidance during formative research, to identify gender dimension/aspects facing the community

  • Support project design, ensuring gender transformation approaches are integrated and cross cutting

  • Provide technical leadership to ensure that project activities address gender considerations

  • Ensure that gender is integrated and mainstreamed across the project, including project design, implementation and monitoring, operations, as well as in staff training materials, policies and procedures.
    Provide guidance on the performance indicators to reflect progress towards gender
    equality and female empowerment outcomes

  • Conduct gender assessment, reviews and audits to assess ways to continually target involvement of women in project specific activities

  • Provide strategic technical guidance on gender integration to key personnel, project staff, government institutions, and local implementing partners and stakeholders

  • Develop appropriate gender resources and tools for project staff

  • Design and facilitate gender trainings for staff, stakeholders, and project clients to ensure that the project assesses and accounts for gender and youth consideration

  • Work closely with the monitoring, evaluation and learning team on data collection, analysis, and reporting on gender indicators.

  • Identify successful practices in the project that can be showcased in the publications, communication materials and conferences

    Your KPIs

  • Technical capacity of LIPs and GOE structures scored high to implement key and priority population

  • Sub-awards actual VS forecast performance

  • No major compliance findings, otherwise necessary management actions done

  • Active use of the Capacity Building Plan

    Job Requirements

    Your background

  • MA/MPH/BA degree in Public Health or equivalent

  • 5/7 years of progressive professional experience in gender for development organizations

    What it takes to succeed

  • Demonstrated capacity to lead the collection, analysis, and utilization of information from a broad range of sources.

  • Proven technical expertise in addressing harmful gender norms, preventing and responding to gender-based violence, reducing the vulnerability of adolescent girls and young women, and constructive engagement of men and boys, as applied to very poor and highly vulnerable settings

  • Knowledge of and familiarity with international assistance program gender requirements, preferably USAID office

  • Proficiency in MS Office products;

  • Fluency in English

  • Good personal organizational skills including the ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure

  • Willingness to travel within Ethiopia

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Population Services International Gender Advisor Jobs in Ethiopia

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