The Lutheran World Federation World Service Gender & Livelihood Officer Jobs in Ethiopia
The Lutheran World Federation World Service Gender & Livelihood Officer Jobs in EthiopiaJob Description
The Gender & Livelihood Officer is answerable to the Project Team Leader and is responsible for: Livelihood activities and gender mainstreaming and proactive technical support to the projects operation of the area.
Ensure Gender integration in the day-to-day activities
Participate in gender-related events (meeting, workshops, conferences) and networks
Assist and capacitate women to participate and get use of energy saving activities
Organize and mobilize women to involve with self-help group system
Plan, implement and follow up on gender-related activities and provide support to beneficiaries and ensure mainstreaming of gender in project activities
Collect data on livelihood status on the beneficiaries
Work with all officers and partners to ensure that gender equity principles are Incorporated into all policies and activities
Prepare and submit reports directly to the Team Leader/Regional Projects Coordinator regularly
Survey and identify livelihood development constraints and suggest the possible recommendations to the project office
Develop bi-weekly, monthly and quarterly reports on gender & livelihood activities
BA or MA degree in Social Sciences especially gender studies, or relevant disciplines from recognized University/College with Minimum of 3 years relevant experience for Bachelor and 1 year for Masters degree preferably in gender issues.
Strong communication skill in English (written and oral)
Strong knowledge and experience working with gender issues, women self- help groups; IGA, and value chain development.
Deep knowledge in rural communities; particularly with rural women
Good skills in reporting and monitoring
Knowledge of Oromiffa required
The ideal candidate will also
Demonstrate commitment to the values, aims and principles of LWF/WS, including equal opportunity and gender sensitivity.
NGO experience is advantageous.
Competent women are strongly encouraged to apply.
How to Apply
Interested candidates who meet the above requirement can send ONLY detailed C.V and application letter through Ethiojobs.
LWF World Service Ethiopia is an equal opportunity employer.
LWF World Service Ethiopia considers all applicants based on merit regardless of sex, color, religion, ethnicity, age, marital status or disability except for affirmative action to bring gender equity.
Women are encouraged to apply and only short-listed applicants will be contacted
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