The Lutheran World Federation World Service Gender & Livelihood Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

The Lutheran World Federation World Service Gender & Livelihood Officer Jobs in Ethiopia


Job 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

    Job Requirement

  • 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.

    Additional Requirements

  • 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

  • Computer Literate

  • 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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