Job Title: Gender Specialist
Location: Kampala, Uganda
Closing Date: 27 September 2020
Salary: Not Stated
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Working Pattern: Full Time
Sponsors international candidates? Not Stated
The Gender Specialist will develop a Gender approach that will support the organisation to standardize, streamline and institutionalize gender equity and inclusion in her WASH programming. Candidates should have demonstrated capability in integrating gender in program sectors and a range of areas (e.g., project design, monitoring, and evaluation), designing and implementing gender analyses and assessments, designing and facilitating trainings/meetings/workshops, and engaging with partners and consultants.
Role and Responsibilities
Provide technical support and analysing inequality by mapping who lacks access to WASH and the barriers they face.
Analyse issues around inequitable power relations that prevent the poorest and most marginalized people from realizing their right to safe WASH and; promoting and implementing critical minimum standards for inclusive WASH facilities in schools, communities and health care facilities.
Provide technical assistance and support in areas such as designing and conducting gender analyses and assessments, and developing toolkits, resource guides, and other technical resources related to WASH programming
Design and facilitate meetings, trainings, and workshops, using utilization-focused, appreciative, participatory, adult learning methodologies and approaches
Develop of a gender policy for organisation
Develop a gender mainstreaming framework in WASH Programme levels based on the following processes; identification, preparation and formulation, appraisal, implementation and evaluation.
Develop project and community level gender equity checklist. This should be a detailed checklist of guidelines for integrating gender into the three different levels of project cycle management:
Develop a gender mainstreaming toolkit identifying the key tools for gender mainstreaming and offer explanatory guidance to their usage.
Orient staff and partners on the produced key gender documents and provide guidance on how the organisation should engage with other gender sensitive organizations in the promotion of gender equity and inclusion.
Lead or contribute to technical components of proposals related to gender equality and inclusive development.
Experience in designing and facilitating different types of meetings and workshops, using a variety of participatory methodologies and approaches.
Ability to think strategically and to integrate diverse information from varied sources
Experience, Skills and Qualifications
Master’s Degree in Social Sciences specifically Gender studies or any related field.
Seven (7) Years’ of professional experience in gender related aspects at an international level
Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills
Proven experience forming, managing, and participating in successful teams, presenting and facilitating in a variety of fora, and verbal and written communications skills required
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with individuals at all levels
Strong planning, organization, and strategic thinking skills
Demonstrated presence and participation in gender equality and inclusive development networks
If you are interested in the position and have the right skills and attributes, please complete the application form here and send it back to: email@example.com by 27th September 2020 stating Gender Specialist in the subject line.
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