WWI Gender Specialist
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WW&I Gender Specialist
Organization Save the Children International
Closing date 2016-10-17
Type of the service: Regular Full Time
Duty station: Dushanbe
Duration: October 18, 2016 – December 31, 2016
Number of staff: 1
Save the Children International in Tajikistan is looking for a strong, high-qualified staff who will be able to provide technical, programmatic leadership and guidance to WW&I project for gender topics. This effort aims to increase women’s leadership in their communities, enhance females’ collective and individual abilities to make decisions, and improve the target women’s access to Income-generation activities, specifically in agriculture.
The Gender specialist is the key technical focal point in country: she/he coordinates with SCI technical assistance in order to implement recommendations and guidelines on gender; he/she coordinates with the M&E team on producing analysis of gender trends in the Women Groups (WGs) that the project has been working with. The Gender specialist works closely with the Project Manager to provide appropriate and timely technical guidance to identify new trends and initiatives, with the Communication & Reporting Officer for reviewing reports and developing communication materials.
The project is now in the process of preparing for Phase II and the Gender Specialist will be responsible for ensuring that the project is aligned with, and delivers on the Save the Children Global Strategy for Gender Equality. This includes supporting, and contributing to, the integrated programming priorities (i) equitable participation of adolescent girls, (ii) empowerment of marginalised women and girls, and (iii) engagement of men and boys in ending violence and discrimination against women and girls.
Specific duties and responsibilities:
· Design and conduct gender analysis for the Phase II of the project;
· Identify gender-based constraints and develop interventions to account for and transform them;
· Implement interventions to promote women’s empowerment in agriculture including interventions that increase women’s access to productive resources, and optimize their participation and benefits from agricultural value chains;
· Provide direct technical guidance to the project;
· Develop and Implement plans to build capacity of staff, partners, and project beneficiaries in gender equity;
· Engage men and boys in contributing to gender equitable behaviors, relationships, systems and structures, specifically in the context of agriculture and livelihoods in rural Tajikistan.
Coordination with international initiatives on Gender, including DfID and Save the Children initiatives:
· Follow-up on the implementation of the guidelines and recommendations provided by the SC UK gender and livelihood technical assistance;
· In coordination with SC UK experts, draw on SCUK’s and SCI internal resources on identifying and putting into practice the most effective approaches to wealth creation and women’s empowerment;
· Ensure that the project works in support of DFID’s Strategic Vision on Women and Girls and that achievements are communicated to SC and DFID.
Develop reports and other information materials:
· Coordinate with Communication & Reporting Coordinator on best case studies and success stories;
· Support and coordinate with the Communication & Reporting Coordinator to create and distribute collateral materials on the gender to disseminate research findings.
Represent SCI at national and international levels and engage with international development partners:
· Represent SCI and its project goal and objectives to international organizations, local key stakeholders at national and district level;
· Engage with international development partners at national and international level to ensure that the lessons learnt of the project on gender are shared widely;
· Participate in existing meetings at national level in Tajikistan and organize exchange visits with similar initiatives in the country;
· Participate in Save the Children Global Gender Equality Working Group meetings online.
Education and Qualifications:
Higher education degree on social sciences and/ or relevant field;
At least 5 years of professional experience working on gender and livelihood approaches;
Demonstrated experience in women’s empowerment programming;
Strong background on conducting gender and/or livelihood analysis, Demonstrated experience of gender analysis;
Demonstrated experience in monitoring and evaluating women’s empowerment programs;
Capacity to conduct training and coach other colleagues;
Excellent oral and written English and strong capacity to communicate effectively.
How to apply: Interested applicants may send their CV and cover letter to 56, S. Nosiri Street, Dushanbe office or email to firstname.lastname@example.org CV’s without cover letter will not be considered. Only short listed candidates will be contacted for the interview within one week.