Gender Specialist

iDE Moçambique

iDE Mozambique is recruiting a Gender Specialist, to be based in Beira, Mozambique.

  • The International Development Enterprises (iDE) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit organization with a unique business approach to fighting poverty iDE began operations in Mozambique in January 2010 and uses an integrated value-chain development approach to implement agricultural development initiatives that increase productivity and income for smallholder farmers Currently, iDE is leading activities related to the identification and training of potential women agricultural advisors, entrepreneurs, and farming clients and enhancing market linkages To continue these activities, iDE is seeking a full-time Gender Specialist in Mozambique
  • The Gender Specialist will be responsible for integrating gender throughout all programs across iDE Mozambique’s portfolio This means integrating a gender perspective in the value chain development by using practical tools for all stages of the value chain interventions context analysis – value chain selection – value chain analysis – intervention strategies and monitoring & evaluation
  • Become familiar with iDE Mozambique’s donors, program strategy, and key sector guidance pertinent to programs
  • Use established practical tools for all stages of the value chain interventions
  • Design, plan, and carry out gender analysis studies and research
  • Contribute to M&E plan development and monitoring, helping program staff to formulate a strong gender strategy and learning process, and to identify practical performance indicators
  • Assess current project training materials and plans, and lead the development and facilitation of a gender focused trainings and strategy discussions for iDE staff and clients
  • Ensure that the perspectives of gender, minority, disability and conflict sensitivity, and good governance are institutionally prioritized and incorporated within iDE’s programs
  • Support M&E team in training iDE staff understanding results data, and ensuring M&E systems operationally and intellectually capture, analyzes and utilizes this data for continuous improvements in decision-making across project managers, project teams and relevant iDE institutional stakeholders
  • Play and active role data collection and analysis, report development, strategy, business development, and client and donor relationship management
  • Contribute to reporting and internal and external communications initiatives, including participation in external conferences or meetings
  • Mozambican National
  • Post Graduate Degree in Gender Studies, Business, Economics, Social Sciences, Agriculture, or other relevant disciplines
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in donor-funded development programs, private sector enterprises, or other relevant field with an emphasis on women’s economic empowerment, gender analysis, markets, rights based approaches, and monitoring and evaluation
  • Demonstrated understanding of gender and development issues in Mozambique and globally
  • Proven practical experience in integrating a gender perspective in value chain development, and monitoring methodologies such as The Donor Committee for Enterprise Development (DCED) Standard for Results Measurement preferred
    (this includes experience of using established practical tools for gender-sensitive value chain development
  • Experience working with the private sector, understanding rural markets and trading relationships, and an ability to apply this experience in development initiatives preferred
  • Knowledge on the roles of the private sector, government and civil society/NGOs within market systems
  • Strong interpersonal skills coupled with strong coaching and teaching experiences (The job will involve gender training of staff, management and partners)
  • Experience in business development and client relationship management
  • Ability to cohesively work with various team members of development partners, and the flexibility to adapt to different work conditions
  • Strong ability to prioritize and handle complex programming challenges and
  • Excellent speaking, writing and oral communication skills in both English and Portuguese preferred
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
How to Apply
1. Documentation
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
2. Application
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  • Published 12.01.2017
  • Expires 10.02.2017
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