Gender Specialist


FHI360 is recruiting a Gender Specialist, to be based in Maputo.

  • Provide technical leadership to the Project to ensure integration of gender in program interventions focused on nutrition, agriculture and livelihoods
  • Design and deliver realistic and pragmatic gender strategies and programming interventions that will lead to positive gender equality outcomes
  • Integrate gender equality considerations in Results-Based Management monitoring and reporting methods
  • Track and report against gender indicators and disaggregate data by gender to analyze results within each domain
  • Conduct gender assessments, reviews and audits to assess ways to continually target involvement of women in nutrition and agriculture value chain activities
  • Review and provide technical feedback on results and project reports to donors in order to ensure quality and full compliance with gender policy and progress towards achieving integration of gender in program
  • Advise and support the Programs and Partners to integrate gender into activities
  • Develop tools, frameworks and resources to enable better gender integration in the Project
  • Identify successful practices in the project that can be showcased in publications, communication materials and conferences
  • Prepare communications materials that highlight the Project’s gender equality programming, successes and lessons learnt
  • Experience and demonstrated results in integration of gender in programming
  • Knowledge of and experience with the design, management and implementation of nutrition, agriculture and livelihood programs
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the socio-economic and political situation in Mozambique and gender sensitive programming
  • Ability to organize systems to monitor results
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants, and recipients of assistance
  • Ability to travel as needed
  • A Master\'s Degree or higher in the relevant subject area(s), preferably in Social Work, Public Health,
  • International development, or Community Development, is required
  • A Proven record of excellent management, leadership, decision-making and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to ensure gender integration in project design, implementation and ME
  • Effective English oral and written communication skills; ability to interact professionally in both
  • English and Portuguese is required
  • Ability to navigate politically sensitive terrain and maintain constructive relationships with a diverse set of key stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and transmit his/her vision to partners and colleagues
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
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  • Published 27.08.2014
  • Expires 08.09.2014
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