Deadline: Ongoing

Location: Maputo, Mozambique

The Family Health International (FHI 360) is seeking to fill the role of Gender and Social Inclusion (GESI) Specialist.

FHI 360 delivers sustainable, high-quality, comprehensive HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, care and support services.

Responsibilities

  • Provide GESI technical guidance related to project’s objectives to the chief of party (CoP), deputy chief of party (DCoP), director of monitoring, evaluation, and learning, and other key technical staff
  • Lead and/or collaborate with headquarters-based GESI specialist as well as the research and evaluation team to conduct a GESI analysis at the beginning of the project, leading to a project GESI strategy
  • Support the CoP and DCoP to oversee the integration of GESI activities into the project workplan and monitoring and evaluation plan and adjust activities to be responsive to GESI issues identified during the GESI analysis
  • Provide technical guidance across the various components of the project to ensure GESI integration in project interventions and training
  • Support the MEL director to track and report against GESI-related indicators and disaggregating data appropriately to analyse results within each project component (intermediate result)
  • In collaboration with the MEL director, conduct annual GESI assessments to measure progress and adjust and/or refine project activities
  • In collaboration with headquarters-based gender/GESI specialist (if needed), mentor and train project staff, partners, and stakeholders, including Ministry of Education and Human Development’s officials on GESI integration
  • Prepare and deliver training content on gender and socially inclusive pedagogy and curricula as well as safe school methodologies to prevent and reduce school-related gender-based violence
  • Support technical project staff to ensure training materials and participant engagement are gender and social inclusion-sensitive
  • Provide technical support to education system stakeholders on the quality implementation of gender and socially inclusive pedagogy and safe school methodologies
  • Provide overarching GESI technical support to project stakeholders, including advising and supporting partners to integrate GESI considerations into activities
  • Review and provide technical feedback on results and project reports required by funders to ensure quality and full compliance with donor GESI policies and progress toward achieving GESI integration in the project
  • Develop tools, frameworks, and resources to enable better GESI 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 GESI programming, successes, and lessons learnt

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Gender, Social Work, Education, International Development, or Community Development (master’s degree preferred)
  • Five years, minimum, of experience in designing, managing, and implementing activities to promote gender equality and social inclusion
  • Experience in the field of education, and knowledge of sexual and reproductive health and menstrual hygiene management with target population and age group preferred
  • Strong understanding of issues related to gender equality in education, including gender and socially inclusive pedagogy and safe learning environments, and disability inclusion
  • Experience in ensuring GESI integration in project design, implementation and monitoring and evaluation
  • Experience in developing and delivering GESI-themed content in training and education materials as well as GESI-focused assessments, training, and organisational capacity-building preferred
  • Ability to navigate politically sensitive subjects and maintain constructive relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and transmit vision to partners and colleagues
  • Ability to influence, motivate, and collaborate with others
  • Experience in the education sector in Mozambique or the region
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Fluency in Portuguese preferred

To apply and for more information, click here.

Photo source: Afya Uzazi Programme

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