Deadline: 03 March, 2021

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Plan International is seeking to fill the role of Gender Equality Coordinator (GEC) for My Choice for My Life project.

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

Responsibilities

  • Create, review and/or revise key technical documents in support of the project, including trainings, reports, programming guidelines, communications products, tools, training manuals and modules
  • Ensure consistent and quality application of gender equality strategic goals throughout sexual and reproductive health and rights programming, child protection programming
  • Ensure consistent and high technical quality of project activities as delivered by Plan International and partner staff
  • Identify and address needs for quality improvement 
  • Foster strong relationships and work closely with internal and external stakeholders on gender equality and health/CP sector 
  • Ensure strong linkages with the governance and monitoring, evaluation and research (MER) unit within the project 
  • Represent Plan International at meetings and events where necessary
  • Design and deliver needs-based capacity building training and workshops to project staff and implementing partners
  • Provide technical support to the representation of the project at the regional and national level and contribute to the visibility of project activities and results in relevant forums and networks in the area of gender equality or as delegated
  • Lead gender equality advocacy initiatives related to the project
  • Assume any other responsibility as assigned by supervisor

Requirements

  • Postgraduate (master’s degree or higher) in Gender Equality, Human Rights, Development Studies, or a related field
  • Five years, minimum, of experience working in the development sector, including field and management experience
  • Advanced professional development and experience in gender equality programming and sexual and reproductive health/rights programming
  • Excellent knowledge of child and women’s rights and gender justice
  • Significant experience in leading gender equality and inclusion in complex international organisations
  • Demonstrated experience in designing and delivering workshops and training on gender equality that are participatory and needs-based
  • Experience with a diverse set of stakeholders at all levels of an organisation
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills, collaboration experience, creativity and willingness to innovate
  • Experience in drafting project report and monitoring project progress

To apply and for more information, click here.

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