Plan International

Deadline: Ongoing

Location: Nampula, Mozambique

Plan International is seeking to fill the role of Gender and Inclusion Specialist (GIS).

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

Responsibilities

  • Provide state-of-the-art guidance in the gender-informed design, development, and implementation of activities that lead to gender-transformative change, change that is captured by gender-sensitive project indicators, sex- and age-disaggregated data, and in data-gathering and analysis modalities
  • Design gender-sensitive activities in conjunction with local government officials, businesses, and community role models, leaders, and gender champions that address the gendered needs of young people and promote their engagement and inclusion in a community’s economic, social, and civic spheres
  • Ensure all teaching and learning items reflect gender transformative and inclusion principles
  • Develop materials to support gender and inclusion, including reports, briefing materials and key messages for a variety of programme stakeholders
  • Train and advise project and partner staff, as well as key ministry counterparts in gender transformative programming and best practices in inclusion
  • Perform any other duties within the scope of the position as assigned by the supervisor
  • Ensure humanitarian programme staff members are properly inducted and understand their roles in upholding Plan International’s safeguarding and gender equity inclusion (GEI) policies
  • Ensure Plan International’s global policies for safeguarding children and young people and GEI are fully embedded in project design and implementation
  • Ensure Plan International Mozambique contributes to the global efforts of the organisation to ensure safeguarding and GEI, including making sure relevant reporting and data are submitted

Requirements

  • Five years, minimum, of experience in handling gender issues as they relate to education, parent and community engagement and local partner capacity building
  • Bachelor’s degree in International Development, Sociology, Ethnology, Anthropology, Education, or a related field
  • Work experience in effective development and execution of gender and inclusion training and other capacity development endeavours
  • Work experience with USAID (strongly preferred)
  • Work experience in Mozambique
  • Excellent English and Portuguese oral and written communication skills (essential)

To apply and for more information, click here.

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