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Roving Gender Equality Technical Advisor

Closing: Apr 3, 2024

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Published: Mar 21, 2024 (30 days ago)

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You will bring to the role with you:

  • At least 7 years' experience (including field experience across multiple country contexts) providing technical leadership for the design and implementation of humanitarian and development programmes focused on advancing gender equality.
  • Strong understanding of gender equality principles and practices, the gender equality sector, policy priorities, and key gender inequalities impacting children.
  • Proven senior-level experience leading diverse, complex initiatives and virtual teams to achieve agreed objectives, including demonstrated experience designing, implementing, and reporting upon thematic/cross-cutting strategies and/or policies.
  • Proficiency in English and working knowledge of a second language – French, Spanish, or Arabic (with French and Spanish especially desirable) is a must.


Responsibilities

You will bring to the role with you:

  • At least 7 years' experience (including field experience across multiple country contexts) providing technical leadership for the design and implementation of humanitarian and development programmes focused on advancing gender equality.
  • Strong understanding of gender equality principles and practices, the gender equality sector, policy priorities, and key gender inequalities impacting children.
  • Proven senior-level experience leading diverse, complex initiatives and virtual teams to achieve agreed objectives, including demonstrated experience designing, implementing, and reporting upon thematic/cross-cutting strategies and/or policies.
  • Proficiency in English and working knowledge of a second language – French, Spanish, or Arabic (with French and Spanish especially desirable) is a must.


About the role

We are currently looking for a Gender Equality Technical Advisor. The role will provide technical leadership to operationalize Save the Children’s Global Gender Equality Policy and new Gender Equality Strategic Framework, across programs, partnerships, advocacy, and our organization. The role supports advocacy and influencing while building equitable and strategic feminist partnerships. It provides leadership to ensure our work is grounded on intersectional gender and power analysis and supports the design and implementation of gender transformative monitoring and evaluation systems to demonstrate impact while sharing learning across our programmes, teams, and partners to support cross-regional and global learning. 

The role will work closely with operations colleagues and with partners, especially women’s/girls’ rights and gender equality-focused organizations, fostering the building of ownership and agency of local organizations.

 This role will provide leadership to design/adapt and deliver gender equality and social justice content for capacity building, adapting global and regional products to local contexts.

 The role will provide thought leadership and guide system strengthening, operationalizing standards, and driving technical excellence in close collaboration with in-country gender equality advisors, coordinators, and/or focal persons. 

This role includes a focus on external representation on priority issues including gender and power analysis, girls’ empowerment, gender-based violence and other topics central to gender transformative child rights-based approaches across thematic areas. 

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.


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