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Gender Coordinator Raising Project

Closing: Sep 8, 2022

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Published: Aug 29, 2022 (29 days ago)

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  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Gender and Development, Gender Studies, Development Studies, Social Sciences.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in Gender, Development, and implementation of gender equality and/or women and girl’s protection and empowerment programs in a reputable organization
  • Understanding of the aims of gender transformative programming, experience of implementation is highly sought.
  • Experience in carrying out all aspects of qualitative research (development and piloting of tools, data collection, analysis, writing). Experience of feminist-informed research methodology is desired.
  • Demonstrated experience of capacity building and mentoring staff
  • Sound knowledge and experience of integrating gender equality and social inclusion in education
  • Sound understanding of child and youth safeguarding approaches and child protection.
  • Experience with Educate A Child (EAC) is considered a strong asset

Skills:

  • Capacity to work with people of diverse cultures
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong advocacy and lobbying skills
  • Strong analytical skills, especially from a gender and inclusion perspective
  • A skilled facilitator with a good grounding in the design of learning objectives and the development of training programmes.
  • Gender analysis skills
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in proposal development, report writing
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft office)
  • Attitude and behaviors:
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Commitment to gender equality and a strong feminist perspective
  • Demonstrate behaviors that embrace child-centeredness, community participation, and partnership.
  • Willingness to travel frequently to the field



Responsibilities
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Gender and Development, Gender Studies, Development Studies, Social Sciences.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in Gender, Development, and implementation of gender equality and/or women and girl’s protection and empowerment programs in a reputable organization
  • Understanding of the aims of gender transformative programming, experience of implementation is highly sought.
  • Experience in carrying out all aspects of qualitative research (development and piloting of tools, data collection, analysis, writing). Experience of feminist-informed research methodology is desired.
  • Demonstrated experience of capacity building and mentoring staff
  • Sound knowledge and experience of integrating gender equality and social inclusion in education
  • Sound understanding of child and youth safeguarding approaches and child protection.
  • Experience with Educate A Child (EAC) is considered a strong asset

Skills:

  • Capacity to work with people of diverse cultures
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong advocacy and lobbying skills
  • Strong analytical skills, especially from a gender and inclusion perspective
  • A skilled facilitator with a good grounding in the design of learning objectives and the development of training programmes.
  • Gender analysis skills
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in proposal development, report writing
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft office)
  • Attitude and behaviors:
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Commitment to gender equality and a strong feminist perspective
  • Demonstrate behaviors that embrace child-centeredness, community participation, and partnership.
  • Willingness to travel frequently to the field



  • Ensure a gender transformative approach to the implementation of the project.
  • Support preparation and management of annual plans and alignment of project budgets to support the gender transformative aims of the project.
  • Engage communities, traditional and religious institutions to change social/gender norms attitude and practices that negatively impact on especially girls’ realization of their education rights, with an emphasis on the right to education.
  • Develop and lead the implementation of training and coaching programs aimed at developing the capacities of team members, partners and main stakeholders for gender transformative programing and the quality delivery of gender equality related activities.
  • Support the project team to plan and conduct project studies, including, project Baselines, gender analysis, the monitoring and evaluation tracking system for OOSC, any surveys, as well as the mid and end line evaluations and knowledge management.
  • Support the development of gender responsive and inclusive tools that support project planning, implementation and M&E in line with the project objective.
  • Support schools targeted by the project create a gender responsive and inclusive environment that supports girls to enroll, stay and thrive in school.
  • Support communities and other key education stakeholders identify, dialogue and address the root causes of gender inequality and discrimination and the effect these have on girls’ access, transitioning and completion of education.
  • plan and support advocacy and influencing activities working closely with the project team and the Influencing and Communications Manager.
  • Document and share best practices and lessons learned on gender transformative programming throughout implementation.
  • Represent Plan International Uganda at coordination meetings and other fora (gender equality, education, child protection)
  • work closely with child protection staff to feed into protection risk assessment and to develop effective safeguarding measures and referral mechanisms for the project.


Child Protection and Gender Equality & Inclusion

 

  • Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Safeguarding Children and Young People and Gender Equality and Inclusion are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.

 

Key relationships

  • Has a technical reporting to the Technical Advisor Gender & Inclusion at country level
  • A Member of the gender task force
  • Work in close collaboration with technical Advisors/specialists on the project team, including Child Protection, Education and Monitoring and Evaluation to ensure strong complementarity and coordination on technical aspects.
  • Maintain a close working collaboration with the Gender Equality Advisor at CNO and seek out opportunities to enhance quality assurance.
  • Ensure a collaborative and strong relationship is developed with Strømme Foundation, including structured regular meetings to share processes, lessons learnt and challenges.

 

Leadership Competencies

  • Set and communicate ambitious but realistic work goals and priorities, explaining how these contribute to Plan International’s purpose.
  • Set high standards for self and others’ behavior, inside and outside work. Championing our values and commitment to rights, gender equality and safeguarding. Supporting the health, well-being and both physical and psychological safety of our staff, including their safety to speak out.
  • Hold self and others to account for what we have agreed, dealing with poor performance quickly, firmly and constructively.
  • Create a positive team spirit, helping people work well together, to reflect and continuously improve the efficiency and quality of what we do.
  • Collaborate with team members, colleagues and partners in finding creative solutions to problems by sharing information, experience and ideas and actively seeking their input.
  • Motivate and developing others by taking an interest, giving constructive feedback and praise, ensuring they are properly trained and helping them utilize their potential.
  • Accept change and support others in adjusting to it, helping them understand.

Business Management Competencies

  • Understand relevant sectoral context including how the sector operates in terms of funding and governance and awareness of Plan’s purpose, values, and global strategy
  • Manage legal and reputational risk including risk assessment, communication, risk management and reporting in full compliance with risk-related standards, including in areas such as Child and Youth Safeguarding and Protection, Gender equality and inclusion, Counter Fraud, Safety and Security
  • Manage activities and resources including skills in strategic thinking, planning and organising, financial planning and monitoring, negotiation and programme and project management
  • Manage people and information including skills in assessment and coaching, evidence-based management, communication skills, both speaking and writing, and digital working, including personal digital skills.


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