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Gender Equality & Social Inclusion (GESI) Advisor

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Job type:
    Full Time
  • Posted:
    1 week ago
  • Category:
    Fleet & Transport, Gender and Inclusion
  • Deadline:
    August 22, 2022

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT 

Concern Worldwide is an Irish-based non-governmental, international, humanitarian organization, dedicated to the  reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest  countries. Concern is currently recruiting the below post: 

Job Code: 22-022-NH (You must quote this code on your application) 

Job Title: Gender Equality & Social Inclusion (GESI) Advisor (x1) 

Location: Monrovia 

Reporting To: Technical Director 

Responsible For: N/A 

Contract duration: Open-ended 

Job Purpose: The Gender Advisor leads the integration of gender-sensitive programming elements in accordance with global best practices and donor requirements. The Gender Advisor participates in strategy, program implementation, program monitoring, and evaluation in relation to gender integration in the project. This  includes capacity building and technical assistance to government, civil society, and community stakeholders.  

Specific Responsibilities: 

Provide technical leadership to the Project to ensure integration of gender in program interventions focused on sanitation, design and deliver realistic and pragmatic  gender strategies and programming interventions that will lead to positive gender equality outcomes, integrate gender equality considerations in Results-Based  Management monitoring and reporting methods, track and report against gender indicators and disaggregate data by gender to analyze results within each domain,  conduct gender assessments, reviews and audits to assess ways to continually target involvement of women in sanitation specific activities, review and provide  technical feedback on results and project reports to donors in order to ensure quality and full compliance with gender policy and progress towards achieving  integration of gender in program, advise and support the Programs and Partners to integrate gender into activities, develop tools, frameworks and resources to  enable better gender 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 gender equality programming, successes and lessons learnt. 

Capacity building: 

In collaboration with the Technical Director, and Chief of Party identify staff and County partners capacity needs related to equality and gender transformation, provide  capacity building through on the job mentoring and coaching, training, technical advice (remote and in person), tools etc. for staff and ,national partners to increase  skills and knowledge as well as influence attitudes and behaviours, identify and coach Programme team equality champions to foster an appropriate working culture  sensitive to equality and gender including organise events to enhance employee understanding of equality and inclusion issues 

Representation and Advocacy: 

Develop and maintain good professional relationships with relevant ministries, international agencies, NGOs, partners, service providers and other stakeholders  working in the equality and gender at national/District level, assist in the development of effective, innovative actions in advocacy (related to equality) to achieve a 

larger and more sustained impact through programmes, represent Concern in County and district level relevant meetings, consortia working groups and other  workshops, and coordination forums. 

Experience & Qualification:  

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject, (gender studies, community development, human rights, or relevant social sciences) or equivalent. At least 5 years of equality and gender transformative analysis, programming, and mainstreaming in development/humanitarian contexts Demonstrated knowledge & understanding of equality, including gender transformation & drivers of exclusion, marginalization & inequality in Liberia Experience in networking and coordination with local authorities, national and international NGOs/UN agencies 

Excellent English speaking/writing skills required. 

Possessing a driver’s license and motorbike riding skills 

How to apply:  

By email to: liberia.hr@concern.net with the JOB CODE 22-022-NH Gender Equality & Social Inclusion (GESI) Advisor clearly in the SUBJECT LINE.  By Hand to: HR Department, Concern Worldwide, Building Number-5 Andalucía’s Complex Compound Number-2, Between 6th & 7th Streets   Sinkor Beachside, Behind Home City Furniture Store, Monrovia.  

 JOB CODE 22-022-NH Gender Equality & Social Inclusion (GESI) Advisor clearly indicated on the envelope. 

Applications must include the following: 

JOB CODE 22-022-NH Gender Equality & Social Inclusion (GESI) Advisor 

A letter of application stating why you believe you are the best suited for the position. 

A copy of your CV (maximum 4 pages) giving active daytime contacts. 

Names and addresses of two (2) work-related referees with professional e-mail addresses. 

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 17 hour GMT on Monday 22nd August 2022. 

FEMALE APPLICANTS ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY 

ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED. 

Safeguarding at Concern: Code of Conduct and its Associated Policies 

Concern has an organisational Code of Conduct (CCoC) with three Associated Policies; the Programme Participant Protection Policy (P4), the Child  Safeguarding Policy and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Policy. These have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants  from exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organisation, and the standards  of behaviour expected of them. In this context, staff have a responsibility to the organisation to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the  day-to-day conduct in their workplace in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission. Any candidate offered a job with Concern Worldwide will  be expected to sign the Concern Staff Code of Conduct and Associated Policies as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Concern 

Code of Conduct, candidates acknowledge that they have understood the content of both the Concern Code of Conduct and the Associated Policies and  agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these policies. Additionally, Concern is committed to the safeguarding and protection of vulnerable adults and children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work or volunteer with  vulnerable adults and children are recruited by us for such roles. Subsequently, working or volunteering with Concern is subject to a range of vetting  checks, including criminal background checking.  

Concern Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all sections of society.  While all applicants will be strictly assessed on their individual merit, qualified women are particularly  encouraged to apply.