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)
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.
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.
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: email@example.com 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.