Closing date: 26 August 2018
Job Type: Paid
We are looking for a charismatic, influential and determined Humanitarian Gender Equality Advisor, who will lead the systematic integration of gender equality into strategic, technical and operational processes to meet Save the Children’s quality standard for our humanitarian programming to be gender-sensitive at minimum, and gender-transformative where possible.
Our Humanitarian department integrates emergency and development work, through our country programmes. It increases our capacity to meet the assistance and protection needs of children and their families affected by crises. Together, we save children’s lives, fight for their rights and help them fulfil their potential.
As Humanitarian Gender Equality Advisor you will play a critical role in ensuring humanitarian sectors are able to deliver quality programming, through ensuring gender is a key part of the design and delivery of their work. You will provide technical assistance in the development of high quality concept notes and proposalsand provide strategic leadership on advancing gender equality across our humanitarian portfolio.. You will be deployed as a technical advisor to medium or large-scale prioritised emergencies to support the design and integration of gender equality targeted actions, to lead on gender mainstreaming throughout the humanitarian response as well as build staff and partner capacity. In addition you will:
To be successful you will have substantial direct humanitarian experience of gender mainstreaming or gender programming, ideally first phase or in a non-protracted setting, as this is a one of a kind role in the Humitarian Technical Unit and the successful candidate will need to have the confidence and ability to take the lead. You will have a good understanding of child rights programming and human rights based approaches. In addition you will have:
At Save the Children our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. If you share our mission, are passionate about making it happen and strongly believe you can contribute then join us and we'll give you every opportunity to succeed. We look forward to hearing from you.
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Closing date: 26th August, 2018
Please note: We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis, interviews may commence prior to the closing date, and as early as the 20th of August. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.
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