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Senior Technical Advisor- Gender and Social Accountability – Care Ethiopia

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Senior Technical Advisor- Gender and Social Accountability – Care Ethiopia, September 1 2022
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Organization: Care Ethiopia
Position: Senior Technical Advisor- Gender and Social Accountability
Deadline: 09.05.2022
Employment: Contract
Salary: 2112
Location: Addis Ababa
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Job Description:

 

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

 

Senior Technical Advisor- Gender and Social Accountability

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CARE is an international NGO with local staff and community partners in more than 90 countries. We create local solutions to poverty and inequality and we seek dignity for everyone every day and during times of crisis. These solutions have a broad range, from clean water to access to education; from microfinance to ensuring that everyone has nutritious food; from agriculture and climate change to disaster response. CARE puts women and girls at the center of everything we do because they have proven to be the best hope for creating lasting change in the world. Our staff live where they work, which makes us effective at understanding the challenges they face. We’ve been doing this for over 70 years, since World War II. It started with the world’s first CARE Package® of food for the post-war hungry in Europe. Our work today is as important as ever, we believe that poverty and inequality are historic injustices that we can end within a generation, for good. If you share our core beliefs: poverty is an injustice; poverty is solvable; and together, we have the power to end it, join us.

Date of Announcement: August 26, 2022

Vacancy No.: 099/22 

Grade:  9E

Salary: $2112

No of positions:1                   

Duty Base: Addis Ababa

Closing Date: Ten days for the date of announcement

The position holder provides technical assistance and capacity building on Gender and Social Accountability to key project partners and project staff. The position holder will coordinate and lead gender Analysis, social accountability study and training materials/guidelines development. The Advisor will inform the formative research in gender and social accountability area s to identify key issues, social norms and barriers and to make recommendations on how to address gender and government responsiveness related concerns and challenges.

The Senior Gender and Social Accountability is also expected to ensure effective design, implementation learning extraction and dissemination of a program. The STA will also support report preparation and budget management.

 

The STA will be knowledgeable of national trends and best practices in gender and social accountability programs in health and nutrition sector.  S/he will apply this knowledge by providing input into the design of new initiatives and updating existing approaches, fostering innovation and strengthening overall technical quality. S/he will place a strong emphasis on capacity building of CO teams and partners and will support learning within the project scope.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

·       Leads the implementation process of the program approaches mainly in the area of gender and social accountability, including gender analysis, audits, evaluations, and social accountability studies, related PSHEA (safeguarding) aspects, etc….

·       Leads developing tailored project curriculums (related to gender & social accountability) on Training of Trainers (ToT) for key partner and project staff, and cascading training materials/facilitation guides for project participants.

·       Develops and implements follow-up, engagement, and coaching plans to build staff capacity and to increase their level of expertise and skills and their commitment to apply strategies.

·       Establishes all necessary relationships with partners and government actors to ensure that gender and social accountability issues can be shared and properly addressed/incorporated.

·       Informs measurement/MEAL/PQL team about areas of learning extraction during project implementation learning process.

·       Collaborates with measurement/MEAL/PQL team in developing progress monitoring and learning extraction tool in the area of the theme s/he leads in the project.

·       Leads preparation of report in the thematic area that s/he is assigned to lead.

·       Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements:

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·       Master’s degree in public health/Nutrition/Social Studies with strong experience on Gender and social accountability.

·       5 -7 years’ experience working in MNCH/Sexual & Reproductive Health (SRH) in adolescent and/youth; Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH)/Family Planning (FP), Nutrition with mainstreaming gender and social accountability.

·       Knowledge of community based approaches for program design and implementation

·       Familiarity with gender and empowerment programming.

·       Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills.

·       Understanding and demonstrated commitment to the importance of gender, youth and social inclusion issues.

·       Demonstrated commitment to principles of Gender Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and PSHEA (safeguarding).

·       Good organizational skills.

·       Detail orientation  .

·       Willing to travel.

·       Excellent speaking and written English language

 

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How To Apply:

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How to Apply If you are interested to be part of our dynamic team, exciting work environment and contribute to CARE Ethiopia’s mission and vision, please send your CV (not more than 3 pages) and cover letter (not more than one page) through Ethiojobs.net .

 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 

Passionate and dedicated candidates who meet the requirement are strongly encouraged to apply, especially women!

 

CARE seeks to improve the lives of the most marginalized, particularly women and girls. Our diversity is our strength. We encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences to apply.

 

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