Gender Advisor

October 16, 2008 at 10:40 am Leave a comment

Gender Advisor (Part-time)

IntraHealth is looking for a Gender Advisor to provide technical and training assistance in GBV, gender equality and women’s human rights. The position is initially 50% but is expected to increase to 100% in the first year. The Gender Advisor will provide direct technical assistance and training to projects and perform the following functions: Develop curricula, protocols and guidelines related to GBV and gender integration; design assessments and evaluations related to gender equality and GBV; identify and brief consultants and prepare SOWs; prepare and monitor workplans and budgets; prepare or review concept papers, technical guidelines, reports, work plans, and other documents. The Gender Advisor will perform the following institutional functions: Manage a team SharePoint site; write or review GBV or gender-related documents; and identify appropriate state-of-the-art communications and networking structures for gender equality communications and activism.

Qualifications: Advanced degree in public health or related field with 5 or more years in gender and international health development; experience developing curricula and protocols related to gender- based violence (i.e., sexual assault, intimate partner violence, child sexual abuse); skilled in preparing and conducting training; overseas experience working in low resource settings in a technical and management capacity; strong program knowledge, practical experience and familiarity with technical approaches and resources related to response to GBV; Knowledge of successful approaches to the economic empowerment of women and minorities; experience managing program activities, meeting complex technical assistance requirements and monitoring several concurrent projects/activities; program design and development experience; a collegial and collaborative working style with an ability to work alone and in teams; excellent oral and written communication skills in English and ability to work in another language (French sought); familiarity with qualitative and quantitative research methods; high level of computer literacy in Word, Excel and Power Point and Internet; ability to travel 25% of the time. Candidate is requested to submit a sample of work relevant to the job (e.g., report, curriculum, proposal excerpt, preferably in French)

For immediate consideration, please forward cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to jobs@intrahealth.org and reference GBV-IGWG in the subject line. IntraHealth International, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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