Gender Advisor

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries . FHI currently seeks qualified candidates for the Gender Advisor position for an anticipated USAID/Tanzania-Let Girls Learn Initiative (LGL-T).

The Gender Advisor leads the integration of gender sensitive programming elements in accordance with global best practice, donor requirements and FHI 360 requirements. She/he participates in strategy, program implementation, program monitoring, evaluation in relation to gender integration in the project that is focused on Transforming Unequal Social and Gender Norms and Preventing Gender-based Violence at the school, community and household levels. Specific responsibilities include to:
• Provide technical leadership to the project COP and staff to ensure integration of gender in program interventions focused on girls’ attendance and retention in school, gender norms, addressing school-related gender-based violence and community’s perception on girls’ education.
• Design and deliver realistic and pragmatic gender strategies and programming interventions that will lead to positive and measureable 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 education and gender sensitive specific activities.
• Review and provide technical feedback on results and project reports to donors in order to ensure quality and full compliance with gender policies and progress towards achieving integration of gender in program.
• Advise and support the program staff, stakeholders and partners to integrate gender into activities.
• Develop tools, frameworks and resources to enable better gender integration in all project activities, planned trainings, material production and language.
• Identify successful gender related practices, stories and lessons learned that can be showcased in publications, communication materials and conferences.

• A Master's Degree or higher in the relevant subject area(s), preferably in Gender, Social Work, Public Health, International development, or Community Development, is required. 7-9 minimum years of experience required.
• A Proven record of excellent management, leadership, decision-making and interpersonal skills.
• Demonstrated ability to ensure gender integration in project design, implementation and M&E.
• Effective English oral and written communication skills; ability to interact professionally in English.
• Ability to navigate gender-sensitive terrain and maintain constructive relationships with a diverse set of key stakeholders.
• Demonstrated ability to think strategically and transmit his/her vision to partners and colleagues.
• Knowledge of and experience with the design, management and implementation of gender-related programs.
• Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the cultural, socio-economic and gender norms towards girls’ education in Tanzania.
• Ability to work well with others and independently.
• Relevant computer software skills, including MS Word, Power point, and Excel.


Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project and the selection of final applicant is subject to USAID approval.

Interested candidates may their application, curriculum vitae (CV)/Resume, photocopies of certificates and names and addresses of three (3) referees to either:
Human Resources Department,
P.O. Box 78082,
Dar es Salaam.

b) May also register online through FHI 360's Career Center at www.fhi360.org/careercenter or through the Employment section at www.fhi360.org.

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FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities
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