ECW MYRP Gender Advisor
Date: 5 Sep 2023
Location: Maiduguri, Nigeria
Company: Plan International
Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances childrenâs rights and equality for girls.
We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And itâs girls who are most affected.
Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.
We support childrenâs rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for â and respond to â crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.
We have been building powerful partnerships for children for overÂ 85 years, and are now active in more than 80 countries.
The Gender Advisor will work alongside all Education thematic leads to ensure the successful delivery of a quality gender transformative programme that tackle the root causes of inequality, responds to the needs of women and girls, men and boys in all their diversity, and challenges discriminatory gender norms and harmful practices.
We are looking to recruit person (s) with:Masterâs Degree in relevant discipline in a field related to social sciences, gender studies, Humanitarian and/or equivalent experience gained. A minimum of 5-7 yearsâ experience in gender work with a humanitarian organisation. Solid knowledge base and practical experience in gender mainstreaming, community level gender transformative approaches, protection and inclusion/disability. Experience of managing the programme cycle, including assessments, proposal and report writing, monitoring and evaluation. Experience in mainstreaming gender issues into education programs specially to realize high learning outcome in schools for girls Experience in working in an insecure and politically sensitive environment Strong technical background and experienced in education/EiE programming. Experience working in a consortium a with organizations such as NRC, UNICEF and SCI. Possess the capacity to strengthen gender in education programming.
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Please respond to the requirements of the role in your cover letter.
Only CVs and cover letters in English will be accepted.
Type of Role: Fixed Term
Closing Date: 10th September 2023
Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the very heart of everything that Plan International stands for.
We want Plan International to reflect the diversity of the communities we work with, offering equal opportunities to everyone regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.
Plan International is based on a culture of inclusivity and we strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team, in every office, in every country, is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas.
We foster an organisational culture that embraces our commitment to racial justice, gender equality, girlsâ rights and inclusion.
Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. This means that we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with and we must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.
A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International's Safeguarding Children and Young People policy. Plan International also participates in the In line with this scheme we will request information from applicants previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment.
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