- Career category:Programme/ Project design & management
- Job type:Job
- Humanitarian or Development:Development
- Experience level:5-10 years
- Organisation type:Civil Society
- Remote option:No
- Right to work requirements:Nationals-only contract
- Salary: Not Disclosed
- Work schedule:Full-time
- Length of contract:Temporary/ Fixed-term
- Support implementation of CP gender action plan and CP-wide wide strategies, standards, tools, and GEDSI best practices that effectively engage partners, donors, and governments.
- Coordinate partner gender assessments and support partners to develop and implement gender action plans.
- Provide technical solutions to CP teams, remotely and on-site, on strategic planning and how to best apply standards, best practices, partnership principles, tools, and M&E, helping to ensure high-quality implementation.
- Provide thought leadership and support in the design, development, and implementation of GEDSI-related and integrated activities across programs and operations as needed.
- Support development of technical proposals/concepts as needed and advise relevant CP teams on integrating GEDSI donor strategies, priorities, and technical requirements into CRS approaches.
- Lead staff and partner capacity-strengthening initiatives in gender, disability and social inclusion through design and development of learning strategies and resources.
- Contribute to the GEDSI learning agenda and improved decision-making through collection and analysis of relevant data that capture key learnings and best practices.
- Establish and maintain good working relationship with donors, peer organizations, and government, promote CRS’ work through participation in relevant GEDSI forums/platforms.
- Undertake regular field visits to support implementation of the GEDSI strategies/action plan and to identify where adaptations and improvements might be needed.
- Provide regular updates and reports on progress against key indicators and timelines to relevant CP staff to facilitate program/operation reviews, planning and learning events as applicable.
- Participate in and provide technical leadership in the relevant CP forums, including the Gender Steering Committee and Disability Technical Working Group, and Senior Leadership Team .
- Lead the CP Gender Focal Point Network, including leading meetings, providing oversight on the progress on action plans, sharing or developing tools/resources, and providing mentorship.
- Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor.
Education and Experience Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, International Development, or related fields with experience in GEDSI programming. Master’s degree would be a plus.
- Minimum of five years relevant work experience with field-based experience in GEDSI in programs and operations.
- Demonstrated understanding of barriers that persons with disabilities face and experience providing practical solutions to overcome those barriers, either through lived experience or through previous work experience
- Good understanding of GEDSI, safe and dignified programming, and integration across diverse sectors and mainstreaming within the organization.
- Experience developing gender and inclusion strategies, training materials, and evaluation tools.
- Prior experience conducting gender and accessibility audits/assessments for workplace and humanitarian programs is an added advantage.
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Required Languages: English fluency.
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