Gender Expert


Oxfam International

Remote (local)
  • Career category:Programme/ Project design & management
  • Job type:Consultancy
  • Humanitarian or Development:Development
  • Experience level:5-10 years
  • Organisation type:Civil Society
  • Remote option:Remote (local)
  • Right to work requirements:Right to work required in advance
  • Salary: Not Disclosed
  • Deadline:20/06/2024
  • Location:Italy
LGBTQI+ rights/ SOGIESC Generic (e.g. 'gender focal point' role
Who we are

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. Let's fight the inequality that keeps people in poverty. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. In the wake of humanitarian disasters, we help people build better lives for themselves and others. We are committed to issues such as land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we will not stop until every person on the planet enjoys a life free from poverty. We are an international confederation of 21 organizations working with partners and local communities in humanitarian aid, development and campaigns, in over 70 countries.

The role

The identified resource will take part, as Gender Expert, in the Selection Committee, thus contributing to:

  • participate in the work of defining and validating the grant mechanism, also contributing to the identification of the selection and scoring criteria
  • evaluate and select the proposals, preparing a report with the reasons for the choice
  • support and support Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) that express interest in developing proposals in compliance with the requirements of the call.
Each member of the Selection Committee will sign a declaration of Absence of conflict of interest , in which they must declare any personal involvement or implication that may conflict with their duties, that they have no conflict of interest in carrying out the assigned tasks and undertake to immediately inform the other members of the Committee and the Project Executive Board if a risk situation occurs during the duration of the project.

Main responsibilities

As part of participation as a member of the Selection Committee of the Connecting Spheres project, the selected person, once the notice and evaluation criteria have been prepared, will therefore have the following responsibilities:

  • Actively participate in all periodic meetings (1 meeting every 4 months, within 12 months) of the Selection Committee with the objective of evaluating project proposals
  • Contribute to the evaluation of the project proposals periodically received, completing all the required documents and assigning scores according to the criteria established by the tender (3 rounds of evaluations, 4 days of work per round)
  • Participate in any in-depth meetings with the proposing organizations (in the case of a pre-selected proposal) for any clarifications

Experience and knowledge required  

  • At least five years of experience in advocacy, research, or management of programs and projects for the rights of LGBTQIA+ people at associations, NGOs, government agencies, universities or international organizations.
  • Proven and in-depth knowledge of the LGBTQIA+ movement in Italy and Europe, including existing policies, associative activity in the area, issues, challenges, and priorities. This expertise may be demonstrated through academic qualifications, professional experience, or involvement in advocacy or community initiatives related to LGBTQIA+ rights and equality
  • Previous experience in evaluating project proposals will be considered an asset
  • Excellent skills in using the Office package, in particular Excel and Word
  • Excellent knowledge of the Italian language (C2)
  • Good knowledge of the English language

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