Plan International Jobs 2021

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29 Jul, 2021

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Administrative Jobs in Ghana

Job Description

Job Title: Gender Coordinator 

Dimensions of Role:

• Financial measures or statistics relevant to post such as budget; list of direct and indirect reports

Area of Responsibility – Project districts

• Typical Responsibilities – Key End Results of Position:
• “What” is done and “why”, but not “how”; include indicators for success
• Supports the Project Manager and all other project team members to integrate gender transformative actions in the design, management and monitoring of the SHOW project.
• Leads in the development and implementation of the project GE Strategy and actions on Unpaid care work, women and girls’ participation in decision making and the equitable distribution of household works between men and women and between boys and girls;
• Leads in developing all project audience specific trainings (project staff, partners, government and community stakeholders, health professionals, managers and frontline workers etc.), guidelines, resources and other collateral for the effective mainstreaming of GE in all activities;
• Leads in the implementation of all gender transformative actions aligned with project GE strategy.
• Ensures timely implementation of gender transformative activities in the project
• Conducts community visits to monitor the promotion of gender transformative actions in the SHOW project activities in the project districts to ensure quality supervision and monitoring, leading to improvement in programme delivery and submits reports of such visits


Qualification Required & Experience

• First degree in Social Sciences or related field, background in Gender Studies or a related field will be an asset;
• At least 3 years’ experience in a similar position in an international organization similar to Plan International;
• Demonstrable experience and technical skills of developing and implementing gender transformative and gender integrated strategies and programmes;

Ability to lead strategic planning, results based management and reporting

• Demonstrable experience in advocacy, especially around gender related issues;
• A thorough understanding of the Convention of the Rights of the Child, Convention for the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and other human rights instruments;
• A thorough understanding of the various tools and techniques for mainstreaming gender in a project cycle including gender analysis, programming, monitoring and evaluation;
• Knowledgeable in the overall gender and related landscape of Ghana including key issues, policies, programmes and activities;
• Knowledgeable in the relationship between gender and MNCH issues and on Unpaid Care Work divide and how they affect women and girls.

Location: Accra

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