Gender Coordinator, Hawassa, Ethiopia

Save The Children

Contract
Posted 2 days ago

Job Features

Job CategoryProject Management(NGO/International Org)

Gender Coordinator – ( 2100058Q )

Internal/External Vacancy of Gender Coordinator

No of Positions: 1

Duty Station: Hawassa

Contract Duration: One year

Reports to : Project Manager

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Lead any Gender Related Assessments or Research with Save the Children Ethiopia Country Office in collaboration with the LEEP program Manager.
  • · Provide technical support to the project targets on gender sexual and reproductive health including early pregnancy Family planning menstruation and personal hygiene.
  • ·Organize and train young women friendly SRH-FP services to health workers (HWs) and HEWs in line with the national guidelines at Hawassa City Administration two YES centers (Cheffe and Addis Ketema)
  • Conduct SRH-FP and gender-related awareness creation trainings for target young women in targeted kebeles particularly on SRH behaviors stigma and judgment surrounding ARSH life skills in developing sexual behaviors ARSH problems HTPs with particular focus on child marriage FGM S/GBV.
  • ·Facilitate linkage and work intensively with regional and local health centers and facilities to increase young women’s access and practice to reproductive health services on SRH-FP
  • Facilitate and support SRH and gender material provision at the grass-root level in collaboration with YES centers and health facilities/women and youth sectors
  • ·Plan and organize community mobilization platforms and awareness creation events on Gender and SRH issues
  • Promote and Support YES centers’ services particularly SRH programs for the young women to access in their locality
  • Establish SRH clubs in YES centers and ensure strong referral linkage between YES centers and health Facilities’ for cases require medical attention
  • Collect and avail informational business and SRH related materials in the YES centers
  • Closely follow and support the YFS/ youth-friendly services and peer educators’ activities in all health centers
  • Conduct Intake assessment on gender and young women reproductive health and regularly monitor their progress
  • ·Gather information and understand key gender issues in the implementation area focusing on boys and girls e.g GBV Earley child marriage SRH and others and adopt strategies to address them as necessary
  • · Create and maintain smooth working relationship with government partners and other stakeholders and link program activities with the existing government structure
  • · Actively participate in tracking the success and best practice documentation process of the project
  • Provide technical support and supervision role with Woreda Gender and SRH Officers.
  • Develops quality and timely reports and submits to immediate supervisor
  • To perform other work related duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by project Manager

Minimum Qualification and Experience

Bachelor degree Public Health Nursing Health Officer Health Promotion and Health Education specific experience of working on gender and sexual and reproductive health aspects in rural areas

Experience

– Recommended a minimum of five-year experience with solid experience in SRH/FP and gender integration

– Skills in designing and implementing gender integration policy and strategy at different institutional level

– Proven analytical and problem solving skills;

– experience working on multi-year grant funded projects particularly USAID-funded projects

Knowledge Skills and Ability

– Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing negotiation coaching and youth mentoring;

– Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures;

– Ability to present complex information in a succinct and compelling manner;

– Fluency in English and Knowledge of local language is an mandatory.

– Commitment to Save the Children values;

– Demonstrated commitment to creating a learning culture.

Scope & complexity of decision making

– Able to make decisions within a range of established alternatives;

– Able to solve problems by selecting the most suitable procedure or method within guidelines and precedents; direction sought when solutions not within established guidelines or precedents.

Competences:

SC Values are: Accountability Ambition Collaboration Creativity and Integrity. To meet the value system the post holder is expected to demonstrate the following Competencies on ongoing bases (this varies according to the position please consider the below as example)

Leading : (align with Ambition Integrity collaboration and creativity)

  • Delivering result: Takes personal responsibility and holds others to account to deliver our ambitious goals for children continually improving own performance or that of the team/ organization.

Thinking: (align with Ambition Creativity Collaboration and Creativity)

  • Applying technical and professional expertise: Applies the required technical and professional expertise to the highest standards; promotes and shares best practice within and outside the organization.

Engaging: (align with Collaboration Creativity)

  • Working effectively with others Works collaboratively to achieve shared goals and thrives on diversity of people and perspectives; knows when to lead and when to follow and how to ensure effective cross-boundary working.
  • Communicating with Impact: Communicates clearly and confidently with others to engage and influence; promotes dialogue and ensures timely and appropriate messages building confidence and trust with others.
  • We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector.

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises or those that need better healthcare education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition creativity and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en

We need to keep children safe so our selection process which includes rigorous background checks reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Location: Hawassa

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Closing Date: Jul 31 2021

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  • Lead any Gender Related Assessments or Research with Save the Children Ethiopia Country Office in collaboration with the LEEP program Manager.
  • · Provide technical support to the project targets on gender sexual and reproductive health including early pregnancy Family planning menstruation and personal hygiene.
  • ·Organize and train young women friendly SRH-FP services to health workers (HWs) and HEWs in line with the national guidelines at Hawassa City Administration two YES centers (Cheffe and Addis Ketema)
  • Conduct SRH-FP and gender-related awareness creation trainings for target young women in targeted kebeles particularly on SRH behaviors stigma and judgment surrounding ARSH life skills in developing sexual behaviors ARSH problems HTPs with particular focus on child marriage FGM S/GBV.
  • ·Facilitate linkage and work intensively with regional and local health centers and facilities to increase young women’s access and practice to reproductive health services on SRH-FP
  • Facilitate and support SRH and gender material provision at the grass-root level in collaboration with YES centers and health facilities/women and youth sectors
  • ·Plan and organize community mobilization platforms and awareness creation events on Gender and SRH issues
  • Promote and Support YES centers’ services particularly SRH programs for the young women to access in their locality
  • Establish SRH clubs in YES centers and ensure strong referral linkage between YES centers and health Facilities’ for cases require medical attention
  • Collect and avail informational business and SRH related materials in the YES centers
  • Closely follow and support the YFS/ youth-friendly services and peer educators’ activities in all health centers
  • Conduct Intake assessment on gender and young women reproductive health and regularly monitor their progress
  • ·Gather information and understand key gender issues in the implementation area focusing on boys and girls e.g GBV Earley child marriage SRH and others and adopt strategies to address them as necessary
  • · Create and maintain smooth working relationship with government partners and other stakeholders and link program activities with the existing government structure
  • · Actively participate in tracking the success and best practice documentation process of the project
  • Provide technical support and supervision role with Woreda Gender and SRH Officers.
  • Develops quality and timely reports and submits to immediate supervisor
  • To perform other work related duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by project Manager
  • Delivering result: Takes personal responsibility and holds others to account to deliver our ambitious goals for children continually improving own performance or that of the team/ organization.
  • Applying technical and professional expertise: Applies the required technical and professional expertise to the highest standards; promotes and shares best practice within and outside the organization.
  • Working effectively with others Works collaboratively to achieve shared goals and thrives on diversity of people and perspectives; knows when to lead and when to follow and how to ensure effective cross-boundary working.
  • Communicating with Impact: Communicates clearly and confidently with others to engage and influence; promotes dialogue and ensures timely and appropriate messages building confidence and trust with others.
  • We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector.
  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

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