Gender Adviser

Job
from BRAC
Closing date: 25 Oct 2019

BRAC is planning to start the implementation of the Community-based Education Project in South Sudan with geographical focus in Greater Equatoria area (former States of Central, Eastern and Western Equatoria) and former Northern Bar el Ghazal State. Through the components of Community Girls Schools (CGS) and Accelerated Learning Program (ALP), the project aims to improve the learning outcomes of formerly out of school children and youth, especially girls, in South Sudan through a scalable model of holistic community-based alternative education that has the potential to create a lasting effect on South Sudan’s Alternative Education System. This will be accomplished by achieving two interrelated intermediate outcomes – i) increased equitable access to safe, secure, quality, inclusive education and learning by marginalised children and adolescents, and ii) improved equitable and coordinated provision of innovative, safe, quality, gender-responsive and evidence-based non-formal primary education for children and adolescents. To effectively deliver the project, BRAC intends to recruit staff for the following project positions:

Position:

GENDER ADVISOR

Number of Positions:

1

Location:

Juba

The position is to provide technical support and mainstreaming of Gender in BRAC education project in South Sudan. Reporting to Chief or Party, the Gender Advisor will take leadership in key gender-related activities including gender analysis, providing gender advice to different project components and build capacity for gender mainstreaming.

Responsibilities include

  1. Conduct gender analysis for the project to identify root causes and suggest the theory of change for addressing specific gender concerns
  2. Develop gender-disaggregated statistics for programme gender decisions.
  3. Review documents (reports, action plans, etc) with gender lens.
  4. Design gender mainstreaming framework of strategic and project documents.
  5. Engender any other policy and procedure, strategic or other documents, existing project
  6. Technical support, advice and capacity building to ensure integration of gender and women’s rights issues in implementation of the Global Affairs Canada education project.
  7. Participating in all program and projects assessments and addressing gender capacity gaps, gender needs and gender mainstreaming
  8. Providing leadership in creating linkages with other existing gender projects in South Sudan
  9. Participating in inter-agency assessments on gender and providing recommendations input into BRAC South Sudan programmes and projects
  10. Developing concept notes and proposals with the team and ensuring that gender considerations are taken into account at every stage.
  11. Ensuring a comprehensive CGS and ALP program that effectively takes into account the existing gender disparities
  12. Providing gender expertise, training and advice to project and program staff as well as to partners.
  13. Developing tools to support and monitor the mainstreaming of gender & women’s rights into BRAC and partners in South Sudan.

Qualifications and experience

  • Advanced University degree in Social/Political Sciences, Gender Studies, Economics, International Relations, or other related fields.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in, gender analysis, gender mainstreaming and general gender programming.
  • Very good conceptual understanding and skills in gender dynamics in relation to conflict and education.
  • Working experience on the issue of gender in complex conflict situation ad added advantage

If you feel you are the right match for the above-mentioned position, please follow the application instructions accordingly:

Candidates need to email their CV with a letter of interest mentioning educational grades, years of experience, current and expected salary at southsudan@brac.net

Please mention the name of the position and AD# BI 47/19 in the subject bar.

How to apply:

Candidates need to email their CV with a letter of interest mentioning educational grades, years of experience, current and expected salary at southsudan@brac.net

Please mention the name of the position and AD# BI 47/19 in the subject bar.