Gender Resources Inc.,Gender Advisor Jobs in Rwanda

 Sustainable
Food, Agriculture, and Nutrition (SFAN)
Closing
date: 30 Sep 2016
ABOUT
GENDER RESOURCES:
GRI
advances gender equality and women’s empowerment so that all people – women,
men, boys, and girls – have equal abilities and opportunities to lead more
fulfilling lives. We utilize innovative practices in adult education,
communication technology, and results-based program management to achieve
programs with tangible impacts for real people. Incorporated in 2012, GRI is a
Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) based in San Francisc

o, California.

JOB
SUMMARY:
GRI
is currently seeking a qualified Gender Advisor for the anticipated
USAID-funded Sustainable Food, Agriculture, and Nutrition (SFAN) program in
Rwanda. The Advisor will have overall accountability to ensure strategic
development, delivery of project results, and client satisfaction for women’s
agricultural development project components. The Advisor will report to the
DCoP and GRI President.
This
position is contingent on funding.
This
position is open to Rwandan citizens only.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
·
Determine the strategic and technical direction of gender equity and women’s
empowerment activities
·
Contribute to work-plan development
·
Implement gender equity and women’s empowerment activities, including:
o
Gender awareness training for counterpart staff
o
Empowerment training for women staff
o
Anti-discrimination initiatives for counterpart agencies
o
Mainstream gender responsiveness in service delivery
·
Ensure effective knowledge management and coordination of assigned activities
·
Contribute to monthly, quarterly, annual reports, work-plans, and success
stories as required by client and GRI
·
Travel within Rwanda to ensure successful delivery of program results,
including to remote locations
·
Perform other duties as assigned by the DCoP and GRI President
QUALIFICATIONS:
·
Masters in women’s studies, agriculture, economic development, or similar
required
·
Ten (10) years experience developing and managing gender equity programs; 15
years preferred
·
Proven, in-depth understanding of key challenges and opportunities in women’s
empowerment in the Agriculture sector
·
Additional experience with food security, nutrition, climate change, access to
rural finance, and agribusiness development preferred.
·
Fluency in English required, Fluency in at least one local language preferred
·
Prior experience working on USAID programs preferred
·
Excellent management and administrative skills
·
High level of interpersonal skills and cultural sensitivity to effectively
interact with all levels of staff, foreign government personnel, members of
donor organizations, funders and policy makers
·
Self-motivated and well organized
·
Ability to work collaboratively, supportively, and respectfully with others
·
Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
·
Flexibility and willingness to travel to difficult environments to complete
program assignments
·
This position is open to Rwandan citizens only
How to apply:
To
apply, please visit GRI’s jobs board at
Pay
is commensurate with position and experience.
Only
short-listed candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please.
GRI
is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and
employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, ancestry, age, disability, citizenship status, uniformed service
member status, marital status, or pregnancy
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