World Vision International recruits 01 Gender, Equality, Disability & Social Inclusion Advisor
World Vision International
Humanitaire (ONG, Associations, …), Projet/programme de développement
Gender, Equality, Disability & Social Inclusion Advisor 17800-17N09098
Africa KenyaKarenField Operations03-Jan-21International Role – No – Only National applicants will be considered.
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Job Title : Gender, Equality, Disability & Social Inclusion Advisor
Reporting to : Manager – Policy Advocacy and Government Relations
Grade Level : 16
Work Location : Nairobi
Purpose of Position
The purpose of this position is to provide technical guidance and coordination across World Vision Kenya’s strategy, programming, policy, grant acquisition and program implementation to enable World Vision Kenya’s strategies, organizational policies, structures and processes and programming to effectively integrate Gender, Equality, Disability and Social inclusion. In addition, the position will foster greater collaboration with sector teams and external partners to push for effective responses to the vulnerability of girls and boys in fragile contexts and other emergencies such as COVID 19.
Gender, Equality Disability and Social Inclusion Technical Expertise 40%-Develop and review WVK gender, Equality, Disability and Social Inclusion national approaches/plans regularly to ensure compliance with the World Vision Partnership, donor, national and international standards.
-Develop and review assessment tools in line with World Vision Partnership, donor, national and international standards
-Ensure assessment in gender and disability adequately done for all projects and grants as per partnership, donor, national and international standards.
-Ensure well planned strategic interventions to address disability and gender issues in all programs and projects
-Ensure Gender, Equality, disability and Social inclusion issues well mainstreamed in all technical programmes with clear indicators
-Coordinate the planning and designing of programs and projects.
-Support effective mainstreaming of gender Equality, disability and social Inclusion in all technical programs and grants.
-Ensure skills and capacity development for staff and partners in, Gender, Equality, Disability and Social Inclusion approaches.
-Provide timely technical programming support to project staff at the national and field level
-Lead and guide innovations to ensure effective mainstreaming
-Ensure Gender, Equality, Disability and social inclusion integration in organizational processes, structures and systems
-Ensure staff and community partners are aware of expectations and standards regarding gender sensitive behaviour, recognising or reporting gender discrimination to appropriate channels.
-Work with Senior Leadership Team to ensure the organizations, systems, structures, processes are gender, equality disability and social inclusion friendly.
-Continuously identify Gender and disability programming gaps from ongoing projects and programs.
Fund raising and increased resource acquisition for Gender Equality, Disability and projects 20%-Actively participate in Program Development and Grants Acquisition
-Ensure well mainstreamed gender and disability issues in all proposals as per donor requirement.
-Ensure that Gender and Disability proposals/concepts prepositioned, developed and marketed
-Support Resource Acquisition & Management in start-up and handing-over processes of relevant projects.
Quality assurance of gender and disability across all sectors in projects implementation 20%-Ensure accountability, learning and innovation in gender and disability programming
-Ensure that Gender and Disability issues captured in baselines and evaluations of Programs and grant projects
-Ensure Good practices in gender and disability programming profiled and shared to unsure adaptation/up scaling of promising practices.
-Analyze and interpret Gender and disability monitoring data ad ensure the data is utilized in programming and decision making
-Support staff with relevant Gender and Disability training (ensuring that staff, community and partners have an understanding of gender sensitivity and explain gender in terms of normative, transformative concepts.
Collaboration, partnering and policy Influencing 15%-Ensure adequate engagement, networking and advocacy at all levels in the gender and disability space
-Identifying policy gaps and inconsistencies in the polices and providing recommendations
-Document and disseminate gender and disability best practices/evidence for use in compiling key advocacy messages for policy influencing.
-Lead in development and utilization of MOUs / working agreements with partners.
-Lead WVK into Participation in key National/ International Days such as International Women’s day and international disability day is ensured.
Any other responsibility as assigned by the supervisor 5%
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities-Bachelor’s degree in Gender /Special needs education, Social Sciences or related degree in a recognized university
-Relevant Post graduate qualification(s) will be an added advantage
-Membership to national/international social workers professional body will be an added advantage
-At least 7 years’ experience in Gender, Equality and Disability and Social Inclusion programming with evidence of successful implementation of program
-A good understanding of the international gender mainstreaming approaches License, registration, or certification required
-He/ she should have demonstrated track record in proposal development, funding acquisitions and grant management.
-Proven track record in engaging with government ministries and other stakeholders
-Effective in written and verbal communication in English and Kiswahili.