Position Title: Gender and Development Coordinator (Southern Africa Region) Application Deadline Date: 13 Jul 2012
Position Location: Harare Position Start Date: 01 Sep 2012
Region: Africa\Southern Africa Position End Date: 31 Aug 2013
Requisition Category: International Recruitment Priority: Need Immediately
Country Name: Zimbabwe Program/Office Name: Zimbabwe
City/Province: Harare Employee Type: Home Country Intl. (HCI)
Job Grade Level: 15 Recruitment Status: Actively Recruiting
Is this a family post? Family - Spouse with Children
Requisition Num: 2012AFSCMAA-8VHFHY
*OPEN FOR ZIMBABWE NATIONALS ONLY*
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
Provide technical leadership and coordination support to the Gender Regional Enhancement and Transformation Project (GREAT) project as well as support in integrating gender equality perspective into World Vision’s SAR core programming and projects and ensuring all Learning Centers and National Office staff fully align practices and outcomes with the Partnership’s vision of empowerment for the girl child and women equally to boys and men.
Coordinate all WV Regional Gender projects within the Southern Africa including the Gender Regional Enhancement and Transformation Project GREAT project.
Conduct needs assessments and identify priority needs of focus National Offices in collaboration with relevant Learning Centers.
Support National Offices with implementation of recommendations from Gender Self Assessments and Evaluations.
Provide training to National Office teams in gender analysis and programming
Support National Offices to develop good proposals to attract funding opportunities and build resources base for gender
Assist National Offices to roll out gender Training Toolkit to the Area Development Programs and partners
Assist World Vision Zimbabwe and other National Offices to implement gender specific projects and initiatives
Assist National Offices to develop minimum standards for gender programming
Provide guidance in the recruitment of critical Gender And Development staff in the National Offices
Participate and effectively contribute in integrated Learning Labs organized by Learning centers
Improving technical quality of gender programming in design gender sensitive indicators and monitoring and disaggregation of data in reporting
Work with Quality Assurance Unit to ensure that there are standards, systems, procedures and monitoring tools, which can be used by National Offices and Learning Centers in managing the mainstreaming of gender and development
In collaboration with other Learning Centers, identifying, disseminating and institutionalizing common gender and development best practices and assets
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Bachelors degree or equivalent degree/experience in Development Studies, Social Sciences, including Gender studies or related fields
Commitment to and understanding of child-focused transformational development in Africa
Committed and growing Christian known to be a servant leader
Has ability to lead strategic planning skills and managerial competency with experience in results based management and results oriented approach to project and programme implementation.
Ability to apply gender and development theory to the specific regional context and to identify creative, practical approaches to overcome gender-related challenges.
Competent in leading team and creating team spirit, stimulating team members to produce quality results.
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability and experience of working cross-culturally
Proven competencies in designing and conducting training or workshops
Excellent presentation and communication skills
Commitment to life-long learning
Must be a committed Christian
How to Apply;
Friday, 6 July 2012
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