Deadline: 17 January 2021
Plan International is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Gender Officer in Nampula, Mozambique.
Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Gender Officer will perform the following functions-
- Support the District Directorate of Gender and Social Welfare to conduct child protection and GBV assessments using Plan International’s assessment processes and tools.
- Coordinate with other Plan International thematic areas, the national/district Child Protection Working Group and/or other external sector agencies of GBV.
- Compiling and analysing data, and related information in the District, with a specific focus on child protection/GBV and Influencing, and prepare written inputs accordingly to inform effective program planning, development and management.
- Facilitate training for various community groups on relevant topics of child protection and gender-based violence sector in partnership with civil society and government actors.
- Monitor, analyses and evaluate project results to ensure achievement of objectives and take corrective action when necessary.
- Take lead in Prevention and response to sexual exploitation and abuse (PSEA) and gender-based violence (GBV) in the communities.
- Prevention and response to all forms of exploitation including harmful child labour and child trafficking.
- Support the integration of GBV cases into other CP case managements process, as per the Plan International protocols and National Legislation.
- Work with the M&E Officer and CO MERL Specialist to ensure links to reporting requirements where possible, refer the M&E framework to build an evidence-base for programming interventions on Gender and Influencing issues.
- With support from the CO Senior Child Protection Manager and the District Reference Group, put in place accountability activities for the project, ensuring that feedback from children and their families is considered in Project Planning and Delivery.
Applicants must have:
- University Degree or equivalent in social work, social science, development studies or equivalent combination of relevant training and experience.
- 3 year’s work experience in Gender, Advocacy and influencing and Child Protection work, supervision and community mobilisation.
- Ability to implement Gender and Influencing activities with holistic approach and integrated to child protection right.
- High level of personal integrity, commitment and professional responsibility with CP and GBV exigencies.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Team player with strong leadership skills.
- Mature personality with life experience is an advantage.
- Ability to be a self-started and work in challenging contexts and fragile environment.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit Plan International.