Deadline: 20 July 2020
The World Food Programme (WFP) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Programme Policy Officer (Gender) in Abuja, Nigeria.
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Key Job Responsibilities
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The Programme Policy Officer (Gender) will perform the following functions:
- Provide advice for the integration of gender in the design and implementation of CSP activities.
- Support and strengthen the undertaking and use of gender and age analyses, as standalone activities and integrated into all assessments / data collection.
- Provide technical guidance for gender-responsive monitoring.
- Provide advice for integrating gender into the design and implementation of CSP Activities, including in the areas of disaster preparedness, resilience.
- Establish and strengthen strategic partnerships in support of gender equality and women’s empowerment outcomes, including with other UN entities, NGOs, local CSOs and private sector.
- Actively participate in, and contribute to, the work of the inter-agency gender theme group in Nigeria.
- Assist HR in designing and delivering learning opportunities for WFP Nigeria employees, as well as partners (as applicable), to increase their abilities to integrate gender into their work/ functional areas.
- Coordinate the work of the Country Office Gender Results Network.
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Applicants must have:
- Advanced University Degree in one of the following disciplines: social sciences, gender, international development, international relations, human rights, political science, or another related field.
- At least 5 year’s of progressively responsible relevant professional and practical experience in gender equality and women’s empowerment programming / operations.
- Experience in writing analytical documents and reports.
- Experience in conducting participatory gender and age analyses, utilising mixed methods.
- Experience in delivering gender-related training and capacity-strengthening initiatives.
- Knowledge of the GEWE-related mandates.
- In-depth knowledge of gender in humanitarian and development settings, , humanitarian issues and linkages with food security and nutrition.
- Ability to effectively communicate through multiple mediums (e.g. messaging, reporting, training).
- Ability to effectively engage with partners.
- Ability to produce funding proposals.
- Working knowledge (proficiency/Level C) of English is required.
- Nationality of Nigeria.
How to Apply
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Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit WFP.
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