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  • Posted: Jul 28, 2020
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    Plan International is a development and humanitarian organisation that advances childrens rights and equality for girls. We strive for a just world, working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners.

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    Regional Gender in Emergency Specialist

    As Regional Gender in Emergencies Specialist:

    • You will lead the capacity building efforts across the countries in the region on gender in emergencies
    • You will work with Country Offices (CO), National Organisations (NO) and the Global Hub (GH) to build a clear and consistent vision, message and coherent approach to gender in emergencies and gender transformative programming in humanitarian settings in WACA.
    • You will provide analysis of WACA’s DRM portfolio from a gender & inclusion perspective to inform strategic discussions and support provided to country offices.
    • You will work closely with the DRM team and the Gender & Inclusion team, support the development of a portfolio of humanitarian programs that are consistently gender aware and show a strong contribution to gender transformative programming and girls’ rights, including the provision of technical support on project proposal development and results frameworks.
    • You will be deployed to support humanitarian programme design and review in Plan International Country Offices as well as to breaking emergencies to provide technical input and guidance.
    • You will provide coaching and mentorship to program staff and partners to ensure gender is integrated in program strategies and plans.
    • You will represent Plan International at relevant clusters, working groups, and other events related to gender in emergencies, identify opportunities and establish dialogue towards partnerships with other humanitarian agencies.

    For a detailed job description, please click on the below link: Regional Gender in Emergencies Specialist

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    Gender in Emergencies Specialist

    • As Gender in Emergencies Specialist you will position Plan International to lead the Disaster Risk Management sector in gender transformative humanitarian programming.
    • You will also provide leadership across the organisation on Gender in Emergencies developing clear and realistic conceptual thinking, guidance and tools.  In addition, provide technical advice in ensuring gender is incorporated in a meaningful way into the design, implementation and monitoring of Disaster Risk Management programmes.

    The Person

    • Experience gained through a degree or appropriate work in a field relevant to emergency response.
    • With significant experience in planning, design and implementation of integrated humanitarian programmes, working in a range of humanitarian contexts (eg refugee, conflict, rapid onset) as well we experience in vulnerability and gender analysis and  tackling gender inequality and exclusion.
    • Demonstrable experience working in advocacy, with influencing and negotiating skills, experienced in gaining commitment from a wide range of people, bringing about change and providing support from a distance.
    • Knowledge of international humanitarian standards and codes of conduct.
    • Excellent skills in writing funding submissions and donor reports.
    • Excellent communication skills in English are essential and the ability to work in at least one other international language – French, Spanish, Portuguese or Arabic – would be beneficial.

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