NGO Job Vacancy Nigeria 2011: Technoserve Inc. Nigeria
Technoserve, Inc. is an international nonprofit development organization founded in 1968 Its mission is to help entrepreneurial men and women in poor rural areas of the developing world to build businesses that create jobs, income and economic opportunity for their families, their communities and their countries, http://technoserve.org// .
Since registering as a Nigerian nonprofit organization in 2010, TechnoServe Nigeria has engaged in collaboration with key public and private partners to build a common vision for the future of agriculture in Nigeria. We have worked across several sectors including cocoa, poultry and feed grains, and have
executed projects for Adamawa State, Unilever and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Position: Senior Gender Specialist
Advanced degree in gender studies, sociology, anthropology or related field
Minimum of 5 years experience in best practice gender integration in economic development
Preferably a recognized gender expert in the field, with first-hand knowledge of gender priorities of leading donor agencies and/or other key institutions
Practical field-based development/nonprofit sector experience essential
Experience in design and implementation of M4P programs preferred Native English speaker, Hausa a plus
Proven ability to operate effectively in a multi-cultural environment
Excellent communications skills, written and verbal
Strong diplomatic skills to support effective work through implementing partners
Strong writing, Excel and PowerPoint presentation skills.
Establish and grow relationships with TechnoServe gender thought partners in Nigeria
Work with TechnoServe staff and thought partners to ensure that gender considerations are fully integrated into the design of a six-year market development program in Northern Nigeria
Conduct a robust gender analysis of socio-cultural and economic gender constraints facing women the target beneficiary population; recommend gender initiatives needed to meet program targets for women’s participation
Design and implement program gender strategy, including management of women focused special initiatives
Mainstream gender into the staffing, participant recruitment, activities and M and E of the program
Design and conduct gender sensitization training for FechnoServe staff, implementation partners and beneficiaries
Conduct periodic program gender evaluations; recommend and implement course corrections, as necessary
Monitor program performance and contribute content for internal and external reporting
Design and conduct robust gender impact evaluation at the close of the program.
How to Apply:
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To apply, please e-mail cover letter, CV, salary history and 3 professional references to: firstname.lastname@example.org and CC email@example.com .
Please place the position as the subject title. No phone calls please.
Application closes on 24th May 2011.
Only individuals identified as “short-listed candidates” will be contacted. TechnoServe is an equal opportunity employer.
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