CARE International Gender Officer Job in Nairobi, Kenya

  • Published date: November 18, 2019
  • Category: Management & Business Development
    • Location: Nairobi, Nairobi
  • Jop type:
  • Salary: Ksh Not mentioned
  • Company name: Jobs in Kenya

Job Description


CARE International in Kenya is looking for a well-organized and highly motivated individual who is result-oriented to fill the position mentioned below.

Gender Officer

Ref: GO/03/11/2019

Location: Nairobi

CARE International in Kenya seeks to hire a Gender Officer for its Women’s Voice and Leadership Project.

We need an individual with 5 years’ experience in a Coordinating Capacity in gender equality outcome with a track record of demonstrating commitment to gender equality, women’s empowerment, results delivery and program quality in development programs in the following areas: gender equality, women’s rights, organizational strengthening, or feminist movement building.

S/he should have In-depth understanding of underlying causes of poverty, vulnerability and gender inequality in Kenya with good knowledge of the political, economic, social and technological environment as well as have Knowledge and understanding of the Kenya’s women’s Rights movement.

If you have these qualities, then you are the one we are looking for.

Please apply for this exciting opportunity in one of the world’s most respected INGOs

Job Summary: Reporting to the Program Manager (WVL), The Gender Officer will ensure the WVL program achieves the Gender Equality outcome results and is of high quality, mainstreams feminist approaches by documenting and utilizing learning and knowledge from within and outside of CARE Kenya to develop/design and improve programs to achieve high impact.

S/he will provide Coordination, Technical support and guidance on gender transformative and feminist approaches to gender equality results and ensure initiatives are informed by gender analysis, gender strategy and informed by desired gender equality result changes that seek to empower and increase voices of women’s rights organizations and their constituents.

The Incumbent will work with the WVL Team in the fulfillment of the gender equality results, ensuring that the intervention methodology for the project is feminist, responds to the goals and objectives of the project’s gender strategy and aligns with the Feminist International Assistance policy and CARE’S Gender Equality policy.

S/He will also work with the WVL Project MEAL Coordinator to ensure efficient monitoring of Gender outcomes/ gender data collection during ongoing monitoring and timely evaluations and is expected to work in collaborative partnership with women’s rights organizations to develop and strengthen their desired Gender Equality results outputs, outcomes and contributions to impact, ensuring transformative processes and data for key performance indicators is collected, verified and reported on timely – but also holistically for all gender related and integrated initiatives under the WVL project.

S/he will build the capacity of ultimate WROs recipients in Gender Equality results based reporting and feminist delivery principles and processes, and will ensure that all principal partner WROs projects / initiatives have structures and processes / systems to deliver on, monitor adherence to CARE’s programming principles and abide by agreed CARE standards and donor guidelines on Gender Equality Outcomes delivery.

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How to Apply

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Deadline to receive all applications will be on or before 22nd November, 2019 at 5.00pm EAT.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

CARE is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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