Job Title: Gender Officer (1 Post)
Reporting To: Field Manager
Job Location: Chikwawa
General Description of Programme:
GOAL has been working in southern Malawi since 2002 and currently has a presence in three districts (Nsanje, Chikwawa and Machinga). GOAL’s global objective is to promote resilient well-being by: helping people to survive crisis; promoting optimal and resilient health; promoting food and nutrition security, and; supporting people to have sustainable livelihoods. GOAL maintains close working relationships with district authorities and relevant line ministries.
GOAL in collaboration with Concern worldwide, United purpose and UN partners secured funding from DFID to implement a resilience building program for 4.5 years. The program will be implemented in four districts of Chikwawa, Phalombe, Mangochi and Balaka.
PURPOSE OF POSITION
The Gender Officer will be responsible for gender mainstreaming and provide technical support to GOALs PROSPER program in Chikwawa. S/he will work with all program sectors and field staff to ensure that gender equity principles are incorporated into all policies and activities. S/he will plan, implement and follow up on gender-related activities and provide support to counterpart staff. S/He Will work on mainstreaming gender in PROSPER program and its activities, including design and implementation of trainings in gender-related topics. S/he will provide technical assistance to field staff and community level committees including beneficiaries on gender and related topics and to ensure integration of gender in the day-to-day activities.
Gender Training and Staff Capacity Development:
Reporting, Coordination and Communication:
EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Additional job responsibilities
The job duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the post holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.
How to apply
Interested candidates should submit application letters, copies of qualifications and curriculum vitae consisting at least three references for similar work by 15th November 2019 to:
GOAL Malawi promotes gender equality, therefore female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. For hand deliveries please address your applications to:
Human Resources office GOAL Malawi,
P.O. Box 31807,
GOAL has a Staff Code of Conduct, Safeguarding and a Child Protection Policy, which have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants and children from exploitation. GOAL also has a confidentiality policy ensuring the non-disclosure of any information whatsoever relating to the practices and business of GOAL, acquired in the course of duty, to any other person or organisation without authority, except in the normal execution of duty. Any individual who works with GOAL is expected to adhere to these policies.