VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.
Job Title: Gender Advisor
Administration, Secretarial, NGO, Non-Profit
The Gender Advisor will serve as the lead in identifying gender-based constraints facing women in the targeted communities and steering program activities to directly address these issues. S/he will be expected to engage with all areas of program implementation to ensure gender mainstreaming practices are being utilized.
Skills, Qualifications and Experience Required
You have a university degree in Gender Studies, Development Studies or similar degree required You have 8 years’ work experience with gender development project You have working experience with value chains, food security, nutrition, climate change, access to rural finance, and agribusiness development. You have a high level of interpersonal skills and cultural sensitivity to effectively interact with, local communities, partner staff, and policy makers You are Flexible and willing to travel to difficult environments to complete program assignments. You have strong written and verbal communication skills Able to work well in a team Speak Fluent in English