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7 Top Jobs In Gender Equality and Human Rights

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Protection and Gender Advisor (Mercy Corps)

Mercy Corps is hiring a qualified Protection and Gender Advisor located in Gaziantep, Southeastern Anatolia Region. He/She will assist Program Managers in designing and establishing protection monitoring, referral and information management systems. Additionally the successful candidate will contribute to the development/review of beneficiary feedback mechanism in Turkey and Syria. Also the successful candidate will provide technical support in mainstreaming protection and gender principles throughout the programs, using Mercy Corps’ tools and developing new ones as needed. She/He will have a MA in international development, women’s studies, gender or a comparable area of study. 5-7 years of experience in international development work, with a minimum of three years managing field programs are required to apply for this position. To apply for this position fluency is required in English. Arabic language skills strongly preferred. The deadline for this vacancy is 15. August 2016.

Global Advocacy Adviser (Center for Reproductive Rights)

The Center for Reproductive Rights is hiring a qualified Global Advocacy Adviser located in Geneva. He/She will support the Director of Global Advocacy with the implementation of the Center’s new Strategic Plan. Additionally the successful candidate will monitor events, developments and initiatives within the UN Human Rights Mechanisms (in particular the Treaty Monitoring Bodies and Special Procedures) and UN agencies, and identify upcoming advocacy opportunities and legal developments in Geneva. Also the successful candidate will identify strategic entry points for advocacy initiatives around the development of international human rights law on reproductive rights, and together with GA Director, set priorities, plan and execute advocacy strategies with UN human rights bodies and other relevant mechanisms in Geneva. She/He will have a Degree in law (Juris Doctor or LLM), preferably with a focus in human rights. A minimum 5 years related professional experience are required to apply for this position. To apply for this position fluency is required in English. The deadline for this vacancy is 15. August 2016.

Team Leader–Preventing Violence Against Adolescent Women and Girls (IMA World Health)

IMA World Health is hiring a qualified Team Leader–Preventing Violence Against Adolescent Women and Girls based in Greater Accra. He/She will serve as IMA’s representative to DFID, the Ghanaian government, other donors and multinationals, technical agencies and other participating organizations. The tasks of this position additionally include to manage quality and timely reporting through monthly, quarterly and annual reports. Also the successful candidate will lead development and implementation of the annual work plan and M&E plan. She/He will have a degree in Gender Studies, International Development, Global Health, or a related field is required; an Advanced degree in a relevant field is strongly preferred. A minimum 8 years of overall experience in management of programs of similar scope are required to apply for this position. To apply for this position fluency is required in English. The deadline for this vacancy is 15. August 2016.

Women’s Empowerment & Care Programme Manager (Oxfam)

Oxfam is hiring a qualified Women’s Empowerment & Care Programme Manager located in Harare. The successful candidate will monitor programme progress against plans, ensure timely reporting of and resolution of threats to milestones. The tasks of this position additionally include to lead planning and budgeting processes for the programme. The tasks of this position additionally include to lead the integration of Women’s Economic Empowerment and WASH programming. She/He will have a solid experience of donor relationship development and all aspects of donor reporting. Considerable programme management and leadership experience, preferably in a complex environment in developing countries including are required to apply for this position. To succeed in this job vacancy fluency is necessary in English. The deadline for this vacancy is 15. August 2016.

Policy Adviser – Gender (Christian Aid)

Christian Aid is hiring a qualified Policy Adviser – Gender located in London, UK. He/She will strengthen our policy analysis and research capacity, particularly in the area of gender and economic justice and work in close collaboration with our country programmes and other policy and advocacy staff to develop strong gender sensitive policy analysis across all our policy priorities, such as energy access, decent work and delivery of the SDGs. The main duties of this vacancy also include to working within Christian Aid’s networks, both faith based and secular, to promote the role that faith based organisations can play in bringing about transformational change for gender justice. She/He will have an excellent knowledge of debates around gender and development, and strong experience in designing and managing research projects, including carrying out and commissioning research. Strong written and oral communication skills are required to apply for this position. To apply for this position fluency is required in English. The deadline for this vacancy is 2. August 2016.

Representative (UN Women)

UN Women is hiring a qualified Representative situated in Juba. He/She will identify development planning and programme needs, opportunities and approaches to strengthen UN Women country presence and relevance. Additionally the successful candidate will lead the design, planning, formulation, preparation and development of the Country Strategic Note. Also the successful candidate will lead the preparation, submission of the Annual Workplan and budget and oversee the implementation, including providing direction, guidance and technical support. She/He will have a Master’s degree or equivalent in development related disciplines, economics or public policy or other social science fields. A minimum of 10 years of extensive development experience that combines strategic and managerial leadership in aid development cooperation, some of which in gender and women’s issues programming, at the international level, preferably in developing countries within the UN system, Agencies, Funds or Programs or UN Mission are required to apply for this position. To apply for this position fluency is required in English. The deadline for this vacancy is 29. July 2016.

Re-advertisement: Policy Advisor, Peace and Security (UN Women)

UN Women is hiring a qualified Policy Advisor, Peace and Security located in Panama City. He/She will provide policy recommendations, strategic advice and proposed courses of action to the Regional Director and Country Representatives. Additionally the successful candidate will establish and maintain up-to-date knowledge of regional developments in peace and security issues and integrate information in support of policy and programme development, analysis, outreach and advocacy. Also the successful candidate will prepare analytical reports, briefing notes, background papers, summaries, talking points and others as required by senior management. She/He will have a Master’s Degree in Social Sciences, International Development Studies, Gender, Peace & Women Studies or related field. A Minimum of 10 years progressively responsible experience in the area of women, peace and security, preferably with 5 years field experience in one or more of the regions in which UN Women operates are required to apply for this position. To apply for this position fluency is required in English. Fluency in Spanish is highly desirable. The deadline for this vacancy is 15. August 2016.

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