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SayPro Technical Advisory II Gender – West Africa Region

Job Title: Technical Advisor II Gender Reports to: Deputy Regional Director for Program Quality, West Africa Region Department: West Africa Regional Office (WARO) – telecommuter Salary Grade: 10 About CRS: Catholic Relief Services is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. CRS works to save, protect, and transform lives in need in more than 100 countries, without regard to race, religion or nationality. CRS’ relief and development work is accomplished through programs of emergency response, HIV, health, agriculture, education, microfinance and peacebuilding. Job Summary: You will provide technical advice, guidance, and support to programs in 11 countries in the West Africa Region, including Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Senegal (Gambia, Guinea Bissau), and Sierra Leone. You will support implementation of CRS’ Global Gender Strategy, which renews CRS’ commitment to putting gender at the core of programming and ensuring equitable participation and benefit of women and men, girls, and boys for enhancing program quality. Your responsibilities will range from supporting program design and implementation issues in line with Catholic Relief Services (CRS) program quality principles and standards, donor guidelines, and industry best practices to providing technical support to country teams to advance the delivery of high-quality programming to the poor and vulnerable. Your technical knowledge, advice and guidance will contribute to effective, adaptive and innovative programming in the region. All projects in the West Africa region have a gender component including, in particular, large integrated programs funded by donors such as USAID, USDA and various foundations. You will possess strong expertise and experience in gender programming, knowledge of industry standards and best practices, and strong capacity in technical writing (in English and French) for products such as proposals and technical studies. You will work closely with your counterpart Te chnical Advisors (TAs) in other sectors to ensure cross-sectoral integration of activities and to jointly advance WARO’s strategic priorities. You will also collaborate closely with members of the Agency gender team. Training CRS staff in gender will also be a focus of your role. Basic Qualifications Advanced degree in international development, gender/ women’s studies, or a related field. Minimum of five years relevant international working experience in an advisory or management role with progressive responsibilities, ideally with an international NGO, with minimum of three years working for programming interventions in gender and development either as a technical advisor or program manager, preferably in Africa. Previous experience providing technical assistance and developing successful proposals for external donor funding is required. Demonstrated experience integrating gender equality and women’s empowerment into Development Food Security Activity proposals, including gender transformative approaches and development of Gender Analysis Plans/ Gender Concept Notes Experience in mentoring, coaching, facilitation and training applying adult learning principles and practices. Experience with program monitoring and evaluation, including applying data collection tools and methodologies, data analysis, and data presentation. Experience and skills in networking and relations with donors, peer organizations, and faith-based and civil society partners. Understanding of partnership principles. Proficient in MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, information and budget management systems, knowledge-sharing networks. Required Languages – English and French. Travel – Must be willing and able to travel up to 25 %. Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff) These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results. Integrity Continuous Improvement & Innovation Builds Relationships Develops Talent Strategic Mindset Accountability & Stewardship Supervisory Responsibilities (if none, state none): none Key Working Relationships: Internal: Deputy Regional Director for Program Quality, RTAs for WASH, health, malaria, MEAL, social cohesion and peace building, SILC, agriculture, youth, etc.; PIQA Gender team; Gender RTAs from other regions. Collaborate with the CRS West Africa Regional Director, CRS Country Representatives, CRS Heads of Programming, country level Gender Focal Points/Program Managers and other country staff. External: Collaborate with host country government health ministries, other national and international NGOs, UN Agencies especially UNICEF (regional and country levels), USAID and EU missions, local bilateral institutions, other funding agencies, WHO, local and US Catholic agencies. ***Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. We welcome as a part of our staff people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need. CRS’ processes and policies reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation. Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position. CRS’ talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation. CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need. How to apply https://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=VHVuZ2FydWt1bmRvLjcwMjYxLjM4MzBAY2F0aG9saWNyZWxpZWYuYXBsaXRyYWsuY29t

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