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Gender Expert


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The Forum of Federations


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 


Health Care, Nonprofit-Social Services, Other

Employment Type:

Full time

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Job Description:

The Forum of Federations Is an international learning organization, based in Canada, working on federal and devolved governance across the globe (see -- www.forumfed.org ). The Forum has been legally established in Ethiopia since 2008 as an international organization registered under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. We are launching a new 5-year program on Strengthening Federal Governance and Pluralism in Ethiopia. The program will provide/facilitate policy research and advice, training, and public dialogue in the areas of intergovernmental relations, fiscal federalism and constitutional rights. The Forum works very closely with government institutions (under the leadership of the House of Federation) and non-state actors such as political parties, academics, media professional and business associations, and other civil society organizations.

The Forum is seeking highly enthusiastic and qualified professional Gender Expert

Gender Expert (mid-management) — Candidates should have a strong understanding of gender analysis and gender equity (GE) programming, especially related to governance. The main responsibilities include: research, analysis and reporting on GE issues in Ethiopia related to governance; advising and helping project team and partners to ensure GE mainstreaming in all aspects of programming (design, consultations, implementation, M&E); coaching FOF staff and partners to better understand and promote gender equity. This national position will be supported by a part- time international gender expert(s) as/if required. Key qualifications requirements include: graduate or professional degree in gender studies, international development, law or other related disciplines; minimum six (6) years’ experience working on gender issues in Ethiopia, of which two years should be In gender related program implementation; deep knowledge of official GE policies, programs in Ethiopia as well as the actual operating environment for GE in Ethiopia; demonstrate understanding of GE policies and practices utilized by development agencies; knowledge of international practices for promoting GE especially in the governance field; knowledge of M&E dimensions of gender equity an asset.

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Requirements; fluency in Amharic mandatory (competency in other Ethiopian languages a definite asset); strong English language skills (written and oral); skilled in basic Microsoft Office applications; excellent Interpersonal skills that promote a mutually positive, productive and empowered work environment
The Forum provides a competitive remuneration and benefits package.

How To Apply:

Submit only a CV of maximum 5 pages and covering letter of 1-2 pages. Submit to: hrforumfed@gmail.com . Do not submit photographs, certificates or any other documents at this time. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Deadline: - Aug. 14, 2018

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