Friday, October 14, 2016

Chemonics International,Gender and Social Inclusion Advisor Jobs in Rwanda

Project: Rwanda Soma Umenye
Project Summary
Soma Umenye will work to improve reading outcomes in Kinyarwanda for at least 1 million children in public and government-aided schools in Rwanda by the end of Grade 3. Specifically, Soma Umenye will target all children in Grades 1-3 attending public and government-aided schools nationwide and ensure that at least 70 percent of students are able to read grade-level text with fluency and comprehension by the end of Grade 3.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
  • Create the gender and social inclusion implementation strategy.
  • Identify existing resources, tools, and gender expertise that are available to support implementation.
  • Work with gender and social inclusion focal points to conduct training for Soma Umenye staff on the importance of gender and social equity in achieving project goals
  • Communicate ways to project staff to help the project support gender and social equity and how to communicate the issue with counterparts.
  • Identify triggers and mitigating factors in creating gender and social equity.
  • Conduct focus groups with key informant interviews with teachers school directors, community members, and education managers to create a gender analysis that
  • Conduct other tasks as requested by supervisor or chief of party.
    Job Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Gender, Sociology, Political Science, Management, International Development, or other related field; advanced degree preferred.
  • Seven years of relevant experience working on gender and social inclusion in donor-funded projects; previous experience with USAID preferred.
  • Experience working in the education sector in Rwanda and applying gender analysis to education programs.
  • Experience promoting equity in learning outcomes among boys, girls, and children with special needs preferred.
  • Demonstrated exemplary diplomatic, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Written and spoken proficiency in English.
Location of Assignment
The location of assignment is Kigali, Rwanda with intermittent travel throughout the country.
The Gender and Social Inclusion Advisor will report directly to the Deputy Chief of Party or his/her designee.

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