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Nutrition International’s Program Operations Unit is responsible for ensuring the efficient and effective delivery of Nutrition International’s core program interventions including program development, design, planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting, and grant management, including setting annual operational planning, budgeting and review processes. The unit comprises a global team of professionals located in our 10 core countries across Asia, Africa and our headquarters in Ottawa, Canada.
The purpose of the Regional gender Equity Advisor is to act as a principal resource on gender equality issues for NI’s programs and projects in the Africa region by supporting gender analyses and action planning, training and capacity building for project staff and local partners, identifying and assisting in monitoring gender equality outcomes and indicators. Part of the role also includes exploring and supporting regional or country-level partnerships with gender and/or child-focused and women’s rights organizations in pursuit of achieving NI’s gender equality programming and strategic goals as well as supporting fundraising and business development activities in this area.
You will have a postgraduate degree in gender/women’s studies with a focus on health, or in nutrition, public health, or international development with experience in gender and development. At least 6-8 years’ experience working with NGOs, UN agencies and/or other service providers in implementing gender-sensitive and/or responsive programming with public health, food security, and/or nutrition related programs within the Africa region. Experience with qualitative research methods, results-based management and using participatory methodologies in training and capacity building. Specific experience working in and/or knowledge of maternal nutrition, sexual and reproductive health, adolescent nutrition and health, and/or infant and child survival programming is an advantage. Familiarity with Global Affairs Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy. Good written and spoken English and knowledge of one other regional language (French, Swahili, Amharic) is an asset.
About the role
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What we offer
A competitive market pay, health benefits and pension plan, flexible work hours, work from home, four weeks of vacation (plus public holidays) and support for learning and development opportunities. We offer a collaborative and engaging work environment. Read more to know more about us Top Employers of National Capital Region 2020.
Selected candidates must have a current legal entitlement to work in Kenya. We thank you for your interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Nutrition International is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible work environment. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.
Please note that all our offers are conditional subject to appropriate screening checks and satisfactory reference
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