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  • Posted: Mar 9, 2023
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    World University Service of Canada - is a leading Canadian non-profit organization in international development, committed to building a more equitable and sustainable world. We work with a unique and powerful network of post-secondary institutions, private-sector partners and volunteers to provide education, employment and empowerment opportunities that imp...
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    Consultant, Gender Advisor

    The consultant will work alongside project staff and other technical advisors (in and outside of Kenya) and will be expected to provide technical support in relation to project design, implementation and evaluation over the remaining duration of the project, specifically in line with the following:

    • Work with project staff, partner organizations and other relevant stakeholders to develop implementation plans for the gender-transformative components of the LEAP project, including violence prevention, life skills, community behavior change, school-based empowerment activities, and teacher training.
    • Work with project staff, partner organizations and other relevant stakeholders to adapt GBV prevention programming to the Kakuma and Kalobeyei context and to integrate it into the LEAP program.
    • Support the design and facilitation of key trainings, including with teachers, community leaders, psychosocial counselors, and community mobilizers to ensure content is of high quality and aligned to project aims and key outcomes.
    • Engage in regular project team meetings to provide updates, inputs and advice.
    • Engage with project teams in annual work planning and other key planning events to ensure that gender strategies and practices are relevant to and reflect the reality on the ground.
    • Work closely with partner organizations to ensure their outputs are technically sound and contextually relevant.
    • Provide feedback and review technical documents and reports on project-related activities, especially as related to gender interventions and practice
    • Review project reports and communication with donors to ensure programmatic achievements are communicated accurately and appropriately.
    • Work closely with the M&E team to ensure that monitoring and evaluation systems are designed to appropriately measure progress against gender-specific outcomes and results, as well as development learning agendas for specific project components.

    Qualifications and Competencies

    • Senior level technical consultant with background in gender equality, with specific knowledge and experience in relation to violence prevention and social norms and behavior change programming. Experience implementing SASA! is a plus.
    • A minimum of 5 years of experience working and/or consulting in development/humanitarian education programming, with specific experience in Kakuma/Turkana or similar refugee contexts desirable.
    • Strong knowledge and understanding of the challenges faced by young people, particularly girls’, in the project locations.
    • Experience in developing and drafting technical content in relation to violence prevention and girls’ empowerment.
    • Experience designing and delivering participatory training rooted in adult learning principles.
    • Strong analytical and research skills.
    • Proven ability to work productively with a variety of stakeholders to run participatory processes and meet deadlines with an emphasis on producing quality products.
    • Effective interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills.

    Method of Application

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