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  • Posted: Mar 19, 2021
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  • Girl Effect is a non-profit working with girls to change their lives, empowering them to navigate the pivotal time of adolescence, so they are enabled to live a healthy life, participate in school, and prepare for their future financially.
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    Global Gender Manager

    Context of the Role

    Girl Effect’s Gender team integrates gender expertise into our social behavioural change programming and the way we work as an organisation, from the culture we embody to the policies we create. 

    We are looking to hire a Gender Manager to join our global Impact team. A multidisciplinary group of experts in gender, research, safeguarding, youth participation and social behaviour change communications. 

    In this role, you will be responsible for developing and delivering Girl Effect’s global tools, training and policies, applying your expertise and experience to global-level thinking. In addition, you will also support the design and implementation of our global programmes and provide technical support to gender focal points in Tanzania, India and Ethiopia, as required. 

    A key part of this role is supporting Girl Effect to remain up to date with the latest thinking and evidence in the field of gender. You will be responsible for supporting colleagues to mainstream this best practice thinking to promote positive changes in health, economic empowerment and/or education amongst adolescent girls and young women. 

    What You’ll Do

    • Mainstream Girl Effect’s approach to Gender Transformative programming, including developing and implementing global tools, training and policies. 
    • Work alongside gender focal points in India. Ethiopia and Tanzania to support programming to be girl-centred and grounded in best practice approaches. Responsibilities could include capacity building, research and developing guidance.
    • Lead gender technical support to our Springster programme (social media and chatbot), currently delivering social behaviour change campaigns on sexual reproductive health across 6 countries in West, East and Southern Africa. Responsibilities could include research, content development and, where appropriate, partner liaison. 
    • Spearhead our global gender mainstreaming and internal learning agenda, including but not limited to monthly newsletters and lunchtime discussions. 
    • Work with the global Evidence team to undertake research to inform Girl Effect’s programme design and delivery. Responsibilities include literature reviews, tool development and data analysis. 
    • Support the global MarComms team to develop internal and external communications messaging. Including identifying new opportunities, conducting research and writing blogs
    • Manage logistics, agendas and minutes for monthly team and cross-functional meetings. 
    • Keep up to date with trends on girls’ rights and gender equality for girls across the different geographies that Girl Effect operates, and use this knowledge to advise and update colleagues as needed. 

    Who You Are

    • Degree or relevant experience in gender, human rights, development or social sciences or a similar field.
    • Have a commitment to gender equality and an understanding of the specific issues faced by adolescent girls in the sorts of markets where we work. 
    • Experience in designing and delivering sexual reproductive health and/or economic empowerment programming.
    • Experience applying gender transformative approaches to programme design, implementation and/or measurement. 
    • Experience in conducting and applying research to support practical outcomes. 
    • Accuracy and attention to detail, even when working under pressure.
    • Comfortable taking direction and working without close supervision. 
    • Strong communication, writing and organisational skills.
    • Ability to remain flexible and find solutions to challenges.
    • Positive, energetic, can-do attitude.
    • A creative and inquisitive mindset.
    • Cultural awareness and understanding of the geographies in which we operate. 

    What Else You Should Know

    We are hugely ambitious for our future and we are looking for people who are driven by this to change the world for girls.

    Our teams are a diverse mix across sectors (non-profit and commercial) and specialisms (from Brand and Creative through to Gender and Insight). You’ll learn and grow in an environment that will challenge you to think and work with a fresh perspective.

    At Girl Effect, you can expect to work somewhere where you will be stretched and developed in your role, a place where you can build your career and work with talented, engaged people committed to our cause to create a lasting impact.  

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    Procurement & Contracting Specialist

    Context of the role 

    The Procurement & Contracting Specialist will provide key support across the organisation to ensure our end-to-end procurement system and contracting remains lean and emphasises both value and efficiency. 

    Working with the Global Head of Procurement, the Procurement & Contracting Specialist will work across the global offices including with department heads and project leads (and alongside country teams) to coordinate and calendar procurement and contracting, to establish and improve on procurement systems, give guidance, troubleshoot issues, and respond to supplier queries. 

    The Procurement & Contracting Specialist will play a key role in taking this process forward and making the role a true business partner within the organisation. 

    The role will be based in Nairobi, Kenya alongside our Global Head of Procurement, working across all our country programmes and operations.

    Should travel be necessary it will be on an ad hoc basis and based on business need following the easing of travel restrictions.  

    What You’ll Do 

    Procurement

    With experience in end-to-end procurement, the Specialist will support the Head of Procurement in ensuring GE’s procurement policy is implemented across the organisation to ensure best practice. This includes: driving the procurement planning and forecasting process; development of terms of reference/RFP/RFQ with teams; market research and sourcing; assisting in multi-quote or tender processes; coordinating the bid analysis and evaluation process, building and maintaining the supplier roster and preferred supplier database; provide training/onboarding to country procurement leads – and any other tasks that will ensure the procurement process is transparent, efficient and presents good value for money. The Specialist is also expected to monitor the procurement processes within GE and report on KPIs across their remit to the Head of Procurement on a regular basis. 

    Contracting & Contract Management

    With a good understanding of the contract management process, the Specialist will run all due diligence and debarment process checks for our vendors, develop and manage contracts across the organisation within Salesforce, working with other contract leads and colleagues across the organisation. This includes: liaising with others in the organisation to ensure supplier contracts comply with negotiated terms and are legally sound; monitoring the contract signature process including declined and corrected contracts; troubleshooting/advising/answering internal and external queries, and escalating issues to the Head of Procurement where necessary – and any other tasks that will ensure the contracting process is efficient and provides for full accountability. 

    Supplier Management

    Working with the Head of Procurement, support in maintaining supplier records and insights into suppliers across the organisation. Support the Head of Procurement in researching suppliers, assisting in managing the relationships and assist in negotiating favourable terms for Girl Effect. 

    General Operations Support

    The Specialist will support the global Operations team in various capacities including systems management, proper documentation, process automation, strategy development, and other tasks that arise as part of a constantly evolving operational environment. 

    Who You Are

    • Relevant degree with at least 5 years of professional experience in a busy procurement environment
    • Professional Certification in Procurement e.g CIPS
    • Expertise in end-to-end procurement, preferably in the media related space.
    • Knowledge of contract management systems is essential – Salesforce experience is a bonus
    • Able to forge strong relationships with colleagues and suppliers
    • Good negotiation skills
    • Comfortable with technology and a good understanding of IT and systems
    • You are a master of Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word, Powerpoint etc)
    • Excellent written, communications and interpersonal skills
    • Must be able to multi-task and be very well organized in a fast-moving environment
    • Self-starter – confident, positive and energetic with a can-do, problem-solving attitude
    • You enjoy taking the initiative and making decisions as part of a complex and varied workload
    • Culturally aware and respectful – curious and sensitive about the cultures in which we operate
    • Commitment to realising the potential of girls and to the vision and values of Girl Effect 
    • Experience working in the not-for-profit sector and/or in a country in the Global South is a plus
    • Global/cross-border/multi-office work experience is a bonus

    What Else You Should Know 

    We are hugely ambitious for our future and we are looking for people who are driven by this to change the world for girls.

    Our teams are a diverse mix across sectors (non-profit and commercial) and specialisms (from Brand and Creative through to Gender and Insight). You’ll learn and grow in an environment that will challenge you to think and work with a fresh perspective.

    At Girl Effect, you can expect to work somewhere where you will be stretched and developed in your role, a place where you can build your career and work with talented, engaged people committed to our cause to create a lasting impact.  

    This role is being recruited as a 12 month fixed term contract.

    Closing date for applications: 6th April 2021

    Method of Application

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    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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