Solidaridad Network is an international civil society organization, present in 37 countries, that focuses on sustainable supply chains and poverty alleviation through inclusive economies.
We focus on the development of value chains of global importance where changes have significant impact: coffee, tea, cocoa, fruits & vegetables, textiles, cotton, soy, palm oil, sugarcane, gold and livestock.
Our mission is to bring together supply chain actors and engage them with innovative solutions to improve production, ensuring the transition to a sustainable and inclusive economy that maximizes the benefit for all stakeholders.
We strive to accelerate innovation through interventions in Land Use, ICT, Gender Inclusivity and Impact Investment.
Solidaridad East Africa has its headquarters in Nairobi – Kenya, with country offices in Tanzania, Ethiopia and Uganda.
For more information on our vision, mission and programs please see www.solidaridadnetwork.org**.**
Position Overview: Supervised by the Regional Director, in close working collaboration with the Network’s Gender Task Force Leader and team, colleagues in the Programming department, and gender focal persons at country level; the Regional Gender Inclusivity Advisor will be responsible for ensuring integration of gender into the Solidaridad East & Central Africa projects.
S/he will work closely with, and build gender capacities of the gender country teams in integrating gender throughout all projects, and guide them in developing and implementing regional and country specific gender plans of action, monitoring and evaluating the contribution of gender-focused strategies on project impact.
Location: The successful candidate shall be located either in Kenya, Uganda, or Tanzania; with extensive regional and international travel
Tasks and Responsibilities
Strategic Planning and Advisory
Research, Learning, Knowledge Management & Sharing
Stakeholders Engagement and Partnerships Management
Fundraising and Donor Reporting
Planning, Monitoring and Reporting
Skills and Abilities
The Regional Gender Inclusivity Advisor, is a member of the Solidaridad Network Gender Task Force and therefore is expected to proactively and co-actively contribute to the following network deliverables:
(a) Contribute to, internalize and constantly communicate on/explain Solidaridad gender vision, approach and strategy both within the organization, with partners and in relevant fora, and support others in doing so (ambassador role).
(b) From a thorough understanding of Solidaridad overall MASP AMBITION 2020 and, as an integral part of this, the gender vision and policy, adequately support RECs in formulating clear strategies at two levels:
In support of 4.A and B:
In support of 4.B:
The Gender Advisor in the Regional Centre is equally expected to proactively and co-actively contribute to regional deliverables:
Qualifications and Experience Education:
Send your curriculum vitae accompanied by a motivational letter and salary history or expectations to the attention of the Human Resources Manager by 18th August 2018, mention the advertised position: “Regional Gender Inclusivity Advisor” in the subject line.
NB: Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.
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