Freedom House

Freedom House wants to recruit employees in the following vacant Position

Job Title : Program Officer, Gender and Social Inclusion

Required Qualification, Experience and skill
Education Bachelor’s degree in human rights, gender studies, social studies, women’s studies, international development, or a related field. master’s degree preferred.
Experiences:At least 5 years of proven experience working in the field of human rights, gender equality and social inclusion.
Experience in mainstreaming human rights-based approach, gender, and social inclusion in programming.
Demonstrated experience in conducting gender analysis, gender audits, power analysis, and participatory approaches.
Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing GESI and youth empowerment plans in culturally, politically, and security sensitive environments.
Youth, gender, social inclusion programming experience under donor-funded projects, preferably supported by USG funds.
Experience and knowledge of issues related to women, youth, and social inclusion in the context of human rights, rule of law, democracy, governance, conflict prevention, and resilience-building are required.
Experience and knowledge of issues related to women, youth, and social inclusion in Ethiopia.
work place: Addis Ababa
Contribute to the baseline GESI analysis during program start-up; work with project team and partners to co-design and implement a GESI strategy and GESI auditing tools.
Conduct staff and partner capacity analysis and strengthening to ensure that all staff are engaged and allied to work as one team to support and mainstream youth empowerment and GESI.
Facilitate youth and gender analysis and maintain ongoing monitoring and evaluation of gender-focused initiatives and activities.
Identify and engage relevant local stakeholders to support integrated youth and gender analysis and assist in socializing interventions.
Provide oversight and contributions to the activities and the grant development process that will ensure that the process is equitable, accessible, and inclusive to youth, minority, and women-owned and operated entities.
Work with the technical team and potential beneficiaries, partners and/or grantees to ensure that all programmatic capacity strengthening provided by the project exemplifies best practice in gender, youth, and inclusion.
Contribute to monitoring and evaluation activities focusing on youth and GESI.
Technical Skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills in English, with strong writing ability at a donor project reporting level. Fluency in Amharic while knowledge of other local languages is a plus.
Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work with a diverse team of individuals.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced and multicultural environment.
Ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality and exhibit unquestionable integrity, honesty, and forthrightness.
Application Deadline: January 20/2024

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