Organisation: Plan International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Administration
is an independent development and humanitarian not for profit organization that
advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and
potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence,
exclusion and discrimination. And its girls who are most affected. Working
together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive
for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and
all vulnerable children. We have been building powerful partnerships for
children for more than 75 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.
Can’t Wait Consortium partners build their gender and inclusion programming
capacity by improving their understanding of the context and how to respond to
the different needs of targeted beneficiaries considering varying levels of
vulnerability, risk, needs and preferences using Plan’s institutional knowledge
and expertise in transformative gender programming. The Project Coordinator
will also support the project team integrate gender Issues into project
interventions for increased access of children to primary school and adolescent girls
benefiting from Education Can’t Wait Project
Job Summary: The Gender Coordinator will play a key role
in providing technical leadership in the coordination and delivery of gender
support to Education Can’t Wait Consortium partners and support the
mainstreaming of gender and inclusion throughout the project cycle.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
coordinate planned activities with Consortium members including: training of
Consortium partners in Gender Equality in Emergencies (GEiE) using Plan
International’s GEiE Guidance Tools (which provides in-depth guidance for all
phases of the project cycle).
each partner to develop a Gender Action Plan which will be regularly updated
and reviewed at bi-annual reflection meetings.
Coordinate reflection meetings with all partners to share successes and
challenges and integrate lessons learned into programming for the following
preparations for a gender audit in the form of peer assessment of all
consortium partners to understand key achievements and lessons learned which
will be shared with ECW and all partners to inform future programming.
that overall planning and implementation of the project is done in a gender
best practices in gender programming thought-out the project.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
applicant for the Plan International Gender in Education Project Coordinator –
Education Can’t Wait Project job must hold a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in
Gender, Development Studies, Social Sciences or any relevant field.
graduate training in project planning and management an added advantage.
five years of experience in Gender in education programming, Development and
implementation of Gender programs in a refugee or emergency setting with an
gender capacity building trainings for staff and key stakeholders.
in promoting Hygiene and MHM activities in schools and community.
knowledge in education sector structures and system
candidates please apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 10th July 2020