Gender in Education Project Coordinator – Plan International

Organisation:  Plan International

Duty Station:   Uganda

Reports to:  Administration

Plan International
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.

Supporting Education
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:  

  • Plan and
    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).
  • Support
    each partner to develop a Gender Action Plan which will be regularly updated
    and reviewed at bi-annual reflection meetings.
  • Plan and
    Coordinate reflection meetings with all partners to share successes and
    challenges and integrate lessons learned into programming for the following
  • Support
    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.
  • Ensure
    that overall planning and implementation of the project is done in a gender
    transformatory way.
  • Share
    best practices in gender programming thought-out the project.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The
    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.
  • Post
    graduate training in project planning and management an added advantage.
  • At least
    five years of experience in Gender in education programming, Development and
    implementation of Gender programs in a refugee or emergency setting with an
  • Facilitating
    gender capacity building trainings for staff and key stakeholders.
  • Experience
    in promoting Hygiene and MHM activities in schools and community.
  • Good
    knowledge in education sector structures and system

All Qualified
candidates please apply online at the link below.

Deadline: 10th July 2020

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