Specialist, Gender, USAID Community-led Climate Smart Innovations to Address Climate Change Impacts

Job Description

Title: Specialist, Gender, USAID Community-led Climate Smart Innovations to Address Climate Change Impacts

Company Name: BRAC

Vacancy: --

Location: Anywhere in Bangladesh

Salary: Negotiable

Experience:
∎ At least 5 years
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following business area(s):NGO, Healthcare/Lifestyle product, Healthcare Startup

Published: 1 Apr 2024

Education:
∎ Masters preferably in Gender studies, Sociology, Social work, Psychology, Anthropology, Law and others relevant any other relevant subject from any recognised university.

Requirements:

Additional Requirements:
∎ Skills in developing learning reports and disseminating to the wider platform.
∎ Skills in developing the thematic report.
∎ Skills in designing result tracking mechanism.
∎ Strong understanding and Knowledge in gender, women empowerment and gender mainstreaming.
∎ Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in and with teams and cross-cultural sensitivity.
∎ Skills in development of gender sensitive training modules and materials or any other knowledge products.
∎ Minimum 5 years’ proven experience managing gender components on large, complex donor-funded projects (with strong preference for past USAID-funded project management experience).
∎ ADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
∎ Skills in developing learning reports and disseminating to the wider platform.
∎ Skills in developing the thematic report.
∎ Skills in designing result tracking mechanism.
∎ Strong understanding and Knowledge in gender, women empowerment and gender mainstreaming.
∎ Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in and with teams and cross-cultural sensitivity.
∎ Skills in development of gender sensitive training modules and materials or any other knowledge products.
∎ EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
∎ Minimum 5 years’ proven experience managing gender components on large, complex donor-funded projects (with strong preference for past USAID-funded project management experience).

Responsibilities & Context:
∎ Responsible to develop, design and analyze sector specific gender mainstreaming (GM) scope and priorities in project stockholder and projects partners.
∎ Responsible for advice and thematic support on gender mainstreaming within the project.
∎ Develop gender equality tools, frameworks, checklists and indicators to strengthen gender mainstreaming technical support as per project requirement.
∎ Ensure facilitation and regular coordination with project management and partner’s team for effective collaboration.
∎ Responsible to conduct gender assessment and plan to improve the GM capacity of the project’s staff.
∎ Ensure develop GM critical reports during field visits, consistent with the priorities established in the work plan.
∎ Support monitoring and evaluation and knowledge management team to ensure result tracking of gender responsive work environment as required.
∎ Ensure design and develop gender equality tools, frameworks, checklists, and indicators to strengthen gender mainstreaming in the project.
∎ Support to analysis of Gender analysis and produce case story booklet, events report, learning report as required.
∎ Monitor implementation progress of the gender mainstreaming interventions and ensure technical and strategic input.
∎ Provide advice, direction and support to different team to achieve impact on gender and women’s empowerment.
∎ Coordinate, develop and maintain key professional networks, relationships with partners, national agencies, civil society organization’s/ women’s organization’s to ensure gender is integrated in wider initiatives, and to promote the partners’ participation in coordination systems at the local level.
∎ BRAC is an international development organisation founded in Bangladesh that partners with over 100 million people living with inequality and poverty globally to create sustainable opportunities to realise potential.
∎ The BRAC Climate Change Programme (CCP) supports communities to develop their capacity to adapt to climate change and improve their resilience to climate change, as well as supporting communities and organisations to reduce their climate change impact. Eager to make a difference and help communities to tackle climate change? Work with us to protect resources, improving quality of life and raise awareness, while providing people with access to the tools and knowledge to adapt and respond to adverse climatic impacts and adopt sustainable practices. Working at brac is not like any other job. It is a platform where you can bring about real change for people who need it the most. We are not just dreaming of a better world, we are building it. Join us to find the way.
∎ UDDOM project aims to empower climate-vulnerable communities in Bagerhat, Sunamganj, and Jamalpur districts of Bangladesh to cope with and mitigate the impacts of climate change-induced disasters. By focusing on strengthening local government institutions and providing access to financial resources, crop insurance, and climate-smart agricultural practices, the project seeks to enhance the resilience of both communities and local governance structures. Through initiatives such as “Adaptation Clinics” for climate-smart agriculture, the provision of financial services, and the construction of climate-resilient infrastructure including water facilities and housing, UDDOM integrates proven adaptive solutions with locally developed strategies. Additionally, the project endeavors to improve early warning systems and facilitate early action to better prepare communities for future climate-induced disasters. Over a span of 60 months, UDDOM aims to foster sustainable development and resilience in the face of increasingly frequent and severe climate-related challenges.
∎ JOB PURPOSE: BRAC is seeking qualified Specialist, Gender, for the USAID funded “Community-led Climate Smart Innovations to Address Climate Change Impacts (UDDOM)” project awarded on March 2024 and expected to run for 5 years.
∎ The position is responsible for gender mainstreaming initiatives across “Community-led Climate Smart Innovations to Address Climate Change Impacts (UDDOM) project” following the BRACs Gender policy with the guidance of COP. S/he will ensure a gender lens is used in all sector interventions, including attention to women and other vulnerable groups in the project targeting. Ensure produce the quality of knowledge products related to GM issues with ensuring national and international standard. Ensure strengthen the quality of the IEC and BCC materials to achieve the ultimate goals of capacity development interventions in terms of gender mainstreaming initiatives. Also, the position will provide operational supports for partner’s maintaining the BRACs Gender policy.
∎ KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
∎ Responsible to develop, design and analyze sector specific gender mainstreaming (GM) scope and priorities in project stockholder and projects partners.
∎ Responsible for advice and thematic support on gender mainstreaming within the project.
∎ Develop gender equality tools, frameworks, checklists and indicators to strengthen gender mainstreaming technical support as per project requirement.
∎ Ensure facilitation and regular coordination with project management and partner’s team for effective collaboration.
∎ Responsible to conduct gender assessment and plan to improve the GM capacity of the project’s staff.
∎ Ensure develop GM critical reports during field visits, consistent with the priorities established in the work plan.
∎ Support monitoring and evaluation and knowledge management team to ensure result tracking of gender responsive work environment as required.
∎ Ensure design and develop gender equality tools, frameworks, checklists, and indicators to strengthen gender mainstreaming in the project.
∎ Support to analysis of Gender analysis and produce case story booklet, events report, learning report as required.
∎ Monitor implementation progress of the gender mainstreaming interventions and ensure technical and strategic input.
∎ Provide advice, direction and support to different team to achieve impact on gender and women’s empowerment.
∎ Coordinate, develop and maintain key professional networks, relationships with partners, national agencies, civil society organization’s/ women’s organization’s to ensure gender is integrated in wider initiatives, and to promote the partners’ participation in coordination systems at the local level.
∎ SAFEGUARDING RESPONSIBILITIES
∎ Ensure the safety of Programme Participants, people who come into contact with the organisation and team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation including sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) to achieve the programme's goals of safeguarding implementation. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment.
∎ Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action.
∎ Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place and encourage others to do so.

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Festival Bonus, Health and Life Insurance, and others as per policy.

Employment Status: Full Time

Job Location: Anywhere in Bangladesh

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Company Information:
∎ BRAC
∎ BRAC Centre, 75 Mohakhali, Dhaka-1212

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∎ BRAC Centre, 75 Mohakhali, Dhaka-1212

Read Before Apply: Please apply only who are fulfilling all the requirements of this job

Application Deadline: 15 Apr 2024

Category: NGO/Development

Source: bdjobs.com

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