Job Vacancy For Gender Advisor At ACDI/VOCA (Tamale)



Since 1963 and in 146 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development and food security in order to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society. ACDI/VOCA currently has approximately 60 projects in 30 countries and total revenues of $173 million.

Job Summary

We are currently seeking a Gender Advisor to be based in the Tamale Office The The successful candidate will be responsible for

•   Assisting in the development of training manuals and curricula to ensure gender equity and sensitivity in the training content and presentation; reviewing outreach strategy to make sure women are aware of opportunities; and recommends times for trainings to ensure  female participation
•   Analyzing and identifying technologies that enable women to be more competitive and /or overcome impediments to the success of their business/farming endeavors
•   Working with field offices to identify opportunities to build the capacity of these women to adopt practices that will improve their productivity significantly and link up effectively with other buyers/markets, input suppliers, financial service providers, among other stakeholders
•   Designing and conducting genders awareness trainings for staff and partners
•   Developing strategies, activities, and messages for engaging men through producer groups, trainings, community events, and mass media using traditional and modern resources
•   Participating in knowledge management activities in Participating With the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist and carrying out/contributing to any formative research around gender issues

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Advanced degree In sociology, anthropology, gender relations or other relevant degree
•   Minimum 7 years of work experience providing gender program analysis and gender  target support
•   Clear understanding of gender relationships within the region required
•   Proven skills in developing and conducting trainings
•   Proven skills in designing and conducting interviews and focus groups
•   Strong verbal and writing skills in English required
•   High level of ability in Microsoft Office applications;

Location: Tamale

How To Apply For The Job

To be considered for this recruitment, please submit a resume/CV to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 31 July, 2015

•   No phone calls please.
•   Only finalists will contacted.
•   Women and minorities encouraged to apply.
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