Re-Advertising- CRS Looking for Gender Officer (National Post) Based in Jakarta Office


Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is a US – based
voluntary organization working in more than 80 countries around the world to
assist people victims of disasters, people in need and the disadvantaged
regardless of race, belief or nationality. CRS has been operating in Indonesia
since 1957 under the Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Social
Affairs with programs primarily in the areas of community development,
humanitarian assistance, Disaster management and Emergency Response. 
CRS/Indonesia is currently hiring for GENDER
OFFICER
to be based in Jakarta. This position will report to Capacity
Building and Agriculture Livelihood Program Manager.
 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY
CRS is currently developing
its broader organizational strategy and signature program areas (SPAs). Gender
integration needs to appear prominently as a key crosscutting approach to
strengthening all signature program areas and core competencies as well as enhancing
our operational excellence. CRS’ commitment to putting gender at the core of
our programming and ensuring equitable participation and benefit of women and
men, girls and boys for enhancing program quality.
 
The purpose of this position
is to support the development and implementation of CRS Indonesia food
security, climate change, disaster preparedness and response programs through a
thorough and systematic assessment and analysis on gender issues related to
those programs.  This position will provide
guidance to the program team on designing and/or modifying activities for
gender equitable outcomes. She/he will also assist in monitoring activities and
results, paying particular attention to unintended negative impacts of the
program on gender.
 
This position will be responsible for:
 
·        
Work with the Program Managers and MEAL
Coordinator to develop and/or adopt gender assessment and analysis tools
·        
In coordination with MEAL Coordinator, take the
lead in the gender assessment and analysis in the PAR project target
communities. The results of the assessment will feed into the project design,
implementation plan and development of M&E tools for gender indicators,
particularly at target community level
·        
Work with the program team and partners in
assessing and incorporating gender components into the program.
·        
Take the lead in monitoring gender components of
the PAR project during the project implementation and in the final evaluation
to assess the extent to which the PAR project integrates gender issues into
activities and institutional systems as well as impacts of the project on both
male and female participants.
·        
Interpret results on gender role in community
and present findings, recommendations, lessons learned and best practices to
colleagues to further learning through communities of practice, online

communities, webinars, conference presentations, training sessions and other
knowledge sharing mechanisms.
·        
Work with the Program Manager and MEAL
Coordinator to analyze the gender – related data and provide recommendation to
modify activities or mitigate negative impacts when and if necessary.
·        
As part of the Country Program responsibility as
emergency surge capacity, support the Emergency Response team in responding to
disasters as necessary.
 
 
QUALIFICATIONS: 
 
·        
University degree in related field (gender, development,
research and development, psychology, social science, and etc.)
·        
At least five years of significant progressive gender
responsibility in relief and development programs.
·        
Thorough familiarity with principles and current approaches
to gender in development and emergency programs using both quantitative and
qualitative methods.
·        
Familiar with gender strategies that INGO and donors use for
program development.
·        
Experience in facilitating the capacity building efforts of
diverse colleagues, including those in local partner agencies;
·        
Significant experience in conducting quantitative and
qualitative assessments and surveys (including sound understanding of sampling
issues)
·        
Willingness and ability to travel.
·        
Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge to diverse
audiences through training, mentoring, and other formal and non-formal methods;
·        
Familiarity with adult learning principles/techniques and
demonstrated ability to design and facilitate learning opportunities for
adults;
·        
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and written/verbal
communication skills, including in cross-cultural settings;
·        
Ability to engage and motivate staff in a challenging program
area;
·        
Fluency in English (written and spoken)
·        
Demonstrated personal accountability and driven to serve
others
·        
Demonstrated understanding of gender equality and equity,
gender integration, and engaging men as agents of change and women’s
empowerment.
·        
Demonstrated knowledge of gender integration in one or more
of the key areas of food security, agriculture, climate change adaptation,
natural resource management, nutrition, water and sanitation, disaster risk
reduction, and emergency response program.
 
 
Candidates who meet the above qualifications are
encouraged to apply and email their CV to [email protected]
,included 3 references. The closing of this position will be on July 31st , 2016.   
 
“Only short-listed candidates will be invited
via e-mail/phone for Interview”

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