FTA-Fixed Term Appointment
06 December 2011
Gender Programme Coordinator
Region Horn, East & Central Africa
Location Dar es Salaam
Position Type Fixed Term
Job Family Programme
Gender Programme Coordinator
Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Gross salary: 4,000,000 Tshs and other benefits
Contract Type: Three (3) years fixed terms
Who we are
Oxfam is an International NGO working with others to find lasting solutions to poverty and suffering in Tanzania and more than 80 other countries worldwide. In Tanzania Oxfam is working in Shinyanga, Dodoma, Morogoro, Tanga, manyara and Arusha to implement three change goals that have been identified in the country strategy for 2010/2015, namely Economic Justice - Rural Livelihoods (including smallholder, pastoralist and women's livelihoods), Gender Justice - equality for women and Social Justice centred in active citizenship and effective governance for quality essential services.
We are currently looking for a dynamic and knowledgeable Gender programme Coordinator to enhance the impact of our work in Tanzania.
Reporting to Country Director, the person will be responsible for the management and development of Oxfam's gender justice strategy to achieve an end to violence against women; promotion of transformative women's leadership and economic empowerment. You will ensure internal coherence of the gender justice strategy and its alignment with the overall Oxfam programmes in Tanzania. Develop and manage appropriate advocacy and campaigning strategies including a clear change message, partner and alliance mapping and comprehensive power analysis. Develop a funding framework for the strategy and programme that includes financial contributions from different affiliates and identifies gaps where additional funding is needed. Promote gender justice strategy among Oxfam staff and partners to ensure comprehensive support and ownership including gender skills development and where necessary attitude changes of partners and Oxfam staff. Build and strengthen linkage between Oxfam partners and affiliates and key stakeholders Tanzania such as CSOs, Government ministries and international donors.
A candidate envisaged for this role will hold a university degree or equivalent qualification in gender studies, development studies or social sciences. 3 years relevant experience in the development and management of gender equality strategies and programmes at regional or national level including Strategic planning and management, Mainstreaming approaches, Monitoring, evaluating and learning, Budgeting and financial management . Experience in the provision of capacity building support to partner NGOs and CSOs.
If you believe you qualify for this post, please submit your application and CV, detailing your qualifications and experience for the post by applying online. You are advised to use advert REF INT5049 and job title above and successful candidates will be contacted.
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