INCLUSION ADVISOR

 

Location: Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh

Contract - Full-Time

Closing date: Wednesday 30 May 2018

All jobs close at midnight UK time on the date specified

The Inclusion Advisor will be responsible for providing advice and support to the Save the Children Rohingya Response, Category one emergency in Bangladesh on issues related to Gender, Gender Based Violence (GBV) and Disability. S/he will ensure activities lead to improved gender equitable, gender sensitive, GBV preventative, GBV responsive and disability sensitive programs. The post holder will provide both technical support and strategic leadership and ensure that humanitarian response is gender-sensitive,  and that issues around GBV, disability and the needs and capacities of women, men, girls and boys are carefully considered. These should be incorporated in different stages of project cycle; situation assessment, project development, planning, budgeting, implementation, monitoring, and reporting for quality and impact.

This requires liaising with technical, managerial and finance staff, and ISCG platform for developing strategies and practical tools for incorporating gender, GBV, and inclusion concerns for quality and capacity strengthening. 

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential

  • Substantial (over 5 years) experience of addressing gender inequality, GBV and disability in multiple contexts;
  • Experience (at least 3 years) of humanitarian contexts including in a range of different emergencies, particularly slow-onset, rapid onset and protracted conflict emergency responses, including remote management/restricted access;
  • Proven record of enabling/facilitating change through influencing, inspiring and mobilising others;
  • Proven record of programme design in a development or humanitarian context;
  • Experience conducting assessments - including gender analysis - and revising monitoring and evaluation tools to capture gender and protection considerations for different sectors;
  • Effective communication skills, written and verbal, and the ability to present arguments clearly and effectively to a wide range of internal and external audiences;
  • Creative, strategic and analytical thinker and experience providing strategic advice and direction in humanitarian contexts;
  • Fluent written and spoken English;
  • Commitment to and understanding of gender equality, child rights, the aims and principles of SC, and humanitarian standards such as the Sphere Charter and the IASC Guidelines.
  • Commitment to comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child safeguarding, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.

Contract length: 6 months (6 months, with the possibility to extend based on funding)

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued. 

Application Information:

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/jobs

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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