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Gender Sr Tech Advisor

Washington D.C

The Gender Advisor is responsible for overall designing and implementing integration of gender related aspects throughout FH USAID Development Food Aid Program (DFAP) project cycles in Ethiopia and the DRC. This position will work closely with the GSC team and sector experts in Health and Nutrition, Livelihoods and Food Security, Monitoring and Evaluation, and Relief and Humanitarian Affairs to facilitate coordination and harmonization of FH’s DFAP programming in both countries. The Advisor will build the capacity of the DFAP Gender Staff in Ethiopia and the DRC to ensure effective gender program design and implementation. The Gender Advisor will have technical oversight for behavior-change programming efforts around gender norms. While the majority of effort will be directed towards DFAP gender backstopping, the Advisor will also be required to provide technical writing and guidance for proposal development as needed.

Key Result #1 – Provide technical support to FFP-funded projects (85%).
Key Result #2 – Provide technical support for the development of new programs (10%).
Key Result #3 – Represent FH at Private Voluntary Organization (PVO) coordination and briefing meetings (5%).

A resume and an application are required to apply for this position. This position will close to applications on May 23, 2017.

This position will reside in Washington, DC; the most appropriate candidate will be eligible to work in, and already reside in Washington, DC.

FH benefits include:
Health insurance, 100% company paid for employees
Paid holidays, vacation, & sick leave
401(k), after one year of service with a discretionary match up to 4%
Public transportation subsidy for non-virtual employees
Professional development and continuing education opportunities

FH Mission Statement
Motivated by Christ’s love, this position plays a key role in promoting the wholistic ministry of Food for the Hungry (FH) through the framework of the organization’s vision, “God called and we responded until physical and spiritual hungers ended worldwide”. In order to accomplish this vision, FH’s mission is to “walk with churches leaders and families in overcoming all forms of human poverty by living in healthy relationship with God and His creation”.

For a complete version of the job description, qualifications, and to apply, access our Career page:

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
  • Organization: FH - Food for the Hungry
  • Location: Washington D.C
  • Grade: Mid/Senior - Internationally recruited position - Mid/Senior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Women's Empowerment and Gender Mainstreaming
    • Women's Empowerment and Gender Mainstreaming
    • Project and Programme Management
  • Closing Date: 2017-05-23

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