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Inclusion and Gender Advisor

Yangon (Myanmar)

  • Organization: VSO - Volunteer Service Overseas
  • Location: Yangon (Myanmar)
  • Grade: Individual Consultant G - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Women's Empowerment and Gender Mainstreaming
    • Poverty Reduction
    • Human Resources
  • Closing Date: 2020-02-03

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Inclusion and Gender Advisor

Location: Yangon, Myanmar

Duration: 12 Months

Start date: ASAP

Role Overview

The Inclusion Advisor will provide technical support to FHI 360 Partners to develop and implement inclusion policies. The Volunteer will work with partners who have develop inclusion policies to support the role of inclusion policies. S/he will work with civil society organizations (CSO), Media Institutions and government to institutional Inclusion policies and practices.

The Inclusion Advisor will work popularize Inclusion Champions model in close collaboration with a specialist for Social Accountability and Resilience Specialist to ensure coordinated and integrated approach to delivery VSO capacities in SIG. The role involves working closely with and supporting one or more civil society organization (CSO) and media organization as they develop gender-inclusive policies and practices, and supporting their initiatives to further gender equity and programming. The Volunteer will be based in YFHI, in Yangon and travels to all FHI 360 Project Areas.

 

Ideal Applicant Summary

  • A University degree in Social Sciences, International Development, or related field. A minimum of more than seven years of professional experience in a related sector or context (e.g., Inclusion, Gender, Disability, Women Empowerment and Development etc)
  • Experience and demonstrated results in integration of Inclusion in programming, in a developing country context
  • Demonstrated understanding of issues and challenges related to people with disability, women, ethnic and religious minority.
  • Experience in advocacy and/or influencing a range of decision-makers e.g. national governments, intergovernmental organisations, UN organisations.
  • Excellent communication and social skills, the ability to work closely with a variety of stakeholders in a developing country and non-English speaking context.
  • Ability to work independently as well as with multiple stakeholders in a time-pressured environment.


Desirable
1. Demonstrated success in engaging with and mobilizing communities related to Inclusion
2. Ability to work both as team member and independently.
3. Proven ability to create and maintain effective working relationships with high-level stakeholders
4. Experience in capacity strengthening. Training and advisory work
5. Experience of Monitoring and evaluation, particularly of advocacy projects
6. Awareness and sensitivity of political/socio-cultural context of Myanmar and wider South-East Asian region

 

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