Salary Currency: Tanzanian Shilling
The Gender Equality and ASRHRs Advisor, based in Sumbawanga - Rukwa, will provide expert technical assistance on Uzazi Salama project, a GAC-funded project supporting comprehensive community and facility -based Maternal New-born Health/Sexual Reproductive Health programming in Rukwa. S/he will support the development and implementation of gender-differentiated approaches, tools and activities to address factors contributing to high maternal and neonatal death incidence and GBV among men, women and young women. S/he will play a critical role in designing, managing and coordinating interventions to promote positive gender norms and behaviours amongst the target populations, surrounding communities, partners and other stakeholders and ensuring the technical quality of those interventions, and will advise and support national ministries and decentralized government authorities, training and research institutions, and civil society organizations. S/he will also build the understanding and capacity of the project’s staff, and partners to engage effectively in tackling harmful gender norms, empowering women and girls, and promoting meaningful male engagement.
Dealing with Problems:
Communications and Working Relationships:
Technical expertise, skills and knowledge
Plan International’s Values in Practice
We are open and accountable
Promotes a culture of openness and transparency, including with sponsors and donors.
Holds self and others accountable to achieve the highest standards of integrity.
Consistent and fair in the treatment of people.
Open about mistakes and keen to learn from them.
Accountable for ensuring we are a safe organisation for all children, girls & young people
We strive for lasting impact
Articulates a clear purpose for staff and sets high expectations.
Creates a climate of continuous improvement, open to challenge and new ideas.
Focuses resources to drive change and maximise long-term impact, responsive to changed priorities or crises.
Evidence-based and evaluates effectiveness.
We work well together
We are inclusive and empowering
This position entails 60% travelling within communities in the Project area.
Level of contact with children
High contact: The responsibilities of this position require the post holder to have frequent one-to-one contact with children. It is expected that extra care shall be taken to protect children at all times.
This role support the successful implementation of the Uzazi Salama project by leading, coordinating, facilitating and providing technical support.
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