Req ID: GENDE02107
Posted Date: 2020-06-30
Schedule: Full Time
Location: Kabul, Afghanistan AFG
Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic institutions and stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than25 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.
Creative Associatesseeks a Gender Advisor for the upcoming five-year, multi-million-dollarUSAID-funded Accessible and Quality Basic Education Activity (AQBE) in Afghanistan.Enrolling more male and female children in school is one of the Ministry of Education's (MoE) highest priorities given that 3.7 million children are currently out of school, the majority of whom are female. Over the next five years, the MoE aims to increase enrollment while strengthening education quality, especially for poor and disadvantaged children in rural areas through community-based education, formal schools, and affordable private schools.
The Gender Advisor provides overall technical expertise and guidance on ensuring that the project is implemented in a way that will seek to correct the gender gap in education and ensure that all students have access to and receive a quality education. S/he will be responsible for providing technical leadership to ensure women and girls and other disadvantaged youth are able to participate in and benefit from project activities, as well as the equitable engagement of boys and girls in the classroom.
Reporting and Supervision:
TheGender Advisor reports to the Deputy Chief of Party - Programs.
Collaborate with the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) team to ensure coherence between M&E approaches to successfully monitor program progress, provide on-going analysis, necessary corrective action and create a culture of learning within the program.
Required Skills and Qualifications:
Minimum of a master's degree in gender studies, education, international development, or a related field;
At least eight (8) years of experience managing and implementing education, gender, and/or inclusive education programs;
Experience and facility with analyzing and addressing gender barriers to educational access and participation and developing gender strategies; and
Strong communication skills; fluency in Dari and Pashto required and advanced knowledge of spoken and written English highly desired; and
Experience with USAID funded projects is highly desired.
Local candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Position contingent upon donor funding.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
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