July 2016 Gender Specialist Position at Management Systems International


Career Opening: Management Systems International Gender Specialist

Job Title:  Gender Specialist, Power Africa, Nigeria

  • Supervise implementation to ensure effective and culturally appropriate methods are used to capture accurate, timely and useful data from ongoing programs.
  • Guide development of reports, PowerPoint presentations, on-line media, etc. to share lessons learned and best practices in women’s empowerment and gender equality for diverse audiences and stakeholders.


  • Minimum five (5) year’s work experience in programming for women’s development or gender with skills and abilities working with women in Nigeria or similar environment.
  • Deep understanding of women’s and gender equality issues in Nigeria both at national and local levels.
  • gender issues are likely to arise and plan strategically to ensure gender inclusion in activity design, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation.
  • Familiarity with key policies and stakeholders related to women’s and gender equality issues in Nigeria (local and international governmental and non-governmental actors).
  • A substantial understanding of gender equality with knowledge of relevant international and national gender and human rights instruments, conventions and legislation is highly desirable.
  • Evaluation, data collection and analytical skills required.
  • Fluent English is required.
  • The candidate must have an understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of gender mainstreaming strategies and methodologies and of gender dynamics and complexities and cultural issues/constraints in facilitating women’s participation in development.
  • Expertise in strategic gender planning, gender analysis, gender budgeting, preparing/conducting gender impact assessments, and gender mainstreaming is highly desirable.
  • S/he shall have an ability to develop and interpret monitoring results of gender-sensitive indicators.
  • As a gender specialist s/he will have demonstrated experience in identifying areas where

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