East And Southern Africa Regional Technical Advisor

East And Southern Africa Regional Technical Advisor

International Centre For Research On Women (Icrw)

East And Southern Africa Regional Technical Advisor

Details of the offer

They will serve as a focal point for other technical experts and advisors in the region and actively coordinate with relevant client contacts in DFID country offices to monitor national and regional policy dialogues and engagements as part of the programmatic focus on building an effective regional response to VAWG prevention.ICRW is looking for an RTA for the What Works II programme who has:

A minimum 10 years of professional experience in programme implementation and/or technical advisory services in the areas of preventing VAWG, VAC, GBV, IPV, SRHR, and/or gender equality specifically in East and Southern Africa.

A minimum 5 years’ experience in a senior management role overseeing a research consortium, fund/grant management, or donor-funded international development programme.

Prior experience implementing DFID-funded programmes and an understanding of DFID’s policies, programmes, and operations in the preventing VAWG s is strongly preferred. Similar experience with another comparable donor agency (EU, UN, GiZ, USAID, SIDA) will also be considered.

Experience on multi-country programmes with a significant grants management component.

An advanced degree in international development, public health, research, gender equality, or other relevant fields.

Knowledge of/expertise in one or more of the following areas: gender; VAWG; VAC; sexual and reproductive health and rights; education; research; funds management; life skills and economic empowerment; disability inclusion; and/or policy and advocacy.

Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of French or and Swahili will be an added advantage.

What Works II will prevent and contribute to eliminating violence against women and girls (VAWG) through the above components. The Regional Technical Advisor (RTA) will be responsible for managing and delivering support to a portfolio of ten to twelve grantees across East and Southern Africa. The RTA will:
Support programme grantees by bringing them together with relevant technical and organisational strengthening experts in scaling up proven approaches to prevent VAWG,

Spearhead innovative violence prevention approaches, and

Mainstream evidence based VAWG prevention methodologies and research into existing programmes.
Job Requirements
Required education
: Post-graduate education

Required relevant work experience
: 10 years

Required languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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