Gender Advisor -CNDN/ PINGS Project

  • Contract
  • Senegal
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Salary: TBD

Nutrition International

Employment Type: Full Time

Location: Dakar, Senegal

Deadline for submission: September 1 2022

About us

At Nutrition International, we make a difference, because nutrition is the difference.

Woven into the very fabric of our approach is the passion and drive of our team of over 600 people, working in 13 offices across 11 countries with one common goal: transforming the lives of people who need it most through improved nutrition.

If you are a motivated and passionate individual who shares our conviction that a better world is possible through improved nutrition, wants to leave the world a little better than they found it, and is looking to be part of a global team with a clear vision, we want to hear from you. Please consider applying for the position below.

Know our team

Nutrition International’s Program Operations Unit is responsible for ensuring the efficient and effective delivery of Nutrition International’s core program interventions including program development, design, planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting, and grant management, including setting annual operational planning, budgeting and review processes. The unit comprises a global team of professionals located in our 10 core countries across Asia, Africa and our headquarters in Ottawa, Canada. Currently, Nutrition International is seeking applications for Gender Advisor –CNDN/ PINGS Project to be based in, Senegal.

About you:

Graduate degree in social sciences with a focus on health, or nutrition, public health. A background in policy and/or planning is preferred. A minimum of ten years of experience, including at least five years of relevant experience in policy and/or planning of women’s leadership development interventions, is required. Experience working in a decentralized environment.

Strong knowledge of a range of stakeholders, including PNDN, PINGS, donors, private sector, NGOs, and local governments.

About the role.

In this role the Gender Advisor will provide:

  • Technical advice, management support, and inputs to the Executive Secretariat of CNDN (SECNDN) on the effective mainstreaming of gender into nutrition policy, programming, implementation, and monitoring in Senegal;
  • Daily advice to key national, regional and local government, community and civil society actors in the operationalization of the National Nutrition Development Policy (NNDP) for effective gender mainstreaming.
  • PINGS action plans and activities are consistent with the National Nutrition Policy and complement other ongoing and planned government initiatives and actions on gender and nutrition;
  • Appropriate tools and guidance are developed to report and communicate the gender equality results of the project to the donor and other stakeholders; in conjunction with the PINGS gender officer and SECNDN

He/she will liaise with the PINGS Gender Officer, develop, implement, monitor and evaluate the PINGS project gender strategy.

What we offer

A competitive market pay, health benefits and pension plan, flexible work hours, work from home, four weeks of vacation (plus public holidays) and support for learning and development opportunities. We offer a collaborative and engaging work environment. Read more to know more about us Top Employers of National Capital Region 2020.

Nutrition International is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible work environment. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.

Please note that all our offers are conditional subject to appropriate screening checks and satisfactory reference checks.

For more detailed information about the role, please click on the attached Job Description. Please click on the Apply button below to submit your application.

How to apply

To apply for this position and for a complete job description, log into: . Qualified candidates should submit their cover letter and CV by September 2 2022 We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those chosen to participate in the interview process will be contacted.

Closing date: 9/1/2022