Purpose of the Job
FEMNET is seeking to recruit a Programme Associate -Ending FGM for 6 months contract .
Application deadline: 13th September, 2021
The selected candidate will ensure a smooth implementation of activities in the target Spotlight countries, coordinate partners within the Spotlight Initiative project on Ending FGM in Africa, as well as supporting the SRHR portfolio in FEMNET by planning; overseeing implementation, supporting FEMNET to stay on track with the agreed deliverable and budgets; guiding communication and visibility; promoting coalition leadership to advance programme elements; convening the coalition members and women rights leaders and organizations focusing on ending FGM ; ensuring monitoring of the joint workplan; serving as secretariat to the National Steering Committee; ensuring adequate flow of information within the secretariat and to all coalition members; ensuring a joint narrative of results between all implementation components of the programme as well as consolidating reporting according to timelines and guidelines provided.
Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Human Rights, Gender/Women’s studies, International Development, or a related field is required.
A project/programme management certification would be an added advantage
Knowledge skills and experience
Minimum 3 years of progressive experience at national, regional, and international level in design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of FGM/C projects.
Proven experience in coordinating and liaising with government agencies, women rights movements, coalitions, and civil society.
Experience working with Women Rights Movements, FGM Networks and coalitions and UN System would be an added advantage.
Experience in leading/managing a team and coalition.
Interested applicants should send their intent letter (not more than 2 pages responding to each major requirement), accompanied by resume with names and addresses of 3 professional referees (not more than 3 pages including telephone and e-mail) Applications are by e-mail only, sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate the reference on the subject line as ‘Programme Associate – Ending FG MFNT/EOI/66/2021’
Deadline for submission of applications is on 13th September 2021