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Snap Plaza 8th floor, Bole Next to The Millennium hall. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Job Description:

Job Purpose:

  • Play a great role on capacity building of concern staff in gender concept and design and implementing gender sensitive programme.
  • Provide technical support and enhance the capacity of program office and partners on design monitoring and evaluation and on mainstreaming cross cutting issues (Equality, HIV and CHS etc.)
  • Regularly monitor review and evaluate the implementation crosscutting issues, take appropriate and timely actions and extract lessons learned for future program development and implementation.
  •  Assist beneficiaries and CBOs on building their capacity to play leading role in their development issues.
  • Fosters an environment which brings about meaningful social and economic change to individuals and communities in project intervention areas.
  •   Support and engages others to build social capital, reduce isolation and anti-social behaviours in communities.
  • Capacity building activities with government entities, as well as NGO actors, to improve their knowledge on GBV prevention through men engagement.

Main duties & Responsibilities:

Project design & implementation

  • Mainstream crosscutting issues (equality/gender/CHS, HIV and AIDS) properly and in participatory manner with relevant stakeholders in proposal development  in line with concern and donors standard requirements and guidelines.
  • Take part in any assessments in project area and develop tools for Gender and other  cross cutting issues.
  • Ensure all projects are including community GBV prevention activities, including engaging men and boys.
  • Capacity building activities with government entities, Concern staff as well as NGO actors, to improve their knowledge on GBV prevention and response.
  • Demonstrate gender equality awareness and gender sensitivity into tasks and activities.
  • Provide induction on all crosscutting issues and different policies of the organization for new employees, volunteers, contractors and other partners who are in contact with Concern.
  • Provide technical support & Advise to Project Managers on Gender and community development process.
  • Ensure the marginalized and at risk groups to be included in Programme design.
  • Provide capacity building training and technical support related to community development to staff and CBO leaders and local partners working with Concern.

Monitoring & Evaluation

  • Participate on program design/proposal development and provide technical support to ensure gender sensitive activities & indicators are designed.
  • Develop/update appropriate monitoring data collection tools for crosscutting issues in close technical support of the MEAL and Gender team both at all level.
  • Ensure regular monitoring and modification of ongoing programming as required.


  • Support project learning reviews and donor reports, as require
  • Prepare relevant activity donor reports as per agreed-upon schedules (monthly, quarterly, and/or annually) on activities, indicators, and achievements.
  • Compile  and submit community development and Gender CHS, HIV and other crosscutting issues reports generated from different programs/projects  as per their format periodically.
  • Develop case studies and good practices that can be shared with other internal and external stakeholders.

Advocacy and Networking

  • Play active role in forums, task forces, core group meetings and consortia under the project office related to cross cutting issues for learning, experience sharing and joint action implementation.
  • Jointly organise and implement campaigning events to influence decisions as needed.
  • Participate on the preparation of joint action plan and activities among different projects of the target woredas.
  • Support and coordinate efforts with stakeholders/Partner organisations to achieve the intended objective of the programme area.
  • Perform other duties appropriate to the position and/or assigned by the line manager.


  • Ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation by working on the adherence of CONCERN Code of Conduct (CCoC) with three Associated Policies; the Programme Participant Protection Policy (P4), the Child Safeguarding Policy and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Policy.
  • Ensure program participant Protections by adhering standards of the safeguarding policy when program participants be in contact with CONCERN during different trainings, meetings, workshops and contractual works.
  • Assess the safety and security of different meeting, workshop and training venues in collaboration with project  HR unit Provide technical support &Advise to Project Manager Follow up & Monitor Strategic Implementation of Concern Safeguarding Issues collaborating with Gender & Safeguarding team in Concern.


  • In line with Concern’s commitments under the Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS).
  • actively promote meaningful community participation and consultation at all stages of the project cycle (planning, implementation, M&E).
  •  work with relevant colleagues  to ensure that the Complaints and Response Mechanism (CRM) is functional and accessible, that feedback and complaints are welcomed and addressed.
  • work with relevant colleagues  to ensure that information about CRM, safeguarding and expected staff behaviour is disseminated among programme participants and communities. 

Gender Equality 

  • Carry out gender analysis and gender related assessments
  •  Oversee the development and monitoring of gender sensitive indicators.
  • Regularly monitor, review and evaluate the implementation of programs on gender mainstreaming, take appropriate and timely action and extract lessons learned for future program development and implementation.
  • Document best practices on the implementation of gender mainstreaming.
  • Perform other duties assigned by the line manager.
Job Requirements:

Person specification:

Essential minimum qualifications and capacities

  •  MA/BA degree in social science such as Sociology/Social work, Gender studies Developmental studies and other relevant fields of studies with over four years of experience for BA and more than 2 years for MA in gender-responsive development work
  • Clear understanding and experience in directly implementing primary quantitative and qualitative data collection, analysis and reporting. Demonstrated knowledge and experience of workforce development and gender issues.
  • Excellent facilitation and communication skills in multi-stakeholder environment.
  • Experience of working with local partners, including government agencies, development partners and civil society organisations.
  • Demonstrated experience on documentation and reporting  Good interpersonal skills, team player with sensitivity to cultural diversity and working in dependably.
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Amharic and ability to work under pressure


  • Ability and willingness to frequently travel and stay at the field
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across the
  • organization developing effective working relationships to deliver outstanding results.
  • Proven capacity to supervise, train and coach staff and working with community members

What we offer

  • A competitive salary and benefit package
  • Excellent medical benefits (100% cover including dependents)
  • 20 days annual leave
  • 26 weeks (paid) maternity leave, 18weeks(unpaid) parental leave
Job Category:
Social Sciences and Community
Social Sciences and Community
Full time
Full time
Arbaya ,Belessa with frequent travel to project areas, Amhara
Concern Worldwide Concern Worldwide

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