Internal Position No.: 
34 of 2019

Role Summary

The successful applicant will develop and implement a national gender policy efficiently to support the unit in achieving its objectives within the territory through programmes and projects aimed at affecting gender equity and equality.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the Unit through administration of daily operations and supervision of assigned staff.
  2. Develop and implement policies and programs that promote gender equality and equity.
  3. Promote the integration of a gender perspective into the mainstream activities of Government at the policy, programme and project levels.
  4. Design and deliver appropriate training to sensitise all levels of the public service and wider community on gender issues to ensure equal opportunities.
  5. Coordinate the activities of groups, which represent various aspects of Gender Affairs in the Territory to ensure continual flow of information and communication.
  6. Organise and facilitate education programs and projects for women’s political and economic empowerment, the men’s role within the family and to address issues of specific interest to men.
  7. Liaise with external funding agencies for obtaining financing for specific programmes to ensure funding.
  8. Facilitate the implementation of the Convention for the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women and other human rights instruments as they relate to gender to ensure the on-going work and progress of women’s health and development.
  9. Promote the legal framework to support and enhance the welfare of women and children.
  10. Identify job specific and environmental factors and develop, where applicable, implement and promote the health and safety policies. Mitigate and minimise workplace hazards.
  11. Perform any other related duties as required by the immediate supervisor or any senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the Department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences or related area
  • Certificate course in Gender Studies
  • Five (5) to seven (7) years practical experience in programme development or related field
  • Excellent knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of the relevant policies, regulations and laws
  • Expert knowledge in general analysis
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Sound leadership and managerial skills
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, 24 April 2019
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