Gender Technical Specialist Job at Save the Children

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi, Kenya
  • Applications have closed

Website Save the Children

The Save the Children has published a job vacancy announcement on 21st May 2022 for qualified Kenyans to fill in the vacant post of Gender Technical Specialist to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter Save the Children
Position Gender Technical Specialist
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Master Degree
Experience Required Minimum Five years
Application Deadline 3rd June 2022

Save the Children Job Vacancy 2022

Job Purpose: The Gender Technical Specialist will use their in-depth contextual understanding, technical and practical expertise, and relationship building skills to define and deliver our strategic ambition for advancing gender equality within the SIDA CSO Program. The role will lead gender strategy development and guide gender mainstreaming efforts to ensure implementation of a high-quality programme that advances gender equality. The role will support organisational strengthening efforts ensuring gender is strongly grounded in partners’ policies and systems. The role supports regional and national advocacy and influencing, while driving strategic partnerships for gender equality.  It provides leadership to ensure our work is grounded in intersectional gender and power analysis, and supports the design and implementation of gender transformative monitoring and evaluation systems to demonstrate impact, while sharing learning across focus countries, teams and partners.  The role will work closely with other technical colleagues and with partners, especially women’s/girls’ rights and gender equality-focused organizations in the five country offices, gender machineries within the African Union and Regional Economic Communities, fostering the building of ownership and agency of local organisations, and strengthening their efforts to navigate and expand civic space.  It will provide leadership to design/adapt and deliver gender transformative content for capacity building and organisational system strengthening. This role includes a focus on external representation on priority issues including child-centred gender and power analysis, girls’ empowerment, gender-based violence and other topics central to gender transformative child rights-based approaches across thematic areas.

Position in Organization:

  • Deadline: 3 JUN 2022 – 23:59 EAT


  • Masters degree in Women and Gender Studies or related degree with focus on gender equality in international and Africa regional development, social work, public health, sociology, anthropology or related area, or equivalent experience.


  • At least 5 years’ experience (including field experience) providing technical leadership for the design and implementation of development programmes focused on advancing gender equality.

How to Apply Save the Children Gender Technical Specialist Jobs 2022

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The Closing Date: 3rd June 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.