Regional Gender Equality And Social Inclusion Advisor Job at Mercy Corps

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi, Kenya
  • Applications have closed

Website Mercy Corps

The Mercy Corps has published a job vacancy announcement on 2nd Sept 2022 for qualified Kenyans to fill in the vacant post of Regional Gender Equality And Social Inclusion Advisor to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter Mercy Corps
Position Regional Gender Equality And Social Inclusion Advisor
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Master Degree
Experience Required Minimum Seven years
Application Deadline 12th Sept 2022

Mercy Corps Job Vacancy 2022

Job Position Summary: The GESI Advisor will support country and regional teams to develop and advance gender equality and social inclusion by working with regional leadership, country teams, global and regional technical support teams, and partners to: 1) provide remote and in-person technical support to Mercy Corps program teams to conduct GESI analysis, integrate GESI specific approaches into programs, and use data to achieve GESI outcomes; 2) facilitate capacity sharing support and mentorship to country and program level managers and GESI specialists and animate a lively working group to promote cross-learning, resource sharing and collective visioning; 3) Support priority proposal development efforts to embed strong GESI transformative approaches from the outset of program design. This position will be the West Africa regional representative of the global Gender and Social Inclusion technical support team, and will work closely with the global team to ensure that Mercy Corps’ priority approaches and tools are effectively rolled out within the region. The position will be housed within the regional team and reporting to the Technical Director for the Africa region, supporting our regional and country teams to advance our Africa regional strategy and ensure that agency GESI strategies, approaches, and standards are applied in action across the diverse portfolio.

Position in Organization:

  • Programs Africa
  • Nairobi, Kenya


  • Master’s degree in International Development, Women’s Studies, Gender or a comparable area of study preferred. Bachelor’s degree.


  • 7 years of experience in international development work, with a minimum of 5 years of experience in GESI technical work
  • Experience directly implementing programs is required
  • Substantial background in GESI and development work including experience conducting GESI analyses, capacity sharing/training, gender and inclusion outcomes
  • Experience working in the West Africa is required.

How to Apply Mercy Corps Regional Gender Equality And Social Inclusion Advisor Jobs 2022

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The Closing Date: 12th Sept 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.