Gender Lead (open ONLY for national in Jordan or National in Lebanon )

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CARE International in Lebanon is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

CARE International in Lebanon and its employees and stakeholders abide by the CARE International Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) and Child Safeguarding Policies.

To apply, please use the following link: Gender LEAD (open ONLY for national in Jordan or National in Lebanon)  

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Job Description and Requirements

Job Location:  Amman or Beirut Applies for: 1. Nationals in jordan  2. Nationals in Lebnon 

Salary: according to national salary scale

Line Manager: Deputy Director of Programs

Job Summary

The Syria Resilience Initiative (SRI) is a partnership of organizations working together to increase the resilience of people affected by the ongoing conflict in Syria. The SRI is led by three multi-mandate agencies – CARE, IRC, and Mercy Corps –working together with local and international partners in all geographies.

The SRI recognizes the specific challenges and barriers that women face to building their resilience and is committed to ensuring that women have equal access to opportunities and resources needed to deal with the impacts of the conflict.

We are looking for highly experienced Gender Lead with a strong desire to work in a diverse team within the Program Management Unit of the SRI (PMU) to drive the consortium’s efforts in gender transformative programming. This postholder will establish the SRI as a leader on gender-focused programing and ensure the SRI is maintaining high standards on gender mainstreaming. This post will be responsible for the SRI’s Gender Action Plan and ensure the SRI’s actions on gender uphold global best practice and guidance. The Gender Lead is required to build the capacity of SRI partners on gender and provide technical oversight and quality control of gender assessments, gender-specific actions and gender in monitoring activities conducted by partners.

Key responsibilities

Lead Gender Transformative Programming

Lead the development of SRI’s Gender Action Plan, in collaboration with the SRI Gender Working Group;

Support SRI partners in the implementation of the Gender Action Plan within their organizations and across SRI programs;

Monitor implementation of the Gender Action Plan and donor-specific gender requirements;

Lead the design of gender pilot programs and provide support for partner implementation, including initiatives such as the FCDO-funded VAWG (Violence Against Women and Girls) pilot;

Lead the development and adoption of standards for SRI on gender mainstreaming and transformative approaches, in collaboration with the SRI Gender Working Group;

Ensure gender assessments, studies, training, and monitoring data on gender implemented by SRI partners are of high quality and meets the required standards and practices;

Facilitate and chair the SRI Gender Working Group, setting Terms of Reference and annual priorities with the Working Group.

Work closely with other SRI technical advisors to establish connections between SRI’s gender, safeguarding, and protection interventions and approaches.

Generate evidence and learning on SRI impact on gender

Assess the SRI’s impact on gender equality across the portfolio by establishing and rolling out measurement tools and analyzing findings, in collaboration with the Monitoring & Evaluation Lead;

Capture SRI-wide learning and best practice on gender, and use findings and lessons to adapt SRI programming, working with the Program Quality & Learning Lead;

Support partners to monitor impacts on gender and consolidate lessons and guidance.

Partners capacity building

Assist Gender Working Group members to be supported within their own organizations to roll out gender standards and the Gender Action Plan;

Conduct regular assessment of partners’ understanding and capacity on gender mainstreaming and gender approaches in programming;

Establish effective and efficient ways to increase capacity on gender across SRI partners.

Reporting to external stakeholders

Provide donor reporting on gender, working with the Gender Working Group;

Work with PMU communications support to produce SRI communications content on gender (e.g. blogs, case studies, videos, social media content, etc.);

Produce documents (e.g. learning briefs, papers, studies) to share SRI’s work on gender in Syria to wider audiences.

Required Qualifications, Skills and Experience

 Degree in social sciences, gender and development, or any other related technical field. An equivalent combination of education and work experience may also be considered.

Minimum 8 years work experience in gender, women’s economic empowerment or women’s rights in the humanitarian / development sector.

Minimum 3 years of experience in the Syria context, Middle East or countries with similar conflict context.

Strong background in advancing gender equality, gender transformative approaches or gender mainstreaming in resilience/early recovery/humanitarian programming.

Experience developing gender standards, guidance, or programmatic approaches, particularly leading multiple agencies to harmonize practices.

Experience producing and conducting training and presentations on gender for a range of stakeholders and targeting different audiences.

Experience measuring impact on gender and making programmatic recommendations to strengthen gender outcomes.

Proficiency in English.

Experience producing reports and assessments for donors, funding proposals and written work for different audiences (e.g. NGOs, researchers, public audience, etc.)

Ability to work well with diverse teams, build respect, trust and positive working relationships among colleagues, and successfully encourage participation and contributions from others.

Ability to influence and facilitate consensus between different organizations.

Strong organizational skills and ability to establish timelines, workplans and processes to meet deadlines and keep stakeholders on track.


Experience coordinating across multiple agencies in a consortium;

Understanding of early recovery and resilience programming, and the ‘triple nexus’ in the humanitarian sector;

Experience producing social media content, conducting research and studies.

The organization has a zero-tolerance approach toward sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, and child abuse. We will carefully examine allegations and investigate, and take appropriate disciplinary action where this is needed, taking into consideration the rights and interests of the survivor, consistent with the organization’s survivor-centred approach. We make very clear that sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, and child abuse in any form, perpetrated by our staff, partners or other related personnel, towards anyone, will not be tolerated.We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, handicap, disability, or marital status.

Application Procedure : All suitable candidates are required to submit application through Akhatbout 

The closing date for application is 10 March 2024

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

We welcome applications from nationals of Jordan or Lebanon, and based in either of these countries with the ability to travel to all locations of SRI partner offices (Gaziantep, Beirut, Syria, Amman).

منتهية الصلاحية


دليل مدني، شبكة المجتمع المدني، يوفر للمنظمات منصة لنشر الوظائف, وليس مسؤول عن عملية التوظيف. كل منظمة مسجلة على دليل مدني هي مسؤولة بشكل فردي عن منشوراتها وعن عملية التوظيف.

آخر تاريخ التحديث: 
19 فبراير, 2024
قطاع(ات) التدخل:
قضايا النوع الاجتماعي, حالة وقضايا النساء
آخر مهلة للتقديم:
الأحد, 10 مارس 2024
نوع العقد:
دوام‬ ‫كامل‬
مدة الوظيفة:
One year
As per CIL Salary scale
نطاق الراتب:
> 3000 (USD)
درجة التعليم:
تفاصيل درجة التعليم:
Degree in social sciences, gender and development, or any other related technical field. An equivalent combination of education and work experience may also be considered.
متطلبات الخبرة:
أكثر من 10 سنوات
اللغة العربية:
اللغة الانكليزية:
اللغة الفرنسية:
غير مطلوب
  • Lebanon
  • بيروت
  • Jordan
  • ‘Ammān (Al ‘A̅şimah)