Gender and Inclusion Specialist

Save the Children International İstanbul
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İngilizce (C1, Level 5, Upper Intermediate),İngilizce (C2, Level 6, Advanced),Türkçe (C2, Level 6, Advanced),Türkçe (C1, Level 5, Upper Intermediate)
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JOB ADVERTISEMENT – Gender and Inclusion Specialist

SCI employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

 

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

Level 2: either the post holder will have access to personal data about children and/or young people as part of their work; or the post holder will be working  in a ‘regulated’ position (accountant, barrister, solicitor, legal executive); therefore a police check  will be required (at ‘standard’ level in the UK or equivalent in other countries).

 

ROLE PURPOSE: 

The Gender and Inclusion 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 and Disability Inclusion in Türkiye. The role will lead strategy development and the technical design and implementation of high-quality programmes that advance gender equality and inclusion and ensure that children, girls and boys can equitably access, participate within, benefit from and act as decision makers for both emergency and development programming. The role supports national advocacy and influencing, while driving strategic partnerships for new business development.  It provides leadership to ensure our work is grounded on 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 our programmes, teams and partners. The role will work closely with operations colleagues and with partners in Türkiye.  It will provide leadership to design/adapt and deliver inclusive and gender transformative content for capacity building and system strengthening.

 

SCOPE OF ROLE:

Reports to: Programme Development & Quality Director

 

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

 

Technical Leadership:

  • Provide technical leadership for inclusion and gender equality for the Country Office, and set the strategic approach in relation to the wider country strategy, supporting the organization to implement Save the Children’s Global Gender Equality Policy
  • Lead organizational gender equality assessment and gender action planning activities, as well as gender analyses to inform programming and advocacy initiatives;
  • Build capacity of national staff and partners in key technical via developing and facilitating high quality training via workshops, webinars, etc.

 

Ensuring Programme Quality (Design & Implementation):

  • Lead the technical scoping, planning, and design and proposal writing during new programme development, and ensure that we design and deliver high quality, holistic gender-transformative and inclusive programmes, building on global best practice. Uphold accountability for Save the Children’s global Gender Equality Marker (development or humanitarian) 
  • Provide oversight and guidance to the programme implementation teams to ensure that thematic programme components are technically sound and grounded on gender and power analysis, implementation methods are consistent with national and global strategies, acknowledged good practice (e.g. Save the Children Common Approaches); and are likely to achieve scale, as well as equitable and sustainable results.
  • Work with Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL) teams to carry out gender and power analysis, and support quality monitoring against international standards through participatory methodologies (including disability data disaggregation, disability inclusive metholodogies)
  • Undertake field visits to project sites; work with implementation teams to understand impacts, operational challenges, and continuously identify opportunities for learning and improvement.
  • Distil learnings and evidence generated into succinct and compelling programmatic guidance and thought leadership for internal and external consumption.
  • Support Humanitarian colleagues (as needed) to develop design and deliver gender sensitive and disability inclusive emergency preparedness and emergency response plans and recovery programmes. Build capacity on gender equality and disability inclusion among humanitarian teams involved in different sectors.
  • Monitor trends in order to ensure early, gender sensitive/transformative and inclusive action; and lead technical design and implementation and technical coordination of humanitarian responses

 

Networking & External Engagement:

  • In alignment with Country Office strategy and leadership, provide support for strategic positioning with donors, partners and government in-country, and ensure that Save the Children is a partner of choice in gender equality programming.
  • Ensure that Save the Children is influencing and learning from others to advance gender equality and disability inclusion through national technical coordination and networking bodies such as working groups.
  • Represent the program to National and Local government representatives, donors, and partner agencies, as required
  • Ensure the quality, clarity and consistency of technical components of internal and external reports (e.g. programme reports, sit-reps, internal updates) working closely with awards, programme implementation and communications colleagues as needed.
  • Leverage and liaise with technical colleagues from across Save the Children, including technical working groups and centres of excellence, ensuring that learning from the Country Office is shared with others and global lessons brought back.

 

BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)

Accountability:

  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values.
  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.

 

Ambition:

  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages the team to do the same.
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.

 

Collaboration:

  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
  • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.

 

Creativity:

  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions.
  • Willing to take disciplined risks.

 

Integrity:

  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency, demonstrates highest levels of integrity

 

The post holder must commit to work in an international agency that promotes diversity, equity and inclusion and fights racism, gender inequality and discrimination in all forms; and to model positive behaviours that demonstrate a commitment to equality and respect to all colleagues, partners and communities.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Women and Gender Studies or Disability studies or related degree with focus on in international development, social work, public health, sociology, education, anthropology or related area, or equivalent experience
  • At least 3 years’ experience (including field experience) providing technical leadership for the design and implementation of humanitarian and development programmes focused on advancing gender equality and/or disability inclusion
  • Strong understanding of gender equality and/or disability inclusion principles and practices, the gender equality sector, policy priorities and key gender inequalities impacting children in Türkiye
  • Experience in training, capacity building, and mentoring, and a demonstrated ability to make complex concepts compelling and accessible.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills related to intersectional gender and power analysis, and to the design, piloting, implementation and evaluation of innovative technical tools and resources to advance gender equality 
  • Demonstrated strong knowledge and skills related to gender sensitive and transformative and disability inclusive program design, monitoring and evaluation, including designing pathways to sustainable impact at scale.  
  • Experience of context, capacity and policy analysis, and influencing and advocacy at regional/international level in order to hold duty bearers to account
  • Experience with networking, representation and partnership development
  • Experience of promoting quality and impact of gender equality and/or disability inclusion as a cross-cutting theme across programmatic interventions
  • Experience of supporting humanitarian preparedness, response and recovery
  • Fluent in Turkish and English; Arabic is an asset

 

Position holder will be based in Istanbul, therefore legal right to work in Türkiye is necessary at the time of application. Applications will be evaluated in a rolling basis.

 

Additional job responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.

Equal Opportunities

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.

Save the Children is committed to create a truly inclusive, effective and representative organisational culture, encouraging equity and diversity among its employees and eliminating discrimination. Having a diverse profile of employees, different age groups, backgrounds, cultures, gender identities and expressions, sexual orientation etc., including a range of different experiences and capabilities helps us understand, represent and serve children better.  Therefore all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or age.

Child Safeguarding:

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Safeguarding our Staff:

The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI anti-harassment policy

Health and Safety

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. 

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. 

 

Save the Children International

SCI employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
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