Dorbe-Leit Consulting

Gender and Environmental Officer - Nairobi

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Active since 16-05-2016 Job category Project management
Location Nairobi Level -
Educational level Master / Post-Graduate / ... Employment type -
Hours 0 Salary 120,000
Our client is an association of Christians who invest in people living in poverty around the world so they can unleash their potential to earn a livelihood to provide for their families and enrich their communities.

The Gender and Environment Officer will be reporting to the Deputy Field Project Manager, DFPM, and works closely with other Business Officers based in various regions in Kenya.

Job Purpose
The job holder will implement gender and environment strategies, and report progress as part of donor reports and to team members and management as needed. The incumbent will also work closely with HQ M & E.

Key responsibilities
• Ensure gender and environment quality in project activities per project framework.
• Track and analyse all gender disaggregated data to show women’s involvement in the project, and seek corrective measures as and when needed.
• Collaborating in writing annual work plan and donor reports.
• Ensure mainstreaming Gender and environment through communication to business officers, and collaboration.
• Further research on gender issues in the business environment in all three sectors in Year 2 of the project, as relationships with collaborating partners are secured and the rolling baseline survey takes shape.
• Working closely with SEs and SMEs, identify emerging challenges and promote best practices in gender-equitable participation, contribute to improving the business environment for SEs and SMEs, as well as bring gender perspectives to business risk mitigation.
• Identify and engage collaboration of Kenyan organizations that focus on gender equality and environment, e.g. African Women Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP, Kenya Chapter), Techno Serve and the Management University of Africa.
• Contribute to assessing concept notes, grant awards and MOU’s/contracts for Lead Firms to ensure that environmentally sustainable and gender-equitable criteria are met. Draft donor reports sections on the above activities, communicate and market gender and environment, paying attention to deliverables, and giving regular status updates, with plans for corrective actions as needed.

• Seek support from HQ Environment Specialist and local short term experts to offer environment training to SMEs and LFs.Track the delivery of environment activities as per the annual work plan and support the M&E specialist in measuring progress on environmental indicators as require
• Track all environment indicators for the project.
• Lead the implementation of the Gender Equality and Environmental Sustainability strategies
 • Any other tasks as may be assigned by the deputy field project manager or management

 

• Seek support from HQ Environment Specialist and local short term experts to offer environment training to SMEs and LFs.
• Track the delivery of environment activities as per the annual work plan and support the M&E specialist in measuring progress on environmental indicators as require
• Track all environment indicators for the project.
• Lead the implementation of the Gender Equality and Environmental Sustainability strategies
Environment: Identifying and collaborating with relevant environmental organizations, implementing the enviro strategy including designing activities and/or identifying partners to provide capacity-building, business development, etc., that focuses on environmental sustainability / management, tracking implementation of activities and supporting the M&E team in monitoring progress to targets, draft reports, identify and engage external consultants to conduct environmental research and oversee as appropriate, ensure project team is supported in any environmental mainstreaming activities, contributing to reports and work planning as required. Prefer if it is separated from the gender activities. Include a LOE estimate.
• Any other tasks as may be assigned by the deputy field project manager or management.

Minimum Requirements

• A minimum of five years’ experience in a gender and environment roles at senior level with corporate focus.
• Ability to analyse complex data, M & E knowledge added advantage, Performance Management framework and Logic models familiarity.
• Understanding of: business decision-making in competitive market environments; inclusive subsector development and value chain development facilitation methods.
• Sector experience in any of the 3: agriculture/agribusiness, construction and extractive sectors
• Excellent report writing and review skills.
• Relevant post-graduate qualifications, including MBA, MSC or equivalent
• Fluency in English and Swahili is required.
• Willingness to travel 60% of the time to the project areas for project monitoring.

• Prior work experience in Kenya is preferred and other comparable country context is desirable.
• Appreciation and support of companies’ faith, values, mission and purpose.

 

 

 

More information
This listing is a full-time job

Job category Project management
Industry / Industries Government / Non-profit
Region Kenya
Keywords G.E.O

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Name Dorbe Leit

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