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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Gender Manager Job at Trademark East Africa (TMEA) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Gender Manager 

Jobs at:
Trademark East Africa (TMEA) 

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, 5 October, 5.00pm 

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Summary
Date Posted: 10th September 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time 

 

About the Company
JOB DETAILS:
Trademark East Africa (TMEA) is an aid-for-trade organization that was established with the aim of growing prosperity in East Africa through increased trade. TMEA operates on a not-for-profit basis and is funded by the development agencies of the following countries: Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, Norway, United Kingdom, and United States of America. TMEA works closely with East African Community (EAC) institutions, national governments, the private sector and civil society organizations.

TMEA, with an annual expenditure of around US$100 million, is now the leading aid-for-trade facility in the world. TMEA has its headquarters in Nairobi with vibrant and successful operations in EAC-Arusha, Burundi, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Uganda and Rwanda. The first phase of TMEA has delivered exceptional results which have directly contributed to substantial gains in East Africa’s trade and regional integration environment in terms of reduced transit times, improved border efficiency, and reduced barriers to trade. We are now in the second phase and we aim to deliver even more large-scale impact to maximize the potential benefits of aid-for-trade interventions which lead to sustainable and inclusive prosperity through job creation, poverty reduction and enhanced economic welfare.

We are looking for high calibre, results-oriented and experienced professionals to join our team in the position below.

Gender Manager
The Gender Manager will be responsible for the development and implementation of the TMEA gender strategy, providing strategic leadership, technical and methodological support to TMEA’s country and regional programmes in relation to gender work. S/he shall provide leadership in cross-learning and knowledge generation for thematic alignment in relation to TMEA’s gender strategic priorities across the organization and ensure that TMEA staff and partners are capacitated to understand and support the implementation of the gender strategy.

The ideal candidate will possess an undergraduate degree with at least seven years of relevant work experience OR a postgraduate degree with at least five years relevant work experience. Experience in successfully mainstreaming and integrating gender strategies in programming is essential. The position is open to nationals of the countries in which we operate.

Job application procedure
The detailed job profiles for these posts can be accessed on our website www.trademarkea.com These position are available on contract to 30 June 2020 with the possibility of renewal. Please apply online through http://www.trademarkea.com/work-with-us/ by Friday, 5 October, 5.00pm Kenyan time. Attach your cover letter and detailed CV, including details of your qualifications, experience, and present position. Your application should also include a working e-mail address, daytime telephone contacts, and names and contact details of three referees. Interviews will be conducted in November and December 2018. Please note that we will only consider applications received on-line through the link provided above. Applications received after the deadline will not be accepted. We reserve the right to accept or reject any application. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. TMEA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to open and transparent recruitment processes. Qualified women and persons living with disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply.