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Technical Advisor II, Technology Facilitated Gender-Based Violence, Communities & Governance

About IREX:

IREX is a global development and education organization. IREX strives for a more just, prosperous, and inclusive world—where individuals reach their full potential, governments serve their people, and communities thrive. With a projected annual portfolio of more than $100 million and more than 600 staff worldwide, IREX works with partners in more than 100 countries in four areas essential to progress: cultivating leaders, empowering youth, strengthening institutions, and increasing access to quality education and information.

The Technical Advisor II on Technology Facilitated Gender-Based Violence is accountable for technical oversight of the Transform program and responsible for components of project management, such as program design, partnerships, strategy, budget, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL), donor engagement, and both global and country office program staff. In addition, the Technical Advisor II on Technology Facilitated Gender-Based Violence contributes to new business efforts as required. The Technical Advisor II on Technology Facilitated Gender-Based Violence also provides management or technical support to other programs as assigned.

Background and skills:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, master’s degree in relevant subject preferred
  • 10 + years of relevant job experience
  • Previous academic and/or professional experience in a relevant technical area required. Relevant technical areas of expertise include survivor-centered approaches to addressing violence against women and girls (VAWG), violence against women in politics and public life (VAWPP), gender-based violence (GBV), online gendered hate, Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI), women in politics and public life (WIPPL), gender digital divide and digital transformation, the intersection of gender and civic technology, and other related subject areas
  • Project management experience with approaches that seek to prevent and respond to GBV, VAWG, online hate and/or empower women in all their diversity, including removal of barriers to participation in public life
  • Experience working with United States Agency for International Development (USAID) projects strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to translate technical expertise into organizational capacity building using effective adult learning pedagogy (curricula development, training workshops, peer learning, etc.)
  • Excellent speaking, writing and presentation skills in English, with professional level proficiency in a second language highly desired
  • Strong analytical, time management, team leadership skills
  • Experience in working across cultures and in inclusive international teams
  • Experience with subgrants and grants administration desirable
  • Experience supervising and mentoring junior level staff desirable
  • You must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.
Daily tasks:
  • Overseeing Transform program teams to develop and implement workplans
  • Support communications with USAID on the Transform program
  • When relevant, present internally and externally on Transform program activities and results as well as on the topic of TFGBV in public life
  • Identify opportunities to integrate IREX approaches, strategies, and tools into Transform
  • Contribute to donor engagement with USAID, in partnership with the Chief of Party
  • Support proposal development for USG and other donors by managing, writing, or supporting proposal and program design as requested
  • Provide inputs on program budgets, projections, and quarterly budget recasts as requested
  • Contribute to budget amendments and no-cost extension requests, as requested
  • Contribute to the development of program- and donor-specific compliance processes, in close coordination with relevant IREX units
  • Provide inputs on program budgets, projections, and quarterly budget recasts as requested
  • Contribute to budget amendments and no-cost extension requests, as requested
  • Contribute to the development of program- and donor-specific compliance processes, in close coordination with relevant IREX units
  • Serve as Manager for headquarters and/or country office staff as assigned
  • Provide overall technical leadership, in coordination with the COP
  • Other support duties as needed.

IREX will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments of 2008.

IREX conducts background checks on all successful candidates.

This position is eligible for Remote work. The eligible employee is a regular, full-time staff who works from a worksite outside the DC metro area on a more permanent or ongoing basis.   

This position is not eligible for Immigration Sponsorship.

To apply, please click here.

Status: Open

Type:
  • Employment

Organisation: IREX

Deadline: Ongoing

Location: Washington, D.C., United States

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