|Title:||Gender and Health Specialist (Technical Specialist Level 1)|
|Job Location:||Kampala, Uganda or Nairobi, Kenya|
About ICRW:International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) has been the premier applied research institute focused on women and girls for the last four decades. ICRW works with partners to conduct empirical research, build capacity, and advocate for evidence-based practical solutions to change policies and programs. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., and with regional offices in South Asia and Africa, ICRW conducts research to inform policies and programs seeking to alleviate poverty, promote gender equality and protect the rights of women and girls. Corporations, foundations, governments and civil society organizations partner with ICRW to discover through rigorous research how to dismantle barriers and help women and girls achieve their full potential. ICRW’s focal areas include gender-based violence, healthy transitions to adulthood, economic empowerment, HIV/AIDS, and sexual and reproductive health and rights.
The Gender and Health Specialist possess strong analytical skills and demonstrated experience in qualitative and quantitative research and evaluation, particularly related to gender, including gender based violence, sexual and reproductive health, and/or adolescent development, domestically and globally. The position is based at Kampala Uganda or Nairobi, Kenya with up to 25-30% travel.
The Gender and Health Specialist will work on a range of research projects, evaluations and gender integration partnerships. Her/his work will include work on a range of issues pertaining to sexual and reproductive health and rights, as well as adolescent health, rights and development. Roles and responsibilities will involve the following:
: The Gender and Health Specialist will contribute to design, undertake and supervise research and program evaluations pertaining to issues related to adolescent health, rights and development and gender equality. Working both independently and in collaboration with others, he/she will: help conceptualize research plans, develop qualitative and quantitative data collection instruments, undertake literature reviews and analyses, supervise data collection, analyze data and communicate findings in written reports for various audiences.
The Gender and Health Specialist will contribute
The Gender and Health Specialist will contribute to and sometimes lead the management of team processes and timelines, supervise junior staff, interface independently with donors and partners, and manage project budgets and deliverable schedules.
Technical Advisory Services: The Specialist will provide technical assistance to a range of clients and partners on issues related to gender integration, monitoring and evaluation, health, adolescent development and more, depending on need.
Ph.D. or Master’s Degree in a relevant discipline (e.g., Public Health, Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Demography, International Development, Anthropology)
A competitive candidate will bring many of the following credentials, skills and experience:
****Please note this position will be hired upon receipt of funding