CARE International in Pakistan is implementing a project, titled “Disaster resilience Initiative in FATA” (DRIFT) supported by Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). The project aims to strengthen the institutional capacity of FATA Disaster Management Authority (FDMA) and other relevant stakeholders in FATA for effective functioning in gender inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction.
This will help integrate resilience aspect in disaster management related plans, policies and management to improve resilience of communities and economic assets. In order to inform government plans, and gender concerns are properly and adequately addressed in preparedness and resilience initiatives, Gender Specialist is required to ensure a coordinated approach across the humanitarian and DRR continuum focusing on mainstreaming of gender equality in the DRR and humanitarian efforts.
Scope of Work:
Working under overall leadership and guidance of Director General FDMA, the Gender Specialist will provide technical guidance and capacity strengthening of FDMA to ensure DRR plans, policies and actions promoting gender equality and resilience. The incumbent will be responsible for ensuring that technical and strategic support is available to FDMA; and work for a government led coordinated and coherent approach on gender integration in DRR planning, initiatives and humanitarian actions. The person will also lead in establishing and maintaining strategic partnerships with multiple stakeholders, including UN, INGOs, local CSOs and women’s groups to continuously promote gender equality programming in DRR initiatives. The position requires technical capacity with in-depth understanding of gender equality and women’s empowerment issues in disaster preparedness and resilience, and field level expertise on coordinating gender equality interventions in a humanitarian and DRR continuum.
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The position is funded by CARE as institutional support to FDMA. The individual will be based in FDMA Office. The contract is initially for 1 year and extendable depending upon satisfactory performance of the outputs envisaged in the TORs.
CARE is a leading global humanitarian and development organization. Since its establishment in 2005, CARE International in Pakistan (CIP) has been responding to major disasters and undertaking an array of development projects. CIP works through its local partners and a range of stakeholders for d ...
CARE is a leading global humanitarian and development organization. Since its establishment in 2005, CARE International in Pakistan (CIP) has been responding to major disasters and undertaking an array of development projects. CIP works through its local partners and a range of stakeholders for d ...Read More