Gender Officer in Arusha Tanzania.

Arusha Mjini Arusha

World Direct seeks to recruit a Gender Officer. The position is tenable in Arusha, Tanzania, at the World Direct campus in Arusha. This is a nationally recruited position. A competitive compensation package will be offered to the right candidate. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Overall purpose of the job

The jobholder is responsible for developing gender mainstreaming strategies, policies and creating gender awareness while developing gender initiatives that would position World Direct as a gender friendly environment.


Ensure World Direct has in place policies that provide for equal opportunities for all genders in areas of recruitment, training, promotions, remuneration, participation in committees, travel etc without any discrimination.
Develop affirmative action plans that ensures World Direct is a leading organization in fulling constitutional requirement in matter of gender representation.
Ensure World Directhas policies that create an enabling working environment for all genders taking care of special needs of any particular group
Plan, develop and implement programs and activities that promote gender affairs in World Direct
Prepare periodic management reports (weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual) on gender affairs
Collect data and maintain database on various matters of interest on gender affairs companywide
Source external financing for Gender activities and programme
Establish and maintain partnerships with governmental agencies on gender affairs, NGOs and other organizations that promote gender affairs
Offer advice to management on gender affairs
Perform any other duties allocated by Management from time to time.

A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Social work, Sociology or other related disciplines.
Practical experience in writing business plans for gender mainstreaming
Practical experience in writing proposals and report writing.

Apply for this job

Applications will be accepted up to 6th March 2021. Interested applicants should submit: (a) a confidential cover letter; (b) detailed CV with names and addresses of 3 referees, including e-mail addresses; and (c) a statement illustrating their suitability against each of the listed qualifications/competencies/abilities, and skills. All applications to be sent to [email protected].

World Direct is an equal opportunity employer. It fosters a multicultural work environment that values gender equity, teamwork, and respect for diversity.

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