Half the world lives in poverty. Christian Aid is striving for wholesale change to rules that keep people poor. We work wherever the need is greatest, giving people strength to find their own solutions to the problems they face, irrespective of their religion. So if you’re passionate about helping others, and want to help us drive positive change across the world, join us.
Salary range £26,061 – £29,159 per annum
Fixed term contract – 2 years
As Christian Aid’s lead person on gender, you will be responsible for working within the International Department to assist with the development and implementation of strategies relating to gender and will support colleagues across Christian Aid to implement the gender policies and procedures and to raise awareness of gender within the organisation as a whole.
This is an exciting and challenging role. You will work with a wide variety of staff across the organisation, influencing change. You will support colleagues in ensuring the gender perspective is considered in all our work with partners and our own internal policies and procedures.
You will have at least 5 years’ relevant professional experience including strategy development and staff facilitation including at least 2 years’ overseas work experience. You will have proven expertise in gender issues and will have developed and applied good practices around gender with partners in projects and /or other working environments. You will have established relationships within national and international gender networks and women’s movements. [Source]
I wonder what in the world a gender facilitator does? Is is tough going to work each day ensuring gender perspectives? I just wonder how Christian organizations were able to help the poor before without a gender facilitator.