National Gender Specialist (country Gender Assessment), Quezon City

Published 2023-05-27
Expires 2023-06-27
ID #1593501129
National Gender Specialist (country Gender Assessment), Quezon City
Philippines, Metro Manila, Quezon City,
Published May 27, 2023

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: National gender specialist (country gender assessment)

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Reporting LinesThe National Gender Specialist (Country Gender Assessment) reports directly to the Assistant FAO Representative (Programme) and works in close coordination with the Gender Focal Point of FAO Philippines and Gender Officer of FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. Technical FocusThe Country Gender Assessment of the Agriculture and Rural Sector (CGA-ARS) is a requirement by the corporate CPF guidelines and mandated by the FAO’s Policy on Gender Equality. The CGA-ARS has the objective of revealing gender disparities in access to critical agriculture and rural resources, knowledge, opportunities and markets. There is evidence that these gender inequalities contribute to low agricultural productivity and food and nutrition insecurity.The objectives of the CGA-ARS are to: - inform FAO country level planning and programming in line with national development priorities and FAO’s mandate and strategic framework;- facilitate FAO’s contribution to the UN Country Team CEDAW Report with up-to-date and objective information on the situation of rural women in the country and - facilitate SDG monitoring and reporting Tasks and responsibilitiesThe incumbent will carry out the following tasks:• Contribute to the Country Gender Assessment (CGA) activities and formulation of CGA Report (following the Guide to prepare a Country Gender Assessment of the Agriculture and the Rural Sector/Rural Livelihoods) through research and consultation with key stakeholders based on the following strategies:- Identify priorities and gaps in terms of promotion of gender equality/women’s empowerment in selected areas of FAO mandate (agriculture, fisheries, forestry, natural resources, climate change, among others), as applicable to the country context. At the same time, highlight opportunities for promoting gender equality in agriculture and rural development as well as strengthening rural women’s social and economic empowerment.- Ensure to align with the FAO Policy on Gender Equality - and the FAO Regional Gender Strategy and Action Plan (-) for Asia and the Pacific- Make reference to the FAOPH Country Gender Assessment conducted in and Country Gender Analysis completed in • Contribute to the conduct of consultation meetings and presentation (validation) of key findings and recommendations to the FAO country office and stakeholders• Prepare a four page-long brief summarizing the main findings and recommendations, by the main agricultural sectors of the country and the priority areas of work of the FAO representation • Carry out other relevant duties within his/her technical competence as requested by FAO Representative. CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING Minimum Requirements• Advanced university degree in Sociology, Social Sciences, Economics, Development Economics, Gender Studies, or other related disciplines• At least 7 years of relevant experience in analyzing and integrating the perspective of gender equality in programme formulation in the context of agriculture and rural development and experience in socio-economic and gender analysis • A national of the Philippines or a legal resident on the country• Working knowledge (Level C) of EnglishFAO Core Competencies• Results Focus• Teamwork• Communication• Building Effective Relationships• Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement Technical/Functional Skills • Excellent knowledge of the key gender equality, social equity and women’s empowerment issues in the Philippines in the context of agriculture and rural development,• Extensive knowledge of the UN System, its working and programming mechanisms, familiarity with FAO’s work would be an asset• Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in gender analysis of public policies.• Demonstrated ability to produce written analysis of socio-economic and gender issues.Please note that all candidates should adhere to FAO Values of Commitment to FAO, Respect for All and Integrity and Transparency. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FAO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing). Incomplete applications will not be considered. If you need help or have queries, please contact: Applications received after the closing date will not be accepted. Only language proficiency certificates from UN accredited external providers and/or FAO language official examinations (LPE, ILE, LRT) will be accepted as proof of the level of knowledge of languages indicated in the online applications. For other issues, visit the FAO employment website: size="2"> Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.

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