Gender Technical Advisor Consultant - Roster
Supervisor: Director of Program Quality, Growth and Innovation
Apply by: December 14, 2022
Contract duration: Roster - project-based
Organizational Background:Heartland Alliance International (HAI) is a service-based human rights organization headquartered in Chicago whose mission is to secure the rights and well-being of marginalized people and communities. HAI envisions a world in which those whose rights have been violated are safe and empowered to actively engage in their communities and be at the forefront of social change. HAI is comprised of country offices in the Middle East and North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Latin America and Caribbean regions implementing programs on a broad range of human rights issues globally, as well as the Chicago-based Marjorie Kovler Center for the Treatment of Survivors of Torture, which serves individuals from more than 50 countries. HAI has significant expertise in the fields of trauma-informed mental health and psychosocial support and access to justice programming for survivors of rights abuses Across all of its programs, HAI promotes progressive, innovative approaches to human rights protections and gender equality.
Summary:HAI is looking for Gender Technical Advisor consultants to provide evidence-based technical support on gender and gender-based violence (GBV) to HAI programs globally. Pre-qualified consultant candidates will be included in a roster for assignments to be made on an as-needed basis. Assignments may include support to program development, including proposal design; further development of HAI’s gender equity and GBV standards and tools; capacity strengthening of HAI staff and local partners; and other tasks designed to improve program quality in the Middle East and North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Latin America and Caribbean regions.
The Gender Technical Advisor will work closely with HAI’s Program Quality Team and in-country technical and program staff to ensure that gender equity lens and GBV programming is fully integrated with other technical areas, including mental health and psychosocial support, access to justice, child protection, and livelihoods programming. The Gender Technical Advisor will report to the Director of Program Quality, Growth and Innovation. This position can be based globally and will work remotely with possibility of international travel when needed.
Please submit CV and a cover letter explaining your interest and how your experience meets the qualifications required, as well as availability and consultant rates. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you do not hear back from us within 4 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.
Heartland Alliance makes all hiring and employment decisions without regard to race, creed, color, age, gender, gender identity, marital or parental status, religion, ancestry, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, sexual identity, immigrant status, political affiliation or belief, ex-offender status (depending on the offense and position to be filled), unfavorable military discharge, membership in an organization whose primary purpose is the protection of civil rights or improvement of living conditions and human relations, or HIV infection, in accordance with the Organization's AIDS Policy Statement of September, 1987. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation should contact the Human Resources and Administration Office at (312) 660-1431.
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