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Gender and Diversity Mainstreaming Officer


About Directorate of Mine Action Coordination (DMAC)

-The Directorate of Mine Action Coordination (DMAC) of the State Ministry for Disaster Management and Humanitarian Affairs is a regulatory body for humanitarian Mine Action Programme of Afghanistan (MAPA). Through its headquarters in Kabul and its seven regional offices, DMAC manages, coordinates and oversees the humanitarian mine action activities that are implemented by national and international non-governmental organizations and commercial companies. Mine Action has five pillars including Demining (survey, mapping, marking and clearance), Mine Risk Education, Stockpile Destruction, Victim Assistance and Advocacy. DMAC is being supported by the GIRoA and International Donors.

Job Summary

The incumbent will be hired by DMAC under the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) pay-agent support project and, will be stationed in the Headquarters. He/she will serve as Gender Mainstreaming Officer in Kabul (HQ) office. The Gender and Diversity Mainstreaming Officer will be reporting to DMAC Chief of Operations and will be responsible for the implementation of Gender Mainstreaming activities within the Mine Action Programme of Afghanistan (MAPA) and facilitating the achievement of Goal 4 of the MAPA Five Year Strategy 2016-2019. The specific responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to:

Job Details

Date Posted: 06 Feb 2019 Reference: 002
Closing Date: 21 Feb 2019 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Any
Functional Area: General Open Ended: NO
Nationality: Afghan Salary Range: As per NTA Salary Scale Policy10000.0
Contract Type: Long-term Years of Experience: 3 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 0 Year(s) & 12 Month(s) Extension Possibility: No
Probation Period:

Duties and Responsibilities

• Manages the affairs related to the DMAC gender and diversity mainstreaming section
• In coordination with various DMAC departments, takes appropriate steps for implementation of the plans and strategies relation to Gender and Diversity Mainstreaming within DMAC and the MAPA and monitor the process
• Systematically conducts reviews for tracking implementation of the DMAC strategies and goals relevant to the Gender and Diversity Mainstreaming
• Helps with MAPA Implementing Partners in developing and implementing their action plans relevant to gender and diversity mainstreaming and provide appropriate advices to them
• reviewing of the DMAC and MAPA policies, standards, plans and work procedures to ensure they are gender sensitive
• Takes part in reviewing the mine action related project proposals from gender perspective
• Prepares DMAC and MAPA reports on implementation of activities related to gender and diversity mainstreaming for submitting to MAPA stakeholders
• Ensures findings and recommendations of national and international evaluations including those raised by the Gender and Mine Action Programme (GMAP) are observed and implemented by DMAC and the MAPA
• Documents best practices and lessons learned on the most effective ways to mainstream gender and diversity and share these lessons with the relevant actors.

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• Bachelor’s degree in sociology, social science, development studies or other relevant areas with four (04) years of experience in gender awareness training, development and implementation of gender mainstreaming activities
• Gender related qualifications or training would be an added advantage
• Experience in Strategic Planning and Communication strategy implementation is desirable
• Knowledge of computer Ms Office programmes and internet is required
• Fluency in English and Dari/Pashtu is required.

Job Location

Afghanistan - Kabul
AF AF 12


Bachelors Degree,

Submission Guideline

While sending your resume/CV & Cover letter, please mention the vacancy number and position title in the subject of your email. Application received after the closing date and without mentioning the vacancy number and position title in their email subject will not be given consideration. Only short-listed candidates whose application responds to the above criteria will be contacted for the test and interview.

Interested candidates should submit their applications to the following email addresses:
Female candidates with the required qualification and experience are highly encouraged to apply.

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