Gender and Diversity Mainstreaming Officer

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 542
Date Posted:Feb 6, 2019
Closing Date:Feb 20, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:General
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About Directorate of Mine Action Coordination (DMAC):

Directorate of Mine Action Coordination (DMAC) is a government body working under Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA).

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:

Skills Required:

Not available

Requires travel to provinces:


Skills Description:

Duties & 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.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


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 Keywords:

Gender and Diversity Mainstreaming Officer
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