MAG saves lives and builds futures by working with others to reclaim land contaminated with the debris of conflict, to reduce the daily risk of death or injury for civilians, and to create safe and secure conditions for development. MAG shared the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize as a founding member of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines for our work to ban landmines. Our vision is a safe and secure future for men, women and children affected by armed violence and conflict.
About the role:
At MAG, we believe that our values should underpin the way we work, our organisational profile, and be sensitive to conflict and responsive to the communities where we work so MAG is able to maximise its impact on different groups. In response, MAG is looking for an exceptional Gender and Inclusion Advisor to strengthen it’s in house capacity to develop and implement a global gender and inclusion strategy and framework, and seamlessly integrate relevant deliverables in our projects, programmes and business plan. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic international charity that shared the 1997 Nobel Peace-Prize.
The successful candidate will have substantial experience in mainstreaming gender and inclusion into existing projects in both humanitarian and developing contexts, and a strong and up-to-date knowledge of gender, power relations, women’s rights, and the relationship between conflict and gender-based violence. Project management, monitoring and evaluation, and strategic planning skills, as well as the ability to coordinate multiple activities at the same time are essential. This is a fast-paced and challenging role, which will require high levels of initiative, pro-activeness and strong multi-tasking skills. With an ability to influence, motivate and develop colleagues and external stakeholder and ensuring effective communication, you will be organised, flexible and solution-focused.
The role will be based in central Manchester and will involve overseas travel to our country programmes in South and Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and Africa possibly at short notice.
Please note that as part of MAG's commitment to safeguarding, this post is subject to background checks before an offer of employment is confirmed.
For further information on the role, the application form and details of how to apply, please visit the MAG website by the closing date of Sunday 15 December 2019.