Location: Role can be located in either Kakamega (Kenya), Kigali (Rwanda) or Kampala (Uganda)
Full-time (40hrs per week)
Permanent contract

Send a Cow is a growing and dynamic international development charity providing training and ongoing support to smallholder farmers in six African countries. We give poor families and communities the hope and the means to secure their own futures from the land, in line with our vision of a confident and thriving rural Africa.

We are looking for a passionate and experienced Regional Gender and Social Inclusion Officer to help deliver a growing and inclusive new SAC 10 year strategy.

The main purpose of the role is to provide direct technical support in the areas of Gender and Social Inclusion to SAC country teams and partners. This is a multi-country role supporting up to three countries and reporting to the Regional Gender and Social Coordinator based in Ethiopia. The RGSI Officer role is responsible for building capacity of SAC country teams and partners; developing and updating GSI training materials and tools and providing GSI technical input into funding proposals. The RGSI Officer will also help to spread SAC community level safeguarding work, as well as providing GSI input into technical proposals, the impact database and policies on inclusiveness and connecting country teams to relevant external organisations.

We are looking for someone who can demonstrate passion and practical experience implementing GSI as part of community development in East Africa. You will bring a lived experience of what it means to experience exclusion, a practical experience of barriers to inclusion and how to overcome these. You will have in-depth experience of GSI tools, and significant of experience of building technical capacity and advising managers on GSI. As a multi-country role, you will be culturally sensitive, able to operate strategically, and be an excellent communicator and team player.

We strongly encourage women, people with a disability and people from other sections of society facing exclusion to apply.

Does this sound like you? If so, we would love to hear from you.

How to Apply

To apply, please go to Send a Cow’s website Send a Cow | Regional Gender and Social Inclusion Officer (based in…. Candidates will need to complete Send a Cow’s application form, which is available on the website. CVs will not be accepted

Applications close at 12pm (UK time) on 8th July, with the successful candidate likely to start in July 2021. We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications. Applicants are therefore encouraged to apply as soon as possible.