Canadian Gender Statistics Expert – Expert.e en statistique sur le genre, Ghana At Alinea International (Alinea)


French version follows

Job Title Gender Statistics Expert Initiative Name “Data for Affirmative Action Accountability” under the Technical Assistance Partnership – Expert Deployment Mechanism (TAP-EDM) Job type Consultant Location of Position Canada (remote) with travel to Ghana Reporting to Project Manager, TAP-EDM Remuneration Fees are subject to negotiation and shall not exceed established market rates. Indicative LOE/Time Frame Approximately 100 days between July 2024 – July 2025 Citizenship Applicants must be Canadian citizens or have permanent resident status in Canada. Language Requirements English Application Deadline Friday July 5 2024

Application Instructions:

  •  We welcome applications from individuals and from governmental, non-governmental and private organizations.
  •  A cover letter is mandatory to be considered. Cover letters should detail how you fit the opportunity, your daily fee and current availability.
  •  Click the “Apply now” link to upload your cover letter and CV (Curriculum Vitae). Apply Now
  •  Only successful candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please.

At Alinea International we value equity, diversity, and inclusivity in everything we do. We are an equal opportunity employer opposed to all forms of discrimination. We actively seek and encourage applications from people of diverse backgrounds recognizing that an inclusive workforce enriches our organization and achieves smarter, more innovative results.

Alinea is committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults. Due to the nature of our work, all candidates will be subject to due diligence checks and extensive background checks where appropriate.

Alinea International does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment and hiring process. All offers of employment or job opportunities with Alinea International that include any form of a request for payment of fees or collect information on bank accounts are fraudulent. Any requests for such payment or information should be refused and reported to your local law enforcement authorities for appropriate action and to Alinea International.

TAP-EDM Description: The Technical Assistance Partnership – Expert Deployment Mechanism (TAP-EDM) Project provides targeted, short-term (up to 12 months) technical assistance to National Government Entities (NGE) from eligible OECD-DAC countries. The Mechanism is expected to deploy over 250 Canadian experts via 80-100 technical assistance initiatives designed to resolve capacity gaps to bring about the desired changes of the recipient NGEs. Fully aligned with Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Strategy (FIAP), these initiatives will integrate gender equality, climate action/environmental sustainability, human rights, and good governance as key objectives. Canadian experts will come from all walks of life, proudly representing world-class technical human resources but also the diversity and multi-culturalism that is Canada.

TAP-EDM is a four-year C$18,750,000-million-dollar project funded by Global Affairs Canada (GAC) and managed by Alinea International.

About the work This announcement aims to strengthen Ghana’s Department of Gender’s use of robust gender related data to support the adoption of the affirmative action bill (AAB). This will be achieved through support for:

  •  The development of sophisticated information management systems, designed to capture and scrutinize data that is classified by sex, age and other factors, to enable them to create and circulate comprehensive statistics that reflect the state of gender equality; and
  •  Strengthening the department’s leadership to support national entities in conducting research and formulating policy recommendations and/or the facilitation of their implementation to narrow gender disparities.

The Role In this context, the expert will:

  •  Develop a baseline, leveraging existing data, of the current state of gender equality to put the AAB into action.
  •  Establish gender-specific metrics to monitor the progress of the policies described in the AAB.
  •  Enhance the capacity of the Department to collect and analyse data
  •  Develop an MIS platform to house and disseminate gender data
  •  Bolster the Department in convening stakeholders and applying data to advance the AAB, and other platforms.
  •  Develop a detailed work plan, and prepare technical documents, training materials, meeting materials, progress reports and a final report.
  •  Promote the TAP-EDM project and share experience with assigned Alinea International staff through public engagement activities, before, during and after the TAI.

Required Qualifications:

  •  Master’s degree in women’s studies, social sciences, including gender equality training.
  •  Minimum of 15 years experience as a gender equality specialist or advisor
  •  Minimum of 10 years working with governments on evidence-based policy development, advice on advocacy and strategic planning, advice to senior officials on policy implementation, and significant experience working with national statistics bodies
  •  Experience in international development related mandates, including working with developing countries governments an asset
  •  Expertise in the use of statistics to inform gender equality policies and programming
  •  Strong ability to work with multi-stakeholder groups towards a specific policy or programming objective
  •  Ability to work respectfully and effectively in a multicultural and multidisciplinary environment.
  •  Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, including presentation of statistics to non-expert audiences. eQfZVXe BIpnb
  •  Previous experience working in Ghana or sub-Saharan Africa an asset

French version

Position Title Gender Statistics Expert Initiative Name “Data for Affirmative Action Accountability” under the Technical Assistance Partnership – Expert Deployment Mechanism (TAP-EDM) Job Type Consultant Position Location Canada (telework) with travel to Ghana Supervision Manager, TAP-EDM Remuneration Fees are subject to negotiation and should not exceed established market rates. Level of Effort and Tentative Timeline Approximately 100 days (for one or more experts) Implementation June 2024 to July 2025 Citizenship Candidates must be Canadian citizens or have permanent resident status in Canada. Language Requirements English Application Deadline Friday, July 5, 2024

Nomination

  •  We welcome applications from individuals and from governmental, non-governmental and private organizations.
  • A cover letter is required to be considered. The cover letter should include how you fit the opportunity, your daily fee, and your current availability.
  •  Click on the Apply Now link to upload your cover letter and CV.
  •  Only successful candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please.

At Alinea, equity, inclusion and diversity are added values ​​to all our projects. Alinea offers equal employment opportunities and opposes any discrimination whatsoever. We are always looking for people of diverse origins because we believe that an inclusive workplace enriches the organization, improves performance and brings innovative results.

Alinea is committed to protecting children and vulnerable adults. Due to the nature of our work, all candidates will be subject to due diligence checks and extensive background checks where appropriate.

Description of the PAT-MDE The Technical Assistance Partnership – Expert Deployment Facility (TAP-MDE) project provides targeted, short-term (up to 12 months) technical assistance to national government entities (NGEs) from recipient countries, as defined by the OECD. The facility is expected to deploy over 150 Canadian experts to 80-100 technical assistance initiatives (TAIs) designed to address capacity gaps and deliver desired changes by recipient national government entities. Fully aligned with Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy (FIAP), these initiatives will integrate gender equality, climate action/environmental sustainability, human rights and good governance as key objectives. Canadian experts will come from all backgrounds, offer world-class technical expertise and represent Canada’s diversity and multiculturalism.

The PAT-MDE is a four-year, $18,750,000 CAD project funded by Global Affairs Canada (GAC) and managed by Alinea International.

About IAT This initiative aims to strengthen the use of robust gender-related data by the Gender Department to support the adoption of the Affirmative Action Bill. This will be achieved through support along two axes:

  •  The development of sophisticated information management systems, designed to capture and review data classified by sex, age and other factors, to enable them to create and disseminate comprehensive statistics that reflect the state of equality between women and men; and
  •  Strengthen their leadership in supporting national entities in conducting research and formulating policy recommendations and/or facilitating their implementation to reduce gender disparities.

The role of the expert In this context, the expert must:

  •  Develop a baseline, based on existing data, of the current state of gender equality in order to implement the Affirmative Action Bill.
  •  Establish gender-specific metrics to monitor progress on policies outlined in the affirmative action bill.
  •  Strengthen the department’s capacity to collect and analyze data
  •  Developing a MISE platform to host and disseminate data on gender equality
  •  Support the Department in convening stakeholders and using data to advance the affirmative action bill and other platforms.
  •  Develop a detailed work plan and prepare technical documents, training materials, meeting materials, progress reports and a final report.
  •  Promote the TAP-EDM project and share the experience with Alinea International staff through public engagement activities, before, during and after the TAI.

Required qualifications:

  •  Master’s degree in women’s studies or social sciences, including training in gender equality.
  •  At least 15 years of experience as a specialist or advisor in gender equality.
  •  At least 10 years of working with governments on evidence-based policy development, advocacy and strategic planning advice, advising senior officials on policy implementation, and significant experience working with national statistical offices.
  •  Experience in international development mandates, including working with developing country governments, is an asset.
  •  Expertise in using statistics to inform gender equality policies and programming
  •  Strong ability to work with multi-stakeholder groups to achieve a specific policy or programming objective
  •  Ability to work respectfully and effectively in a multicultural and multidisciplinary environment.
  •  Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, including presenting statistics to non-expert audiences.
  •  Previous experience in Ghana or sub-Saharan Africa is an asset.

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