Founded in 1979, Action Against Hunger is a global humanitarian organization that takes decisive action against the causes and effects of hunger.
Our mission is to save the lives of severely malnourished children while helping communities become self-sufficient. Recognized as a world leader in the fight against malnutrition, Action Against Hunger has pursued its vision of a world without hunger for almost four decades, combating hunger in emergency situations of conflict, natural disaster, and chronic food insecurity. With more than 8,000 staff in nearly 50 countries, our programs in nutrition, food security, livelihoods, water, sanitation, and hygiene, reach more than 20 million people each year.
ABOUT THE ROLE
Action Against Hunger Canada is looking for Gender Officer to support our growing portfolio of gender technical services. The Gender Officer will conduct gender analyses; support capacity building initiatives; support the communications and marketing of gender technical services and will engage, motivate and mobilize the Action Against Hunger network’s gender taskforce.
Under the direct supervision of the Gender Advisor and in close collaboration with the Head of Professional Services and the International Gender Unit the Gender Officer will:
Internal and External Coordination
Minimum Qualifications & Experience
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Action Against Hunger Canada is committed to providing the well being of people around the world and focuses its efforts on saving the lives through the elimination of hunger. Action Against Hunger Canada has a zero-tolerance policy for any behavior violating our code of conduct, including workplace violence, harassment and sexual harassment, any form of exploitation and abuse, corruption, fraud and any behavior lacking integrity. Action Against Hunger actively recruits new team members who demonstrate a commitment to our organizational values and principals.
We actively welcome applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities and others who may contribute to our organizational diversity and who share our values. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us as soon as possible of any particular adaptive measures you might require.
All employment offers with Action Against Hunger Canada are conditional upon the receipt of satisfactory references and the signing our code of conduct and Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse Policy. Certain positions may be subject to appropriate screening checks.
To learn more about Action Against Hunger, visit our website at www.actionagainsthunger.ca
We offer a generous benefits package. Apply for this job
January 20, 2021
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