Gender Specialist at Deloitte Nigeria

Deloitte is the largest private professional services network in the world. Every day, approximately 263,900 professionals in more than 150 countries demonstrate their commitment to a single vision: to be the standard of excellence, while working towards one purpose – to make an impact that matters. Deloitte West Africa is a cluster of Deloitte offices that has joined together to provide seamless cross-border services to our clients in the region and to pass on the benefits of scale and access to resources that this organization can generate. Our West Africa practice serves multinationals, large national enterprises, small and medium-sized enterprises and the public sector across these regions: Nigeria and Ghana.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Gender SpecialistRequisition code: NG153383VALocation: AbujaDirect Report: PMO/Results Management LeadBusiness Unit: GeneralProgramme DescriptionDeloitte is leading a power sector transformation programme which has been established by a development agency to support reform within Nigeria’s power sector.Key objectives of the reform programme include addressing gas to power challenges, competitive procurement of clean and conventional energy, utility distribution sector reform, and off-grid electricity access.Ideally, the project will enable 10,000 MW of new-rehabilitated electricity generation capacity, and 3 million new electricity connections, enabling reliable and affordable electricity access to millions of people for the first time.Position DescriptionThe Gender Advisor is responsible for identifying and prioritizing the business case for social and gender inclusiveness and its link to sustainable development of the energy sector.That is, the Gender Advisor should ultimately focus on finding ways for the project to do the following in Nigeria; increase access by women to modern electricity services to enhance their social and economic opportunities, increase female employment opportunities at utilities and government agencies, increasing the number of women in leadership positions within the energy sector, and training more women in technical fieldsPosition ResponsibilitiesConduct an initial Gender Gap Analysis of the Nigerian energy sector;Assess the impact of high cost-intermittent electricity on women’s domestic work and home-based businesses and examine potential barriers to women paying the required connection fees, purchasing household appliances, and/or paying for electricity bills;Design gender activities to meet specific objectives that are identified in the Gap Analysis, then develop a gender and inclusion action plan that complements the overall work plan and incorporates specific gender activities within each of the program outcome areas;Consistently look for ways to integrate gender initiatives into project activities to achieve the above-stated objectives;Work with the Monitor & Evaluate (M&E) Advisor to monitor progress towards gender indicators over time, considering donor specifications;Monitor the technical implementation conducted by project´s partners; andOther duties as assignedWhat Impact Will You Make?Every day, your work will make an impact that matters, while you thrive in a dynamic culture of inclusion, collaboration and high performance.As the undisputed leader in professional services, Deloitte is where you’ll find unrivalled opportunities to succeed and realize your full potential.How You Will GrowAt Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn.We offer opportunities to help build world-class skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world.From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Centre.Our PurposeDeloitte is led by a purpose: to make an impact that matters. Every day, Deloitte people are making a real impact in the places they live and work. We pride ourselves on doing not only what is good for clients, but also what is good for our people and the communities in which we live and work always striving to be an organization that is held up as a role model of quality, integrity, and positive change. Learn more about Deloitte’s impact on the world.Recruiter TipsWe want job seekers exploring opportunities at Deloitte to feel prepared and confident. To help you with your interview, we suggest that you do your research: know some background about the organization and the business area you’re applying to.

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