Senior Manager, Gender at Girl Effect Nigeria

Girl Effect, We’re a creative non-profit empowering girls to change their lives. Started by the Nike Foundation, we are experts in media, mobile, brand and international development: a unique mix of skills that we use to solve global problems in a different way.We work across the world in the places where girls are marginalised and vulnerable. We create for young people in ways they love and interact with. And it's all delivered through the media and mobile tech they use every day – from apps that build skills, to TV dramas that explore vital issues, to magazines written by girls.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Senior Manager, GenderLocation: AbujaContext of RoleWe are looking for a dynamic individual to lead the Gender team and work collaboratively to implement the gender strategy in Nigeria.The Gender team is Girl Effect’s gender technical function that integrates gender technical expertise into Girl Effect’s unique approach to social norm change for girls’ empowerment.The Senior Manager, Gender will be responsible for driving forward core gender components of Girls Connect, TEGA and Springster and will work closely with the product leads in Nigeria and London to ensure each product achieves social norm change for girls in Nigeria.What You’ll DoLead the overall implementation of the gender strategy in Nigeria ensuring Girl Effect’s highest possible impact in changing discriminatory social norms and empowering adolescent girls in NigeriaProvide gender technical expertise to the development, delivery and assessment of the GEN country strategy and processes, bringing the voice of the girl and her needs into all strategy and product developmentContribute to increasing GE gender technical thought leadership by developing Nigeria specific research, supporting the global team on developing theoretic frameworks and other thought pieces to contribute to GE’s body of knowledgeProvide gender technical input to core GEN products, including TEGA, Girls Connect and SpringsterEnable GEN team to ‘walk the talk’ by spearheading an internal learning agenda on gender-related issues and GE’s work for staff through formal training, films, huddles, talks, cross-country learning, etc.Overall management of the Gender team, including effective line management and development of work plans that are aligned to country and global prioritiesRepresent GEN in external gender technical meetings to remain up-to-date on the current thinking and trends in the sector, feed learning back into organisational work and to showcase GE’s approachProvide gender technical expertise into safeguarding policies and procedures to ensure all children and young people’s well-being, safety and best interests when engaging with GE’s work, acting as safeguarding focal points where required. 

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