Social Inclusion and Gender Officer Job in Kenya – Ministry of Finance

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Social Inclusion and Gender Officer Job in Kenya – Ministry of Finance


Reporting to the Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, the Social Inclusion Officer will be responsible for the successful implementation of the social inclusion strategies of RK-FINFA. The specific duties of the Social Inclusion Officer will include:

Key Responsibilities

  • Be responsible for the implementation of the RK-FINFA gender equality and women empowerment, youth, and social inclusion strategies in project interventions to ensure results for gender transformation and youth sensitive programming are achieved and on track.
  • Liaise with the PMU to work with the other project officers and County Gender and Youth Officers, keeping them informed about the projects targeting strategy and progress and identifying any opportunities for complementary support for the project’s beneficiaries from other government or donor initiatives.
  • Review and monitor the Service Providers’ plans for community mobilization including the socio-economic, youth and gender assessments, community entry, situation analysis, social and institutional mapping, wealth ranking, and assessment of individuals, community groups and beneficiary selection processes to ensure inclusion of the project’s key target groups.
  • Oversee and monitor the implementation of the youth empowerment, gender transformative approaches, women empowerment and GALS approach including contracting consultants or service providers for technical assistance, reviewing the TORs, and coordinating between the project and the required technical assistance.

  • Track the project’s effectiveness in targeting strategy, gender equality and women empowerment, youth and vulnerable groups in collaboration with the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, to ensure that gender, age and vulnerable-groups’ disaggregated data is collated and reported.
  • Document best practices and emerging issues for course correction highlighting challenges, achievements and lessons learnt in the gender, youth and social inclusion aspects in progress reports.
  • Carry out any other relevant duties as may be assigned by the Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist.

Minimum Requirements

  • A Master’s degree and a bachelors degree in social science or a field related to rural community development.
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience in community development and applied gender mainstreaming at project or institutional level, 3 of which in Development Partner funded project.
  • Knowledge of participatory and household methodologies, especially GALS.
  • Demonstrated experience in the techniques of data collection, data entry, data analysis and design of management information systems to facilitate the planning and decision-making processes within the institution/s.
  • Good communications and IT skills as required for the SIO position.

Other Requirements

  1. Experience in rural development project management and implementation.
  2. Experience with poverty, gender and youth targeting in agriculture- based rural development programmes.

How to Apply

Interested applicants who meet the qualification requirements should send their applications along with copies of their academic and professional certificates, testimonials and detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating names and addresses of three referees and daytime telephone and email contacts. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Applications should be clearly marked quoting the reference number of the position applied for on the letter and envelope and addressed to:

The Principal Secretary

The National Treasury

National Treasury Building,

P.O Box 30007-00100, Nairobi, Kenya

Suitably qualified candidates are advised to apply for the positions through Email: OR drop their applications at the National Treasury Building, 3rd Floor, Room No.303 before 17th March 2023 at 1700hrs East Africa Time.

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