Under the direct supervision of the Senior Gender Mainstreaming Officer and overall supervision of the Director of Gender and Social Affairs, you will be responsible for the social and cultural affairs programmes as outlined in the COMESA Gender Policy. Specifically, you will be responsible for addressing the crosscutting socio economic issues such as the Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS), human rights, drug abuse, and within all policies, plans, strategies and programmes of COMESA. You will also review the employment and working conditions, labour laws, immigration policies and promote cultural and sporting exchanges within the COMESA Member States. You will therefore work with women, men and the youth. Your duties and responsibilities shall include:
Must have a minimum of a graduate degree in Social Sciences. A post graduate qualification in Gender studies, Business Administration or Economics will be an added advantage.
Must have at least 5 years’ experience in managing issues on gender, and women at national or regional or international level; experience in mainstreaming gender in regional economic organisations is an added advantage.
Must be fluent in English and/or French and/or Arabic (speaking and writing). A combination of any two or all of these languages will be an added advantage.