Senior Gender Officer Job, Social Work Jobs 2021,

Position: Senior Gender Officer

Ref: HR/HR&AD-HR/01/02/

Location: Nairobi

Job description

The jobholder is responsible for developing gender mainstreaming strategies, policies and creating gender awareness while developing gender initiatives that would position KenGen as a gender friendly environment.


  • Ensure the company has in place policies that provide for equal opportunities for all genders in areas of recruitment, training, promotions, remuneration, participation in committees, travel etc without any discrimination.
  • Develop affirmative action plans that ensures KenGen is a leading public institution is fulling Kenya’s constitutional requirement in matter of gender representation.
  • c) Ensure the company has policies that create an enabling working environment for all genders taking care of special needs of any particular group
  • d) Plan, develop and implement programs and activities that promote gender affairs in the Company
  • e) Develop monitoring and evaluation tools for measuring the success and effectiveness of gender initiatives and compliance levels with statutory requirements on gender affairs in the company
  • f) Prepare periodic management reports (weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual) on gender affairs
  • g) Collect data and maintain database on various matters of interest on gender affairs companywide
  • h) Source external financing for Gender activities and programmes
  • i) Establish and maintain partnerships with governmental agencies on gender affairs, NGOs and other organizations that promote gender affairs
  • j) Offer advice to management on gender affairs
  • k) Perform any other duties allocated by Management from time to time.
  • Liaise with key company, national and internationals stakeholders, partners and donors to facilitate and enhance contribution towards the implementation of the gender equality agenda.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Social work, Sociology or other related disciplines.
  • Membership to a relevant professional body
  • At least ten (10) years relevant working experience five (5) of which MUST be in a similar role in a reputable organization.
  • Practical experience in writing business plans for gender mainstreaming
  • Practical experience in writing proposals and report writing.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • IT skills with proficiency in MS Word, MS Project, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Minimum Years of Working Experience : 10
  • Minimum Education Level : Undergraduate

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