The purpose of this position is to provide advisory related to gender matters to MOLSAMD’s leadership. The incumbent for this position will possess a nuanced understanding with regards to coordinate the development and implementation of the gender thematic programs in line with the overall MOLSAMD (e.g. Gender Departments) and relevant Gender thematic strategies and Programming guidelines. S/he will provide technical and methodological support to MOLSAMD about gender work. S/he shall actively contribute to defining strategies advancing gender work in nation-wide level through research, partnership, alliance building and advocacy initiatives. S/he will have experience cultivating and maintaining relationships with local stakeholders, including civil society organizations.
 The Gender Advisor’s role will be to provide expert advice to MOLSAMD to ensure that gender equality is meaningfully reflected in the design and implementation of activities especially concerning policy advocacy in line with relevant policies;
The Gender Advisor will be under the direct supervision of her Excellency the Minister and will work closely with Gender Department as well as the Plan and Policy Directorate.