Gender Specialist

Cambodia-Phnom Penh
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About FHI 360

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Gender Specialist.


This position will guide and support gender mainstreaming across the design and implementation of this project to ensure gender equitable outcomes. The gender specialist will advocate for and provide technical assistance for integrating address gender-based violence services as part of the continuous quality improvement system.

Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and technical support to guide design and implementation of the project‘s gender strategy and gender interventions;
  • Integrate gender-sensitive patient management approaches, advocate and provide technical support to properly integrate gender topics into health provider training curricula;
  • Strengthen the system within the health facility for supporting victims of gender-based violence, providing technical support to ensure global standards are met;
  • Support project M&E Expert to design and implement a gender inclusive and sensitive monitoring and evaluation framework and approach and ensure gender-related learning informs ongoing planning;
  • Collect data on gender sensitive indicators (for example, standard indicator GNDR-6) and document unintended gender-related consequences of the activities;
  • In coordination with key project staff, interpret gender-related results and present findings, recommendations, lessons learned, and promising practices to colleagues to further ongoing project learning.



  • Bachelors degree required and advanced degree preferred in gender and development, social science, or related field
  • At least 2-5 years experience in working on gender/ gender integration/gender based violence, especially in health programs
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and conducting gender training
  • Experience designing and implementing monitoring and evaluation frameworks and approaches for gender inclusive programs


This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please click here to visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.


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