Gender and social inclusion Specialist at Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA): (Deadline 5 May 2023)


Gender and social inclusion Specialist at Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA): (Deadline 5 May 2023)


Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA – Rwanda) is a non-governmental, not-for- profit organization that works at the grassroots level established in Rwanda in February 1995. YWCA Rwanda was legally recognised by the Rwandan Government in September 2005 as non- Governmental organization and has the vision of seeing the world where all women live free from poverty and where they and their rights are respected.

YWCA is partnering with USAID through the implementation of USAID/Igire-Wiyubake in Kicukiro district. It is in this framework that YWCA Rwanda would like to recruit the qualified staff for the position of Gender and social inclusion Specialist. Therefore, YWCA would like to request the qualified individuals for the following position to send in their motivation letter, copy of degree, certificates and CVs.

Gender and social inclusion Specialist (1)

Required qualifications and skills:

  • Master’s degree in Gender Studies or related field with at least 5 years’ experience in Gender and social inclusion mainstreaming through development and health programs implementation;
  • Use of Microsoft word and excel and power point;
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent communication skills with a good command in English and Kinyarwanda;
  • Self-starter and capable to work under


  • Coordinate all assessments regarding Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) that will be conducted and ensure that qualitative and quantitative data are generated to analyze the social norms that drive gender inequalities and social
  • Coordinate the development of a GESI action plan as well as advocacy and SBC action plan.
  • Make sure GESI related interventions are gender transformative and they are designed and implemented to accommodate requirements of the USAID and Rwanda gender policies.
  • Promote the mainstreaming of gender and social inclusion at all stages of USAID/Igire- Wiyubake through the implementation;
  • Assist in developing SMART indicators to monitor the gender impact, diversity and social inclusion;
  • Review the project documents and gauge the impact of intended results on power dynamics, diversity, social inclusion and gender equality;

  • Coaching the staff on diversity and inclusion and gender mainstreaming issues and social inclusion aspects of activities during the implementation, and monitoring/evaluation stages of initiative;
  • Lead trainings of the staff on gender mainstreaming and compile a report summarizing the outcomes of the training in gender-related issues;
  • Develop and implement training modules for the project team in principles of diversity and social inclusion, gender mainstreaming and its practical application in the project setting on a needs-basis;
  • Support the team in collection of disaggregated data that could be used to monitor potential gender, diversity and inclusion impacts;
  • Provide inputs to quarterly and annual reports through developing the gender, diversity and social inclusion related
  • Fulfill other tasks assigned by the

 YWCA Rwanda has a zero tolerance to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse of beneficiaries. Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) is everyone’s responsibility and all staff are required to adhere to the Code of Conduct, that enshrines principles of PSEA, at all times (both during work hours and outside work hours). Any form of discrimination and human trafficking is strongly prohibited.

 Interested candidates will send their applications including detailed CV, copies of degrees and certificates showing their prior experience. All applications should be addressed to YWCA Executive Director. Only soft copies are allowed to be submitted. Interested candidates will send their application documents to [email protected] and copy to [email protected] no later than 5th May 2023 at 5:00PM. – Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Done at Kigali, on 27th April 2023.

Signed by YWCA Executive Director

UZAMUKUNDA Pudentienne

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