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Senior Programme Officer Gender and Inequalities,Ouaga, Burkina Faso – July 2020

Senior Programme Officer Gender and Inequalities


  • Salary (full time):
    CFA14,226,767 – CFA17,683,624 Salary (full time)
  • Type of contract:
    Fixed Term
  • Contracted hours:35
  • Contract length:1 year renewable
  • Location:Ouaga, Burkina Faso
  • Closing date:4 August 2020
  • Interview date:1 September 2020

About us

Christian Aid exists to create a world where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty. We are a global movement of people, churches and local organisations who passionately champion dignity, equality and justice worldwide. We are the changemakers, the peacemakers, the mighty of heart.

About the role

To lead the implementation of the Burkina Faso country programme on Gender and Inequalities, supporting and managing the country partnership portfolio and programmes, ensuring the effective allocation and disbursement of funds to partners and the effective technical support. Also, this role will monitor and report the programme development managed information systems and data-files and active supporting to policy, advocacy, fundraising and communication work internally and externally regarding Christian Aid’s strategy on gender and inequality.

About you

The new role of Senior Programme Officer Gender & Inequalities will be overseeing the thematic area across the entire programme in Burkina Faso. He or she will support the development of the new programmes addressing gender and/or inequalities issues within the Standing Together Global Strategy. He/she will provide technical guidance and support to partners working on gender and inequality and will ensure that program reporting is complete and of good quality in accordance with Christian Aid and donor requirements. He/she will be responsible for grant management and disbursement of funds to partners including compliance with donors. He/she will also provide technical guidance and support to Christian Aid staff. He/ She will be supervised by the Programme Manager and also work closely with the Senior Management Team and colleagues in the gender and policy team of the Africa Division, the United Kingdom.

Further information

This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.

We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, a season ticket loan, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

Competency questions

As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:

  • Build partnerships
  • Communicate effectively
  • Deliver results

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