Senior Programme Officer Gender Justice

Date: June 21, 2012
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Gender Links, a Southern African NGO based in Johannesburg specialising in gender, media, women’s rights and governance, seeks the services of an experienced individual to serve as Senior Programme Officer for its Gender Justice Unit. The main task of the incumbent, who will be based in Johannesburg, will be to provide research and administrative support to the unit that is carrying out pioneering research on gender violence indicators across the SADC region.

Key performance areas

  • Data collection, management, cleaning and analysis.
  • Administration, monitoring and evaluation.
  • High quality knowledge and IEC materials.
  • Writing research reports.
  • Work with relevant staff teams in dissemination and advocacy strategies for research outputs.


  • Masters degree in social science, public health or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience in a research environment.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, SPSS and STATA.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Knowledge of the SADC region will be an advantage.

General conditions:
GL is an equal opportunity employer. The above post is for an initial period of one year. A competitive remuneration package will be offered commensurate with the skills and qualifications. Applications must be submitted by 17h00 Friday, 6 July 2012.

A letter of motivation, CVs, references and two samples of written work should be sent to: or fax 27 (0) 11- 622 4732. For further enquiries call Vivien Bakainanga on 27 (0) 11 622 2877. Late applications will not be considered. Only short listed and successful candidates will be contacted. GL reserves the right to not appoint anyone.


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