Gender Specialist

Job Description

The Gender Specialist will be responsible for leading the programmes gender inclusion activities, including developing and implementing activities designed to increase access by women to modern electricity services to enhance their social and economic opportunities, increase employment opportunities for women at utilities and government agencies, increase the number of women in leadership positions within the energy sector, and facilitate training for women in technical fields.

Position Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the development of the programmes Gender Strategy and Gender Integration Plan, Annual Work Plan, Monitoring and Evaluation Plan, and specific project activities relating to gender and social inclusion
  • Design, implement, and monitor outcomes of gender activities
  • Review proposed project activities to assess gender impact and support achievement of the project’s gender-related goals and targets
  • Plan and conduct trainings with staff, counterparts, and beneficiaries on issues related to gender and the energy sector
  • Review project deliverables, communications products, and other materials from a gender perspective as requested by project leadership

Leadership / Behavioural Capabilities

  • Living our Purpose – Acts as a role model, embracing and living our purpose and values, and recognizing others for the impact they make
  • Influence – Influences clients, teams, and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships with increasingly senior people
  • Performance drive – Delivers exceptional client service; maximizes results and drives high performance from people while fostering collaboration across businesses and borders
  • Strategic direction – Understands key objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligns people to objectives and sets priorities and direction
  • Talent development – Develops high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities
  • Competitive Edge – Applies deep knowledge of disruptive trends and competitor activity to drive continuous improvement
  • Inspirational Leadership – Establishes a strong leadership brand and inspires followership through passion, integrity, and appreciation of others


  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree (B.Sc., B.A., B.Eng./B. Tech., etc.)
  • Master’s Degree will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 6 years cognate experience
  • Proficiency in French is preferred but not required

Required Skills

  • Experience conducting gender inclusion work in the region
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent facilitation skills
  • Excellent coordination skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is required
  • Ability to respond on short notice and plan and execute several activities at once
  • Ability to work under pressure, as part of a team or independently, and meet deadlines consistently

Additional Information

What Impact Will You Make?

Every day, your work will make an impact that matters, while you thrive in a dynamic culture of inclusion, collaboration and high performance. As the undisputed leader in professional services, Deloitte is where you’ll find unrivalled opportunities to succeed and realize your full potential.

How You Will Grow{

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help build world-class skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Centre.


At Deloitte, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits.

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