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programme advisor



Would you like to contribute to improved gender equality

in the Middle East and North Africa?

KVINFO is looking for a programme advisor based in our Rabat-office

KVINFO’s department for the Middle East and North Africa has, since 2006, worked towards a more gender equal society and to improve women’s rights in the MENA region. KVINFO’s programme activities are based on more than 70 partnerships between organisations and institutions in Denmark and the MENA region. Morocco is one of the main countries of our activities.

KVINFO’s MENA department is seeking a programme advisor with special focus on Morocco for the daily running and development of the programmes and partnerships. The programme advisors work in teams within the following thematic areas: women’s political and economic participation; legal reform; combating gender based violence; and documentation of and research in gender issues and equality. The working language in the department is English and frequent travelling to Denmark and within the MENA region is required.

Main responsibilities for the position include:

Heading the Rabat office

Programme development and management (financially, administratively and technically)

Maintaining and developing partnerships

Qualifications required for the positions:

Solid work experience from international project/programme activities preferably as programme advisor/project manager in civil society organisation

Relevant work experience from the MENA region

Relevant university degree

Strong analytical and communication skills

Fluency in English, French and Arabic

Additional assets:

Professional or educational experience within the field of gender

Knowledge of Moroccan public administration and legislation

A strong network among Moroccan civil society organisations


Salary and terms of employment

The position is a full-time position. Starting date is August 18, 2013 and you will report to the head of KVINFO’s MENA department. The position is a local Moroccan employment and you will be based in Rabat and have office in the Cooperation Section of the Danish Embassy. Work hours follow those of the Embassy, Monday – Friday 8.30-16.00 but flexibility will be needed for travels, delegation visits and other activities.

Salary commensurate with qualifications.

Please address your application and CV to with « Programme Advisor – Morocco » in the subject field. Deadline for applications is June 3, 2013.

For further questions please contact acting head of MENA department, Katarina Blomqvist or programme advisor Lene Ingvartsen at +45 33 13 50 88. You can find further information about the work of the MENA department here: and more about KVINFO at:

KVINFO encourages everyone to apply regardless of age, gender, race, nationality, religion or ethnicity.

KVINFO is a self-governing institution under the Danish Ministry of Culture with its own board of management. KVINFO is the Danish Centre for Gender, Equality and Diversity. The key role of KVINFO is to initiate research and disseminate information and findings, and to contribute to the development of an equal society. KVINFO acquires to be an attractive work place where knowledge exchange and cooperation, diversity and responsibility is a natural part of each day. KVINFO is a family friendly work place with good options for flexible working hours.