Gender Specialist

Banyan Global
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Commercial
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Aug 02

Position description

Responsibilities

  • Providing background technical support on gender analyses, assessments and surveys, and other gender-related research;
  • Supporting the USAID ADVANTAGE IDIQ Gender Integration Technical Assistance Task Order, including the provision of technical inputs into deliverables and the recruitment, hire and provision of operational support to consultants;
  • Supporting the management of gender projects;
  • Recruiting and managing consultants that support the gender practice;
  • Supporting the submission of deliverables for the gender practice;
  • Supporting new business development for the gender practice;
  • Travelling abroad for up to 3 weeks on technical assignments;
  • Writing project reports and preparing internal documentation as required.

Qualifications

  • At least eight years of experience in gender equality and women’s empowerment in international development or a related field;
  • Experience working on gender technical assignments, including gender analyses and assessments;
  • A solid understanding of key gender equality considerations and approaches in at least 2 sectors, such as economic growth, education, health, democracy and governance, agriculture, food security and nutrition, resilience, water sanitation and hygiene, and monitoring and evaluation;
  • Knowledge of USAID’s gender policy and programming or a willingness to learn more about it;
  • Experience managing teams, projects and remote management;
  • Experience in proposal writing, proposal management, teaming, and the overall bid process;
  • Experience working with USAID, governments and donor agencies;
  • Capacity to work effectively in different cultures;
  • Excellent communication and computer skills;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Working proficiency in Spanish or French is mandatory.

Application instructions

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