Sierra Leone/Kiribati National Gender Expert

Banyan Global
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career / Advanced
  • Posted
    Mar 26

Position description

The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), under the Gender and Social Inclusion (GSI) Blanket Purchase Agreement, released a call order to support the GESI practice group. The objective of this call order is to provide a range of gender and social inclusion due diligence support for GSI in the early analysis phase of program development. This includes consolidating and strengthening MCC’s GSI analytical approach and guidance documents for the constraints analysis (CA), and develop root cause analysis (RCA) guidance and apply both in Sierra Leone and Kiribati.

Position Description

Banyan Global is recruiting for a Gender and Social Inclusion (GSI) expert to provide gender and social inclusion (GSI) technical support for this Call Order. The Gender and Social Inclusion (GSI) expert will work with a team of specialists to implement GSI-related tasks within the Call Order, participate in primary and secondary data collection, and contribute to reports. The assignments will focus on Sierra Leone and Kiribati. This position is remote with some travel required depending on COVID-19 restrictions and is contingent upon contract award.


  • Contribute to a team of international and national technical, research, and sector specialists.
  • Participate in secondary data collection (literature review) and primary data collection remotely or by traveling within Sierra Leone and Kiribati with a team of national and international GSI experts.
  • Provide overall technical support to Banyan Global HQ and MCC GSI staff in integrating GSI in the early analysis phase of program development
  • Support the identification of constraints to Women's Economic Empowerment (WEE).


  • An advanced degree in economics, development, or related field.
  • At least 7 years expertise in inclusive growth concepts and approaches.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in developing and implementing new and innovative frameworks, methodology, and tools to identify and analyze barriers to inclusive growth and the impact of these barriers on the poor, women, and other disadvantaged groups.
  • At least 5 years’ experience working in multisectoral teams and working with donors and governments.
  • At least 5 years’ experience working in Sierra Leone or Kiribati.
  • Strong technical research and writing skills.
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative data collection skills.
  • Fluency in one or more local languages preferred.
  • Previous MCC experience preferred.

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