Banyan Global

  • International Gender Assessment Team Leader (Guatemala)

    Job Locations GT
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/8/2018 3:18 PM)
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  • Overview

    Banyan Global is an international development consulting firm with offices based in Washington, D.C. and abroad. Banyan Global operates seamlessly within six practice areas: health, finance and investment, enterprise development, gender, youth, and evaluation and learning.


    Banyan Global is recruiting an International Gender Team Leader to lead a team of Gender experts to conduct a Gender Assessment and a GBV Costing Study in Guatemala to inform USAID/Guatemala’s 2019-2024 Country Development Cooperation Strategy. The Gender Team Leader will travel to Guatemala, lead the team, and provide technical input and direction for all deliverables.   


    • Travel to Guatemala and lead a team of domestic and international Gender experts in carrying out all deliverables required.
    • Prepare an Inception Report that would include a review of existing literature and resources, detailed work plan, data processing and analysis of collected data, roles/tasks/level of effort of team, and a structure of final report.
    • Conduct in-country key informant interviews and presentation of study findings to USAID and project staff.
    • Establish, lead and participate in meetings and expert interviews in Guatemala.
    • Present preliminary findings of all reports.
    • Draft the final report, make revisions based on USAID and Banyan Global feedback, and submit the Final Report.
    • Act as the main point of contact between Banyan Global, USAID, and the Team of Experts.


    • 10-15 years of experience in gender analysis in the areas of democracy and governance, health and education, economic growth, and the environment, including 5 years of field experience.
    • Master’s Degree in sociology, anthropology, public health or other relevant fields.
    • Excellent speaking and writing skills in Spanish and English.
    • Previous experience working on gender equality and women’s empowerment in Guatemala and/or other Latin American countries.
    • Familiarity with GBV Costing Methodologies, including excellent quantitative data analysis skills.
    • Previous experience working with or in partnership with USAID.
    • Leadership skills, be able to lead meetings, coordinate, and gather different points of view of members of a team, including those of national consultants.
    • Familiarity with public policies addressing gender and social inclusion gaps, gender-based violence, indigenous people, disability, and gender agendas and programs of the main development agencies in Guatemala, particularly of USAID.
    • Experience in the drafting and implementation of qualitative research instruments.
    • Ability to travel for 1.5 months to Guatemala (possibility of more than one trip).
    • Possess working computer skills, particularly in Excel.
    • Fluency in English and Spanish required.


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