Banyan Global

  • Gender Specialist

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington, DC
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(4/2/2018 5:06 PM)
    ID
    2018-1340
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    Banyan Global, a woman-owned international development consulting firm, is recruiting for a full time Gender Specialist. This position is responsible for overseeing a portfolio of gender projects, managing staff, new business development, and providing technical assistance related to gender integration and women’s empowerment. This position is based in Washington, DC with travel abroad. 

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities:

     

    • Providing technical assistance in areas such as conducting gender assessments and surveys, designing and leading gender mainstreaming training, managing and implementing gender-related research.
    • Managing gender projects and supervising field staff.
    • Recruiting and managing consultants that support the gender practice.
    • Serving as liaison to USAID and other donors for gender project interventions and deliverables.
    • Supporting new business development for the gender practice, including assistance on the USAID ADVANTAGE IDIQ.
    • Travelling abroad for up to 3 weeks on technical assignments.
    • Writing project reports and preparing internal documentation as required.

     

    Qualifications

    • At least two years of experience in gender and women’s empowerment in international development or related field.
    • Experience working on gender technical assignments, including gender analyses and assessments.
    • Understanding gender integration approaches in fields ranging from economic growth, health, democracy and governance, agriculture and land tenure, and monitoring and evaluation.
    • Knowledge of USAID’s gender policy and programming.
    • 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.

    Banyan Global is an equal opportunity employer.

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