Banyan Global

  • Open Call for Gender Consultants (Global)

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington, DC
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3 weeks ago)
    ID
    2018-1379
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    Banyan Global is a women-owned and managed international development consulting firm based in Washington, DC with staff working in a number of countries across the world. Banyan Global operates within six practice areas: health, finance and investment, enterprise development, gender, youth, and monitoring, evaluation and learning. 

     

    Banyan Global leads a wide range of flagship gender research and implementation activities for USAID, including under the Advancing the Agenda of Gender Equality (ADVANTAGE) indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract. This work includes conducting gender analyses and assessments for USAID missions; designing and delivering gender trainings; structuring gendered monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems; and developing new gender tools and resources. Banyan Global is seeking qualified gender experts to lead and implement assignments, some of which require overseas travel.

    Responsibilities

    • At least eight years of experience in gender equality and women’s empowerment in international development.
    • Sector expertise in one of the following areas:
    • Economic growth and women’s economic empowerment including employment and workforce development, entrepreneurship, access to capital, access to markets, trade facilitation and border management, economic policy development, legal and regulatory reform, market systems development, infrastructure development and/or technology
    • Gender-based violence prevention and response (from a multi-sectoral perspective)
    • Agriculture, nutrition and food security
    • Health
    • Democracy and governance
    • Education

    Qualifications

    • At least eight years of experience in gender equality and women’s empowerment in international development.
    • Sector expertise in one of the following areas:
    • Economic growth and women’s economic empowerment including employment and workforce development, entrepreneurship, access to capital, access to markets, trade facilitation and border management, economic policy development, legal and regulatory reform, market systems development, infrastructure development and/or technology
    • Gender-based violence prevention and response (from a multi-sectoral perspective)
    • Agriculture, nutrition and food security
    • Health
    • Democracy and governance
    • Education
    • Experience in one or more of the following:
    • Conducting gender analyses/assessments and action plans
    • Designing and facilitating gender discussions, webinars, and trainings
    • Designing outcome-focused gender M&E systems, structures, and indicators
    • Designing practical, standardized gender integration tools, templates and toolkits
    • Developing and communicating the value proposition for gender inclusion
    • Excellent writing and communication skills in English
    • A high level of familiarity with USAID with the USAID program cycle
    • Fluency in Spanish, French, or Arabic (highly preferred)
    • Willingness to travel abroad for 2-4 weeks (preferred)
    • Excellent diplomatic and team management skills

     

    To learn more about Banyan Global’s work on gender equality, please visit our Gender Practice webpage.

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