Banyan Global

  • National Gender Expert (USAID/Colombia Gender Assessment)

    Job Locations CO
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/29/2018 3:39 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

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

    USAID/Colombia will be hiring Banyan Global to conduct a Gender Assessment , which will in turn inform the mission’s 2019-2024 Country Development Cooperation Strategy. The Gender Assessment will concentrate on democracy, human rights and governance (with a focus on reintegration and inclusion, citizen security); economic growth and trade; environment and global climate change; and the Venezuelan refugee crisis.'


    The Gender Specialist will work with a research team, and collaborate with USAID/Colombia staff and partners, local academia, government institutions and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to gather data for the Gender Assessment.


    • Collaborate with the Team Leader to prepare an Inception Report that includes a review of existing literature and resources (in line with sectors mentioned above) and a detailed methodology.
    • Collaborate with the Team Leader to prepare a work plan that details the process for data collection, analysis and interpretation, the roles/tasks/levels of effort of team members, and a table of contents of the Gender Assessment report.
    • Participate in the design of the methodology, drafting of data collection instruments, and primary data collection with the Team Leader.
    • Collaborate with the Team Leader to conduct in-country key stakeholder interviews and focus groups.
    • Serve as co-author of the draft and final Gender Assessment report. Integrate USAID and Banyan Global feedback into the draft and final report.
    • Develop and participate in the presentation of preliminary study findings to USAID and project staff in Colombia.


    • Colombian Nationality.
    • At least seven years of experience in conducting gender analyses and assessments, including gender-based violence and biodiversity as cross-cutting themes.
    • Master’s degree in sociology, anthropology, economics, or another relevant social sciences field.
    • Familiarity with public policies, strategies and legal frameworks addressing gender and social inclusion gaps, gender-based violence, disability, and gender agendas and programs of the main development agencies in Colombia.
    • Ability to communicate diplomatically and clearly with USAID staff and partners and national organizations.
    • Experience in the drafting and implementation of qualitative research instruments.
    • Superior speaking and writing skills in Spanish and English are required.


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