Banyan Global

  • Waste Management and Recycling Expert Consultant

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/21/2018 4:22 PM)
    ID
    2018-1400
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    Banyan Global is a women-owned and managed 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.

     

    Banyan Global is recruiting for a Waste Management and Recycling Expert Consultant to work together with a Gender Team Lead Consultant in carrying out a women’s economic empowerment and equality (WE3) analysis in the waste management and recycling sector for USAID. The geographic scope will be global and will also include a specific focus on Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). The following five countries in LAC are a priority: Dominican Republic, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Peru.

     

    The Waste Management and Recycling Expert Consultant will work with the Gender Team Lead Consultant to carry out a desk review and travel to Honduras for approximately 1 week to conduct the field work for the Gender Assessment. The consultant will contribute to the draft and final Gender Assessment Reports and fact sheet on gender and waste recycling. The consultant will collaborate with USAID staff and partners, local academia, government institutions, private sector, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to gather data for the Gender Assessment.

    Responsibilities

    • Collaborate with the Gender Team Lead to prepare an Inception Report which will include:
      • Detailed Methodology including, but not limited to, key roles and responsibilities of team members, secondary data to be used in desk review in line with WE3 and ADS domains, selection and profiles of key informants and instruments to be used for primary data collection, process to present preliminary findings and any databases needed for statistical analysis,
      • Work plan including, but not limited to, a detailed schedule of desk review activities; development of question guide and structure; key informant/expert interviews and fieldwork; data processing and analysis; drafting of final report; and other relevant information regarding the assessment.
      • Table of Contents for the outline for the analysis and assessment report
    • Collaborate with the Gender Team Lead to conduct the global, LAC regional, and country specific desk review
    • Participate in drafting of data collection instruments
    • Participate in the development of key stakeholder list and conduct relevant remote and in-person interviews
    • Travel to Honduras for approximately 1 week and collaborate with the Gender Team Lead to conduct in-country key stakeholder interviews and focus groups with USAID and partner staff, government, private sector, and NGO/civil society stakeholders
    • Participate in the development of the preliminary findings and presentation to USAID before the end of the field visit
    • Contribute substantially to the draft and final Gender Assessment report. Integrate USAID and Banyan Global feedback into the draft and final report
    • Collaborate with the Gender Team Lead to create a gender and waste recycling fact sheet

    Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in environmental sciences, civil or environmental engineering, urban planning, public health or related field
    • At least ten years of experience in working in waste management and recycling
    • Proficiency in waste management and recycling facilities, systems, and related value chain as well as innovative practices and market driven solutions
    • Familiarity with public policies, strategies and legal frameworks addressing waste management and recycling globally and in Latin America and the Caribbean
    • An understanding of behavior-change approaches to create change
    • Ability to communicate diplomatically and clearly with USAID staff and partners and international and national organizations
    • Superior oral and written command of English are required, including the ability to draft and organize complex documents drawing from a wide range of existing resources. Spanish highly desired

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