Banyan Global

  • Gender and Social Inclusion Specialist (Nigeria)

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    Posted Date 6 days ago(12/6/2018 4:57 PM)
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  • Overview

    Banyan Global is an international development consulting firm committed to improving livelihoods through market approaches for a broad and lasting impact. Banyan Global is headquartered in Washington, DC with staff working in a number of developing countries. Banyan Global operates seamlessly within six practice areas: health, finance and investment, enterprise development, gender, youth, and evaluation and learning.


    Banyan Global is seeking a Nigerian Gender and Social Inclusion Specialist for an upcoming democracy and governance activity. Candidates must be Nigerian nationals with a minimum of 6 years of experience in gender and social inclusion, capacity building and training, with experience in democracy and governance.


    • Lead the development of a gender analysis and project-level gender action plan;
    • Build the capacity of subnational government stakeholders and project partners to integrate gender throughout project-related activities focusing on public financial management, including through gender-responsive budgeting in the health, education and WASH sectors;
    • Design and deliver gender trainings to project staff and partners;
    • Support the development of gender transformative indicators and activities;
    • Develop and implement a strategy for building the capacity of and including female state and local government officials in program activities and trainings;
    • Hold regular learning sessions with project team around gender integration challenges and successes;
    • Develop tools and methodologies for measuring project outcomes in key areas related to gender equality and social inclusion.



    • Must be a citizen or resident of Nigeria.
    • Minimum 6 years of experience in gender and social inclusion, capacity building and training.
    • Master’s degree in sociology, anthropology, economics, international development, or another relevant field.
    • Strong understanding of monitoring and evaluation, including experience with effective gender indicators and data collection considerations.
    • Experience developing gender analyses and/or gender action plans.
    • Experience designing and facilitating trainings on gender and social inclusion; experience designing and facilitating trainings on leadership, democracy and good governance preferred.
    • Knowledge of gender-responsive planning and budgeting.
    • Strong communications and effective report-writing skills.
    • Experience working on USAID projects preferred.
    • Willingness to travel throughout Nigeria.
    • Full professional competency in English.

    Salary is commensurate with background and experience. Please apply to the position through our website,, and include a cover letter and résumé in your submission. Banyan Global is an equal opportunity employer. Deadline for submissions is December 31, 2018. No phone calls please.


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