Consultancy for Gender Analysis on USAID program in Northern and Central Mali

  • Mid-level, Short-term contract assignment
  • Posted on 6 May 2021

Job Description

Save the Children is looking for an international consultant to serve as the overall Team Lead for the Gender Analysis as part of phase 1, and to develop the Gender Strategy in phase 2. The Team Lead will be responsible for the overall delivery of the Gender Analysis and Strategy and all associated deliverable. This role will work closely with a Local Consultant who will be responsible for all the fieldwork associated with the research and for inputting into the Gender Strategy in phase 2. These roles will receive support from Albarka’s Gender Lead who will provide technical oversight, Albarka’s MEAL Lead as well as SCUS Senior MEAL Specialist and other roles. Albarka’s frontline staff and contracted enumerators will be trained in research methodologies and act as researchers.

The Team Lead and Local Consultant should have these minimum qualifications:

Team Lead:

· Master’s degree in social sciences, gender studies, international development or relevant field

· 7-10 years of experience conducting qualitative research on gender in West Africa

· Familiarity with Mali, including Mopti, Gao and Tombouctou

· Experience leading research teams and conducting enumerators trainings for qualitative research

· Experience developing cross-sectoral gender strategies for USAID funded programs

· Excellent speaking and writing skills in English and French

Local Consultant:

· Master’s degree in social sciences, gender studies, international development or relevant field

· 7-10 years of experience conducting qualitative research on gender in Mali

· Familiarity with Albarka’s implementation areas: Mopti, Gao and Tombouctou

· Experience leading research teams and conducting enumerators trainings for qualitative research

· Experience developing cross-sectoral gender strategies

· Excellent speaking and writing skills in French

· Ability to communicate in at least one local language spoken in Mopti, Gao and Tombouctou such as Sonrai, Arabic, Fulfulde, Bozo, Bambara, Tamashek

About the Organization

Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. In the United States and around the world, we give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. We do whatever it takes for children – every day and in times of crisis – transforming their lives and the future we share.

Our work for children and their families requires that we commit—at every opportunity—to work together to identify and dismantle persistent systemic and structural racism, inequality, and any other forms of discrimination in this country and beyond. As an anti-racist organization, Save the Children will not tolerate discrimination in any form—in our employment practices, amongst our staff, in our leadership or toward the people we serve. We stand in solidarity with all people to fight for equal rights, justice, inclusion, and belonging.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Save the Children complies with all applicable laws.

Save the Children is committed to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for the children it serves and helping protect the children with whom we are in contact. All Save the Children representatives are explicitly prohibited from engaging in any activity that may result in any kind of child abuse. In addition, it is Save the Children’s policy to create and proactively maintain an environment that aims to prevent and deter any actions and omissions, whether deliberate or inadvertent, that place children at the risk of any kind of child abuse. All our representatives are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with this commitment and obligation.

Save the Children is committed to minimizing safety and security risks for our valued employees, ensuring all are given training, support and information to reduce their risk exposure while maximizing the impact of our programs for children and families. Our shared duty, both agency and individual, is to seek and maintain safe working conditions for all.

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