Gender Sector Specialist (3b. 11) USAID CDCS Gender Assessment Jakarta - Indonesia

  • Posted on 14 November 2019

Job Description

Gender Sector Specialist

(3b. 11) USAID CDCS Gender Assessment

Jakarta - Indonesia

Project Summary:

USAID/Indonesia is preparing to develop a new Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) for FY 2020-2024. The new CDCS will presumably cover these main sectors: Democracy, Rights, & Governance (DRG), Education, Environment, Health, and Economic Growth. As required by USAID policy, the development of the CDCS must be informed by a gender analysis of the technical areas of the USAIDs portfolio. USAID has tasked the MESP to conduct a country-level Gender Analysis in coordination with USAID personnel. In addition, MESP will provide support to the Collaborating, Learning and Adaptation (CLA) events addressing gender integration.

**Please note: Only Indonesian citizens are eligible for this position**

Position Summary:

MSI is seeking three (3) Gender Sector Specialists who posses strong gender analysis experiences with solid knowledge and experience in one or multiple sectors above to serve as team members for this Assessment, under the direction of the Team Leader. Specifically, MSI is seeking Gender Sector Specialist in Health, Environment, Economic Growth & Education. She/He will have primary overall responsibility for conducting the gender analysis using document reviews,with both relevant quantitative and qualitative data ocllection methods. He/she will perform analysis of those documents and data, develop report, and present findings to stakeholders. He/she will also work in collaboration with one International Gender Aviser, USAID/Indonesia Gender Specialist, or other relevant stakeholders

Period of Performance:

The Gender Sector Specialist is tentatively starting in January up to May 2020


  1. Participate in the planning and coordination meetings with MESP and USAID personnel.
  2. Collaborate with the USAID/Indonesia Gender Specialist,and other relevant stakeholders, under MESP coordination.
  3. Contribute to the development of the design ofassessment, including the research methodology, data collection instruments and sampling plan, and workplan
  4. Collect primary and secondary data.
  5. Synthesize and analyze the collected data.
  6. Contribute to the writing of report (draft and final), and debriefing
  7. Produce presentation materials, draft and final report in coordination with MSI Senior Gender Advisor.
  8. Perform other relevant tasks as assigned by MESP and USAID personnel.
  9. Maintain proper research ethics throughout the implementation of the assessment.
  10. Coordinates and cooperates with MESP and USAID team personnel.
  11. Build and maintain clear communication and coordination with relevant stakeholders for the assessment.


Post-graduate degree in a relevant social science, preferably in public policy, gender/women studies.

Demonstrated record of skills and work on gender analysis or assessment, womens rights, gender audits, and advocacy for gender-sensitive policies in Indonesia, covering national and subnational levels.

Expertise in one or more of the core technical areas of the USAID/Indonesia portfolio: DRG, Economic Growth, Education, Environment, and/or Health.

Demonstrate skills in data collection methods quantitative and qualitative

Familiarity with USAIDs Gender Equality and Female Empowerment Policy, program cycle, ADS Chapter 205 regulations on gender integration, and USAID-required gender indicators.

Excellent English writing and editing skills and communication/interview skills for the presentation and stakeholder discussions, as well as an ability to take information from a wide variety of sources and draft clear, succinct, high-level analysis and reports for general dissemination.

How to apply:

Please send application to: with Gender Specialist on the subject no later than December 14, 2019 or visit our website ,

Application should include: 1) A complete CV or Resume; 2) cover letter briefly mentions your ideas to frame the assessment, and 3) one sample of your works on gender analysis or/evaluation in relevant sector . 4 ) Three references with complete contact information;

Incomplete submissions will not be processed.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

About the Organization

Company Profile:

MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, D.C. metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Kenya, Indonesia, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Colombia and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with organizations across all sectors of international development to support clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program to national and local governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at

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