International Gender-Based Violence Expert

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Senior-level , Short-term contract assignment
Posted on 8 March 2018

Job Description

Banyan Global is an international development consulting firm with offices based in Washington, D.C. 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 an International Senior Level Gender Consultant to conduct a USAID Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Costing Study to inform USAID/Guatemala’s 2019-2024 Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS). The study will go hand-in-hand with a gender assessment that Banyan Global will also be conducting for USAID/Guatemala. The consultant will travel to Guatemala for 4-5 weeks to conduct the study.


  • Travel to Guatemala and work within a team of national gender experts to conduct the GBV Costing Study.
  • Prepare an Inception Report that would include a review of existing data on GBV prevalence in Guatemala, international best practices on GBV costing methodologies.
  • Prepare a detailed GBV study work plan, which would include a proposed methodology for the costing study and any necessary documentation for an internal review board (IRB) approval of the study methodology.
  • Conduct in-country key informant interviews and presentation of study findings to USAID and project staff.
  • Co-author the findings, conclusions, and recommendations for the report and presentation.
  • Draft the final report, make revisions based on USAID and Banyan Global feedback, and submit the Final Report.
  • The Senior-Level GBV Expert will work under the overall supervision of a Senior-Level Team Leader who will provide leadership on the GBV Costing Study and Gender Assessment.


  • At least ten years of experience in GBV service provision, research, and costing.
  • At least 2-3 years of experience in gender-responsive budgeting.
  • Previous training in interviewing GBV survivors and/or designing data collection instruments to target GBV survivors and service providers.
  • Previous experience in preparing IRB board requests, and with ethical research protocols, per World Health Organization guidelines.
  • Previous experience with the development and implementation of GBV costing methodologies, including the development of qualitative and quantitative research instruments.
  • Master’s Degree in sociology, anthropology, economics, or relevant social science field.
  • Excellent speaking and writing Spanish and English skills required.

Banyan Global is an equal opportunity employer. To apply, please submit an application via our website at:

About the Organization

Banyan Global is a development consulting firm committed to improving livelihoods through market approaches to international development. The firm has offices in Washington, DC and New York City and staff working in a number of developing countries. Banyan Global operates seamlessly within five practice areas: gender, health, microfinance, financial sector development, and enterprise development.

More information

GBV Costing Expert SOW_Final 8 March 2018.docx

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