Senior Gender Specialist (Consultant) -- USAID/Armenia Gender Analysis and Assessment

Armenia | Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, United States
Apply by 22 July 2018
Posted on 22 June 2018

Job Description

Overview

Banyan Global is an 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.

USAID/Armenia will be hiring Banyan Global to conduct a Gender Analysis and Assessment to inform USAID/Armenia’s 2020-2025 Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS). The current Armenia CDCS focuses on economic growth, health, and democracy and governance, with biodiversity as a cross-cutting theme.

The Senior Gender Specialist will work with a research team, and collaborate with USAID/Armenia staff and partners, local academia, government institutions and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to gather data for the Gender Analysis and Assessment. The consultant will travel to Armenia for 4-5 weeks to conduct the field work for the Gender Analysis and Assessment (likely to take place in early-to-mid-August 2018).

Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with the Team Leader to prepare an Inception Report that includes a review of existing literature and resources (in line with sectors mentioned above) and a detailed methodology.
  • Collaborate with the Team Leader to prepare a work plan that details the process for data collection, analysis and interpretation, the roles/tasks/levels of effort of team members, and a table of contents of the Gender Analysis and Assessment report.
  • Participate in the design of the methodology, drafting of data collection instruments, and primary data collection with the Team Leader and the National Gender Expert.
  • Travel to Armenia for 4-5 weeks and work within a team of national and international gender experts to conduct the Gender Analysis and Assessment.
  • Collaborate with the Team Leader and National Gender Expert to conduct in-country key informant interviews and focus groups.
  • Serve as co-author of the draft and final Gender Analysis and Assessment report. Integrate USAID and Banyan Global feedback into the draft and final report.
  • Develop and participate in the presentation of preliminary study findings to USAID and project staff in Armenia.
Qualifications
  • At least seven years of experience in conducting gender analyses and assessments, including gender-based violence and biodiversity as cross-cutting themes.
  • Master’s degree in sociology, anthropology, economics, or another relevant social sciences field.
  • Familiarity with public policies, strategies and legal frameworks addressing gender and social inclusion gaps, gender-based violence, disability, and gender agendas and programs of the main development agencies in Armenia.
  • Ability to communicate diplomatically and clearly with USAID staff and partners and national organizations.
  • Experience in the drafting and implementation of qualitative research instruments.
  • Superior speaking and writing skills in English are required.

No phone calls please. Please apply to the position through our website, https://banyanglobal.com/careers/.

About the Organization

Banyan Global is an international development consulting firm with offices in Washington, DC and staff working in a number of developing countries. Banyan Global operates seamlessly within six practice areas: finance and investment, health, gender, youth, enterprise development, and monitoring and evaluation (M&E).

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