Team Leader (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 Team Leader 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
  • Manage a team of Senior Gender Expert and National Gender Expert.
  • Lead the preparation of an inception report, which will include a review of existing literature and resources, and the description of a methodology for the Gender Analysis and Assessment.
  • Lead the preparation of 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.
  • Lead the process of drafting all data collection instruments, in partnership with the Senior Gender Expert and National Gender Expert.
  • Produce a populated index of the Gender Assessment Report.
  • Travel to Armenia for 4-5 weeks and lead a team of national and international gender experts to conduct the Gender Analysis and Assessment.
  • Lead in-country key informant interviews and focus groups for the Gender Analysis and Assessment in Armenia.
  • Present preliminary findings for the Gender Analysis and Assessment to USAID/Armenia staff and partners.
  • Lead the drafting of the final Gender Analysis and Assessment report, make revisions based on USAID and Banyan Global feedback, and submit the final Gender Assessment Report.
Qualifications
  • At least ten 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 the 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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