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  • Posted: Oct 2, 2020
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    Since 1963, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in 145 developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development and food securi...
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    Gender Integration Specialist

    ACDI/VOCA is seeking an experienced Gender Integration Specialist for upcoming USAID funded agriculture and agribusiness activities in Ghana.

    Responsibilities

    • Lead development and implementation of an evidence-based gender equity and women’s empowerment strategy and work plan
    • Work with Technical Leads to ensure that activities are designed and implemented in accordance to the program’s gender equity and women’s empowerment strategy and address gender- and other inclusion-specific considerations, needs, and gaps
    • Provide technical guidance and oversight to program activities to incorporate gender transformative approaches resulting in, for example, equitable decision-making, growth of women-led enterprises, improved market inclusion, control over income, increased leadership, increased land access, male engagement
    • Lead and/or support gender and social inclusion analyses, including integration of gender and social inclusion considerations in other planned studies
    • Provide technical guidance and training to staff and partners related to gender, women’s empowerment, and social inclusion
    • Work with the relevant team members to undertake gender and social inclusion capacity assessments of local partner organizations and develop and implement appropriate institutional strengthening initiatives
    • Support the M&E Lead to plan the collection, analysis, and reporting of relevant data, including collection of sex- and age-disaggregated data (SADD) and gender indicators. Ensure that gender and social inclusion outcomes are captured and shared
    • Write, coordinate, and disseminate lessons learned among team and program partners

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in gender studies, international development, sociology, or relevant field. Master’s degree preferred.
    • Minimum seven years of prior work experience in international development, preferably in an agricultural context, working on gender and social inclusion integration.
    • In-depth knowledge of gender and social inclusion considerations (constraints and opportunities) in agriculture sector in Ghana.
    • Experience with USAID and/or any other international donor funded project is preferred.
    • Experience with USAID gender frameworks (e.g., GIF) and analytical tools (e.g., WEAI) is preferred.
    • Demonstrated experience with qualitative research methods, including gender analysis, strategy development, gender sensitive work plans.
    • Knowledge of do no harm, women’s empowerment, and positive youth development frameworks and approaches is preferred.
    • Demonstrated experience advising on gender-sensitive monitoring, evaluation, and learning activities preferred.
    • Experience with agribusiness and market development is preferred.
    • Excellent writing and oral presentation skills in English.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to ACDI/VOCA on internationaljobs-acdivoca.icims.com to apply

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