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Gender and Environment Specialist

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

a) A Master’s degree in Gender and Development Studies or a degree in social sciences
(Sociology, Community Development etc) with relevant experience in the field of gender
social behavior change and programming.
b) At least three to five years’ work experience in a similar position with demonstrable
c) Experience in conducting high-quality work to generate evidence using analytical tools
and practices, program design, and assessment of potential program impacts to strengthen
gender and social inclusion framework, using quantitative and qualitative approaches.
d) Ability to adapt to and work in a multi-disciplinary science biased landscape, where the
input of gender aspects in various services would be felt.
e) Demonstrable ability to conduct gender mainstreaming funded projects.


a) Provide advice on gender inclusion policies to the SERVIR E&SA Project and other
RCMRD projects.
b) Design gender inclusion activities in collaboration with the SERVIR Project service leads
to be implemented under the Project. With reference to the SERVIR Service Planning
Toolkit, provide inputs to the Service Concept Documents on integrating a gender
responsive approach to their service development process. The individual would thus
contribute to updating of the toolkit through illustration of best practices on gender
inclusive SERVIR services, in collaboration with the SERVIR team. This task is also
expected to advocate for and promote gender considerations in the user engagement
activities (particularly at consultations and needs assessment stages).
c) Participate in project coordination meetings as needed and appropriate, and review and
comment on documents issued under the project, and where necessary, prepare specific
reports and recommendations in collaboration with the project staff.
d) Where necessary, make field visits and advice, guide or co-design gender responsive
service implementation plans with service leads and implementing partners.
e) Design and implement a specific gender training and sensitization plan to be applied in
f) Design and implement a series of workshops (online and in person) on gender issues
among the Project implementing partners.
g) Liaise with other USAID projects in the region, on gender related activities (workshops
etc) in order to reach a wider impact among the USAID implementing partners.
h) Participate in the implementation of annual work plans, mid-year and annual reports that
describe the contribution of gender inclusivity in technical activities, including the gender
perspectives as appropriate.
i) Draft articles for the RCMRD news website on gender related events, and other
communication tools (in collaboration with the Communication Specialist), seeking to
increase and promote women participation in GIS and geo-spatial analysis for societal
j) Undertake all other tasks that may be assigned by the relevant supervisor

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 7 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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