Gender Integration Specialist
About the organization
EnCompass is a women-owned business offering innovative and customized solutions for leadership, capacity strengthening, technical assistance, and monitoring and evaluation. We have experience in more than 70 countries and a team of more than 100 staff and 1,200 experts around the globe.
We partner with government and multilateral agencies, nonprofit organizations, and corporations around the world, offering thought leadership, rich diversity, and technical expertise in global health, inclusive development, education, human rights, and food security.
EnCompass LLC is seeking a Gender Integration Specialist to provide support to the gender equality and inclusive development portfolio. Principle duties include developing technical resources to strengthen gender integration; conducting gender analyses and assessments; developing, implementing, and evaluating activities that address gender equality, female empowerment, male engagement, and gender-based violence prevention and response; and designing and facilitating gender-related training.
This position is based out of EnCompass’ Rockville, MD office.
NOTE: This position is expected to be remote until at least April 1, 2021, due to COVID-19.
Bachelor’s Degree & 6+ Years’ Experience; or Master’s Degree & 4+ Years’ Experience; or PHD & 2 Years’ Experience
Strong experience in gender analysis, gender integration, and gender-based violence prevention and response
Experience in integrating gender equity, women economic empowerment, and gender-based violence prevention and response into agriculture, food systems, market systems, education, environment, and other related sectors
In-depth understanding of international development processes, actors, and cultures
Demonstrated experience working with USAID and/or other international development donors
Ability to think strategically and integrate diverse information from varied sources
Experience in designing and facilitating different types of meetings and workshops using a variety of participatory, adult-learning methodologies and approaches
Experience designing and conducting key informant interviews, surveys, and focus group discussions preferred
Fluency in a United Nations language in addition to English highly desirable
Knowledge of or experience in applying appreciative inquiry approaches highly desirable
Negotiable, depending on skills and experience
Contact email: [email protected]
Please submit cover letter and resume/CV with your application.
Equal Opportunity Employment
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