Senior Gender Advisor

Credence Management Solutions

About the organization

The Global Health Training, Advisory and Support Contract (GHTASC) delivers effective global health programming to advance the mission of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Global Health (GH) through institutional support and workforce development services from junior, mid-level, senior and expert advisory and administrative professionals.

Credence and its partner, the Public Health Institute (PHI), are both employers for GHTASC, and are seeking a Senior Gender Advisor under GHTASC. This position will be hired under Public Health Institute (PHI).


The Senior Gender Advisor will primarily support the PRH Gender Team situated within the Policy, Evaluation, and Communication Division as a PHI Institutional Support Contractor (ISC). In this role, the selected candidate will provide technical leadership and serve as a point person for all gender-related issues across all 4 Divisions in PRH. The Senior Advisor will also provide strategic direction to and participate in the Interagency Gender Working Group (IGWG). They will seek to understand and address gender norms and inequalities across FP/RH programming (e.g., research, data collection and analysis, policy and advocacy, service delivery, social and behavior change communication), with a particular focus on gender-based violence and child marriage, reproductive empowerment, and male engagement.

As an integral member of the PEC Division, the Advisor will also contribute to the overall goals of the Office and the Division through participation in PEC Division projects and activities. They will serve as a resource and leader for other USAID bureau and Missions on gender integration and FP. They will work closely with PRH and GH Gender Advisors and receive day-to-day guidance from the PRH Gender Team Leader.


Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree with 10 years of relevant experience, bachelor’s degree with 12 years of relevant experience, Associate’s degree and 14 years of relevant experience, or High School graduate and 16 years of relevant experience.

Other Qualifications:
Minimum eight (8) years’ experience in FP/RH, with at least two (2) years’ experience in an international or resource challenged setting.
Minimum eight (8) years’ experience in gender integration, program development/implementation and/or research (including monitoring & evaluation).
Demonstrated understanding of FP/RH related gender equality and equity, gender-based violence, male engagement, and/or women’s empowerment more generally and reproductive empowerment more specifically.
Demonstrated knowledge of gender integration in one or more of the key areas of FP/RH programming, such as health policy or advocacy, health financing, social and behavior change communication, private sector engagement, supply chain, gender-based violence in humanitarian settings, service delivery, expanding method choice, capacity building, and/or research in support of FP programming (e.g., formative assessment, rigorous evaluation, monitoring and evaluation).


Full salary range for this position is $129,740 to $195,000 per year, with the starting salary determined based on candidate’s knowledge, skills, experience, as well as budget availability

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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