Gender and social inclusion international expert | Remote | 2021

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy

Organization: Chemonics
Closing date: 26 Mar 2021

Chemonics seeks a short-term gender and social inclusion international expert for USAID Democratic Governance East Activity (DG East). This five-year Activity aims to promote good governance, accelerate economic growth, advance anti-corruption efforts, and strengthen an inclusive civic identity in Ukraine. The purpose of this assignment is to review USAID’s policies and guidance on gender and socially inclusive (GESI) development programming and to evaluate effectiveness of DG East technical team, grantees, subcontractors, and partners in taking advantage of opportunities for inclusivity in program design and execution. GESI International Expert will work closely with DG East Inclusion Specialist to conduct an analysis of use of policies and practices for introducing GESI approach into program activities, as well as provide recommendations for improving of GESI considerations in all project components. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world. This position will take place remotely from April – May 2021.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct desk review of USAID GESI related policies, DG East GESI Action plan, DG East implementation plan, MEL plan, periodic reports and other relevant documents to identify how effectively GESI considerations used and operationalized in DG East activities.
  • Make an analysis and evaluation of GESI considerations and usage in DG East activities under Objective 1 and 2 as well as the effectiveness of GESI-related indicators as captured by MEL.
  • Develop recommendations for improving of GESI considerations in all project components e. g. MEL, work with CSOs, LGEs.
  • Conduct two briefings: one to DG East senior management team, and one 3- h briefing for DG East all-staff on findings of the evaluation of GESI component and further recommendations to improve programming.


  • Graduate degree or equivalent in international development studies, social science or related discipline
  • At least 5 years of experience in development projects in Europe and Eurasia; – Experience working with a conflict environment
  • Good knowledge of USAID Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Policy as well as other USAID GESI related policies and visions
  • Experience in creating gender mainstreaming strategies, using gender analysis tools to monitor and evaluate projects and programs, and conducting programmatic gender reviews
  • Experience in developing inclusive development programming
  • Excellent communication, presentation and writing skills in English language
  • Knowledge of Ukrainian or Russian would be an asset, but it is not required

How to apply:

Application Instructions:

Please send an email with your CV and cover letter attached and “Gender and Social Inclusion International Expert” in the subject line to March 26, 2021. No telephone inquiries, please. Chemonics will contact finalists.

Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

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