Gender and Social Inclusion Advisor – USAID/Nigeria Health Workforce Management Activity

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Banyan Global is an international development consulting firm with extensive experience managing successful health focused projects on the African continent and around the world. Banyan Global is currently recruiting a Gender and Social Inclusion Advisor for work under an anticipated USAID-funded Health Workforce Management Activity in Nigeria. The project seeks to support the establishment of a cost-effective, well-trained and motivated health workforce, particularly in the Bauchi, Sokoto, Kebbi, Ebonyi States and the Federal Capital Territory. The Gender and Social Inclusion Advisor will lead efforts to ensure that gender and social inclusion considerations are effectively incorporated throughout project activities.

Responsibilities:

·       Provide technical leadership, guidance, and oversight related to gender equality, women’s empowerment and social inclusion within the scope of the project;

·       Support the implementation of interventions that promote the participation of women, youth and disadvantaged groups in access to and provision of health services;

·       Design and deliver training and capacity building on gender equality and social inclusion for project staff, private sector partners, government stakeholders, etc. as required;

·       Support the preparation and execution of a project-level gender analysis and development of a strategy for integrating gender equality and social inclusion into various health systems;

·       Advise project team members on the integration of gender equality and social inclusion into health system assessments, SBCC campaigns, capacity building activities, policies and regulations, and health system strengthening activities;

·       In collaboration with the M&E team, develop indicators and methodologies for tracking changes in key areas relevant to gender and social inclusion;

·       Develop work plans, activity reports, and other written deliverables for the project in cooperation with Banyan Global management;

·       Contribute to developing content and communications materials to support knowledge management efforts related to gender and social inclusion.

Requirements
Minimum years of experience

5

Qualifications
MA
Other Requirements

Qualifications:

·       At least five years of experience in gender equality and women’s empowerment in international development or related field;

·       Master’s degree in sociology, anthropology, economics, public health, or another relevant field;

·       Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of healthcare and health systems sectors is required;

·       Familiarity with public policies, strategies and legal frameworks addressing gender and social inclusion gaps and gender-based violence in Nigeria;

·       Outstanding project management skills;

·       Familiarity with the USAID project cycle and experience working with USAID or other international donors preferred;

·       Familiarity with Positive Youth Development framework and domains preferred;

·       Demonstrated leadership, strategic thinking, and communication skills;

·       Nigerian nationals strongly encouraged to apply.

Banyan Global is an equal opportunity employer. Please apply to the position through our website, https://banyanglobal.com/careers/

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About Banyan Global
Banyan Global is a development consulting firm, founded on the principle that integrating expertise and experience from the development community and private sector will achieve a broad and lasting impact. Our unique team comprises seasoned private sector and international development professionals. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., Banyan Global maintains staff around the world. Banyan Global is a women-owned small business....
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Job Summary
Published
February 18, 2020
Offer Type
Full time
Experience
Minimum of 5years
Location
Abuja Federal Capital Territory
Cities
Abuja Municipal
Deadline
February 28, 2020
Specialization
Medical/ Health
Industries
Consulting
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