Palladium Gender Equity and Social Inclusion Advisor, USAID/Rwanda Modernizing Agriculture Activity Jobs

Palladium Gender Equity and Social Inclusion Advisor, USAID/Rwanda Modernizing Agriculture Activity Jobs

Company Overview:

  • About Palladium - Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with governments, businesses, and investors to solve the world's most pressing challenges. With a team of more than 3,000 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of over 35,000 experts, we help improve economies, societies and, most importantly, people's lives.

  • Equity, Diversity & Inclusion - Palladium is committed to embedding equity, diversity, and inclusion into everything we do. We welcome applications from all sections of society and actively encourage diversity to drive innovation, creativity, success and good practice. We positively welcome and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce; and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment regardless of their background or personal characteristics. These include: (but are not limited to) socio-economic background, age, race, gender identity and expression, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, veteran, marital or Indigenous status.

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    Project Overview and Role:

  • The United States Agency for International Development/Rwanda (USAID/Rwanda) intends to award an acquisition activity through a competitive process, subject to availability of funding. The Modernizing Agriculture (ModAg) Activity aims to support increased agriculture productivity and income, access to finance and markets, and access and consumption of nutritious food products in Rwanda, while increasing the resilience of the agriculture and food systems to the changing climate. ModAg will use a facilitative
    approach to support market actors from the public and private sector to develop Rwanda’s agricultural sector.

  • Palladium seeks a Gender Equity and Social Inclusion (GESI) Advisor based in Rwanda to oversee the integration of gender equity and social inclusion throughout the ModAg Activity, including activity design; monitoring and evaluation; and collaboration, learning, and adaptation. The GESI Advisor will support and ensure mainstreaming of GESI principles and objectives across the project.

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement the GESI strategy, ensuring incorporation into the program’s Work Plan and Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Plan

  • Develop the ModAg Gender Analysis and Gender Action Plan

  • Provide monitoring and evaluation (M&E) technical support to ensure the inclusion of gender equity and social inclusion considerations in data collection methodologies

  • Contribute to the development of activities to ensure a GESI lens is applied and incorporated throughout the project

  • Train and mentor ModAg staff on mainstreaming GESI

  • Design approaches and tools that align with project GESI strategy and are consistent across the program

  • Train staff and partners on gender awareness, gender analysis, and gender-responsive planning

  • Assist partners with incorporating GESI into their activities and reporting milestones

  • Assist with M&E and reporting on GESI elements of the program during Quarterly and Annual Reporting, and as requested by USAID

    Required Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of experience supporting USAID or other donor-funded programs in designing and implementing GESI systems, deliverables, and measures

  • 5+ years of experience working in development within the regional and GESI context

  • Strong analytical skills and problem solving, including demonstrated ability to effectively communicate strategies or plans to stakeholders and co-workers

  • Knowledge of USAID’s ADS 205 and other regulations and standards related to gender equity, diversity and social inclusion throughout the program cycle.

  • Experience supporting USAID monitoring and evaluation, as well as program management.

  • Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, including ability to develop and communicate a common vision and foster collaboration across an interdisciplinary team.

  • Strong management skills to guide all project human, technical, and financial resources.

  • Strong interpersonal, writing, and oral presentation skills in English and Kinyarwanda.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Palladium Gender Equity and Social Inclusion Advisor, USAID/Rwanda Modernizing Agriculture Activity Jobs

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