Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) and Youth Specialist
Winrock International works with people around the world to increase economic opportunity, sustain natural resources, and protect the environment. Winrock is seeking experienced candidates for an anticipated USAID project that will accelerate resilient, agriculture-led economic growth and increase food security in Malawi. The project is expected to use a market systems approach to promote access to and adoption of improved inputs, market information, extension and advisory services, market access, and post-harvest services. The project will use innovative partnerships to incentivize private sector investment in modernizing Malawi’s agriculture sector while increasing production capacity and market access for nutrient-rich value chains and building resilience for smallholder farmers.
The GESI and Youth Specialist will provide technical leadership and design, coordinate, and implement the GESI and Youth strategy and activities. This role ensures that project activities and approaches across all objectives are inclusive of women, youth, and other disadvantaged populations. The GESI and Youth Specialist is also responsible for training project staff on GESI principles, and will contribute to Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) activities to document and analyze the impact of the project on women and youth. S/he will be responsible for collaborating with project specialists to ensure a holistic approach throughout the project on gender issues.
QUALIFICATIONS AND BACKGROUND:
Education: Master’s degree in a relevant field
Winrock is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all people and value diversity and inclusiveness. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to perceived or actual race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, or any other basis protected by law.