Position Description: Education Equity, and Social Inclusion Specialist
LOCATION: Kathmandu, Nepal
DEPARTMENT: Human Rights, Education, and Empowerment
REPORTS TO: Deputy Chief of Party, Equity and Inclusion in Education Activity
Winrock International is recruiting applicants for the position of Education Equity and Social Inclusion Specialist for the anticipated U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) project “Equity and Inclusion in Education” Activity in Nepal. The project will support the Government of Nepal in reducing the number of out of school children and improving learning outcomes for marginalized students. It will provide targeted support to municipalities to implement evidence-based interventions that are driven by the local context in agreed upon provinces. The position is contingent upon receipt of donor funding.
Winrock International is a nonprofit organization that works with people in the United States and around the world to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources. By linking local individuals and communities with new ideas and technology, Winrock is increasing long-term productivity, equity, and responsible resource management to benefit the poor and disadvantaged of the world.
POSITION SUMMARY: The Education Equity and Social Inclusion Specialist will be responsible for providing overall technical expertise and guidance to ensure that the project addresses gender and inclusion gaps in education so that all children - including those who are marginalized and in underrepresented communities - have a safe, supportive environment for quality education.
The Education Equity and Social Inclusion Specialist will oversee all inclusion efforts across the project, including ensuring that gender and inclusion-based approaches are central to project activities. S/he will lead the development of an evidence-based gender and social inclusion analysis and accompanying action plan in collaboration with key technical staff, that will provide overarching project guidance and include specific recommendations for the project. The Education Equity and Social Inclusion Specialist will report directly to the Deputy Chief of Party and will work closely with Winrock’s Senior Gender and Social Inclusion Adviser.
Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge and Skills:
The annual salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits offered.
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