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Gender Equality & Social Inclusion (GESI) Officer
Winrock International
Posted 3 months ago
Job Description

Gender Equality & Social Inclusion (GESI) Officer 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: Purpose: Winrock International is recruiting applicants for a GESI Officer for the USAID Thailand CTIP project. The ten-year USAID Thailand CTIP project, currently beginning its seventh year, builds off existing work from the previous six years to address the root causes of human trafficking, advocate and protect vulnerable populations from trafficking and abuse, prevent at-risk populations from risky migration, and assist the Royal Thai Government in reforms needed to effectively combat trafficking and supporting victims. The GESI Officer will support GESI initiatives and activities within the USAID Thailand CTIP project. Overview: The GESI Officer will support technical program staff to integrate gender and inclusion of marginalized groups throughout project implementation. The GESI Officer will work with the previously developed Gender and Inclusive Development Action plan and other staff members to assess where gender gaps exist, define the different risks of men, women, and other groups vulnerable to trafficking in Thailand, and propose specific approaches and strategies to mitigate social discrimination through the project. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: The GESI Officer will be responsible for leading GESI-related initiatives and activities for USAID Thailand CTIP, including but not limited to the following: Under the management of the Chief of Party, lead activities identified in the Gender and Inclusive Development Action plan. Develop tools and materials needed to effectively integrate a gender equality and social inclusion framework within USAID Thailand CTIP activities, budgeting, communications, and monitoring and evaluation Act as the focal person for linking USAID Thailand CTIP with efforts to promote gender equality and social inclusion, and engage organizations focusing on migrants, indigenous people, people with disabilities and LGBTQI+ issues for coordination and collaboration, including reducing TIP vulnerabilities among these marginalized groups Collaborate with other project staff, stakeholders and partners to streamline GESI considerations in all project activities Oversee gender integration into all training materials, public awareness and outreach strategies, project communications, and other key activities Contribute to work plans, success stories, progress reports, research evaluation panels and reports, communications materials, and event planning and facilitation Collaborate with monitoring, evaluation, and learning staff and program staff to ensure monitoring systems appropriately capture GESI outcomes, monitor potential unintended consequences, and assist program staff and partners to take corrective action, as needed Work closely with the Government Engagement Project Manager to ensure that project activities are aligned with government led national and regional priorities and identify opportunities for coordination in the areas of gender and social inclusion Complete other tasks as assigned by Winrock QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Degree in international development, social science, political science, human rights, gender studies or other related field Experience: Minimum 4 years of relevant professional experience in gender, social inclusion, and/or work with marginalized populations (including migrants) in Thailand. Computer/Technical Skills: Computer literate in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software (Microsoft Office Suite) Communication Skills: Excellent written and oral communications Language: Fluent English and Thai speaking and writing skills required Required Travel: Willingness to travel and work throughout Thailand as needed Demonstrated ability to provide policy and programmatic advice to development projects on GESI issues Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills, creative problem solving, and conflict management skills Applicants must submit their current resume and cover letter by December 06, 2023. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Winrock is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all people and value diversity and inclusiveness. Winrock recruits, employs, trains, promotes and compensates regardless of 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. At Winrock we have a clear mission: Empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity and sustain natural resources through unwavering dedication to accountability, equity, innovation, integrity and transformation. Winrock knows that its success comes from the hard work and steadfast dedication of its diverse workforce. Winrock remains committed to maintaining diversity, inclusion and equity across the entire organization

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