GENDER AND INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

EnCompass, Kathmandu, Nepal

Skill Required:, Monitoring and EvaluationTraining and Capacity Building
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
28th June, 2020


Job Description

Job Description

EnCompass seeks Gender and Inclusive Development Specialist candidates for an anticipated five-year United States Agency for International Development (USAID) monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) program in Nepal. The anticipated USAID/Nepal Monitoring, Evaluation and Leaning (MEL) Activity is expected to be a follow-on to a current contract that assists the Mission in planning, designing, conducting, disseminating, and learning from more rigorous monitoring and evaluation of development activities aligned to the Mission’s Country Development Cooperation Strategy and development objectives.

The position will be full-time and be based in in Kathmandu, with travel throughout the country. Citizens of Nepal are encouraged to apply.
The appointment is subject to award.

Position Duties and Responsibilities

The Gender and Inclusive Development Specialist will provide expertise in inclusive programming to technical assistance activities, ensuring the effective integration of gender- and vulnerability- sensitive approaches. Such duties may include designing and conducting gender analysis and assessments; supporting monitoring and evaluation; preparing high quality reports and technical resources; conducting field work; and designing and facilitating face-to-face and virtual trainings related to gender equality and female empowerment.

Position Requirements

Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in gender studies, international development, organizational development, social science, or a related field preferred
  • No less than five (5) years of demonstrated experience in gender analysis, gender integration, and/or gender-based violence, with preference for work on USG-funded activities, preferably in Nepal or South Asia
  • Demonstrated experience applying a variety of participatory and strengths-based learning design and delivery approaches, blended learning and evidence-based learning theory desirable but not required
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation and/or capacity building highly preferred

Experience and Skills

  • Ability to work with host-country governments at different levels
  • Substantial experience in managing a team using mixed research methods of similar magnitude
  • Strong communication, supervision, and management skills required
  • Working knowledge of and experience with USG-funded program management, policies, regulations and procedures
  • Strong familiarity with USAID CLA practices preferred
  • Understanding of gender norms and social constraints in the Nepal context required
  • Familiarity with USAID/Nepal Mission is preferred
  • Excellent communication, both verbal and written English skills; capabilities in Nepali highly preferred.
  • Citizens of Nepal are strongly encouraged to apply

About Company

EnCompass LLC is a women-owned, small business consulting firm working in International Development, and offering innovative and customized solutions for leadership, capacity strengthening, technical assistance, and monitoring and evaluation. We have experience in more than 70 countries and a team of more than 100 staff and 1,200 experts around the globe. We partner with government and multilateral agencies, nonprofit organizations, and corporations around the world, offering thought leadership, rich diversity, and technical expertise in global health, inclusive development, education, human rights, and food security.

Founded in 1999, EnCompass began as a virtual organization supporting clients and implementing work through a network of staff and expert consultants. Today, we have more than 110 full-time staff and a Global Consulting Network, our vetted database of specialists, through which we engage, on average, 200 consultants each year. In early 2017, EnCompass opened its first international office in Addis Ababa for Transform: a Primary Health Care project. In 2019, we set up our second field office in Lima, Peru. We maintain a full-time staff presence in Benin, Ethiopia, Germany, Great Britain, Peru, and Uganda.

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