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Local Partnerships Manager - USAID Gender Leadership, Equity, and Advancement for Development (LEAD) Program
- Career category:Advocacy/ Policy
- Job type:Job
- Humanitarian or Development:Development
- Experience level:5-10 years
- Organisation type:Consultancy
- Remote option:Remote (local)
- Right to work requirements:Not specified
- Salary: Not Disclosed
- Work schedule:Full-time
- Length of contract:Temporary/ Fixed-term
- Location:North and Central America
- Provide technical leadership to the design/management of small grants to local & under-utilized partners. This includes identifying specific learning & program opportunities focused on transformative change in support of gender equality, organizing grant award competitions, and managing the grants, once issued.
- Develop and sustain positive working relationships with local/under-utilized organizations working on gender equality and women’s empowerment (GEWE) in developing countries, across regions.
- Promote monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) practices that can result in learning for the partner, for USAID and the broader development community.
- Ensure dissemination of learning and best practices from the small grants administered under the Program, including through webinars and/or written materials.
- Manage and supervise grants staff and liaise with LEAD finance and compliance team to ensure grant compliance with USAID rules and regulations;
- Ensure the quality and timeliness of grants deliverables and work products;
- Represent the Program, as needed, at global, regional, national, and local fora; and
- Perform other tasks, as needed
- A Bachelor’s degree or higher in political science, gender, international development, or a related field
- A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in gender integration, gender analysis, social inclusion, or related areas
- Experience managing grants programs, in particular GUCs aimed at promoting gender equality and shifting social norms in an international development setting
- Experience working in multiple geographies, including developing countries
- Stronger interpersonal and outreach skills
- Excellent English written and verbal communications skills
- Knowledge of USAID’s ADS procedures, program and operational cycle, audit and financial management requirements and reporting needs
- Current knowledge of key relevant USAID strategies, policies, and other guidance
- Fluency in a relevant foreign language (e.g., Arabic, French, Spanish)
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