Gender Analysis Coordinator

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ECODIT

Remote (local)
  • Career category:Programme/ Project design & management
  • Job type:Job
  • Experience level:0-5 years
  • Organisation type:Consultancy
  • Remote option:Remote (local)
  • Right to work requirements:Right to work required in advance
  • Salary: Not Disclosed
  • Work schedule:Full-time
  • Length of contract:Temporary/ Fixed-term
  • Location:United States 
Climate & Environmental justice Generic (e.g. 'gender focal point' role
ECODIT is an international development firm working with governments, businesses, and local communities to advance environmentally- and socially responsible development around the world. We provide technical assistance services ranging from quick-turnaround assessments and evaluations to design and implementation of long-term multi-million-dollar projects. Since its founding in 1993, ECODIT has provided professional services through more than 250 projects/contracts to diverse clients in more than 60 countries. Building on our track record of success, we have continuously expanded the depth and breadth of our expertise in the water, energy, environment, and governance sectors.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the DCOP and Gender Analysis and Technical Advisors with identifying resources and establishing timelines for conducting gender analyses;
  • Identify local, regional, and international consultants to serve as leads or members of gender analysis teams, and support their approval and mobilization processes. This includes working with the DCOP and Gender Analysis and Technical Advisors to develop scopes of work (SOWs) for consultant agreements and subcontractors, and obtain all necessary supporting documentation as relevant;
  • Organize travel, logistics, and meetings, for gender analysis teams in the field (overseas), in compliance with USAID and ECODIT policies and procedures;
  • Develop and use trackers to monitor consultant level of effort (LOE), tasking status, invoices, approvals, and authorization requests;
  • Monitor tasking budgets and expenditures and report any issues to the Home Office Project Manager (HOPM) and/or Director of Finance and Administration (DFA);
  • Work with consultants to collect, review, and submit invoices and expense report documentation for approval in a timely manner;
  • Ensure all documentation related to gender analyses (including literature reviews, interview notes, and reports) are properly filed and that data is safely stored; 
  • Lead the hiring of vetted vendors and the procurement of goods and services as they relate to gender analyses (i.e., interpretation and translation, transportation);
  • Provide technical, administrative, and other support to staff, consultants, and subcontractors throughout the course of gender analyses to ensure compliance with USAID and ECODIT requirements. This includes delivering training on such topics as invoicing, preparing expense reports, and providing guidance on travel requirements;
  • Perform other tasks, as needed, to ensure the success of the Gender LEAD Program.
 
Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, gender, international development, or a related field; Master’s degree preferred;
  • At least three years of experience in project management for donor-funded projects, in an international development setting;
  • Proven experience working on USAID-funded projects, and adhering to USG policies, procedures, regulations and reporting requirements, and business practices
  • Proven experience successfully supporting USG contracts, and adhering to USG policies, procedures, regulations and reporting requirements, and business practices; 
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in procurement and other management support functions;
  • Ability to organize, manage, prioritize, and follow through on multiple tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment;
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite and SharePoint; 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Experience working in developing countries; and
  • Excellent English written and verbal communications skills

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