GEYSI Specialist


Development Alternatives Incorporated (DAI)

  • Career category:Monitoring & Evaluation /MEAL
  • Job type:Job
  • Humanitarian or Development:Humanitarian
  • Experience level:5-10 years
  • Organisation type:Consultancy
  • Remote option:No
  • Right to work requirements:Not specified
  • Salary: Not Disclosed
  • Work schedule:Full-time
  • Length of contract:Temporary/ Fixed-term
  • Location:Somalia
Youth Gender equality and Social inclusion (GESI)
Key Duties and Responsibilities :
Lead the development and support the technical implementation of PCG’s Gender and Inclusion Development Analysis and Action Plan.
Conduct a comprehensive gender and social inclusion analysis to identify barriers and opportunities for women, youth, people with disabilities, marginalized clans, and other disadvantaged populations in the project areas.
In coordination with the project team, lead the development and support the technical implementation of PCG’s gender strategy, which will inform the implementation of District Development Plans (DDPs).
Support technical leads to carefully monitor progress toward GEYSI targets, adapting approaches if progress lags.
Collaborate with the monitoring, evaluation and learning team to ensure that performance in gender and inclusion mainstreaming is assessed through target indicators that measure participation of women and youth, and area-consistent disaggregation of data by gender and other inclusion factors.
 Provide technical guidance to the project team to ensure that gender and social inclusion considerations are mainstreamed in all stages of project cycle management, including planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation. Support the project team in identifying and addressing gender-based barriers to women's economic empowerment and access to resources and services.
Ensure that activity deliverables such as work plans, quarterly and annual performance reports include planning for and reporting on gender, youth, and social inclusion initiatives.
Interface regularly with youth and women’s organizations and organizations that represent other vulnerable populations at the State and District levels, and maintain positive, productive relationships with the representatives and their constituents.
Develop and facilitate gender and social inclusion capacity-building workshops and trainings for project staff, partners, and stakeholders to promote better understanding on issues related to gender, youth, and social inclusion. Strengthen GEYSI integration by proposing required adaptation based on analysis of disaggregated MEL data (qualitative and quantitative), recommendations and inputs gathered from the project team, other team members, and key stakeholders.
Ensure strong coordination and collaboration with other USAID funded activities working with vulnerable populations.
Ensure alignment with USAID Gender Equality and Women’s Empower Policy, USAID’s Do No Harm Policy, USG National Strategy on Gender Equity and Equality. Organize gender, youth, and vulnerable groups pause and reflect sessions.
Participate in periodic reviews of progress under the Work Plan and adapt plans and activities as appropriate in collaboration with other team members.
Write gender results analysis for quarterly and annual reports.

Bachelor's degree in a relevant field such as gender studies, international development, or sociology required. An advanced degree or equivalent is preferred.
9+ years of relevant professional experience in GEYSI related areas. GEYSI, governance, community mobilization experience, preferably within international donor-funded organization.
Prior experience developing GEYSI analyses and/or other GEYSI-related deliverables, and in addressing GEYSI-related issues on USAID-funded projects.
Prior experience in report writing, especially under USAID contracts, and development of dissemination.

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