Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.
Banyan Global is a small, women-owned development consulting firm, founded on the principle that integrating expertise and experience from the development community and private sector will achieve a broad and lasting impact. Through market-driven, business approaches, Banyan Global works with the private sector, civil society, and government to improve livelihoods, build markets, and promote efficient resource allocation in developing and transitional economies. Banyan Global operates seamlessly within four practice areas: health sector development, microfinance, enterprise development, and financial sector development. Gender is a cross-cutting area of expertise. Banyan Global brings together a unique team of professionals with experience in international development and the private sector. Banyan Global provides advisory, policy, and regulatory services; program management; technical assistance and training; and research and evaluation.
Banyan Global also provides niche expertise in gender and post-conflict. Banyan Global's clients include leading bilateral and multilateral donor agencies, regional development banks, foundations, not-for-profit organizations, business, and industry. Banyan Global holds a significant portfolio of subcontracts for USAID-funded work and has worked in more than 38 countries, serving clients in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East.
Social Inclusion Director
Job Location Rwanda
Banyan Global, an international development consulting firm with extensive experience managing successful economic development projects on the African continent and around the world, is recruiting a Social Inclusion Director for an anticipated USAID-funded economic strengthening project in Rwanda. The project aims to facilitate the emergence of a dynamic off-farm sector that can generate greater employment at a higher wage for Rwandans currently engaged in subsistence agriculture and other low income economic activities. Responsibilities
Provide overall management and leadership related to gender integration, youth integration, work with vulnerable populations, and other issues related to social inclusion.
Conduct a gender and social inclusion analysis, produce a gender and social inclusion strategy for the project, and monitor progress against that strategy.
Lead collaborative relationships with other stakeholders focused on gender and social inclusion, including the relevant divisions within the Government of Rwanda, as well development projects.
Work with the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning team to track, analyze and interpret performance data for gender and social inclusion lessons and insights.
Provide training, coaching, and mentoring to project staff on gender and social inclusion analysis and activity implementation.
Advanced degree in gender studies, economics, international development, or other related field
A minimum of 7 years of experience in the areas of gender equality, women’s empowerment, youth empowerment, and/or working with vulnerable populations
Demonstrated experience working on gender and social inclusion analyses and assessments, in Rwanda specifically, or sub-Saharan Africa broadly
Demonstrated representational skills in managing relationships with government, civil society organizations, donors, and national/international NGOs
Excellent project management, communication, writing, and computer skills
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Previous experience working on USAID projects is a plus
Fluency in written and spoken English required
Banyan Global is an equal opportunity employer. Please apply to the position through our website, https://banyanglobal.com/careers/, and include a cover letter and résumé in your submission. Please no phone calls.