Gender Sector Specialist

USAID MESP, Jakarta (with field travel as relevant), Indonesia

Skill Required:, Monitoring and EvaluationResearch and Analysis
Preferred Experience: 
7 to 10 Year
Email for CV Submission: 
Closing Date for Applications: 
14th December, 2019


Job Description

Company Profile:

MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington-based international development company with a 35- year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.

Under contract to USAID Indonesia, MSI implements the Indonesia Monitoring and Evaluation Support Project (MESP), which improves the strategy, planning, implementation, M&E, and knowledge management across USAID’s portfolio of programs in Indonesia. MESP provides USAID and its implementing partners with a combination of M&E implementation, technical assistance, training, and knowledge sharing.

Project Summary:

USAID/Indonesia is preparing to develop a new Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) for FY 2020-2024. The new CDCS will presumably cover these main sectors: Democracy, Rights, & Governance (DRG), Education, Environment, Health, and Economic Growth. As required by USAID policy, the development of the CDCS must be informed by a gender analysis of the technical areas of the USAID’s portfolio. USAID has tasked the MESP to conduct a country-level Gender Analysis in coordination with USAID personnel. In addition, MESP will provide support to the Collaborating, Learning and Adaptation (CLA) events addressing gender integration.

Position Summary:

MSI is seeking three (3) Gender Sector Specialists who posses strong gender analysis experiences with solid knowledge and experience in one or multiple sectors above to serve as team members for this Assessment, under the direction of the Team Leader. Specifically, MSI is seeking Gender Sector Specialist in Health, Environment, Economic Growth & Education. She/He will have primary overall responsibility for conducting the gender analysis using document reviews,with both relevant quantitative and qualitative data ocllection methods. He/she will perform analysis of those documents and data, develop report, and present findings to stakeholders. He/she will also work in collaboration with one International Gender Aviser, USAID/Indonesia Gender Specialist, or other relevant stakeholders

Period of Performance:

The Gender Sector Specialist is tentatively starting in January up to May 2020.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the planning and coordination meetings with MESP and USAID personnel.
  • Collaborate with the USAID/Indonesia Gender Specialist, and other relevant stakeholders, under MESP coordination.
  • Contribute to the development of the design of assessment, including the research methodology, data collection instruments and sampling plan, and workplan
  • Collect primary and secondary data.
  • Synthesize and analyze the collected data.
  • Contribute to the writing of report (draft and final), and debriefing
  • Produce presentation materials, draft and final report in coordination with MSI Senior Gender Advisor.
  • Perform other relevant tasks as assigned by MESP and USAID personnel.
  • Maintain proper research ethics throughout the implementation of the assessment.
  • Coordinates and cooperates with MESP and USAID team personnel.
  • Build and maintain clear communication and coordination with relevant stakeholders for the assessment.

Qualifications:

  • Post-graduate degree in a relevant social science, preferably in public policy, gender/women studies.
  • Demonstrated record of skills and work on gender analysis or assessment, women’s rights, gender audits, and advocacy for gender-sensitive policies in Indonesia, covering national and subnational levels.
  • Expertise in one or more of the core technical areas of the USAID/Indonesia portfolio: DRG, Economic Growth, Education, Environment, and/or Health.
  • Demonstrate skills in data collection methods quantitative and qualitative
  • Familiarity with USAID’s Gender Equality and Female Empowerment Policy, program cycle, ADS Chapter 205 regulations on gender integration, and USAID-required gender indicators.
  • Excellent English writing and editing skills and communication/interview skills for the presentation and stakeholder discussions, as well as an ability to take information from a wide variety of sources and draft clear, succinct, high-level analysis and reports for general dissemination.

How to apply:

Please send application to: IDNMESPRecruit@msiworldwide.com with “Gender Specialist” on the subject no later than December 14, 2019 or visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com
Application should include: 1) A complete CV or Resume; 2) cover letter briefly mentions your ideas to frame the assessment, and 3) one sample of your works on gender analysis or/evaluation in relevant sector. 4) Three references with complete contact information;
Incomplete submissions will not be processed.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.


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