Gender, Youth and Social Dynamics Lead

Food for the Hungry, Nairobi, Kenya

Skill Required:, Project ManagementProject/ Programme ManagementResearch and AnalysisTraining and Capacity Building
Preferred Experience: 
7 to 10 Year
Closing Date for Applications: 
1st February, 2019

Job Description

Food for the Hungry is seeking applicants for the Gender, Youth and Social Dynamics Lead of an anticipated USAID Title II Development Food Security Activity (DFSA) program in Kenya. The program will use an integrated, multi-pectoral approach to sustainably reduce acute malnutrition levels among vulnerable groups in northern Kenya. Program implementation will utilize a phased approach with the first 18 to 24 months focused on a research and collaborative design phase, followed by a second phase of systems-driven implementation and institutional strengthening. The GY&SD Lead will work closely with the COP to understand program goals, to meet expectations and lead assessments to identify protection risks to gender issues, to map points of entry and support structures for reinforcement. The GY&SD Lead will analyze trends of gender and youth engagement and identify national gaps and develop / adjust program strategies to meet needs; contribute to program design and the preparation of concept notes and proposals; identify needs of implementing partners for training and supervision.

This is a grant funded position; the grant has not yet been approved.


  • Program Management, Development, Monitoring and Evaluation.
  • Coordination and Advocacy.

A resume and an application through our online system is required to apply for this position. This position will close to applications on February 1, 2019. For a complete version of the job description, qualifications, and to apply, access our Career page:

FH benefits include (Int’l):

  • Insurance - Health, Disability, Life
  • Paid holidays, vacation, & sick leave
  • Pension (eligibility per FH policy)
  • Professional development and continuing education opportunities

Values, Vision, and Purpose

At Food for the Hungry, we operate under a set of guiding principles we call “The Heartbeat.” This includes our Values, Vision, and Purpose, which serve as the explanation of who we are and how we work as an organization. Together we follow God’s call responding to human suffering and graduating communities from extreme poverty.

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