CAMRIS is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contracted through Social Solutions International partnered with CAMRIS, to recruit and hire qualified individuals for the following position:
Policy, Evaluation and Communication Division, Office of Population and Reproductive Health, Bureau for Global Health, United States Agency for International Development
Title: Senior Gender Advisor
GS: 14 - Equivalency
Application Deadline: Open until Filled
The Policy, Evaluation and Communication (PEC) Division within the Bureau for Global Health’s (GH) Office of Population and Reproductive Health (PRH) creates the enabling environment for family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH). The PEC division works with partners within USAID and externally in order to promote effective family planning advocacy, policy, financing, and governance (policy); collect, analyze, and evaluate data for evidence-based decision making (evaluation); develop and implement communication efforts to influence attitudes, norms, and behaviors or beneficiaries and providers (communication). PEC provides technical leadership, strategic direction, and implementation oversight, support to field missions, partner coordination, and performance tracking for family planning, especially as a component of Preventing Child and Maternal Deaths. PEC also provides technical input for evaluation efforts across the population, health and nutrition sector.
The Senior Gender Advisor will be part of the PRH Gender Team situated within the Policy, Evaluation, and Communication Division. The Senior Advisor will provide technical leadership and serve as a point person for all gender-related issues across all 4 Divisions in PRH. The Senior Advisor will also provide strategic direction to and participate in the Interagency Gender Working Group (IGWG). S/he will seek to understand and address gender norms and inequalities across FP/RH programming (e.g., research, data collection and analysis, policy and advocacy, service delivery, social and behavior change communication), with a particular focus on gender-based violence and child marriage, reproductive empowerment, and male engagement.
As an integral member of the PEC Division, the Advisor will also contribute to the overall goals of the Office and the Division through participation in PEC Division projects and activities. S/he will serve as a resource and leader for other USAID bureau and Missions on gender integration and FP. S/he will work closely with PRH and GH Gender Advisors and receive day-to-day guidance from the PRH Gender Team Leader.
The Senior Gender Advisor will be responsible for:
International and domestic travel approximately 20%.
Training and professional development
Applicants selected will be subject to a background investigation and must obtain and maintain a favorable adjudication as applicable to their position/duties.
This is an opportunity for employment or a contract, but we reserve the right to make no selection or award.
Social Solutions International and CAMRIS International offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Please submit your resume online at www.camris.com
Social Solutions and CAMRIS are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.