RCA Flag
RCA Flag
Connecting Africa’s Skilled Professionals
RCA Flag

ReConnect Africa is a unique website and online magazine for the African professional in the Diaspora. Packed with essential information about careers, business and jobs, ReConnect Africa keeps you connected to the best of Africa.

Gender, Youth and Social Inclusion Director
Job Title: Gender, Youth and Social Inclusion Director
Location: Monrovia, Liberia
Company: ACDI/VOCA
Job Summary: For anticipated programs in Liberia envisioned to start in Fall 2022.
Job Description: ACDI/VOCA is seeking qualified candidates for Gender, Youth, and Social Inclusion (GYSI) Director role for anticipated programs in Liberia funded by USAID and envisioned to start in Fall 2022. The GYSI Director will lead the development and implementation of the program’s strategy for GYSI and will ensure the integration of women, youth, and other vulnerable populations into all program activities. This position will be based in Liberia. Responsibilities Collaborate with lead personnel to ensure the integration of GYSI concepts and approaches into all program activities, including technical implementation, monitoring, operations, policies, and procedures Provide technical advice and trainings to program staff, partners, and stakeholders to build their capacity to integrate gender, youth, and other relevant social considerations into designing interventions, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation Lead the design and implementation of GYSI analyses, impact assessments, and other learning studies Review and provide input to project work plans, with attention to GYSI dimensions of technical activities and operations, and discuss GYSI issues and priorities with project senior management and other technical specialists Support the M&E team in ensuring that all data is disaggregated by sex and age in data collection processes, analysis, and reporting Work with M&E team to develop GYSI indicators and learning questions, and ensure that the project reports on GYSI outcomes and impacts Lead or assist in the preparation of reports and documents for submission to USAID and ACDI/VOCA home office Promote and advocate thorough understanding of GYSI related issues across activity components Write, coordinate, and disseminate lessons learned among team and program stakeholders
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in gender, sociology, agriculture, economics, business administration, or relevant field required; master’s degree preferred At least 7 years of experience in GYSI and/or resilience programming required; 5 years of managing staff preferred Knowledge of proven approaches and best practices for integrating women, youth, and other historically excluded populations into agriculture, market systems, and/or food security programs Knowledge of do no harm, women’s empowerment, and positive youth development frameworks and approaches is required Experience conducting gender analysis and research a plus Previous USAID-funded project experience in Liberia preferred Fluency in English required
How to apply: Liberian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply. Please apply online at www.acdivoca.org/international-jobs. The applications will be reviewed promptly upon receipt, only finalists will be contacted. ACDI/VOCA is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities and people from diverse groups are encouraged to apply.
Closing Date:
Additional information:
Welcome to the new, upgraded ReConnect Africa website.
Please help us provide you with information relevant to your needs by completing the fields below (just this once!)