Senior Advisor Gender Equality Needed In United States


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Senior Advisor Gender Equality Needed In United States. The Department of Global Health’s (DGH) Senior Advisor for Gender Equality will oversee the integration of gender and any intersecting power dynamics or differences across projects. As a member of the Social and Behavior Change (SBC) and Community Health team, you will cooperate with the Gender Equality and Social Justice team, project employees, and partners while working under the direction of the Lead Advisor, SBC. In addition to providing technical assistance and systematically integrating gender equality and gender-based violence (GBV) into project planning, design, research, implementation, and capacity strengthening activities, especially within SBC initiatives, the position entails supervising the implementation of gender equality strategies and action plans for a variety of international projects.

What You’ll Be Doing (Primary Tasks)

  • Leading the Agency for All Project’s Gender Equality Integration Initiative (50%)
  • Lead the implementation of the gender strategy for the USAID Agency for All project, which produces new evidence to understand empowerment and agency within health and SBC programs. This includes providing technical support, developing guidelines and checklists, monitoring, and periodically reviewing the strategy.
  • Increase awareness among Agency for All partners and the larger SBC community of the intersections between gender equality, SBC, and agency.
  • Create, organize, and host a team of “Gender Champions” among Agency for All’s partner organizations.
  • Support the gathering of data and knowledge on SBC initiatives that address gender, including the organization of research activities that address gender.
  • Gender should be taken into account in project monitoring, evaluation, learning, and adaptive management processes as well as in monitoring, evaluation, and learning recommendations for SBC initiatives.
  • Conduct training to improve participants’ understanding of and ability to integrate gender into SBC project activities.
  • Through the creation of direction, learning opportunities, and assisted critical reflection, promote feminist alliances and decolonial feminist research.
  • Improve the knowledge of SBC practitioners and scholars about how agency, intersectionality, and male engagement interact with sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and sex characteristics (SOGIESC).

Department of Global Health leadership on integrating gender equality (40%)

  • In order to ensure the use of best practices and evidence-based approaches, provide technical leadership and expertise in gender equality and gender-based violence prevention and response (GBV) when developing US Government proposals (for example, by writing and reviewing gender/GBV sections and integrating gender/GBV into budgets, monitoring and evaluation, activities, and documentation).
  • By sharing knowledge, managing, and creating gender/GBV tools and resources, assist the global health gender equality lead in strengthening staff’s technical expertise in gender equality and GBV.
  • Create and promote educational opportunities and training on how GBV prevention and response link with social justice, gender equality, and global health.

Project Technical Support (10% percent)

  • Support the creation of gender equality strategies and action plans as well as formative research involving intersectional gender analyses.
  • Keep an eye on things and make necessary adjustments to your plans.
  • To improve the technical proficiency of project workers, develop and review training materials on gender equality and GBV.
  • Make that the technical design is coherent and that GBV and gender equality are integrated into project activities, monitoring, and evaluation.
  • Learner contributions to project knowledge management, documentation, and learning should be documented.

required credentials

  • a Bachelor’s degree is a must, as well as seven years of experience that is related.
  • experience implementing gender/GBV strategies, supporting research design, implementation, and data analysis, leading capacity-building trainings, etc. in order to provide technical help on gender equality and GBV integration into programming and research.
  • experience using decolonial, feminist, and participatory qualitative methodologies to assist intersectional research and analysis, as well as demonstrated knowledge of research ethics.
  • Experience doing intersectional gender studies for US government donors, including study design, data gathering, and analysis.
  • working knowledge of SBC programs or initiatives with a significant gender focus.
  • Technical proficiency in at least one of the following areas is required, including SOGIESC, LGBTI+ rights, gender and SBC, addressing harmful gender and social norms, preventing and responding to GBV, men and boys actively participating in women’s and girls’ empowerment, and gender and harmful gender and social norms.
  • ability and willingness to travel abroad up to 25% of the time.
  • Proven expertise including the ability to write gender equality strategies, sections, and annexes for US Government submissions for global health.
  • skill with the Microsoft Office program.
  • English written and spoken at a professional level.
  • demonstrated capacity for efficient internal and external collaboration with teams and individuals at all levels.
  • committed to creating and preserving a culture of diversity, inclusiveness, and belonging.

Preferred Requirements

  • knowledge of Arabic, Spanish, or French.
  • demonstrated knowledge of and use of intersectional gender analysis, child, early, forced marriage, and unions, as well as survivor-centered methods, GBV prevention theories, and strategies.
  • Prior knowledge of USAID-funded initiatives, including contracts, is an asset.


Depending on the candidate’s location, Save the Children will pay between the following ranges for this position:

  • Geo 1 – NY Labor prices in Metro, DC, and other places are much higher than the national average: Base salary range for this position is between $108,800 and $121,600.
  • Locations Near the US National Labor Cost Average (Geo 2): The base salary range for this position is $98,600 to $110,200.
  • Geo 3 – Areas markedly cheaper than the US National Labor Cost Average: The base salary range for this position is $88,400-$98,800.

Based on factors such as applicable experience, internal peer base salaries, company industry, and location (additional information on job structure is available here), the actual base wage may differ. An incentive program may be available to the employee. Save the Children also provides paid safety and wellness leave of at least one day per month worked for a full-time employee, which is pro rata reduced for employees working less than a full-time schedule, as well as at least 10 paid holidays per year. These benefits depend on paygrade and length of service. Employees could qualify for additional bonus pay. Commuter benefits, paid caregiver leave days, 1 paid volunteer day a year, paid critical child illness leave days, health, dental, vision, and life insurances, short- and long-term disability coverage, an Employee Assistance Program, a retirement savings plan with employer contribution, family leave, paid parental/adoption leave of 60 days, commuter benefits, paid caregiver leave days, paid volunteer days, paid critical child illness leave days, dress for your day, and much more are among the outstanding benefits offered by Save the Children US.

Why you ought to sign up for Save the Children’s Team…

Save the Children US provides exceptional benefits, such as commuter benefits, dress for your day, short-term and long-term disability coverage, an Employee Assistance Program, a 403(b), generous vacation time, personal sick time, family leave, parental/adoption leave, and more.

Senior Advisor Gender Equality Needed In United States


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