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Gender & Youth Specialist (USAID/Zambia)

DevTech Systems Inc.,

This is a Full-time position in Lusaka, Zambia posted 22/04/2021.

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DevTech Systems Inc.,

International Consulting Firm

About Us*>
DevTech Systems, Inc. (DevTech) is an international consulting firm dedicated
to development, with over 35 years of experience providing advisory services
and technical assistance to government, private sector, and civil society
stakeholders in more than 100 countries. We are a data-driven evidence-based
organization that specializes in informing policy making by delivering focused
data-driven evidence-based analysis products and services. DevTech’s core
practice areas include Data Services, Public Financial , Knowledge
Management and Data Analysis, Monitoring and Evaluation, , Gender and
Youth, Security Transparency and Governance, and Energy and Environment.

Overview*>
DevTech is seeking a Gender & Youth Specialist for the USAID/Zambia Business
Enabling Project (BEP). The purpose of this project is to catalyze greater
gender equality and inclusive private sector investment and trade in rural
areas by strengthening select Zambian government and civil society
organizations to implement improved and streamlined policies and processes for
economically viable and gender balanced rural enterprises. The project will
also support the creation of an enabling environment that incentivizes
productive investments in trade, agriculture, energy, eco-tourism, and
sustainable natural resource management.

Responsibilities*>
The Gender & Youth Specialist, under the overall guidance of the Chief of
Party (COP), will work with the project teams in Agriculture, Energy, Trade
and Natural Resources to ensure that the needs of gender and youth stakeholder
communities are well-represented in the project. S/he will also participate as
a core team member on development and review of project work plans,
dissemination, and project reporting. The following responsibilities are
included but not limited to:

> Conducting initial gender and youth assessments and ensure assessment findings are reflected during implementation.
> Providing professional, technical, and advisory services to staff and program to promote women empowerment, gender equality and youth inclusion.
> Leading the design and implementation of interventions to ensure active participation of women and youth in BEP activities.
> Ensuring measurement, recording, and interpretation of specific gender and youth indicators and preparing summary notes, assessment reports addressing gender and youth inclusion issues.
> Identifying, developing, and implementing gender and youth mainstreaming and empowerments in all the program activities.
> Leading the design and implementation of the assessments and studies that aim to identify the contextual and socio – cultural aspects influencing gender equality and youth inclusion in project activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

> Advanced degree in Sociology or other relevant areas.
> 5 years of experience leading the gender and youth component of donor development projects.
> 5 years’ experience in the design and implementation of youth and gender – sensitive community level USAID funded program.
> Extensive experience working with USAID projects preferably with a focus on business enabling projects.
> Knowledge of issues that block effective youth and gender access to and participation in business opportunities.
> Proven experience in participatory data collection and monitoring & evaluation with a focus on youth and gender.
> Experience in building the capacity of stakeholders and project staff to facilitate women and youth integration and empowerment.
> Strong interpersonal skills
> Fluency in written and spoken English.

Preferred Qualifications:

> Experience working in Zambia
> Demonstrated deep understanding of gender and youth norms and context in Zambia.

EEO Statement*>
_NOTE:*> This job posting should not be construed to imply that the
requirements are the exclusive standards of the position nor will it be the
sole basis for any subsequent employee evaluations. Incumbents will follow any
other instructions and perform any other related duties as may be required by
their supervisor. _

_All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will
not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or
other status protected by applicable law._

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