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Description

FHI 360 is currently recruiting for the position of Gender and Social Inclusion Advisor (GESI Advisor) for an anticipated USAID-funded district governance strengthening project in Zambia. The project will help the Government of the Republic of Zambia with informing citizens and building their capacity to effectively demand improved service delivery while strengthening a local system of governance capable of responsive service delivery. The GESI Advisor will ensure that project activities effectively integrate gender and youth considerations and will mainstream the interests of vulnerable groups in project activities. Likewise, the Advisor will support the design and implementation of project activities that address the unique challenges that women, youth, and vulnerable groups face in their communities. He/she will support project management with recommendations for improving processes to achieve objectives; will contribute to the overall adaptive programming approach; and will play a key role in project work planning, learning, and reporting. This is a full-time position based in Lusaka, Zambia, for a duration of five years. Zambian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply. Availability of the position is contingent upon successful award of the project to FHI 360. The anticipated start time is Spring 2020.

Responsibilities

- Provide guidance to the Chief of Party and field staff on inclusion and gender issues across all program areas - Conduct gender analysis at program outset and incorporate findings in work plan and baseline data for ongoing monitoring and learning purposes - Develop and deliver training to program staff, partners, and relevant stakeholders on inclusion-related issues, tools, and approaches, and conduct awareness raising initiatives - Deliver technical assistance to stakeholders to build capacity around development of inclusive practices and policies - Incorporate gender and inclusion approaches in all project activities, including research and data collection - Work closely with the Chief of Party and Deputy Chief of Party to develop and implement appropriate messaging plans - Develop annual project work plans in collaboration with field staff and contribute inputs to all donor related reporting mechanisms

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