Global GESI Director (Gender, Equality and Social Inclusion Expert) - USAID Green Recovery Investment Platform (GRIP)

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Last update: 9 days ago Last update: Aug 5, 2022


Deadline: Sep 4, 2022
Location: USA USA
Sectors: Gender, Social Development Gender, Social Development
Job type: Permanent position
English English
Work experience: From 10 years
Date posted: Aug 5, 2022
Expected starting date: As soon as possible


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USAID Green Recovery Investment Platform” (GRIP)

Gender, Equality and Social Inclusion Expert | Global GESI Director

Position Location: Washington, DC.


Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic institutions, and stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 25 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.

Position Summary:

Creative is searching for a Gender, Equality and Social Inclusion Expert | Global GESI Director to serve as the overall GESI and indigenous peoples lead for the project and to ensure the effective inclusion of GESI and IP-focused considerations into all activities across all three objectives. The GESI Director will contribute to the project's work plan development, indicator selection and monitoring of GESI focused results, and the project's development and learning agenda. Position will be based the Washington DC Area; remote work options may be available for highly qualified candidates.

Reporting & Supervision:

The Global GESI Director reports to the Chief of Party

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to defining the project's overall technical approach, drafting annual work plans, and implementing an integrated set of activities to achieve project goals in a way that will expand economic opportunities or provide targeted services to the benefit of women, youth, and other marginalized populations.
  • Coordinates with the DCOP of Climate Financing, and the Investment Platform's Portfolio Directors to tailor project activities to enhance the involvement of women, youth, and other marginalized populations.
  • Collaborates with the project's M&E staff to propose indicators and collect and analyze data for monitoring, learning, and reporting.
  • Ensures that the activities and results are implemented in a timely manner within the approved budget.
  • Promotes the importance of IP-GESI activities and considerations to the project team, and among partners and stakeholders.
  • Provides and designs IP-GESI trainings for project staff, partners, stakeholders and target beneficiaries as needed.


Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in gender and youth development studies or similar fields.
  • 10+ years of professional experience in indigenous populations, gender or youth development, including at least 5 years in the areas of climate financing, clean energy, adaptation and resilience, or nature-based solutions required.
  • Experience identifying opportunities and barriers related to expanding incomes or economic opportunities for women, youth, and other marginalized populations
  • Familiarity with USAID Gender and Inclusion policies and practices.
  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership, and organizational management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Fluency in English required.

Employee must be authorized to work in United States of America.

Only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

Creative Associates International Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran.

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