International Gender Assessment Team Leader

Banyan Global
  • Location
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career / Advanced
  • Posted
    Mar 13

Position description

Banyan Global is recruiting an International Gender Team Leader to lead a team of Gender experts to conduct a Gender Assessment and a GBV Costing Study in Guatemala to inform USAID/Guatemala’s 2019-2024 Country Development Cooperation Strategy. The Gender Team Leader will travel to Guatemala, lead the team, and provide technical input and direction for all deliverables.


  • Travel to Guatemala and lead a team of domestic and international Gender experts in carrying out all deliverables required;
  • Prepare an Inception Report that would include a review of existing literature and resources, detailed work plan, data processing and analysis of collected data, roles/tasks/level of effort of team, and a structure of final report;
  • Conduct in-country key informant interviews and presentation of study findings to USAID and project staff;
  • Establish, lead and participate in meetings and expert interviews in Guatemala;
  • Present preliminary findings of all reports;
  • Draft the final report, make revisions based on USAID and Banyan Global feedback, and submit the Final Report;
  • Act as the main point of contact between Banyan Global, USAID, and the Team of Experts.


  • 10-15 years of experience in gender analysis in the areas of democracy and governance, health and education, economic growth, and the environment, including 5 years of field experience;
  • Master’s Degree in sociology, anthropology, public health or other relevant fields;
  • Excellent speaking and writing skills in Spanish and English;
  • Previous experience working on gender equality and women’s empowerment in Guatemala and/or other Latin American countries;
  • Familiarity with GBV Costing Methodologies, including excellent quantitative data analysis skills;
  • Previous experience working with or in partnership with USAID;
  • Leadership skills, be able to lead meetings, coordinate, and gather different points of view of members of a team, including those of national consultants;
  • Familiarity with public policies addressing gender and social inclusion gaps, gender-based violence, indigenous people, disability, and gender agendas and programs of the main development agencies in Guatemala, particularly of USAID;
  • Experience in the drafting and implementation of qualitative research instruments;
  • Ability to travel for 1.5 months to Guatemala (possibility of more than one trip);
  • Possess working computer skills, particularly in Excel;
  • Fluency in English and Spanish required.

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