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Gender Equity and Social Inclusion Specialist

Project Management
International Development Group
1905C Requisition #
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  • Masters degree in socials sciences, preferably sociology/anthropology, social development, gender studies, and minimum of 6 years of experience (or a Bachelor’s degree and at least 10 years of experience) designing and implementing gender plans for projects, including in Haiti;
  • Experience with large donor-funded projects is preferred;
  • Demonstrated experience in GESI issues and design and implementation of GESI activities in Haiti;
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships with government counterparts at all levels, local organizations, community groups, and other program partners and stakeholders;
  • Experience building staff and stakeholder capacity and training in GESI issues;
  • Ability to conceptualize, plan, guide and implement GESI work
  • Ability to work well with multiple stakeholders
  • Ability and willingness to work as part of a team
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and management skills;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in French and English; preference for Haitian Creole as well
  • Willingness to travel extensively within Haiti to supervise and support GESI related efforts

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Physical and mental demands of this role include those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, as outlined above.  Examples include:  remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time; operating a computer and other office machinery; thinking, learning, and concentrating effectively and frequently communicating with other people, both within RTI and outside of RTI; frequently moving about inside and travel between offices and laboratories; frequently conducting laboratory site inspections (if applicable), ability to handle the stress associated in meeting frequent, multiple and tight deadlines, ability to work in excess of 40 hours per week as workload and deadlines may require, consistent demonstration of mental stability and ability to have regular, reliable and predictable attendance.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job, per RTI procedure 4.2.1. 

RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach—one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development. We believe in the promise of science, and we are inspired every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world. For more information, visit www.rti.org.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further information is available here.

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