USAID-APIK Gender Specialist opening

Gender Specialist

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DAI seeks a Gender Specialist for a
5-year, $19 million USAID funded “Adaptasi Perubahan Iklim dan Ketangguhan
(APIK)” Project. The purpose of APIK is to support the Government of Indonesia
to strengthen climate and disaster resilience, working in an integrated
manner from the national level down to the community level. APIK will help
to mainstream climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction into
national and sub-national governance frameworks, build the capacity of
local communities and the private sector to address climate change and
weather-related natural hazards, and support the use of information for
climate and disaster risk management among key stakeholders.

The location for this position is Jakarta,

Summary of Primary Duties

The Gender Specialist will lead the
gender integration efforts in APIK activities and within the APIK staff,
and will design and implement a gender action plan and ensure gender integration
across the select geographies and tasks. The Gender Specialist will support
the gender integration of national and community-based disaster risk reduction
(DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) efforts. S/he will work with
the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Manager to develop indicators to
monitor the gender impact of the program and recommend program changes
based on these efforts.

The Gender Specialist will report to
the Monitoring and Evaluation Manager.

Essential Duties

·        Work
closely with APIK staff to successfully design and implement a Gender Action
Plan and ensure gender integration across the select geographies and tasks.

·        Lead
the coordination for the initial gathering and analyzing of gender data,
and conduct programmed surveys, gender-based climate resilience working
groups, and assessments.

·        Support
the Monitoring and Evaluation Manager and regional office teams to conduct
CCA/DDR gender analyses at the community level.

·        Develop
verifiable indicators to monitor the gender impact of the program.

·        Identify
and recommend needed program changes to other long-term staff based on
monitoring and evaluation results.

·        Participate
in the design of evolving program activities to ensure proper gender balance.

·        Support
the Chief of Party in conducting internal gender training and to appoint
a gender lead for each office and task.

·        With
the Chief of Party and Monitoring and Evaluation Manager, meet biannually
with gender leads to track gender integration across geographies and tasks.

·        Contribute
inputs for bi-weekly, quarterly, and annual reports as required.


·        Five
or more years of experience in gender integration.

·        Three
or more years of experience in M&E and the implementation and analysis
of gender data, surveys, and assessments.

·        Experience
with community-based CCA/DRR integration strongly preferred.

·        Experience
participating in the development of program activities to ensure proper
gender balance and incorporate a gender lens into program design.

·        Bachelor’s
degree in a relevant field; Masters preferred.

·        Strong
English writing abilities.

Interested applicants are invited to
send their CV to
Please send applications as soon as possible. Applicants are instructed
to write “Gender Specialist Application – NAME” as the Subject line
of their email. We regret that we are unable to acknowledge receipt of
all applications and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


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