DAI, a global consulting firm headquartered in Washington, DC, USA, seeks to fill multiple positions to support an upcoming USAID Trade and Competitiveness activity in Nepal. The anticipated project is expected to increase Nepali private sector participation in targeted global value chains. This activity will promote investment and increase the use of available technologies and innovation to spur productivity within micro,…
|POSITION||Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) Officer|
|MAXIMUM LEVEL OF EFFORT||LTTA|
|BASE OF OPERATIONS||Surkhet, Nepal|
|POSITION REPORTS TO||GESI Director|
The USAID/Nepal Karnali Water Activity will create healthy, resilient, and water secure communities at the watershed level through strengthened water and sanitation governance that improves water resource management (including water for more resilient and biodiverse ecosystems), enhances sustainable access to drinking water, improves agriculture water management, and reduces the fecal pathogen burden in the environment from poorly managed non-sewered sanitation through fecal sludge management. The program team will methodically integrate WRM, watershed biodiversity conservation, and water and sanitation service delivery by mapping and strengthening the roles, connections, and capacities of key actors and stakeholders system-wide.
The GESI Officer will provide technical assistance and capacity building support to ensure that issues of gender, caste, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and disabilities are meaningfully considered in program activities. Moreover, the GESI Officer will ensure women and representatives of other marginalized groups are able to actively and meaningfully participate in Karnali Water Activity. In close coordination with team members, the GESI Officer will build the capacity of project partners, including national and local stakeholders and implementing partners, in this area.
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Interested candidates should submit their application no later than July 31, 2022
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