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Offer: Gender Advisor, Chemonics, Nigeria

Chemonics. Nigeria.

Closing date: June 29, 2011.

Chemonics seeks a gender advisor for an anticipated USAID-funded agriculture project to improve productivity in markets systems in northern Nigeria. The project will target the most vulnerable populations and provide stimulus for improved economic opportunities for women, enhance access to private sector markets, and strengthen market linkages with neighboring countries. This position will be based in northern Nigeria. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
Responsibilities include:

Contribute to designing aspects of the project in its initial start-up phase
Conduct gender analysis of socio-cultural and economic gender constraints facing women and recommend gender initiatives to meet set targets for women's participation
Design and implement program gender strategy, including management of women-focused special initiatives
Conduct gender evaluations and, as necessary, recommend and implement corrections


Advanced university degree required, preferably in international development, social work, anthropology, sociology, or a related social science field
Minimum five years of experience as a gender advisor in agriculture
Experience with donor-funded agriculture projects highly desirable
Experience working in diverse environments
Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
Fluency in English required; advanced knowledge of Hausa a plus

To Apply:

Send electronic submissions to by June 29, 2011. Please send CV, cover letter, and three references with "gender advisor" in the subject line .

No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

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