This position is located in the Department of Compact Operations (DCO), Sector Operations Division.Learn more about this agency
Although the position is advertised equivalent to GS-15, MCC uses a pay banded system to compensate employees. This position is pay band 3a which is generally equal to GS-15.
As Director (Gender and Social Inclusion), you will work as part of a practice team led by the Senor Director for Gender and Social Inclusion and with other staff in to strengthen MCC's engagement across sectors in current thinking, approaches, strategies, tools and practices related to gender and social integration in large-scale international development programs. The Director will:
- Ensure that MCC's Gender Policy and related policy and guidance documents are followed throughout the compact process.
- Lead gender integration and social inclusion work as a member of the multi-disciplinary MCC team or through providing guidance to junior colleagues engaged with country counterparts to ensure that analyses of social and gender differences and inequalities inform the development and implementation of programs to be funded through the Millennium Challenge Account.
- Provide expert advice and counsel on social and gender issues related to data (supply, demand, and technical capacity to use data), policy analysis, consultations, program design, project assessments, implementation plans, monitoring and evaluation of Compact-funded projects and activities.
- Develop or supervise the development of terms of reference and evaluate the technical adequacy of project-specific studies and plans such as gender assessments, political economy analyses / stakeholder mapping, human trafficking risk management plans, and gender integration plans.
- Provide expertise to develop approaches and terms of reference to monitor, assess and evaluate social and gender performance, outcomes and impacts of MCC-funded projects, including feedback loops that enable learning and adaptation during implementation.
- Collaborate with economic analysis and monitoring and evaluation staff to ensure that research design (quantitative and qualitative), data and collection and analyses incorporate gender and other key demographic distinctions.
- Provide technical leadership in developing a training and capacity building program on gender integration and social inclusion, as well as other social risk management issues such as human trafficking, and societal cohesion (particularly in vulnerable states).
- Represent MCC to senior U.S. Government officials, representatives of foreign governments, and a variety of other stakeholders, both domestic and international. Strengthen external partnerships to enhance attention to gender and other social issues.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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