Position Description

GBV Assessment Team Leader Consultant
Location Various Countries
Job Type Consultant
Job Classification Proposal (conditional)
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Project Summary: 

This Task Order supports learning, analysis and transition rapid response by promoting learning on key DRG issues and providing rapid response to transition scenarios, including short term DRG programming. In it’s first year, the Task Order will include an assessment of impunity around gender-based violence in Latin American and the Caribbean to include structural barriers and enabling environment, the social norms that contribute to increase GBV, the institutions on the ground and how they are addressing Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) issues, the challenges, and opportunities that need to be considered. Country level assessments will include Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Ecuador, Peru, Colombia, Paraguay, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Barbados, Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago. The Task Order will also include a regional analysis of trends, best practices, and opportunities - including recommendations for strategic approaches and cost-effective programming to reduce impunity around gender-based violence crimes based on the findings.

 

Position Summary:

MSI is seeking short term Team Leaders to conduct country-level assessments on impunity around gender-based violence in Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Ecuador, Peru, Colombia, Paraguay, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Barbados, Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago. Applicants may be considered for multiple country assessments. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and coordinate one or more country-level assessments, to include structural barriers and enabling environment, the social norms that contribute to impunity related to SGBV, the institutions on the ground and how they are addressing Sexual and Gender Based Violence issues, challenges, and opportunities that need to be considered.  
  • Management of the country-level assessment team, including managing in-country client relationships, taking the lead in meetings, making or overseeing logistical arrangements, and serving as primary author of the written report.

 

Qualifications:

  • A PhD and 8 years of experience; or JD/LMM and 10 years of experience; or MS/MA/MBA and 12 years of experience in a field relevant to promoting democracy and good governance is required.
  • Demonstrated experience conducting high-quality and in-depth analyses of political, institutional, economic and social barriers to democratic development and consolidation, particularly related to social inclusion and Sexual and Gender Based Violence.
  • Demonstrated experience leading multi-person assessment teams in LAC and/or other developing country contexts.
  • Familiarity with applied Political Economy Assessment (PEA) methodologies, and/or USAID’s DRG Strategic Assessment Framework desirable.
  • Regional experience in one or more of the following countries required: Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Ecuador, Peru, Colombia, Paraguay, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Barbados, Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago.
  • Knowledge of DRG transition literature, preferred.
  • Professional proficiency in Spanish required.
  • An ability to conduct interviews and discussions in other LAC local languages desirable.

 

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

 

MSI is dedicated to hiring an inclusive workforce. If you would like to request reasonable accommodations during the application process, please email  MSI.Dept.HRRecruiting@tetratechinc.onmicrosoft.com  with “Reasonable Accommodations” in the title. Our recruitment team looks forward to engaging in an interactive process to provide reasonable accommodations for candidates.

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