GESI Advisor

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Abt Associates GESI Advisor Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs. Abt Associates Ethiopia looking for “GESI Advisor”. Applicants with University Degree may apply on or September 14, 2024.

Abt Associates GESI Advisor Jobs 2024

The Abt Associates has published a job vacancy announcement on July 23, 2024 for qualified Ethiopian to fill in the vacant post of GESI Advisor to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Recruiter Abt Associates
Position GESI Advisor
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Country Ethiopia
Total Vacant Post 01
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Six years
Application Deadline September 14, 2024

Core Responsibilities

  • Lead the development of a GESI strategy informed by existing local evidence on the GESI context, recent and current conflicts, and USAID priorities to integrate GESI into project activities as well as to articulate GESI-specific project activities.
  • Advocate for and advise the project leadership and other project staff on GESI-sensitive and GESI-transformative approaches—inclusive of emerging needs related to conflict—for project work planning and implementation.
  • Contribute to project senior management efforts to ensure that management practices align with Abt’s diversity, equity, inclusion and access (DEIA) principles; help to build staff capacity on DEIA and facilitate a project culture of respect and inclusivity.
  • Act as point person for GESI integration and facilitate and strengthen engagement and partnerships with relevant government agencies, the private sector, NGOs, CSOs, and other donor-funded health financing projects to amplify the implementation and inform adaptation of GESI strategy.
  • Lead efforts to build the capacity of key stakeholders, partner organizations, regional and local governments, health facilities, CSOs, and private sector partners to mainstream gender and inclusion of marginalized groups within their organizations or agencies and into their workstreams.
  • Serve as the external point of contact for the project with USAID on GESI-related matters and communications.
  • Ensure the integration of GESI-sensitive indicators and strategies into the project’s annual workplan, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) plan.
  • Guide MEL team on collection of data on program impact with regard to GESI; ensure that intended and unintended activity impacts are monitored and, if needed, adapted for constant learning and improvement.
  • Work with project management team to ensure that all consortium partners are in compliance with Government of Ethiopia, Abt Global, and USAID GESI-related regulations and strategy.
  • Prepare donor reports, white papers, case studies and success stories to promote project’s GESI strategy and implementation successes.


  • A Master’s Degree in gender studies, public health, disability studies, international development or other related field.
  • A minimum of six years of progressive experience in gender and/or social inclusion mainstreaming.
  • Experience working in health financing preferred.
  • Demonstrated application of GESI best practices, including the active inclusion of marginalized groups in program design, execution and adaptive management.
  • A track record of successful inclusion work with one or more highly relevant identity groups, such as persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, people in conflict areas, women and girls, and/or youth.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated success engaging with key stakeholders to enhance the adoption of GESI best practices.
  • Knowledge of adult learning principles. Experience designing and delivering trainings or workshops.
  • Successful experience providing technical assistance to support the integration of GESI issues in donor-funded projects.
  • Demonstrated capacity to lead the collection, analysis and utilization of data and information from a broad range of sources to ensure effective integration of GESI concerns in project programming.
  • Experience integrating GESI into monitoring, evaluation, and learning plans.
  • Experience working with conflict-affected populations preferred.
  • Experience working in the health sector, health financial protection and equity in accessing healthcare.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently and independently
  • Computer literacy (MS Word, MS Excel).
  • One or more local languages proficiency
  • English language proficiency.

Other Details

  • Job Identification: 105417
  • Job Category: Project and Program Management
  • Posting Date: 07/08/2024, 07:45 PM
  • Apply Before: 09/14/2024, 07:45 PM
  • Locations: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Regular or Temporary: Regular
  • Number of Openings: 1

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