Women’s Agriculture Specialist

GRI - Gender Resources Inc.

GRI advances gender equality and women’s empowerment so that all people – women, men, boys, and girls – have equal abilities and opportunities to lead more fulfilling lives. We utilize innovative practices in adult education, communication technology, and results-based program management to achieve programs with tangible impacts for real people. Incorporated in 2012, GRI is a Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) based in San Francisco, California.

GRI is currently seeking a Women’s Agriculture Specialist for a long -term position with an anticipated USAID-funded Agriculture project in Mozambique.

  • Oversee strategic development and program deliverables for women’s empowerment and gender equity
  • Monitor budgets, grants and expenditures for gender programs
  • Manage project gender team
  • Maintains collaborative relationships with all program components
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, annual reports, work-plans, and success stories as required
  • Travel to regions to ensure successful delivery of program results
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Chief of Party
  • Minimum ten (10) years experience with gender in agriculture, animal husbandry, agribusiness, value chain development, microfinance, or livelihood projects, 15 years preferred
  • BA/BS in agriculture, rural development, economic development, or similar required; MA preferred
  • Relevant experience facilitating community consultations
  • Experience designing and delivering capacity building trainings
  • Experience organizing women’s agricultural cooperative a plus
  • Strong management and organizational skills
  • Previous experience in Mozambique required
  • Nationals of Mozambique preferred
  • Previous experience with USAID a plus
  • Prior experience working on USAID programs preferred
  • Excellent management and administrative skills
  • High level of interpersonal skills and cultural sensitivity to effectively interact with all levels of staff, U.S. and foreign government personnel, members of donor organizations, funders and policy makers
  • Self-motivated and well organized
  • Ability to work collaboratively, supportively, and respectfully with others
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Professional level fluency in English and Portuguese required
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
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  • GRI is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, ancestry, age, disability, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, or pregnancy
How to Apply
1. Documentation
  • Cover Letter in English
  • Curriculum Vitae in English
  • References
2. Application
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  • Published 25.11.2013
  • Expires 31.12.2013
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