Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) Expert
CAMRIS International

CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world. 

CAMRIS International implements USAID/Nepal’s Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Activity, a five-year project. The Nepal MEL Activity supports the achievement of USAID/Nepal’s Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) development objectives by assisting the Mission in planning, designing, conducting, disseminating and learning from more rigorous monitoring and evaluation of development activities. This includes designing and implementing both quantitative and qualitative evaluations and assessments, as well as providing expert analysis and technical assistance to USAID/Nepal’s programs.

The Nepal MEL Activity has three major components:

  • Component 1: Support greater rigor and coherence in USAID/Nepal’s M&E efforts
  • Component 2: Design and conduct analyses, evaluations, surveys, studies, and assessments
  • Component 3: Support improved knowledge management within the Mission

Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) Expert

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No. of Position: 1

Type: Contract (STTA Consultant)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take direction from and fully support the team lead throughout the assignment
  • Review Nepali literature on social inclusion related to caste, religion, and ethnicity in Nepal and analyze and synthesize the major findings
  • Support lead researcher in presentation of desk review findings to stakeholders 
  • Support the team lead in developing the workplan to include the study’s methodology, bibliography, preliminary list of respondents, framework for analysis, and timeline
  • Analyze qualitative and quantitative data to identify gaps and dynamics in relation to five domains of GESI which includes 1) Laws and polices, 2) Cultural norms and beliefs, 3) Gender roles and responsibilities, 4) Access to and control over resources and 5) Patterns of power and decision-making 
  • Pilot test data collection tools in the field
  • Assist in training field researchers on the data collection tools
  • Conduct field research to gather data through focus group discussions (FGDs) and key informant interviews (KIIs) with relevant stakeholders
  • Support the team lead in development and presentation of the preliminary findings, conclusions and recommendations to USAID/Nepal
  • Contribute to the drafting and finalization of the analysis report 

Qualifications: 

  • In depth knowledge of  gender and social inclusion issues in Nepal
  • At least three years of experience leading or participating in GESI analyses, assessments, or GESI project evaluations 
  • A minimum of a master’s degree in either sociology, religion, anthropology, international development or related area with specialization in development issues facing women, and marginalized castes and ethnicities in Nepal
  • Knowledgeable of the current laws and policies affecting women and other  marginalized populations, and implications that the devolution of authorities and services to the local level may have on women and others
  • Excellent English language oral and written communication skills 
  • Previous experience working with USAID is preferred

This position is restricted to Nepali citizens only.

Applying Procedure

Qualified and interested professionals are requested to apply by July 18, 2019 at the following link: https://careers-camris.icims.com/jobs/4453/gender-equality-and-social-inclusion-%28gesi%29-expert/job

The selected candidate will be requested to submit writing samples in English and furnish three professional references.   


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