Senior Public-Private Partnership Specialist
Deadline: Until filled
Organization: USAID/ India
The Senior Innovations and Public-Private Partnership Specialist (IPPPS) will carry out a gender analysis within several sectors: health (tuberculosis, maternal and child health, and family planning), WASH, energy and environmental health, energy, water security, disaster risk reduction, and digital connectivity.
In these sectors, the gender analysis will address:
- What are the barriers for equal male-female participation in all USAID/India sectors mentioned above?
- What are the ways in which women and men are impacted differently by problems/opportunities in these sectors?
- What are potential measures for improving women's access to services, employment opportunities, and policy planning?
- What are potential measures for enhancing the leadership role that NGOs and others play on gender issues in the sectors that USAID might want to engage?
- What role does gender-based violence play as a cross-cutting priority in all of the sectors mentioned above and what are potential measures to mitigate it?
Dates: March 4 – May 17, 2019
The Senior IPPPS will work under the leadership of a Senior Gender Expert (Consultant) and also collaborate with an extended research team comprised of the USAID Regional Gender Specialist, the USAID/India Program Office Director, and the USAID/India Gender Focal point.
The IPPPS will collaborate on the preparation of an inception report; and will travel with the Senior Gender Expert to India for two (2) weeks to carry out the data collection for the Gender Analysis. The IPPPS will collaborate on the preparation of a draft and final Gender Analysis Report in English in line with USAID and Banyan Global formatting and graphics standards.
- At least 7-10 years of experience is required in the design and management of innovation activities and public-private sector engagement strategies, partnerships and leveraging in a development sector context.
- Experience in forging public-private partnerships focusing on innovations in multiple sectors with vast understanding of market dynamics in the Indian context.
- Experience working with private provider networks preferably in the area of USAID/India’s sectors of intervention: health (tuberculosis, maternal and child health, and family planning), WASH, energy and environmental health, energy, water security, disaster risk reduction, and digital connectivity.
- Experience working with private provider associations will be an advantage.
- A Master’s degree or PhD in sociology, anthropology, political science, economics, public health, rural development or another relevant field.
- Familiarity with the USAID project cycle and programming will be an advantage.
- Ability to communicate diplomatically and clearly with USAID staff and partners required.
- Experience with the drafting and implementation of qualitative research instruments.
- Ability to undertake a two-week mission to India required (March 25-April 12, 2019 approximately).
- Previous work experience in or related to India required.
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