GESI Specialist, USAID/RDMA Gender and Inclusive Development (GID) Study At Social Impact

Social Impact is a global development management consulting firm. We provide monitoring, evaluation, strategic planning, and capacity building services to advance development effectiveness. We work across all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. Since 1997 we have worked in over 100 countries for clients such as US government agencies, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and nonprofits.

Project Objective:

Under Task Order 46 of the Asia Learning Monitoring and Evaluation (ALME) program, the USAID Regional Development Mission for Asia (RDMA) has requested Social Impact to complete a study on Gender and Inclusive Development (GID) in Southeast Asia. The study findings will be used to inform the Regional and Country Development Cooperation Strategy development and support integration of GID concerns into USAID programming.

Position Description:

Social Impact is seeking a Gender and Social Inclusion (GESI) Specialist with qualitative research experience and expertise in GESI issues and donor programming in Southeast Asia. The GESI Specialist will be responsible for supporting qualitative data collection, including desk research, and assisting with the development of client deliverables. This is a part-time consulting position with a period of performance from November 2021 to April 2022.

**Please note: This is a local position. Only candidates currently based in Southeast Asia will be considered.


  • In collaboration with the Team Leader and other team members, support the Gender and Inclusive Development study.
  • Conduct qualitative data collection and analysis, including literature review and key informant interviews.
  • Maintain clear and regular communication with the research team and HQ support staff, and inform the HQ team of any risks, problems, or challenges in a timely manner.
  • Contribute to the development and finalization of project deliverables, including GID training tools and materials.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in international development, sociology, gender and social inclusion, or a related field.
  • Minimum of five years of experience conducting research on gender and inclusive development related issues or three years of experience with a master’s degree.
  • Experience working with USAID preferred.
  • Exceptional organizational, analytical, writing, and presentation skills.
  • Oral and written fluency in English required.

How to apply

Come join our energetic and innovative team! We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.

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SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.

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