Abt Associates seeks a qualified Gender Inclusion Lead for an anticipated USAID-funded agriculture program in Tanzania, which will aim to increase the commercialization, inclusiveness, and competitiveness of horticulture market systems. In particular, the Activity will create opportunities for women and youth by addressing behaviors in the market system that exclude individuals based on cultural, political or social biases. The Activity will encourage private sector strengthening along the entire value chain, as well as social and behavior change communication to influence attitudes and perceptions to promote gender inclusion. This position is contingent upon contract award to Abt Associates.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the supervision of the Chief of Party, the Gender Inclusion Lead is responsible for ensuring that project interventions address barriers and expand opportunities for women. These duties may include, but are not limited to the following: