ACDI/VOCA

Inclusion Director, Honduras

HN-Tegucigalpa
Type
Long-term

Overview

For over 50 years and in 145 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development and food security in order to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society. ACDI/VOCA currently has approximately 44 projects in 31 countries and revenues of $151 million.

 

Inclusion Director, Honduras

 

ACDI/VOCA is seeking an Inclusion Director for the USAID-funded Honduras Transforming Market Systems (TMS) Project. The objective of TMS is to foster competitive, resilient, and inclusive market systems that provide increased economic opportunities that incorporate poor, marginalized Hondurans and reduce incentives to migrate. This position will be responsible for working across program areas to ensure activities consider social relations and issues and constraints for women, youth, and vulnerable groups at the productivity, market, and policy levels of interventions. The Inclusion Specialist will draw from project and non-project learnings, continually evaluating and adapting program activities to generate results.

Responsibilities

  • Lead social analysis and other program assessments, the development of an inclusion strategy and work plan with specific and practical recommendations on how to integrate women, youth, and vulnerable populations into TMS’ program design, implementation, M&E, organizational structure, and operations.
  • Support technical implementation of the activities of the annual workplan to achieve the TMS social inclusion targets on time and within budget.
  • Strengthen monitoring to ensure that women and youth are tracked and appropriate response strategies are implemented; organize/support regular monitoring among local districts, partners, and service providers; analyze and report on program and project progress.
  • Prepare and conduct trainings on inclusion topics for staff and beneficiaries.
  • Collaborate with other staff to ensure inclusion strategies are integrated properly throughout the program areas and is in accordance with USAID’s strategy.
  • Document successful program activities and methodologies for inclusion through the development of resources and training manuals that can be shared and refined through the program’s collaborate, learn and adapt (CLA) approach.

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and a minimum of 8 years’ progressive work experience conducting youth, gender, and/or vulnerable populations analysis and integration programming, including on-the-ground participatory approaches to research.
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience on projects with similar magnitude and complexity in Honduras and/or other developing countries in the region.
  • Experience working on a USAID-funded project is strongly preferred.
  • Experience in facilitating trainings for staff and beneficiary populations.
  • Ability to write coherent and analytical reports is required.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; excellent demonstrated interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Fluency in written and spoken Spanish, English preferred.

Please apply online at www.acdivoca.org.internationaljobs. No phone calls please. Only finalists contacted. Women and minorities encouraged to apply. EOE.

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