We are seeking a Gender and Youth Specialist for the USAID-funded Afghanistan Value Chain (AVC) – High Value Crops (HVC) Project. This Project will work with anchor firms nationwide to reverse market failures, strengthen backward and forward linkages, drive growth, and create jobs for men, women, and youth along, while supporting the rapid growth of the fruit and nuts, high-value horticulture, spices, and medicinal crops value chains. The Project will contribute positive and measurable impacts to the sectors and will increase the efficiency of market actors involved at every stage of the value chain.
This is a CCN position that will oversee gender and youth integration efforts across the project, including ensuring that gender and youth-based approaches are central in the project activities, in accordance with the program design and the intended outcomes of the award. He/she will lead the process of identifying and addressing gender- and age-specific constraints across the project that limit social and economic empowerment, such as mobility, social stigma, household decision-making, and access to markets. He/she will lead the development of an evidence-based gender and youth strategy in collaboration with key technical staff, which will provide overarching project guidance and include specific recommendations for the award.
Please apply online at www.acdivoca.org/international-jobs. No phone calls please. Only finalists contacted. Women, minorities, and local nationals encouraged to apply. EOE.