: DT Global is recruiting for a short-term Gender, Equity, Disability, and Social Inclusion (GEDSI) Expert to support the USAID/OTI-funded STEP-UP program in Sudan. The GEDSI Expert will design a toolkit for the program and adapt and provide trainings on the fundamentals of GEDSI to STEP-UP staff and partners. With support of a local Sudanese consultant, the GEDSI Expert will give an initial pilot training to STEP-UP Sudan program staff and Nairobi-based partner representatives for feedback and revisions. Following this pilot, one or both consultants will travel to Sudan to deliver the finalized training to STEP-UP staff and Sudanese-based partners using a Training of Trainers (TOT) approach to allow STEP-UP Sudan staff to continue delivering the training throughout the life of the project.
Location: Remote with travel to Kenya and Sudan (security permitting)
Level of Effort (LOE): 35 days
Period of Performance: Late 2023 to early 2024
Tasks and Responsibilities:GEDSI Analysis (remote) â This will include a desktop review of GEDSI-related challenges for Southern Sudan, specifically utilizing a conflict lens, and a review of existing literature on conflict prevention and peacekeeping and GEDSI. It will also include primary research, interviewing local Sudanese staff and partners with a sample size of 10-20 individuals selected for this research.The primary research will involve the assistance of a local consultant to help coordinate these interviews, provide translation services when necessary, and assist with data collection and analysis. GEDSI Fundamentals Training - Adapt existing DT Global GEDSI training to Sudanese context, specifically focusing on the unique challenges related to GEDSI in context settings, and work with DT Global HQ to integrate the newly developed DT Global Do No Harm/Safeguarding Toolkit. Development of a GEDSI integration toolkit to be used by staff focused on integrating GEDSI into activities. The toolkit will be validated by the project team with further refinements, as needed. The consultant will also develop a training on implementation of the GEDSI toolkit for activity integration. The Toolkit should include guidance on integration of GEDSI in activity design, how-to's on discussing GEDSI issues with partners and beneficiaries, and MERL approaches to include but not limited to activity-level indicators, program level learning questions, and research questions. Delivery of the pilot GEDSI Fundamentals Training and Toolkit Training to select STEP-UP staff and partners in Nairobi. Revisions of both trainings and the toolkit based on STEP-UP staff feedback and delivery of final versions. Prior to the end of the activity, participate in an out brief with STEP-UP staff, USAID/OTI and members of the USAID/OTI gender working group.
Deliverables:Written assessment of GEDSI challenges currently facing southern Sudan (no more than 20 pages) GESDI Fundamentals training (1/2 day â 1 day training) GEDSI Integration Toolkit for integrating GEDSI approaches into activities. GEDSI Integration Toolkit Training (1/2 day training) Out brief to Sudan 2 Senior and Local Management teams on GEDSI opportunities and challenges, including suggestions for how to carry GEDSI training and best practices forward Out brief to USAID/OTI Program team and USAID/OTI gender working group.
Education & Minimum Qualifications: ÂAdvanced degree in relevant topics; A minimum of five years demonstrated relevant experience working on GEDSI issues, specifically designing GEDSI strategies and trainings. Experience in conflict settings a plus; Familiarity with USAID/OTI activity cycle and programming; Strong writing, analysis, and interpersonal skills are required; Fluent English language skills required. Arabic proficiency preferred but not required. Basic computer literacy is required, including familiarity with MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point), email, etc. Ability to travel to Nairobi, Kenya S/he will also be willing and able to travel to Nairobi, Kenya as well as Port Sudan, Blue Nile and/or Greater Kordofan (travel to Sudan is based on security situation at time of training).
Core Competencies:TEAMWORK: Works cooperatively and effectively with others to achieve common goals. Participates in building a culture characterized by inclusion, trust and commitment. COMMUNICATION: Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts professionally. Demonstrates effective use of listening skills and displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts.Â ADAPTABILITY: Adjusts planned work by gathering relevant information and applying critical thinking to address multiple demands and competing priorities in a changing environment.Â CUSTOMER/CLIENT FOCUSED: Anticipates, monitors and meets the needs of customers and responds to them in an appropriateÂ and responsiveÂ manner.Â DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION: Conveys respect for diverse individuals and perspectives; models inclusive behavior and treats everyone fairly.Â PROFESSIONALISM: Displays appropriate and ethical behavior, integrity and personal presentation in the workplace always; demonstrates respectful communication for others, both verbal and non-verbal.Â
We thank all applicants for their interest. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
DT Global, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or national origin. DT Global, LLC prohibits discriminating against employees and job applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose the compensation of the employee or applicant or another employee or applicant.Â
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