Job Title: Gender and Social Inclusion Lead

Job No: 495364 Work type: Contract Duration: 4 years Categories: International development

Job Description

  • Coffey, in partnership with McKinsey, is looking for a Gender and Social Inclusion Lead for the Nigeria Infrastructure Advisory Facility (NIAF III)

The Programme

  • NIAF III is a four year DFID-funded programme starting in 2018. Building on the success of the two earlier phases of the Nigeria Infrastructure Advisory Facility (2007-2016), NIAF III will provide high quality embedded and short-term expertise to Nigerian government and regulatory counterparts to support improved delivery of infrastructure services.
  • The core team will be based in Abuja, with travel to other Nigerian states as necessary.


  • Ensure pro-poor and gender issues are considered early on in prioritising activities, and develop rigorous approach to monitoring how NIAF impacts on women and poor people
  • Ensure and strengthen the use of evidence in selection of NIAF activities and presentation of NIAF results
  • Establish a monitoring framework for the poverty impacts
  • Establish a process for screening interventions for opportunities to include pro-poor, gender and social inclusion work
  • Coordinate with and support the Monitoring, Reporting and Learning (MRL) Lead in establishing and implementing gender-sensitive monitoring, evaluation, learning and reporting systems
  • Develop the data collection and analysis tools for the baseline assessment to guarantee gender and social inclusion considerations

The Person

  • University Degree in Gender Studies, Sociology, International Development or related field required.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience working on gender and social inclusion issues within development programs, preferably with DFID or other donors
  • Knowledge and experience working with DFID
  • Excellent knowledge of gender and social inclusion issues in Nigeria including social, political, and cultural gender norms and challenges.
  • Experience designing, leading and conducting gender and social inclusion analyses, as well as integrating and implementing findings into programme design
  • Experience building capacity of local stakeholders on gender and social inclusion issues
  • Demonstrated leadership, supervisory and organisational skills
  • Experience engaging local stakeholders, including national government leaders in gender and social inclusion initiatives
  • High level of interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Prior experience in Nigeria

Application Closing Date 12th July, 2017.

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