Gender & Business Expert / Portfolio Lead

Join the Value for Women team as a Gender & Business Expert / Portfolio Lead (Africa-based). The position will focus on implementing multiple consulting projects, assignments and learning initiatives. The ideal person will be an expert problem solver who is quick to adapt and be flexible to changing realities. They will be a solid communicator, an innovative thinker and have people and client relationship management skills. They will be able to communicate effectively with diverse stakeholders; including groups of investors and asset holders, CEOs of small and growing businesses, and their respective consumers/beneficiaries.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Drive and lead the design, implementation and evaluation of Gender Strategies with businesses, financial institutions, intermediaries and investors, namely the development of strategies, plans and roadmaps for reaching business and gender goals.
  • Drive and lead the design of training, capacity building and implementation tools for corporations, SMEs, investors, financial institutions, and entrepreneurship ecosystem actors.
  • Lead research activities, and guide the carrying out of gender diagnostics, market studies, the design of research framework and tools, the implementation of data collection and report writing as well as support in the production of communication collateral to share learnings in our relevant sectors.
  • Participate in consulting project coordination and relationship building internally and externally for project planning and systems management, presentations of project results as needed and at times attend local and global events, meetings and networking activities, as agreed.

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