Youth, Gender, and Social Inclusion Specialist

Job Description

Title: Youth, Gender, and Social Inclusion Specialist

Company Name: Tetra Tech ES, Inc.

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Full-time, Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Bachelor degree in any discipline
∎ Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, Economics, Business, Sociology, Anthropology or related social science/humanities discipline

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 5 year(s)
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following area(s): Gender, Gender Equality Interventions

Job Context:
∎ Tetra Tech is seeking a Youth, Gender, and Social Inclusion Specialist for the USAID/Bangladesh’s new energy activity, Bangladesh Advancing Development and Growth through Energy (BADGE). The activity will improve energy security and resilience in Bangladesh by improving access to affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy systems, and promoting transparent and efficient energy markets. The activity will advance private sector investment, promote policy and regulatory environments favorable to the sector and investors, support entrepreneurs developing and distributing energy technologies, and convene platforms to share best practices in the management of the energy sector. Altogether, through June 2026, BADGE will support Bangladesh’s transformation to a developed, decarbonized, and inclusive energy sector.
∎ This position is full-time, and hiring is contingent upon USAID approval. Interested candidates must be eligible to work in Bangladesh. Tetra Tech values a diverse workplace and strives to achieve gender equality. Qualified women and men are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Lead the project’s gender and youth integration strategies and serve as primary point of contact with the client on these topics.
∎ Design the project’s efforts to integrate gender equality and youth empowerment interventions into all technical tasks, through design of appropriate activities and capacity-building efforts.
∎ Oversee the design and implementation of project’s gender and youth internship programs, for gender/youth development and social integration.
∎ Provide recommendations on practical approaches to attract more women into the energy sector.
∎ Work collaboratively with an international gender consultant on developing and implementing a Gender Action Plan.
∎ Support project monitoring and evaluation by mainstreaming gender into project activities and project management tools, including tracking of gender equality results and gender-sensitive analysis of data collected.
∎ Provide inputs on all weekly, quarterly, annual USAID reports, ad-hoc communications or client requests dealing with youth and gender issues.
∎ Perform other relevant duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements:
∎ 5 years of relevant experience in designing, implementing and/or on advising gender equality interventions for utilities, and government bodies
∎ Proven ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment, both independently and as a team member interacting with staff members and client representatives at all levels
∎ Strong organization, communication, presentation and writing skills.
∎ Advanced proficiency in the MS Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams
∎ Fluency in English (reading, writing and presentation skills) with strong oral and written presentation skills
∎ Valued but not required KSA's:
∎ Prior experience with the Government of Bangladesh and private sector organizations
∎ Experience working in the energy sector in the Bangladesh
∎ Person with disability are encouraged to apply

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 18 Aug 2021

Company Information:
∎ 19 Jul 2021
∎ Tetra Tech ES, Inc.
∎ Address : TBD
∎ Web :
∎ Business : Tetra Tech is helping USAID ensure that energy supplies are resilient, promote development, advance US security and interests, and increase gender equity. Since 1983, we have delivered results for USAID and public sector energy projects in over 100 countries.
Stimulating economic growth. Tetra Tech has helped our clients created thousands of energy sector jobs. Tetra Tech has helped to deliver stable power, which gave businesses and consumers the confidence to sustain or expand their operations in, for example, Afghanistan, Georgia, Kosovo, Nigeria and across Africa.
Opening markets. Our renewable energy work has led to billions of dollars of US private sector investment. In Mexico, for example, over $9 billion of US investment is supporting new energy projects financed through the competitive auctions we helped design and implement.
Reducing corruption. Improved energy sector governance reduces corruption. In Kosovo, for example, we facilitated the transfer of over $600 million of revenue, which was being diverted into undocumented pockets, to self-finance the electric utility.
Increasing energy security. We are helping Eastern Europe diversify their fuel mixes, and increase their reliance on such allies as the United States to strengthen their security.

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