Senior Specialist, Gender and Market Systems

Washington, D.C
Closing Date
Feb. 15, 2019

Since 1963 and in 146 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development, and food security to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil societies. ACDI/VOCA has approximately 50 projects in 30 countries and total revenues of approximately $174 million.

We are seeking a D.C.-based Senior Specialist, Gender and Market Systems. As part of the Equity and Social Inclusion Unit in the Technical Learning and Application Division, this person will ensure technical quality of ACDI/VOCA’s work related to gender equity, female empowerment and the inclusion of other marginalized groups in programs and proposals (gender and social inclusion). The Senior Specialist will provide technical guidance for promoting the active and quality participation of women and other marginalized groups, addressing human rights and child labor concerns, and facilitating private sector partnerships in the development of inclusive market systems. They will also provide guidance to other technical areas – such as nutrition, finance, and climate smart agriculture – on how to apply gender integration, female empowerment and social inclusion principles into their sectors. This person will support gender integration, female empowerment and social inclusion in the design of proposals and throughout the project cycle.

Additional Information

Please apply online at or respond with résumé, cover letter and salary history to Attn: HR/SLD, 50 F Street NW, Suite 1000, Washington, D.C., 20001 or fax +1 202 469 6255. No phone calls please. Only finalists will be contacted. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. EOE/AA. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


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