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Senior Gender Advisor- Guatemala PFM

Company Overview

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact - the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved - and is committed to continuing to improve - economies, societies and most importantly, people's lives.

Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

Project Overview and Role

This activity supports U.S. strategic interests in Guatemala and the region, as well as the Government of Guatemala's own priorities.  The U.S. Strategy for Engagement in Central America (CEN) is an interagency strategy focused on the underlying factors compelling migration, especially illegal migration of unaccompanied children.  The CEN strategy aligns with a regional plan developed by the governments of Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras (known as the Northern Triangle countries) called the Alliance for Prosperity, with alignment on the three pillars of prosperity, security, and governance.  Support envisioned under this Activity will address all three of the CEN strategy pillars by increasing tax revenues and improving public expenditure management and overall economic governance to increase service provision under health, education, security, and infrastructure. 
 

Responsibilities

We are currently seeking a Senior Gender Advisor with knowledge of budget programming and execution. The Gender Advisor will lead the gender analysis of public financial management component. The purpose of the analysis is to alert USAID to gender issues, identifying gaps, and proposing solutions.
 

Requirements

  • Preferably a Master's degree (equivalent) in gender, women?s studies, international development or another relevant field.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in managing programs with gender-sensitive and gender mainstreaming approaches.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with host government and partners in implementing a complex project in the field under challenging circumstances.
  • Experience in gender-based programming with substantial understanding of and commitment to equality and equity issues and mainstreaming.
  • Background and knowledge of USAID Rules and Regulations.
  • Strong ability to manage and deal with diverse stakeholders.
  • Proficient in Spanish, fluent in English