Functional Relationships Reporting to the Chief of Party, the Senior Gender Advisor serves as the gender integration lead for the USAID Food for Peace (FFP) Development Food Security Activity (DFSA) program. The Senior Advisor will supervise gender integration in-country and work closely with other colleagues at HKI’s Africa regional office and headquarters. The position also requires close cooperation with the government of Burkina Faso, partner NGOs and key stakeholders, as well as with the donor.
The Senior Gender Advisor will assure that program activities reflect an in-depth understanding of gender, age, and other socio-cultural factors in the context of food security programming. The Advisor will lead the collection, analysis, and utilization of information from a broad range of sources utilizing participatory data collection. S/he will facilitate collaborative problem solving while fostering commitment and building capacity among activity staff and in-country actors to gender integration and empowerment. This position will be based in Ouagadougou, with frequent travel to project areas.