Managing Associate, Gender and Social Inclusion, International Development

May 18 2022
Arlington, VA , United States

Background:

Nathan is a leading provider of analytic and economic consultancy services worldwide. In the past decade, we have implemented more than 120 projects in more than 50 countries leveraging our global presence in Washington DC, London, and India. From improved transparency and deeper stakeholder engagement to more effective policies and more resilient businesses, we deliver results that impact economic growth, human development, and poverty reduction. We are passionate about applying our deep analytical expertise and advanced proprietary tools to generate economic solutions tailored to our clients’ unique challenges. Nathan focuses on a range of economic development subject matter areas including Trade & Logistics; Economic Policy & Governance; Private Sector Development; Women’s Economic Empowerment; and Financial Solutions. 


Nathan Associates is seeking a Managing Associate to be a technical expert working throughout its gender and social inclusion practice with its International Development group. This position is responsible for overseeing a portfolio of gender activities and projects, managing new business development, and providing technical assistance related to gender integration and women’s economic empowerment. Programs in the portfolio include work with USAID, MCC and the Gates Foundation as well as private sector clients. The position is based in Washington, DC with travel abroad.


Job Description:
  • Identify and lead business development opportunities across donor and private sector clients for gender and social inclusion-focused activities and projects
  • Work with Nathan International Services leadership to grow gender and social inclusion programs.
  • Develop and manage partnerships for the implementation of Nathan’s gender programming particularly with foundations and private sector clients.
  • Provide direct technical expertise across Nathan portfolio of projects, such as gender assessments; design and presentation of training on gender integration and related topics; research and capacity-building activities on gender topics; etc.
  • Review and provide input to project workplans, with attention to gender dimensions of technical activities and operations
  • Incorporate gender considerations into Performance Monitoring Plans across Nathan projects, with an emphasis on designing indicators that will drive high-value project activities
  • Write reports and other internal deliverables as needed.
  • Participants in external events, panels and thought leadership as needed.

Qualifications:
  • Eight to twelve years of experience working in economic growth programming with a focus on gender and inclusion issues, with an emphasis on women’s economic empowerment preferred.
  • Experience working with USAID, governments, and/or other donor organizations.
  • Demonstrated experience working with a range of clients and counterparts, including donor agencies, private sector partners, and multilateral organizations, to implement gender-focused activities and programming.
  • Ability to organize, present, and disseminate information, and to draft clear and concise documents with minimal supervision.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and effective report-writing skills.
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel to international environments to complete program assignments.
  • Master’s Degree in international development, gender studies, development economics, international affairs, or a related field, preferred;
  • Fluency in English required. Spanish or French a plus.


Nathan is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Nathan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. EOO

Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.


COVID-19 Vaccination Information

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