Gender Equity and Social Inclusion Lead, Pact




Saturday, October 15, 2022

Applications for this role will take you to the employer's site.


Not Stated


Full Time




Not Stated

Job Description


Programs - Pact strives for a world where all people are heard, capable, and vibrant. The Programs Team helps realize this objective by bridging program management, technical support, and business development, enabling Pact to achieve its global strategy. We ensure program excellence through continuous learning, monitoring and evaluation and provide organizational and industry-wide thought leadership by leveraging a complementary set of cross-functional, multi-disciplinary skills, expertise, and experiences. The Programs team: influences progressive change through the development and implementation of global and regional strategies and business plans; supports advancement of innovative solutions; pursues new business opportunities; and drives effective internal and external engagement to maximize Pact’s impact across the globe. Across all aspects of its role, the Programs Department adheres to and promotes a culture of inclusion, accountability, and respect.

Position Overview

Pact seeks an experienced Gender and Social Inclusion Lead for the anticipated Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office (FCDO) Zimbabwe Accountability and Citizen Engagement  (ZIMACE) Project. This anticipated activity will promote active citizen engagement and accountability in key economic, social, and political issues in Zimbabwe for enhanced accountable governance. The GESI Lead will be responsible for overseeing the execution of the program's strategy, ensuring that gender and social inclusion issues are addressed and that women, youth, people with disabilities, and other members of marginalized groups are proactively and seamlessly integrated into the program design, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation. This position is contingent upon award.


You are more than your job title.

Claim your space in WIAN's global community of women across professions, all levels of experience, and across the world's borders. Whatever stage of career you're in, you can find a home with WIAN.


Role and Responsibilities

  • Lead the design and integration of a Gender Equity and Social Inclusion Framework and Analysis that will contribute to the overall program strategy.

  • Lead the development of an evidence-based GESI strategy anchored on local evidence, baseline assessments and GESI situational analyses, and FCDO priorities to integrate gender and social inclusion into all project activities;

  • Lead the project’s in-depth GESI Assessments and the development of action plans informed by findings in the data

  • Ensure gender integration in all data collection processes

  • Ensure subgrantees and consortium partners comply with the ZIMACE project’s GESI strategy;

  • Develop and lead the implementation of a gender-transformative and socially inclusive program strategy in close collaboration with team members and program partners,

  • ensure that the GESI strategy empowers women to participate and lead project activities as appropriate.

  • facilitate and strengthen engagement and partnerships with relevant CSOs, government agencies, the private sector, and other donor-funded projects to amplify the implementation and inform adaptation of GESI strategy.

  • Contribute to project planning, ensuring that annual work plans, budgets, and other relevant documents are responsive to gender and social inclusion issues.

  • Document GESI related successes, lessons learned, and challenges in implementation and recommend appropriate remedial strategies