Gender Experts – Sahel Regional Gender Assessment



SoCha, LLC is contracted to provide Monitoring, Reporting, and Capacity Strengthening (MRCS) support to complement and augment USAID’s Sahel Regional Office (SRO) performance management of activities within its portfolio. Over a period of five years (2023-2027), MRCS will provide this technical assistance to the Sahel Regional Technical Office, Sahel Regional Program Office, the Niger Mission, the Burkina Faso Country Office, the Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA) Resilience Food Security Activities (RFSAs) in Niger and Burkina Faso, as well as limited support to other SRO-supported countries.


Scope of Work and Responsibilities:

MRCS, implemented by SoCha, seeks a short-term consultant to provide technical support for its evaluation team in the implementation of a gender analysis in the Sahel region. MRCS seeks to hire one consultant in each of the following countries: Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Gambia, Chad, Guinea-Bissau, and Cape Verde.


The Consultant will conduct high-level key informant interview, review key gender document related to his/her country, process and analyze secondary and primary data collected in his/her country, and develop a gender country profile for his/her country. S/he will also provide actionable recommendations on gender considerations, especially concerning USAID-funded activities. The consultant’s responsibilities will include but are not limited to:


The consultant will be contracted by SoCha and will report directly to the MRCS Technical Director while closely collaborating with the Assessment Team Lead. Deliverables from the consultant will include:


Minimum Qualifications and Experience



This Scope of Work will be carried out in one of the following countries: Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Gambia, Chad, Guinea-Bissau or Cape Verde. MRCS will recruit one consultant in each of the country and the selected candidate must be based in the country s/he applied for.


LOE and Period of Performance:

The work will be carried out from May 5 to August 31, 2024. The LOE is a maximum of 20 days.


How to Apply

To submit your application, kindly provide your CV using the form provided below.

Position will remain open until a suitable candidate has been identified.