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11 August 2020

FSD Network Gender Lead

Closing date

14.09.2020 12:00 pm

On behalf of the FSD Network, we wish to recruit a Gender Lead to provide leadership and support to the Network’s bold initiative to transform its approach to gender in FSD markets and make significant strides towards leveraging finance for gender equity and women’s economic empowerment.

The FSD Network has recently taken steps to more formally collaborate on their work around the region, developing new governance structures to manage joint funding and collaborative programming. Among the high potential areas identified is an exciting new initiative to leverage inclusive finance to advance women’s economic and social empowerment.

The Gender Lead will bring strategic vision and energy to this work, mobilizing Network members to deepen their understanding of gender issues, engage their partners in learning, and develop and undertake ambitious projects with the potential for transformative impact. For more information about the requirements, qualifications and skills, please download the job description.

This position will serve the FSD Network and will report to the Network Gender Steering Committee. The role will be contracted by FSD Africa and can reside in any country where there is an FSD.

Candidates are invited to submit a one-page cover letter, together with maximum two-page curriculum vitae giving details of their qualifications and experience to with “FSD Network Gender Lead” in the subject line.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 1200 EAT on September 14, 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.