Senior Gender Economist At ACET

The services of a Senior Gender Economist is needed At ACET.

Roles and Responsibilities 

Specifically, the Senior Gender Economist will:

  • Be the principal resource person on gender issues, practices and policies relevant to the project context and activities
  • Provide high quality analysis and advice on the gender implications of ACET’s policy recommendations
  • Provide training to ACET research teams on how to monitor and assess gender impacts of policy actions across program verticals
  • Work with ACET partner policy institutes and support them to do gender analysis where necessary
  • Training and development of ACET colleagues and coach/mentor junior staff to build technical expertise
  • Provide a range of analytical, advisory and related services to ACET with respect to the gender dimensions of development
  • Work with the fundraising team to raise funds for the gender portfolio
  • serves as ACET’s spokesperson on Gender at various forums and with the media
  • Draft inputs to strategy documents, briefs, policy dialogue and other documents related to Gender Statistics
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time in support of ACET’s mission

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Qualification, Skills And Experience 


  • Master’s degree in gender  economics or a related discipline (development studies, political science, sociology, etc.)
  • Minimum of 8 years of post-master’s experience conducting research and evaluation on gender economics. Experience of doing this in Africa will be an asset. Africa regional experience will be a plus
  • Previous experience working on gender equality and/or equity policy in Africa. An understanding of economic transformation will be an ACET.
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Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Proven skills in research and analysis – demonstrable track record with undertaking desk research, literature reviews, and consolidating findings
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to synthesize complex information in written papers, reports, presentations


  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to liaise and communicate with colleagues at all levels and from different cultures
  • Ability to work effectively on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Ability to work under pressure to deliver on time with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills


How To Apply For Senior Gender Economist At ACET

Interested applicants should email their CV and an accompanying Cover Letter explaining why you are the most suitable candidate for the position to

Closing Date: Thursday, June 30, 2022.

Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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