Gender Specialist


  • Salary: RWF 450,000 – 600,000 (net)
  • Location: Kigali OR Bujumbura OR Work from Home
  • Full time, contract (no part-time)
  • Start date: End July, Beginning August

Background of the project

  • Gusoma Technology is looking to hire consultants for a market/technical research of 500 people in Rwanda and Burundi. The aim is to better understand the characteristics of people writing in Kinyarwanda from a gender perspective. A gender specialist is needed to advice and support the team.

Delivrables (minimum)

  • Reports in Kinyarwanda + English/French
  • Handbook of Gender in Kinyarwanda
  • Explanatory videos in Kinyarwanda
  • any other deliverable when needed


  • BA/MA/PhD or any relevant qualifications in Gender Studies or closely related fields.
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in development sector (NGOs, CSO), with at least 5 years’ experience with women’s economic empowerment, and/or gender/social inclusion related job.
  • Extra bonus 1 : previously employed by relevant agencies advocating/supporting Women and/or Youth and/or People in rural areas in Rwanda and Burundi.
  • Extra bonus 2 : previously employed by USAID, DFID, AFD, UNDP, SAFE, Caritas, CRS etc.
  • Experience with issues around digital inclusion, rural areas, low skilled users, adult learning and training, cooperatives, education, gender, women/youth empowerment, literacy program, modernization of practices & employment.


  • Provide direct technical assistance and guidance on women’s economic empowerment to the program and its delivery partners.
  • Support the development of tools, systems, processes and approaches that continuously improve technical excellence and impact in the area of transformative approaches to women’s economic empowerment. 
  • Participate in the design and delivery of the research.
  • Lead, coordinate, support, and/or conduct gender and power analyses, effectiveness and efficacy studies, appraisal, evaluation and needs assessments as required by the program.
  • Assist with quantitative/qualitative assessments in targeted communities to assess effectiveness of interventions and impact.
  • Support delivery partners to understand the role of gender equality and women’s economic empowerment for the Program impact groups.
  • Ensure gender equality and women’s economic empowerment criteria are well integrated into market-systems approaches.
  • Facilitate and support a strong learning and knowledge sharing community around gender-transformative practices amongst delivery partners.
  • Represent work being done in gender-transformation and women’s economic empowerment under the Program in relevant internal and external forums.

How to apply

  • send your cv to + title of the job
  • OR
  • send a message on Linkedin to André F. Nisin
    • if you have been referred by someone in Rwanda please don’t forget to write his/her name+phone number!



REFERRAL INCENTIVE RWF 5,000 : please refer your friend and once he/she hired we will send you RWF5000 airtime : MTN/Airtel!