Chemonics recruits 01 Energy Sector Gender, Equality, and Social Inclusion (GESI) Experts

Chemonics recruits 01 Energy Sector Gender, Equality, and Social Inclusion (GESI) Experts


Nairobi, Kenya

Expiration Date: December 24, 2022

Energy Sector Gender, Equality, and Social Inclusion (GESI) Experts | Nairobi, Kenya | 2022

Chemonics International seeks Gender Equity and Social Inclusion experts with energy sector experience in East and Central Africa for the anticipated USAID-funded Enhancing Development through Energy in East and Central Africa program (EDEECA). The purpose of the program, part of the Power Africa initiative, is to increase the availability of and access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and clean energy in East and Central Africa to reach measurable economic growth, development outcomes, such as reducing poverty, improving livelihoods, and increasing inclusive access to electricity enabled services in such areas as health, education, sanitation, and food security.

Energy Sector GESI Experts will support the project’s inclusion of women, youth, and marginalized groups in both employment activities and energy access. They will develop capacity building initiatives for target populations to improve energy consumption efficiency and provide expert support on energy inclusion strategies for marginalized communities.

Chemonics International Inc. is a US-based international development consulting company, operating in over 95 countries. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

The potential objectives of the activity are to:

End energy poverty by increasing access to affordable, reliable energy which can support increased economic activity and improved living standards

Increase the supply of electricity in East and Central African countries through clean energy solutions

Remove constraints to investment in East and Central African energy sectors and to increase innovation

Specifically, Chemonics seeks expressions of interest from individuals with experience in one or more of the following areas:

Household Energy Consumption

Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Development

Capacity Building Workshops

Private and public sector workforce engagement

On-grid and off-grid community engagement

Sector-specific Gender Actions Plans

Organizational Gender Audits


Advise project leadership on GESI inclusion across Sub-Saharan energy sector.

Design inclusion strategies for the energy sector and lead inclusion activities across the project’s objectives

Identify vulnerable communities impacted by energy poverty

Develop local and regional capacity building activities for women, youth, and marginalized groups in the energy sector

Liaise with public and private sector stakeholders to engage underrepresented demographics in employment opportunities within the energy sector


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

Knowledge of energy consumption behaviors in households across Sub-Saharan Africa

Minimum five years’ experience implementing GESI initiatives on energy programs. Sub-Saharan Africa work experience is preferred

Excellent analytical abilities, written and oral communications skills

Fluency in English or local languages required depending on work location

Demonstrated ability to promptly address ad hoc requests

Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity

Application Instructions:

Please apply by using this link. Applications must be submitted by December 24, 2022. Early applications encouraged. No telephone inquiries, please.

Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

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