Vacancy at USAID Harmoni STTA: Gender Advisor

 Gender Advisor,

USAID/Indonesia Harmoni: Towards Inclusion and Resilience,


Management Systems International (MSI), a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, D.C. metro area management consultancy with a 40-year history of delivering results for our clients. Our expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation; democracy and governance; peace and stability; rule of law and accountability; education; gender and inclusion; strategic communications; and leadership and organizational development. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Colombia, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Syria and Ukraine, and works domestically. We support clients ranging from the U.S. Government (e.g., the U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Departments of State and Labor, and the Millennium Challenge Corporation) to large bilateral and multilateral donors (e.g., the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program). We also work with national and local governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information, please visit our website at


Project Summary:

The six-year USAID-funded Harmoni activity will promote tolerance and inclusion and reduce the risk of violent extremism. Harmoni will focus support on interventions that are narrowly targeted towards communities and individuals most at risk of radicalization, with a mandate to build the resilience of key Indonesian institutions – governmental, civil society, religious, and community-based – that represent the frontline in preventing violent extremism in Indonesia. For more information please visit Bolstering Tolerance and Resilience in Indonesia | MSI (


**Please note: Only Indonesian citizens are eligible for this position**


Position Summary:

The Senior Gender Advisor will work with the technical team to integrate gender-sensitive practices across all Harmoni programming. The Advisor will identify gender roles and disparities related to intolerant and extremist behaviors and organizations in Indonesia. This position will also provide partners and grantees needed support to ensure gender equality and social inclusion (GESI) practices are incorporated into implementation processes and their monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL). This position is a part-time and short-term position, with approximately four months of LOE between October 2023 and October 2024.



·         Lead mainstreaming of gender and social inclusion priorities across all Harmoni programming.

·         Support continued key messaging of gender equity and social inclusion in collaboration with the Strategic Communications Advisor.

·         Review and revise activity designs, MEL plans, and related indicators to ensure alignment with USAID gender policies as well as local guidance or restrictions that Harmoni may face while collaborating with activity/grant technical leads and the MEL Specialist.

·         Draft gender-related success stories and provide narrative for gender-related sections of all Harmoni deliverables including, the annual work plan, quarterly and final report.

·         Design and deliver trainings to project staff, partners, and USAID personnel, as appropriate, on gender equity and social inclusion.

·         Build strong working relationships with USAID and Harmoni partners, grantees, and counterparts related to project implementation.

·         Perform other tasks as assigned by the Chief of Party.



·         Bachelor's degree required. Master’s degree preferred.

·         Minimum eight years of relevant work experience is required. 

·         Experience with project communications, including success stories and progress reports, preferred. 

·         Experience with gender equity and/or social inclusion programs.

·         Ability to meet tight deadlines, prioritize among multiple tasks, tackle complex issues, and work as part of a team. 

·         Strong organizational, analytical, attention to detail, interpersonal, and communication skills.

·         Strong familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite applications.

·         Professional speaking and writing proficiency in English required. 


MSI is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. We strive to develop and maintain a culture that honors the perspectives and identities of our employees, our communities and those impacted by our work.


We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.


MSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities/Veterans Employer.


Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.


To apply, please click the following link (or copy paste the link to the new browser tab) and apply directly through the link  GENDER ADVISOR, INDONESIA HARMONI   
Or you could try from our website   

Closing date fothe applicatiois October 3rd 2023.