Gender & Social Inclusion Expert at McKinsey & Company

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We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Gender & Social Inclusion Expert – Nigeria Infrastructure Programme

Location: Lagos

Who You’ll Work With

  • You will work on our Nigeria Infrastructure Programme and will be based in Lagos.
  • Building on the success of the two earlier phases, the programme will provide high quality embedded and short-term expertise to Nigerian government and regulatory counterparts to support improved delivery of infrastructure services.
  • We will only contact eligible candidates for interview. No phone calls please. McKinsey is an equal opportunity employer.

What You’ll Do

  • You will ensure social and gender issues are considered early on in prioritising activities, and develop rigorous approaches to monitoring how the programme impacts various groups.
  • You will work to strengthen the use of evidence in selection of activities and presentation of results.
  • You will establish a monitoring framework for poverty impacts, and a process for screening interventions for opportunities to include pro-poor, gender and social inclusion work.
  • You will coordinate with and support the Monitoring, Reporting and Learning (MRL) Lead in establishing and implementing gender-sensitive monitoring, evaluation, learning and reporting systems.
  • You will also be responsible for developing the data collection and analysis tools for the baseline assessment to guarantee gender and social inclusion considerations.


  • University Degree in Gender Studies, Sociology, International Development or related field required.
  • 5+ years of progressively responsible experience working on gender and social inclusion issues within development programs
  • Knowledge and experience working with donors (DFID, USAID, WB, EC)
  • Excellent knowledge of gender and social inclusion issues in Nigeria including social, political, and cultural gender norms and challenges.
  • Experience designing, leading and conducting gender and social inclusion analyses, as well as integrating and implementing findings into programme design
  • Experience building capacity of local stakeholders on gender and social inclusion issues
  • Demonstrated leadership, supervisory and organisational skills
  • Experience engaging local stakeholders, including national government leaders in gender and social inclusion initiatives
  • High level of interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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