Open Call for Experts – MCC Agriculture, Land & Climate at The Cadmus Group ·

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • 000 USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: 000

The Cadmus Group ·


What You’ll Be Doing

Nathan, a Cadmus Company, invites experienced consultants with experience in the following countries (Belize, Benin, Cote d’Ivoire, The Gambia, Indonesia, Kenya, Kosovo, Malawi, Mauritania, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Zambia) to submit their CVs for consideration for short-term, on-demand technical advisory and project management assignments focused on improving the integration of gender and social inclusion considerations into energy and transportation sector activities.

Consultants with the following skillsets and expertise will be particularly competitive:

  • Gender and Agriculture
  • Civil Society Strengthening
  • Gender and Energy and/or Climate
  • Gender and Land and Property Rights
  • Female Transport Safety
  • Gender and Transport
  • Gender and Safeguarding
  • Gender Responsive Human Resources
  • Inclusive Electricity Operations
  • Productive Uses of Electricity
  • Pro-Poor Regulations in the Energy and Transport Sectors
  • Qualitative and Quantitative Research
  • Trafficking in Persons
  • Women’s Entrepreneurship and Value Chains
  • Women’s Economic Empowerment

Consultants should possess direct and relevant professional experience in one or more of the areas above, prior experience working on donor-funded programs or projects, and proven consulting skills.


Who We Are

At Nathan, a Cadmus company, we recognize that solving the world’s most challenging problems can’t be accomplished alone or with cookie-cutter solutions. That’s why we look for team players and problem solvers who are driven to use their unique perspectives and intellectual curiosity to help deliver breakthrough solutions that achieve transformative goals. On the Nathan team, you’ll collaborate with leading experts to help our clients across the globe.

Nathan’s mission is to deploy industry-leading expertise to help our clients achieve extraordinary results that strengthen society and the natural world. We offer competitive compensation, outstanding health care and retirement benefits, a vibrant and collaborative work environment, and opportunities for professional growth. We are committed to advancing diversity and fostering a culture of equity in the workplace and across society, and we strive to maintain an inclusive environment where all employees feel connected, respected, and valued.

Nathan, a Cadmus Company, is a leading provider of analytic and economic consultancy services worldwide. In the past decade, we have implemented more than 120 projects in more than 50 countries leveraging our global presence in Washington DC, London, and India. From improved transparency and deeper stakeholder engagement to more effective policies and more resilient businesses, we deliver results that impact economic growth, human development, and poverty reduction. We are passionate about applying our deep analytical expertise and advanced proprietary tools to generate economic solutions tailored to our clients’ unique challenges. Nathan focuses on a range of economic development subject matter areas including Trade & Logistics; Economic Policy & Governance; Private Sector Development; Women’s Economic Empowerment; and Financial Solutions.

Join Nathan, a Cadmus Company. Let’s solve the world’s most challenging problems together.


Consultants will be engaged in tasks as directed by the client on an on-demand basis. Illustrative tasks may include:

  • Conduct research related to gender in the transport or energy sectors, including qualitative and quantitative data collection (e.g. focus group discussions and key informant interviews), analysis, and reporting
  • Collect and synthesize background information through desk research
  • Provide analysis and technical recommendations for gender and inclusion-focused activities, building on project and activity assessments and design work already undertaken
  • Provide technical guidance, input and support pertinent to existing and planned MCC activities
  • Support plans for capacity building among key partners on inclusion and gender
  • Support oversight of the implementation of activities and assess adequacy of implementation, as well as recommendations for any course correction
  • Support for reviewing training materials, protocols and procedures
  • Identify best practices and lessons learned
  • Conduct quantitative analysis, including GIS, using various statistical software
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher; plus at least four years of relevant work experience
  • Experience coordinating with MCC or similar donors to deliver quality technical results (MCC experience strongly preferred, though not required)
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience guiding and undertaking research and integration of gender and social inclusion issues in project designs, assessments, management plans, studies, and in procurement and contract documents
  • Significant experience working in the energy or transport sectors in developing countries, with country-specific experience preferred
  • Experience working with different technical experts (including economists, engineers, environmental and social safeguard specialists, TIP expert and other sector experts), government officials, NGOs, community organizations, and other country stakeholders
  • Candidates based in designated countries are particularly encouraged to apply
  • Ability to speak, read and write in English; French language skills a plus