Job Vacancy For Consultant, Gender Equality Consultancy and Training

Position: Consultant, Gender Equality Consultancy and Training
Location: Ghana
Position Type: Short-Term Contract


HCP Cureblindness (HCP) is an international NGO working throughout South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, working alongside a capable network of collaborators for more than 25 years to help people retain and regain their sight by developing high-quality, cost-effective eye care systems in underserved areas of the world. For more than 43 million people, blindness is a daily reality; another 295 million suffer from moderate to severe vision impairment. 90% of these people live in low- and middle-income communities where access to eye care is limited and the challenges for those who can’t see are severe. But, there is hope: 80% of this burden is treatable or preventable. For example, 17 million blind people could be cured with a 10-minute cataract surgery. Millions more suffer from corneal blindness, which is often preventable or treatable. At HCP Cureblindness, we believe avoidable blindness can – and must – be overcome. With the help of partners in more than 25 countries, HCP has provided more than 1.4 million sight-restoring surgeries and screened more than 14.5 million people to provide care and basic treatments.
We’ve trained more than 19,500 eye health professionals, and have established 5 eye hospitals. There is more work left to do, but we can overcome the mountain of global blindness, together.

VISION: We will be the catalyst to create a world in which no one is needlessly blind.
MISSION: We enable countries to end avoidable blindness by developing high quality, cost-effective eye care systems in underserved areas of the world so everyone everywhere can regain or retain their sight.


HCP Cureblindness has been working in Ghana since 2008 by partnering with 14 implementing partners including private practitioners, teaching hospitals, CHAG institutions and secondary government hospitals. As a recipient of USAID American Schools and Hospitals Abroad (ASHA) funding, HCP and its subrecipients of ASHA funding are committed to promoting gender equality.
HCP Cureblindness is seeking a consultant who can design and lead a 3-hour skills-building workshop for up to 50 staff of the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital (CCTH) in Ghana focused on advancing gender equality. This short-term consultancy supports a USAID grant requirement to strengthen organizational policies and practices around recruitment, hiring, promotion, and retention of women in accordance with ADS 205 outlined below.


In accordance with ADS 205, the Recipient is required to conduct a gender analysis and integrate gender considerations into project design and activity implementation, based on identified gender gaps. The Recipient must also ensure that activity-level performance indicators are, as appropriate, sex disaggregated and/or gender-sensitive; and those reports document the impact of activities on gender integration and any course corrections that further close gender gaps and promote gender equality and
female empowerment.

PERIOD: May 1, 2024 to July 30, 2024

• Review USAID grant requirements particular to gender equality.
• Conduct an assessment by meeting separately with the HCP Cureblindness Program Leadership team and CCTH’s Director of Human Resources to identify the current status of gender equality awareness and policies.
• Based on Assessment and consultation with HCP Program Leadership team, develop a customized 3-hour training workshop focused on increasing general awareness regarding Gender Equality and strengthening CCTH’s ability to recruit, hire, promote and retain women, increasing organizational relevance and sustainability
• Develop a report and action plan with recommendations on how to improve gender responsiveness as an institution for a 12-month period.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Candidate should possess excellent presentation skills, time management, and interpersonal skills
• Background in gender studies and/or expertise in gender equality topics
• Keen understanding of health systems in Ghana
• Experience developing and facilitating participatory training workshops
• Ability to tailor workshop content to organizational context
• Passion for advancing gender equality


This is a short-term contract role to develop and deliver training by May 30, 2024. The trainer will work closely with representatives from CCTH, HCP Cureblindness, and other relevant stakeholders to ensure grant requirements are met.

Location: Ghana

How To Apply For The Job

We invite qualified candidates to submit a resume and cover letter. Please send materials via email to:

Closing Date: 15 April, 2024