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Plan is an international humanitarian, child-centered development organization, implementing development programs that promote the realization and fulfilment of children’s rights and the alleviation of child poverty.
Gender Equality and Inclusion Advisor
Assignment Type: Regular, full time
Location: This position can be based in either Bangkok or Vientiane with time spent equally
in both countries. Approximately 25% of the travel time to programme areas.
Closing date for applications: 5 pm. December 1, 2016.
Job background: Plan believes that gender equality and inclusion is central to achieving our vision for change. Plan aims to actively promote gender equality in every sphere of our programmes, partnerships and organisational culture. Plan recognises that targeted and strategic investments in the promotion of gender equality can improve the quality of programmes, and significantly contributes to poverty reduction and the realisation of human rights.
Job purpose: Oversees and monitors Plan’s Gender Equality Policy • Strives to ensure that all programmes are gender transformative • Provides technical support and leadership in gender equality • Provides support to advocacy objectives • Builds capacity of staff and partners formally and informally • Reviews all proposals/project documents to ensure submissions have measurable indicators on gender equality • Monitors and evaluates the implementation of projects and programmes with respect to gender equality.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience: Minimum five years of demonstrated professional experience leading or advising programmes that are mainstreaming gender • Ability to translate gender theory into practical action • Knowledge of current best practice in gender equality • Track record of coaching, training, facilitation and awareness raising • Influencing, representational and advocacy skills. • Experience of working with children and communities is an advantage • University degree in relevant area with Master’s degree preferred • Excellent language skills in English (written and oral), and Thai or Lao • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment • Excellent communications skills.
How to apply:
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are required to submit a letter of interest, a comprehensive CV and details of at least 2 referees via "Apply Now" button.
Reference & background checks will be performed for successful candidates including clearances on child related offences in conformity with Plan’s Child Protection Policy. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.