Kenan Foundation Asia

Gender Expert

Kenan Foundation Asia
Salary negotiable
Posted on 01 Mar 2021

Gender Expert

Kenan Foundation Asia

Job Highlights

  • Gender expert
  • Provide training to women entrepreneurs
  • Enhancing entrepreneurship skill

Job Description

Kenan Foundation Asia (Kenan), in partnership with UN Women and the European Union, is implementing WeEmpowerAsia – Thailand. The project will increase women’s leadership, participation, and access to business opportunities in the private sector, contributing to advancing sustainable and inclusive growth. It aims to achieve this through awareness raising activities, and engaging with governments and private sector companies in policies and dialogues to advance women’s economic empowerment. The project will also provide tailored training to help women entrepreneurs and women-owned businesses (WOBs) to overcome gender-specific challenges and barriers in expanding their networks, accessing finance, and growing their enterprise.


As part of the WeEmpowerAsia Thailand extended team, the gender expert will contribute to enhancing entrepreneurship skills for female entrepreneurs and small business owners through training and capacity building activities.

  •       Reports to: Program Manager
  •       Staff reporting to this post: 1 position
  •       Contract length: 10 days during (February – May)


The gender expert’s roles and responsibilities include, but not limited to

  1. Participate in online training of trainers, tentatively for three half-days, organized by UN Women, to
    learn about UN Women’s entrepreneurship curriculum and provide inputs to the curriculum to ensure the gender lens is fully integrated
  2. Review, provide inputs and assure the quality of the translated and localized gender-inclusive entrepreneurship curriculum, tools, and materials, based on the UN Women’s training materials, for local women entrepreneurs and WOBs in particular.
  3. Co-conduct online and/or offline entrepreneurship skills training workshops (10 hours/3 half days) to approximately 40 female entrepreneurs and WOBs.
  4. Contribute to the design of a half-day event to provide women entrepreneurs and WOBs with opportunities to connect with investors/funding sources, business networks within the supply chain, business mentors, and business networks at executive levels.


  1. A minimum of 10 years’ experience in gender-related fields
  2. Degree in Gender and Development or other social sciences, master’s degree preferred
  3. Substantial knowledge and understanding of gender and development. Knowledge of entrepreneurship is a plus.
  4. Robust experience in conducting training, and curriculum development.
  5. Fluency in written and spoken English and Thai

 Interested applicants are invited to submit your full resume indicating qualifications

and experience, and cover letter by "Apply Now"

Kenan Foundation Asia

16th Floor, CTI Tower 191/64 Ratchadapisek Road, Klongtoey, Bangkok 10110, Thailand

W: T:  +66 2-260-0380 F:  +66 2-260-0388

Additional Information

Career Level
Years of Experience
8 years
Job Type
Part Time, Temporary

Company Overview

Founded in 1996 by Former Thai Prime Minister, Mr. Anand Panyarachun, Kenan Institute Asia is a non-profit organization empowering people to achieve their dreams.  We believe in a world where everyone has the right to build a better life for themselves, their family, and their community.

Every day, we are working in Thailand and the region to inspire students, develop skilled people, and grow strong leaders by empowering them with the knowledge, technology, and skills necessary for a better future. Whether it’s an entrepreneur, a teacher, a student, a community leader, or non-profit manager, we conduct tailored, engaging activities to train, coach and equip them so they can achieve their dreams.


Partnership: We collaborate with our stakeholders to co-create and deliver services and programming that address the real challenges facing the people of the region.

Inspiration: We are passionate about creating a sustainable future and take action to make it happen. Through our actions, we inspire others to act and do the same.

Leadership: We are leaders in the field of social and economic development. We empower courageous, adaptable people to succeed in solving the challenges of globalization and provide opportunities and dignity for everyone.

Integrity: We care deeply about our work and our reputation. We do not compromise our ethics, our values, or our professionalism. We take personal responsibility and use good judgement to drive our values in everything we do.

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