vacancy – gender officer



Co-op Indonesia project

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Assignment location:      Makassar, South Sulawesi Province, Indonesia   Contract:                             Full time (June 2017 –September 2019)                                                                                                        Language requirement: Bahasa
Indonesia & English (verbal and written)

Basic Salary range            IDR 7,000,000 –10,000,000 (commensurate
with qualifications)

Travel requirement:       – regular visits to project sites (in
Takalar, Jeneponto, Bantaeng, and North Luwu)

                                     – 1 time possible
travel to Canada throughout project duration

Koperasi Serikat Pekerja Merdeka Indonesia (Kospermindo)is partnering with the Canadian Co-operative
Association (CCA) and the Fisheries and Marine Institute of the Memorial
University of Newfoundland, Canada (MI) to implement the INVEST Co-op Indonesia
project in South Sulawesi. The project will introduce aquaculture practices
that are resilient to climate change and increase quality and yield of
production. The project is working to increase the livelihood of women and men
small producers of seaweed, milkfish, and shrimp in Takalar, Jeneponto,
Bantaeng, and North Luwu through sustainable, profitable, and gender equitable
co-operatives.The project is an integral part of the INVEST Co-op program
implemented in four countries by the Canadian Co-operative Association (CCA)

with funding support from the Global Affairs Canada (GAC).
This effort aims to increase women’s leadership in their communities,
enhance females’ collective and individual abilities to make decisions, and
improve the target population’s access to income-generating activities.  In this endeavour, Kospermindo is seeking an
experienced and energetic Gender Officer practical experience in gender
equality programming with an emphasis on empowering communities towards
sustainable development results. The successful candidate will be part of a
Project Management Unit implementing the INVEST Co-op Indonesia.
Reporting to the Project Coordinator,the successful Gender Officer
candidate will demonstrate an understanding of gender-based inequalities, and
will work to help project beneficiaries enjoy greater gender parity. The Gender
Officer will provide support to a range of field activities and project
management, reports, stakeholder engagement and communication, and monitoring
of results according to project workplan and budget.

Gender Officer (full-time)
to: Project Coordinator
Key responsibilities will
Provide input and finalize the Gender Equality Strategy
for the project
Lead gender analysis and identify gender-based
Responsible for integrating the Gender Equality
Strategy into the project activities in collaboration with the project team,
and monitoring implementation progress and results
Provide mentoring support and coaching to project team,
particularly supporting the field coordinators to ensure the application of GenderEquality

Strategies and use of appropriate gender assessment tools and reporting
Field visits to project locations to monitor implementation
progress of Gender Equality Strategies, address challenges, and mitigate
Collaborate closely with Project Coordinator, Training
and M&E Coordinators, and Field Coordinators to monitor and report on
project progress towards achieving gender-related targets with accurate and
verifiable data analysis and synthesis
Develop and implement plans to build capacity of staff
and Kospermindo in gender equality in the workplace and in co-operative
development through internal project coordination meetings and internal
management discussions
Liaise with local women’s rights and gender-focused
organizations and sensitize project team and beneficiaries to the local
support systems and resources available
Support project experts (CCA Gender Specialist,
Canadian Volunteers, and local consultants) in their missions

Jabatan: Gender
Officer (Waktu penuh)
Bertanggung jawab kepada: Koordinator Proyek
Utama meliputi : 

Memberikan input dan memfinalkan strategi
kesetaraan gender untuk proyek
Bertanggungjawab dalam memberikan analisis
gender dan mengidentifikasi kendala/batasan terkait gender
Bertanggungjawab  untuk mengintegrasikan kesetaraan gender
dalam kegiatan proyek dengan bekerjasama dengan tim proyek termasuk memonitor
kemajuan dan hasil dari pelaksanaan
untuk memberikan dukungan mentoring dan coaching untuk tim proyek, khususnya Koordinator
Lapangan, untuk memastikan penerapan strategi
kesetaraan gender dan penggunaan yang tepat dari tools penilaian gender dan
kunjungan rutin ke lokasi proyek untuk memantau kemajuan Pelaksanaan strategi
keseteraan gender, tantangan yang dihadapi dan mitigasi risiko dalam pelaksanaannya.

Berkolaborasi erat dengan Koordinator Proyek,
Koordinator Pelatihan & M&E dan Koordinator Lapangan dalam memonitor
dan melaporkan kemajuan proyek memastikan kesetaraan gender dan/atau
kesetaraan dalam kegiatan pelatihan.untuk mencapai sasaran terkait gender
dengan analisis data yang akurat,  terpadu dan dapat diverifikasi
Mengembangkan dan menerapkan rencana peningkatan
kapasitas staf dan Kospermindo dalam kesetaraan jender di tempat kerja dan di
dalam pengembangan koperasi melalui pertemuan koordinasi internal proyek dan
diskusi internal manajemen.
Menjalin komunikasi dengan organisasi
perempuan di tingkat lokal dan membangun kepekaan tim proyek dan penerima
manfaat terkait  sistem pendukung lokal

dan ketersediaan sumber daya
Mendukung  tenaga ahli proyek ( Spesialis gender CCA, Volunter
dari kanada dan konsultan local di setiap misi yang dilakukan

Qualifications: 1.  Minimum eight years of progressive professional
experience in gender analysis and programming2.   Minimum Bachelor degree, preferably a Master’s degree,
in gender studies, development, or a relative discipline.
3.     Demonstrated experience working on projects promoting
women’s empowerment.                                         4. Excellent communications skills in English both
written and orally.
5.   Proven track record and experience in implementing gender equality assessment and strategies
in development projects, preferably international donor-funded projects
6.   Understanding and experience in community empowerment that engage both men and women in the
communities to achieve project results
7.        Good knowledge, skills, and experience in facilitating and delivering adult learning
, particularly in rural communities
8.     Proven track record in team building and establish good communication and team work,
including mentoring and coaching to promote and sensitize gender equality
9.     Demonstrate ability in courteous communication (in English, Bahasa Indonesia, and local
languages) with Partners, stakeholders, and communities
10.    Demonstrate ability to manage complex and competing priorities, able to meet deadlines
11.    Willingness
and ability to travel
to project locations for a certain period of time
12.    Demonstrate integrity, trustworthiness, honesty,
fairness, and professionalism.
13.   Provide contacts of two references from previous (most
recent) employers.        

Please submit in PDF
your concise cover
(max 2 pages) explaining how your qualifications can meet the
required tasks;
your most recent CV:
please include experiences that are relevant to meet the job descriptions and
1 page most recent writing sample in English.
And send by email to:, with the following subject line: “INVEST Co-op Indonesia KUAT: Gender Officer
– [your last name]
Application should be received no later than May 29, 2017 at midnight local time
(Makassar – GMT +8). Kospermindo encourages both men and women to apply. Only
short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Kospermindo is a co-operative
established in 1999 with a vision to become as the prominent trade centre for
seaweed in the world.  Since 2002,
Kospermindo started providing coaching and training to their seaweed farmers
with industrial cluster approach.Currently, Kospermindo operates in 12

locations throughout South Sulawesi, one location in Central Sulawesi, and one
location in East Kalimantan.It is the first organization authorized by the
Ministry of Trade’s Commodity Futures Trading Regulatory Agency (CoFTRA) to
implement warehouse receipt system for seaweed commodity in Indonesia. Over the
last ten years,Kospermindo has developed business relations with several local
companies in Indonesia (e.g. Gracindo Nusantara, Nusantara Karagenan Indonesia,
SinarTerangKaltara, Hokki Sejahtera Bersama, Agarindo Bogatama), and
international company (i.e. Cargill- France).

The Canadian
Co-operative Association (CCA)
is a not-for-profit co-operative which
establishes and strengthens co-operatives, credit unions and community-based
organizations to reduce poverty, build sustainable livelihoods and improve
civil society in less developed countries.  CCA proudly delivers programs
for the Co-operative Development Foundation of Canada (CDF) and other
organizations which help communities fight poverty and create more secure lives
through community-owned co-ops.The
Co-operative Development Foundation of
Canada (CDF)
is a registered charitable organization that works to
alleviate poverty by building and strengthening financial and non-financial
co-ops in Canada and around the world. CDF works with the Canadian Co-operative
Association (CCA) and other organizations to implement development projects on
its behalf.For more information on CCA, please visit the website at:
The Fisheries and Marine Institute of the Memorial University of
(also known as the Marine Institute) is North America’s most
comprehensive institute with mandates to education, training, applied research,
technology transfer, and industrial support in aquatic and oceans industries.
MI’s complex of facilities house several of the world’s most advanced centres
in ocean and aquatic technology and applied research. The Institute has
strength and technical experience in a broad range of areas, among others:
Fisheries management and sustainable aquaculture; Climate change and coastal
community sustainability; and Agri-seafood processing/post-harvest
technology/food safety. MI’s technical expertise is enhanced by extensive
education sector experience: Technical Vocational Education and Training
(TVET); Integrated education systems; Competency Based Education and Training;
Community Based Education and Delivery (CBED) and Distance education/ICTs. Over
the last 25 years, the Marine Institute has been involved in more than 250
funded international projects, contract training and consultancies in over 50 countries
(valued in excess of $4 million dollars), including Indonesia and other parts
of Southeast Asia.  These initiatives
drawn the Institute’s 400+ professionals and provided support to stakeholders
at the community, institutional and policy levels.

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