[DevJobsIndo] Urgently Required: Gender Expert – based in Makassar

Swisscontact promotes economic, social and ecological development by supporting people to successfully integrate into local commercial life. Swisscontact creates opportunities for people to improve their living conditions as a result of their own efforts.
The focus of its systemic intervention in the private sector is the strengthening of local and global value chains. Through its projects, Swisscontact works to enable access to professional training, promotes local entrepreneurship, creates access to local
financial service providers and supports the efficient use of resources with the goal of successfully promoting employment and income generation. Based in Zurich, Swisscontact is active in 27 countries and has some 800 employees. For our Sustainable Cocoa
Production Program
 (SCPP) in Indonesia, we are looking for a:

 

Job Title                                             : Gender Expert

Job Code                                           : GE-MKS

Place of duty                                   : Makassar, South Sulawesi

Number of position                       : 1 person

Begin of Employment                   :
November
2015 or as agreed

Contract Duration                          : Annual basis, which can be extended upon agreement

 

Overall Task

The SCPP
project
is a
large Public
Private Partnership
(“PPP”) in
Indonesia
which was
established in
January
2012.
The Project is
financed by the
Swiss Secretariat
for Economic
Affairs
SECO,
The Sustainable
Trade Initiative
IDH, Millennium Challenge Account – Indonesia,
the Embassy
of the Kingdom of
the Netherlands, and
eight Private
Sector Companies from the
cocoa sector for
the duration
from 2012
2018.
The Program works directly
with 90,000
cocoa
farming households in
seven Indonesian
provinces to improve
farm productivity and
livelihood conditions.

As
the Program
is continuously
growing and
SCPP is
determined
to deliver
high
quality output
achievements and
simultaneously
reviews interventions,
training
manuals,
and learning materials, the
Program identifies
the
need to add
a specific
unit
to undertake
research,
content
development, and
intervention design and
provide supports
to the program
implementation
unit.

 

Task, Authority, and Responsibility

Technical
Advisory:

   
Develop strategy
for SCPPs
intervention
gender
equity,
youth, and children
rights in accordance with Social and Gender Implementation Plans

·      
Review  and,
 when
 
necessary,  revise
 
SCPP’s  training
 
modules,
 
learning  materials,
 
and implementation
approaches
to ensure
alignment
with latest
development
in gender equity,
youth, children
right issues
that are
relevant to agriculture
or
cocoa farming;

   
Ensure dissemination
of
new modules
and learning
materials to
the program
implementation team
with purpose
to ensure
consistent
approaches and tools
are
utilized
across
all SCPP areas;

   
Advise program
implementation
team to
set   priority
for intervention
in
gender equity,
youth and
children
right

   
Provide trainings
or
other capacity building
activities in
order to improve
technical
capacity
of program
implementation team, master trainers and extension officers
in topics
related to
gender equity,
youth and children right

   
Advise on
best practices
methodology for
trainings at
farmer’s level
to improve
the program implementation
in relevant
topics

 

Lessons Learned
and
Best Practices

   
Collect and
analyze
information
related to
gender equity,
youth, and children
right to
ensure program’s
awareness on
the latest
trends
in
the
sector;

   
Identify, assess, and monitor the implementation on related activities and policies in the sector;

•    In  collaboration with  Monitoring and  Result  Measurement Team,  periodically undertake research  to  develop  learning  and  lessons  learnt  publications  such  as  article,  brief,  case studies, manuals, etc.;

•    In collaboration with PR and Media Team, develop content for communication materials related to gender equity, youth and children right, such as posters, flipcharts, brochure, flyer, etc.;

•    Contribute to the preparation of presentations, speeches and papers, etc.

 

 

Knowledge
Sharing

   
Support  the
 program
 implementation
 team
 
to  ensure
 
program’s  intervention
 
in  GNP, nutrition,
 
gender
 
equity,
 
youth,  children
 rights,
 
and  community
 development  are
 well planned,
monitored
and evaluated
with purpose
to
align SCPP
practice
with the
state of
the art
in the
topics;

   
Participate and
contribute
in workshops
and conferences
on
the
cocoa agricultural
sector related to
nutrition,
gender
equity,
youth,
children
rights, and
community
development as efforts
for advocacy,
dissemination
and knowledge
sharing.

 

 

Project Management

•    Prepare concept documents and review term of references and reports;

•    Perform other duties assigned by line manager and Program Director.




 

Education, knowledge and skill requirements

·       
Master
degree
in community
development,
gender, anthropology
or
related
subject from an
accredited academic
institution;

·       
At least 10 years or more of professional work experience in community development and/or gender;

·       
Familiar with gender and child labor issues in Indonesia;

·       
Experience in working with international NGO program/project implementation;

·       
Experience with capacity building and training facilitation;

·       
Experience
in
working and/or
liaising with
the communities
and various
partners, andinstitutions;

·       
Experience in research or manual development (preferably proof of some peer reviewed published work);

·       
Experience working with Local Government & Agencies, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Women Empowerment and Child protection;

·       
Strong proficiency in use of Microsoft Office applications;

·       
Excellent spoken and written Bahasa Indonesia and English

 

Please submit your application letter addressing the above qualifications and experience with your curriculum vitae on
Oct 16th , 2015, with a
JOB CODE on Top Left of the Envelope at the latest to:

Swisscontact, Human Resources Unit, The Vida Building, 5th floor, Jl. Raya Perjuangan No. 8, Kebon Jeruk – Jakarta Barat 11530 , Tél. +62 21 2951 0200

Or E-mail your application with the
JOB CODE in the SUBJECT: recruitment.indonesia@swisscontact.org.

Only short-listed candidates will be notified and invited for interviews.

 

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