Vacancy – Gender Expert


Job Description
Founded
in 1985, Cowater International Inc. has built a global reputation for
excellence in the world of management consulting in international development. 
Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada and with experience in more than 65 countries,
Cowater has established itself as Canada’s leading management consulting firm
in international development. 
 
Cowater
is currently recruiting Gender Equality Expert for an upcoming project.
Candidates must be fluent in English. The successful candidate will work
out of the project office in Jakarta, Indonesia part-time over a term of 7
years. 
 
This
posting is best suited for individuals already based in Southeast Asia.
 
The
project is responsible for the identification and deployment of technical
assistance to respond to requests from partner developing countries in the Asia
Pacific region. This technical assistance will contribute to reducing poverty
in Asia Pacific developing countries through support to the enabling
environment for pro-poor trade and investment-related economic activities.  The Gender Equality Expert will:
·      
Develop the project’s gender equality
strategy;
·      
Work to integrate gender equality into all project
interventions;
·      
Report on gender equality project
activities; and
·      
Produce technical papers/briefs on gender
equality related with a lens on trade and investment.
 
Required Qualifications
·       Master’s Degree in Gender Studies, International
Development, or related field
·       Minimum of 5 years of experience
o   providing
advice on applying gender-based analysis and the mainstreaming of gender in
public policies and/or institutions related to trade and investment;
o   conducting
research on gender issues related to trade or investment (e.g. women economic
empowerment); and
o    promoting
and building the capacity of women-led businesses in developing countries.
·        Experience working
on international development projects
 
All applications are to be
submitted through our job-board http://www.cowater.com/job-listings/ by searching for the “Gender Expert” posting, or,
directly, at https://cowater.acquiretm.com/job_details_clean.aspx?ID=1187&iframe=1.
The Closing date for applicants is July 5, 2016. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon
as possible. Applications will be assessed as they are received.
 
We thank all applicants, however only those making
the shortlist will be contacted.
 
 

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