Fiji Program Support Facility: Gender Equality Specialist – Education

The Australian Government’s Fiji Program Support Facility seeks a highly motivated individual to promote and integrate gender equality in Fiji’s Education sector.

  • A senior opportunity to promote gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls
  • Reporting directly to the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Education, Heritage and Arts (MEHA)
  • Full time contract to 31 December 2021, with the expectation of extension

The Gender Equality Specialist role aligns with Government of Fiji’s (GoF) priority of promoting gender equality and empowerment of women and girls.

The national Gender Equality Specialist will support MEHA to translate its gender equality policy commitments into reality ensuring that gender equality principles are promoted and upheld throughout the Ministry. This will be achieved through a supportive approach, working in close collaboration with MEHA counterparts, and being responsive to the needs of the Permanent Secretary’s priorities.

For more information, refer to the position description.

This position is locally engaged and open to Fiji citizens only. The salary offered does not include accommodation or other allowances. The position classification is equivalent to Civil Service Band O.

Applications close: Sunday, 11 July at 5:00pm (local time) via https://careersmanager.pageuppeople.com/680/cwtetratech/en/job/499020/gender-equality-specialist-education-suva-fiji

The Fiji Program Support Facility (the Facility) was established in 2017 to support and implement Australia’s aid programs such as health, education, Australia Awards and governance in Fiji. The Facility also supports the Australia Awards and education programs in Tuvalu. The Facility integrates cross-cutting themes, including gender equality, disability inclusion, climate change, emergency preparedness and response and civil society engagement, across sectoral programs. In particular, the Facility seeks to strengthen program outcomes by better addressing the needs of targeted beneficiaries including those who are often marginalised.