The Tuvalu Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) National Adviser will provide technical and logistical support to implement, monitor and evaluate the Pacific Women Tuvalu Country Plan; support stakeholder engagement, collect information, conduct consultations and work in collaboration with Gender Affairs Department, Social Welfare Department and Pacific Women advisers.
Pacific Women Shaping Pacific Development (Pacific Women) is a regional development program funded by the Australian Government and managed by Cardno. It is a 10-year program improving the political, economic and social opportunities of Pacific women.
The National Adviser will provide technical assistance to accelerate the implementation of the second Tuvalu Country Plan; engage civil society organisations in the promotion of GESI; strengthening capacity to protect and support survivors of gender-based violence; build the capacity of partners (Gender Affairs Department, Social Welfare Department, and other government departments and civil society organisations) to conduct gender and disability analysis and formulate the design of safe house services relevant to Tuvalu’s context.
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Skills and experience
You are a motivated individual with previous experience or passion and interest to work for gender equality and social inclusion in Tuvalu. You have:
Relevant tertiary qualifications or equivalent relevant experience on gender, international development or related field
Extensive experience and understanding of gender equality and gender-based violence issues in Tuvalu.
At least five years’ experience engaging with civil society organisations and government departments.
Superior organisational skills.
Up to 140 days between July and 30 November 2021
How to Apply
Applications must include your current CV together with a covering letter that briefly outlines how you meet the selection criteria of this role and responses to two screening questions:
Why is gender an important consideration in Tuvalu’s national development policies and programs? (200 words or less).
This role works with various government departments. What are important values and approaches to working effectively within and across government departments in Tuvalu? (200 words or less)
If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org quoting ‘National GESI Adviser, Tuvalu” in the subject line. A competitive salary package will be offered to the preferred candidate based on skills, qualifications and experience.
Please note this job is only open to Tuvalu Nationals. Applicants of other nationality will not be considered. Closing date: 21 June, 2021 at 11.59pm (Suva time)
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