Gender Consultant

Veterinarians without Borders/Vétérinaires sans Frontières (VWB/VSF) provides overseas volunteer placements for veterinarians and other animal and public health professionals.

VWB/VFS is currently co-funding the Volunteers Engaged in Gender Responsive Technical Solutions (VETS) project with Global Affairs Canada (GAC). The VETS project was established to improve the economic and social well-being of the poorest, most marginalized people, particularly women and girls, in six countries, including Vietnam, through support to animal, human and environmental health initiatives. The project utilises the skills of Canadian volunteers to support smallholder farmers, primarily women, to reduce poverty by improving family income and nutrition principally through improved production of livestock and crops. The program is built around the One Health concept, which recognizes that the health of people, animals and the natural environment are interconnected. It promotes the production of more and better food and increased incomes from livestock, all the while promoting land rehabilitation and conservation for sustainable development.

VWB/VSF is currently seeking a Gender Consultant to support the development of the Project Implementation Plan (PIP) of the VETS project. The aim of the assignment is to conduct gender assessments of VWB/VFS partner organizations in Vietnam and the main target communities of the VETS project in Thai Nguyen Province, and develop a Gender Action Plan based on the results of the gender assessment and in alignment with the objectives of the VETS project.

The assignment is expected to commence during the 1st week of November 2020 and take 10 working days. The main deliverable of the assignment is a draft/preliminary Gender Action Plan, which the Gender Consultant needs to have completed and submitted to VWB/VSF HQ by the last day of the assignment.

A full Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment, including the qualifications and experience required by the Gender Consultant, can be found in the following link: TOR.pdf

Interested and qualified professionals are invited to submit their application, including their:

  • Letter of interest including indication of the earliest they can commence the assignment;
  • Curriculum vitae (CV) detailing their qualifications and relevant previous experience;
  • Contact details of two professional references;
  • Proposed approach and methodology for the assignment; and
  • Proposed budget for the completion of the assignment, which incorporates their daily rate,

in English via email to [email protected] and [email protected] by 30th October 2020.

Both international and national consultants are welcome to apply. 


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Fri, 2020-10-30