National Gender Consultant

Organization/Project Overview:
Plan is an international humanitarian, child centred community development organization without religious, political or governmental affiliation. Plan’s vision is a world in which all children realize their full potential in societies that respect people’s rights and dignity.
Working with children, their families and communities in 46 of the world’s poorest countries, Plan today is one of the world’s largest international development organizations, committed to the well being of children and to support the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Plan is an equal opportunity employer. In Vietnam, Plan works in partnership with local people, organizations and government bodies at all levels.

Plan in Vietnam is going to conduct a Gender Equality Joint-Assessment from November - December 2010 with the purposes as follows:
1. Assess progress and performance on how and why gender equality issues are being addressed in Plan Vietnam programming, partnerships and its internal organizational structures and processes, together with Plan staff and partners.
2. Develop practical & concrete recommendations for integrating gender equality within programming, partnerships and organizational processes in Plan Vietnam and in particular in the new CSP.
3. Promote enthusiasm, commitment and capacity for working on gender equality and build a gender-sensitive workforce and organization in Plan Vietnam. 

This task will be led by an International Consultant and with close cooperation of a National Consultant and Plan staffs. They are looking for a National Gender Consultant to cooperate with the International Consultant and Plan during Gender Equality Joint-Assessment process:

Job Title        : National Gender Consultant
Location        : Hanoi & travel as requires
Duration        : 29/11-    20/12/2010 (full time)

Main responsibilities:
- Assist the international consultant in all the tasks assigned.
- Facilitate the session in Vietnamese at the Country Office and the Programme Units.
- Participate in the preparation of the overall report and the workshop reports.
- Conduct and report on the interview with key informants.
- Review and contextualize (particularly the hand-outs) the gender joint assessment manual in Vietnamese.
- Conduct document review.
- Translate documents or interpret when necessary.

(Please review the Terms of Reference of the Gender Equality Joint-Assessment attched herewith for further detailed information.)

- Knowledge and experience of gender context of Vietnam.
- Good Writing skills
- Facilitation skills.
- Preferably experience in the field of gender audits and assessments, gender programming, research and children’s rights. 
- Fluent spoken and written English.

Interested candidates should send a letter of application and CV by email or post not later than 20th Nov, 2010 to:

Mr. Ton That Tuan – Rights Based Approach to Development Project Manager
10th floor, 72 Tran Hung Dao, Hanoi, Vietnam
Email: [email protected]
Cc to: [email protected] ;
Tel: 0543823564/ext: 20
Please contact us to know more about “Term of Reference” and further information

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Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Plan in Vietnam
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Sat, 2010-11-20