Duration 10 working days
Location Dili, Timor-Leste
Reports to Program Quality Manager
Start date November – December 2015
- CARE International (CI)
CARE is an international humanitarian aid organization fighting global poverty, with a special focus on working with women and girls to bring lasting change to their communities. As a non-religious and non-political organization, CARE works with communities to help overcome poverty by supporting development projects and providing emergency relief. We know that supporting women and girls is one of the most effective ways to create sustainable outcomes in poor communities. We work in over 80 countries around the world.
- CARE International in Timor-Leste (CITL)
CARE works to end poverty and bring about lasting, sustainable development in Timor-Leste. CARE places special emphasis on enhancing the roles of women and girls to assure their equality in society. CARE’s commitment to gender equality is outlined in the CARE International in Timor-Leste Gender and Women’s Empowerment Strategy (2013- 2018). CARE works with communities in Timor-Leste to ensure women and girls in disadvantaged rural areas have sustainable and measurable improvement in wellbeing and voice. In order to reach this goal CARE uses a number of approaches including the Women’s Empowerment Framework, engaging men and boys, working in partnership, robust M&E systems and multiplying impact.
- CARE Gender Capacity Building
CARE International in Timor Leste is seeking an experienced Gender Advisor with training in CARE International’s Gender Equality and Diversity (GED) and Engaging Men and Boys (EMB) modules and experience in EMB and GBV programming. The consultant will be required to provide Training of Trainers to a new staff team in order to support the ongoing strengthening of CITL’s core gender capacity. The consultant will also work with the new Gender Officer to review, strengthen and document CITL’s approach to EMB and GBV in Timor Leste. Finally, the consultant will support the latest CITL gender audit through review of the audit questions themselves, analysis of the responses and developing recommendations.
Key deliverables for this assignment include:
- ToT on CARE’s GED module completed
- ToT on CARE’s EMB module completed
- CITL approach to EMB (documented with action plan)
- CITL approach to GBV (documented with action plan)
- Brief report including analysis of gender audit results and recommendations
- Reporting Arrangements
The consultant will report directly to the Program Quality Manager, and will be ultimately accountable to the CITL senior management comprising of:
- Assistant Country Director of Programs
- The CITL Country Director
The consultant will work closely with, and be supported by, the CITL Gender Officer and Training Officer as well as other key staff as relevant.
- Schedule and Dates
The consultancy is offered for 2 weeks between mid November and the second week of December (4 week window). Exact dates will be agreed with the successful candidate.
- Payment Schedule
The Consultant shall receive full payment for the consultancy on approval of the deliverables outlined above.
The consultant will require the following competencies:
- Tertiary education in a relevant field;
- Post-graduate qualification or relevant experience in gender programming, including GBV and EMB;
- Training and experience in delivering the CARE International GED and EMB ToT/modules;
- Knowledge of development issues and organisations, especially in Timor Leste;
- Excellent facilitation and capacity building skills
- Writing and editing in English at an advanced level;
The consultant will be expected to sign and adhere to CARE’s Code of Conduct and Child Protection policy. Interested applicants should respond to this ToR with a letter outlining their interest, availability and daily rate and a recent CV to CITL Program Quality Manager Samantha.Fox@careint.org by Wednesday 14th October 2015.