Corporate Gender, Disability and Social Inclusion Specialist

Adelaide, Australia
Consultant (Long Term)

Opportunity for a gender and social inclusion expert to provide ongoing, periodic inputs into Coffey’s international development business based in Adelaide.

  • Support a variety of programs in the Asia Pacific region
  • Part time and short term periodic inputs
  • Exact inputs to be determined based on need

The Organisation

Coffey, a Tetra Tech company, has a 40 year history in successfully delivering international development projects on behalf of donors right around the world, including Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, USAID and the UK's Department for International Development. Our people work side by side with local partners to support stability, economic growth and good governance, positively changing people's lives.

Coffey is currently seeking applications for the position of Gender, Disability and Social Inclusion Specialist to join Coffey’s existing GEDSI specialist team.

The Position

The GEDSI Specialist will support the work of various international projects being implemented by Coffey in the Asia Pacific region, providing leadership and guidance on best practice principles and strategies in order to achieve gender equitable and socially inclusive programs. The specialist will work in partnership with internal GEDSI team to support internal capacity and programs with the development of GEDSI strategies and plans; providing input to program monitoring and evaluation frameworks and performance indicators; undertaking training and workshops with program teams and supporting opportunities for networking and engagement with relevant stakeholders.

The Person

The ideal candidate will have tertiary qualifications in Gender Studies, Development Studies or similar, with considerable experience developing and implementing gender and social inclusion related policies and programs in a developing country. Knowledge of current international thinking on gender and cross cutting development issues will be required; combined with practical experience providing advice and coaching on strategies and initiatives, in cross cultural environments. Previous experience writing reports for clients and an excellent ability to work collaboratively, with strong communication and listening skills will be essential.

How to Apply

For a detailed position description and to apply for this position please visit and search for the job reference number 495657.

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Applications close 6.00pm (Adelaide time) Wednesday 1st November 2017.

Coffey is an equal opportunity employer of choice and is committed to child protection.

Closing date: 
1st November 2017