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National consultant – Gender and Child Labour in Fisheries

Phnom Penh (Cambodia)

  • Organization: FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Location: Phnom Penh (Cambodia)
  • Grade: Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Fisheries
    • Women's Empowerment and Gender Mainstreaming
    • Labour Market Policy
    • Children's rights (health and protection)
    • Sustainable use of oceans, seas and marine resources
    • Drugs, Anti-Money Laundering, Terrorism and Human Trafficking
  • Closing Date: 2020-04-08

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FAO seeks gender, geographical and linguistic diversity in its staff and international consultants in order to best serve FAO Members in all regions.

Qualified female applicants and qualified nationals of non-and under-represented member countries are encouraged to apply.

Persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply.

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

Organizational Setting

The FAO Representation in Cambodia is responsible for developing, promoting, overseeing and implementing agreed strategies for addressing country food, agriculture and rural development priorities. It develops and maintains relations with country-wide institutions including Government Institutions and Development Partners. FAO has been requested to provide technical assistance to the government’s CAPFISH-Capture work plan in the form of an EU Capacity Support project GCP/CMB/043/EC. The FAO-CapFish Technical Assistance project supports the Fisheries conservation and management pillar within the CAPFISH-Capture Fisheries Programme. Technical support for institutional and capacity enhancement on gender-sensitive fisheries management and conservation project (TCP/CMB/3705) complements FAO-CapFish TA project by supporting gender and child labour assessments and the development of a gender action plan for FAO-CapFish TA, as well as institutional analysis of data collection system(s) that would be used as basis/input for improving fisheries management and conservation in Cambodia.

Reporting Lines

National consultant reports to FAO Representative in Cambodia.
Technical Focus

Under the overall supervision of the FAO Representative in Cambodia, and under the direct supervision of Assistant FAO Representative (Programme) in close collaboration with the CTA and the international and national counterparts, he/she will be responsible for the implementation of Output 3 (Assessments of gender and child labour in fisheries communities and value chains) of the TCP/CMB/3705 project in strong coordination with the International Gender Specialist.

Tasks and responsibilities
  • Contribute to developing tools to undertake gender and child labour assessment and action plan development
  • Organize the assessments of gender and child labour in fisheries communities and value chains including action planning
  • Facilitate carrying out of assessments in 25 Community fisheries (one CFi per province) and 10 fisheries value chains
  • Organize a stakeholder workshop to present and validate the findings and agree on recommendations and action plan
  • Draft awareness-raising materials and visual tools to promote gender equity and equality and protect children from hazardous tasks in small-scale fisheries
  • Develop good practice and lessons learned for dissemination
  • Organise and contribute to meetings and workshops related on Output 3, in particular on dissemination of awareness-raising materials
  • Develop, Coordinate and monitor LOAs where appropriate
  • Contribute to Reports and evaluations, as well as other output related procedures as required.
  • Perform other duties as directed by the FAO Representation.
Minimum Requirements
  • Advanced University degree in fisheries, sociology, gender studies, natural resource management or related field
  • Five years of relevant experience in fisheries management, gender and child labour analysis in fisheries, value chain development and supported projects/programmes.
  • Working knowledge of English.
  • National of Cambodia.
FAO Core Competencies
  • Results Focus
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Building Effective Relationships
  • Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement

Technical/Functional Skills

  • Extent and relevant experience in conducting studies/researches in gender and child labour in fisheries communities and value chain assessments and related researches.
  • Ability to build networking with Fisheries Administration, line ministries, related provincial departments and other key partners.
  • Ability to lead/coordinate multidisciplinary teams.


Please note that all candidates should adhere to FAO Values of Commitment to FAO, Respect for All and Integrity and Transparency.


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