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Senior Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Coordinator

Bangkok (Thailand) | Manila | Vientiane | Phnom Penh | Jakarta | Singapore | Kuala Lumpur | Bandar Seri Begawan | Hanoi

  • Organization: ASEAN-Australia Counter Trafficking
  • Location: Bangkok (Thailand) | Manila | Vientiane | Phnom Penh | Jakarta | Singapore | Kuala Lumpur | Bandar Seri Begawan | Hanoi
  • Grade: Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Women's Empowerment and Gender Mainstreaming
    • Drugs, Anti-Money Laundering, Terrorism and Human Trafficking
    • Legal - International Law
  • Closing Date: 2021-10-24

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About the program:

ASEAN–Australia Counter Trafficking (ASEAN-ACT) continues Australia’s long running collaboration with ASEAN and its member states to end human trafficking in the region. The program is a ten-year investment principally working with strengthening the justice sector response to trafficking in persons, while advancing the rights of victims. The program aims to establish new partnerships with allied government agencies, civil society and business. We engage with all 10 ASEAN Member States in some capacity and have national-level programming in Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar (currently on hold), the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.


Roles and Responsibilities

The Senior GESI Coordinator is responsible for:

  • Supporting the implementation of GESI and victim rights activities across ASEAN-ACT's three pathways including: preparation and review of concept notes; preparation and review of Terms of Reference for workshops and events; supporting organisational of activities; provide inputs/feedbacks during the development of guidelines, training materials, National Plan of Action to strengthening/mainstreaming GESI and VR, as well as deliver presentations as requested by partners.
  • Developing of GESI and victim rights knowledge and communications products and support ASEAN-ACT's country teams to promote and share GESI and victim rights work
  • Developing and maintaining excellent working relationships with relevant internal and external stakeholders including with ASEAN-ACT staff in other countries, based on mutual accountability and respect
  • Preparing regular project activity reports, in accordance with ASEAN-ACT templates and formats, for specific GESI and VR activities
  • Assisting the Inclusion and Victim Rights Director (IVRD) in planning monitoring and evaluating project output/outcomes indicators and budgets, and ensuring that results are appropriately reported and assessed against the GESI and victim rights markers developed to measure integration and impact
  • Supporting the review and updating of the ASEAN-ACT GESI and victim rights strategies as required
  • Liaising with ASEAN-ACT consultants on deliverables and supporting administrative and logistical arrangements for various GESI and victim rights related consultancies, working closely with ASEAN-ACT country teams
  • Performing other duties as required.


Selection Criteria Qualifications

  • Graduate qualifications (or a combination of undergraduate and relevant work experience) in a related discipline – international/social development, gender studies, law or similar.


  • Strong understanding and experience of human rights-based and gender equality and social inclusion approaches in development
  • Demonstrated management and coordination skills, including the ability to plan and meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate, including experience in a cross-cultural environment and international setting
  • Stakeholder engagement skills and the ability to collaborate effectively, including in cross cultural environments.


  • Experience in counter-trafficking in persons organisations/project or organisations focused on supporting the justice sector
  • Knowledge and experience of Australian Government development programs and reporting requirements
  • Proficiency in an ASEAN language and experience in the region will be highly regarded.

How to apply

Interested applicants must submit:

  • A curriculum vitae
  • A cover letter, describing how your skills and experience are applicable to the selection criteria.
  • The names and contact details of three professional referees
  • Applicants should clearly indicate ‘Senior Gender and Inclusion Coordinator’ in your e-mail title and submit to

ASEAN-ACT is committed to achieving workplace diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individual from minority groups, indigenous groups, People with a disability, women and ASEAN nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

Due to the expected volume of applications, only candidates under positive consideration will be notified.

Cardno is committed to Safety and the Prevention of Sexual Abuse and Harassment (PSEAH), Child Protection and bribery prevention. We want to engage with the right people to deliver our client programs. As part of our approach you will be subjected to formal background screening, criminal record checks, employment verification, and periodic compliance checks. All Cardno staff receive safety, compliance and safeguards training and are responsible for contributing to a safer working culture.

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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
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