Technical Advisor Gender Based Violence (GBV)

CARE International

Sibounheuang Rd Sibounheuang Chanthabouly Vientiane Capital


 CARE is an international humanitarian organisation fighting global poverty, with a vision to which focuses on empowering women and girls to fight poverty and bring lasting change to their communities. We work in over 80 countries around the world. We work with partners to achieve lasting results for marginalized communities.


Technical Advisor Gender Based Violence (GBV)

(1 position, based Vientiane Capital)

Salary package starting from 14,947,694 LAK/month and other secondary benefits

The GBV Technical Advisor is responsible for providing senior level leadership and advice on GBV/VAWG, programmatically across CARE Lao PDR Programs including Maginalise Urban Women (MUW) and Remote Ethnic Women (REW), through advocacy efforts and with partners. The position ensures the provision of the highest calibre and relevant technical advice and substantive support to CARE Laos projects planning, implementation and monitoring in the area of GBV/VAWG presentation and response.

This position is based in Vientiane, with possible travel required to other sites of the project sites.

Major responsibilities

  • Maintain updated and evidence based technical knowledge on GBV/VAWG continuum including prevention, response.
  • Ensure that CARE Laos GBV approaches aligns with and supports CARE’s overall commitment to gender equality within the organization as well as in projects and programs
  • Promote CARE’s overall commitment to GBV/VAWG in programs
  • Conceptualise, develop and oversee the implementation of CARE Laos GBV/VAW strategies and support tools development related to GBV/VAWG prevention and response
  • Support to conduct GBV analysis as part of projects baselines
  • Provide technically sound training related to GBV/VAWG to CARE staff and partners on the existing tools;
  • Provide appropriate guidance, coaches implementation of GBV/VAWG interventions and advises on technical issues related to GBV/VAWG prevention and response
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with relevant government ministries, the UN and other agencies at the national level; including taking part in the GBV/VAWG task force
  • Provide technical support for adequate monitoring, evaluation, and learning of GBV/VAWG interventions
  • Contribute to document lessons learnt related to GBV/VAWG and to ensure that they are appropriately shared within CARE, with key partners and stakeholders 

Selection Criteria

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or Gender with a particular focus on GBV/VAWG or equivalent;
  • Minimum 6 years relevant work experience, preferably in South East Asia and/ or Technical for an International Non-Government Organisation (INGO);
  • Proven experience to provide technical advice for program(s) implementation in a technical and/or an integrated single stream process;
  • Proven specialised technical expertise in GBV/VAWG
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and manage workflows and balance competing priorities to ensure timely processing to meet deadlines in a complex environment;
  • Demonstrated understanding of gender equality and a commitment to CARE’s approach and values including ethnic diversity and cultural sensitivity;
  • Proven understanding of working with an International Non-Government Organisation (INGO) and a willingness to learn about CARE priorities
  • Demonstrated understanding of gender equality and values including ethnic diversity and cultural sensitivity;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both Lao and English.
  • Excellent representational, liaison and negotiation skills; including experience developing networks and relationships with government, civil society and other stakeholders.

Application Submission

Qualified candidates should submit a CV and a letter of application that address the Qualifications and Experience required to lao.jobs@careint.org before the deadline: 31 May, 2017

CARE is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Women, ethnic minorities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

CARE is committed to protecting the rights of children. CARE reserves the right to conduct screening procedures to ensure a child safe environment.

The detailed Job Description can be provided upon request.

(Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. CVs and other documents submitted to CARE will not be returned).  

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