CARE International in Lao PDR
Call for Application - Consultancy Roster
CARE INTERNATIONAL IN LAO PDR
CARE is an international development and humanitarian aid organisation 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 organisation, CARE works with communities to help overcome poverty by supporting development efforts and providing emergency assistance. We believe supporting women and girls is one of the most effective ways to create sustainable outcomes in poor communities.
CARE International has been working in Lao PDR since 1993 and is implementing long-term programs that are explicitly oriented towards the empowerment of marginalised and vulnerable women. These changes are aligned with the CARE International Program Strategy that defines four broad approaches to tackle the underlying causes of poverty and social injustice. These are (a) humanitarian action; (b) fighting gender inequality and strengthening women’s voices; (c) promoting inclusive governance; and (d) increasing resilience and reducing risk.
Laos is one of the most ethnically diverse countries in South East Asia, with 65 percent of the total population comprised of different ethnic groups. CARE International’s Program Strategy in Laos is explicitly oriented around supporting impacts for particularly vulnerable and marginalised groups. CARE International in Laos recognises that the key to achieving equitable development outcomes lies in shifting deeply rooted, structural underlying causes of poverty which contribute to exclusion and vulnerability of particular groups in society. CARE International’s Strategy in Laos identifies the empowerment of women as a key pathway to equity; linked to two long term programs with Remote Ethnic Women and Marginalised Urban Women.
CARE International currently works in three rural provinces and in the national capital, Vientiane. Specific program outcomes areas relate to:
Food Nutrition and security and climate change;
Women Economic Empowerment;
Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights and
All projects focus on the empowerment of women and most are striving to develop and document models of good practice that can be replicated in other areas of the country.
CARE International in Lao PDR invites qualified individual experts, consultancy companies and /or institutes both national and international to express their interest and provide their CVs and applications to join the CARE in Lao PDR consultancy roster. For preferred consultancy list for short-term consultancy working on a range of products including and not limited to research, proposal development, evaluations, curriculum development, communications ( media, social behavior change and translations) relating to CARE’s programmatic areas.
Interested candidate or institute is requested to submit CV and cover letter indicating clearly area of expertise and area seeking to work in as well as gross daily rate to firstname.lastname@example.org before the deadline: 26 July 2019.
CARE is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Women, ethnic minorities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
“Thanks for your interest in CARE! We are committed to each other and to the protection of the people we serve. We do not tolerate sexual misconduct within or external to our organisation and imbed child protection in all we do. Protection from sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse and child protection are fundamental to our relationships, including employment, and our recruitment practices are designed to ensure we only recruit people who are suitable to work with other staff and the people we serve. As well as pre-employment checks, we will use the recruitment and reference process to ensure potential new staff understand and are aligned with these expectations. To find out more, please contact the Human Resources Manager.”