Title: Gender Equality, Disability and Social Inclusion (GEDSI) Adviser

Project: TOMAK

Location: Timor-Leste


Exciting opportunity to live and work in the young, South East Asian nation! Are you a dynamic, gender and disability inclusion specialist with experience in agriculture, market systems, savings/microfinance, and/or women’s economic empowerment? Do you have a passion for inclusive community development? Do you thrive in multi-disciplinary team environments? If yes, then this could be the role for you!

TOMAK is the Australian Government’s flagship agricultural livelihoods program, with a reputation for high quality program delivery and strong partnerships with the Government of Timor-Leste, NGOs and the private sector. The program is entering its second phase of implementation (2022-2026) and is seeking a long-term Gender Equality, Disability and Social Inclusion (GEDSI) Adviser to be part of the TOMAK leadership team and oversee the development and implementation of the program’s GEDSI Strategy. The GEDSI Adviser will support the program to identify specific gender-transformative approaches and mainstream inclusion to ensure key target groups are reached (including women farmers, farmers with disabilities and youth).

The Adviser will supervise a small GEDSI team and manage a dedicated GEDSI-component budget allocation. The Adviser will also have the opportunity to oversee innovative GEDSI-related research and assessments and will lead on capacity building, training and mentoring on GEDSI for the broader TOMAK team.

Don’t miss this opportunity to make a genuine contribution to the development of this young country. APPLY NOW! Applications close on 16 October (11:59pm AEST)Interested applicants are requested to submit their CV and a one-page covering note in an email with the subject “TOMAK GEDSI Adviser” to australia.recruitment@adamsmithinternational.comSalary and benefits for this position are guided by the DFAT Adviser Remuneration Framework and Adam Smith International will support advisers with families to relocate together. To learn more about the position, click on the link https://www.devex.com/jobs/gender-equality-disability-and-social-inclusion-gedsi-adviser-1038628