- Lead and support PMTSU and the National Team on gender issues; Assess and analyse the project from a gender perspective; Identify key gender issues in the project and key gender entry points;
- Assess socio-economic aspects, perform gender analysis and evaluation, and provide feedback to the project management to strengthen project implementation;
- Develop a list of indicators to be used to monitor socio economic parameters extent to gender mainstreaming ensuring focus on PRA/RRA activities while the project activities are carried out; lead innovations for mainstreaming, paying close attention to socio-economic and gender equity implications;
- Design the project activities relating to socio-economic monitoring and evaluation of socio-economic income options (livelihood) for the target beneficiaries.
- Identify vulnerable communities and groups exposed to climate changes and natural hazards;
- Identify constraints for socio-economic development in biodiversity management of the project areas and women empowerment in fisheries and aquaculture resiliencies suggest activities/interventions to overcome them.
- Assess to what extent rural livelihoods/ profession are based on coastal and haor wetland resources exploitations and survey (by administering a questioner survey and/or PRA/RRA) socio-economic conditions/ situations in and around the project sites and who else are engaged in socio-economic development;
- Identify awareness and training needs regarding gender; prepare a practical strategy for integrating gender into the project, including training programme and gender-monitoring framework;
- Work with the PMTSU to integrate gender into all project work plans and ToRs; review all outputs from a gender perspective; suggest monitoring mechanisms to monitor effectiveness of the project in addressing gender issues;
- Collect and compile baseline data and information on social and economic situation of fisheries and aquaculture in the selected sensitive areas with due consideration to gender issues;
- Support the project Team in conducting stocktaking and prioritizing of traditional and tested adaptation practices in the fisheries and aquaculture sectors and recommend suitable climate-resilient adaptation practices for greater women participation and implementation through the project;
- Design methodology and approach to strengthen community level capacity to understand risks and vulnerability assessment together with CC and Risk Management Expert;
- Work closely with the national team members to achieve project objectives of women empowerment, capacity improvement and reducing women’s vulnerability to climate changes through smart adaptation and mitigations;
- Prepare and submit an End of Assignment Report (EoA);
- Carry out other activities as instructed by the PMU/or the FAOR.
- Masters(Master of Science (M.Sc)) completed.
Additonal Academic Requirements
- Post-graduate degree in Development studies/ Development economics/ Agricultural economics/ Socio-economic studies or other related field from a recognized university/ institution; preferably Ph. D. or equivalent.
Minimum 15 years of experience is required.
Additonal Experience Requirements
- Minimum of 15 years of relevant practical field experience within one or more of the following areas: Socio-economic and/or household economy assessments; gender issues in rural Bangladesh, risks and vulnerability assessments, Capacity and vulnerability building of women.
- Following skills are required from the applicant: NGO
- Applicant should have experience of working in the following category(ies): NGO/Development
- Experience should include the following skills: NGO/Development
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Company Name: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)