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3882 Cardno Pacific Women Tech Adviser 14 Dec 2016 - 13 Jan 2017


Technical Adviser

Tonga Women’s Economic Empowerment Program Design

Job Reference Number: IDA/ACNP/WEE/TA

Job Type: Short Term Adviser - ARF Discipline C Level 3 

Job Location: Home-based with travel to Nuku’alofa, Tonga

Job Summary

The purpose of the consultancy is to design a three-year women’s economic empowerment (WEE) program for the Tonga National Centre for Women and Children (TNCWC).

This design should reflect:

  1. Analysis of the context and synthesis of research on best practice and lessons learned;
  2. Expected results including short, intermediate and long term outcomes;
  3. TNCWC’s absorptive and human resource capacity with a detailed risk management strategy; and
  4. Monitoring and Evaluation Plan, in line with the Tonga Pacific Women Monitoring and Evaluation Framework.

Key Responsibilities

The Technical Adviser will be responsible for:

  • ensuring all deliverables are met;
  • desk-based literature review of relevant documentation;
  • examining lessons learnt and best practice in women’s economic empowerment in Tonga;
  • conducting one in-country mission to consult with stakeholders and inform the design of a three year TNCWC women’s economic empowerment program;
  • submitting to DFAT a final draft design of a three year women’s economic empowerment program, which includes an implementation plan, risk management matrix, monitoring and evaluation plan, and a costed budget; and
  • submitting final design document, which incorporates feedback from DFAT.

A copy of the position’s Terms of Reference can be found by clicking on the link: Terms of Reference.


Up to 29 days, including one in-country trip.


Applications, which include a CV and cover letter that briefly outlines how the applicant’s skills and experience match the position’s requirements, should be submitted to recruitment [at] pacificwomen [dot] org [dot] fj.  

Closing date: 13 January 2017, COB Australian Eastern Standard Time. Please note that late applications will not be considered.

Please direct enquiries to recruitment [at] pacificwomen [dot] org [dot] fj with “Tonga Women’s Economic Empowerment Design” in the email subject line.

Cardno is committed to child protection and safeguarding the welfare of children in the delivery of our international development programs. Recruitment and selection procedures reflect this commitment and may include relevant criminal record checks. 

Cardno is an equal opportunity employer. Pacific Islanders, particularly women from Pacific Islands Countries, are strongly encouraged to apply.