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5917 TNCWC Vacancies 17 March - 9 April 2021

Tonga National Centre for Women and Children (TNCWC)


1. Centre Director
2. M&E Communications Officer
3. Counsellor

Program Summary

The Tonga National Centre for Women and Children (TNCWC) was established as the Catholic Women’s League Project in 1995, a crisis centre for women and children experiencing domestic violence. The centre’s name was changed to the TNCWC in order to support access by those of all denominations, and currently provides counselling, advocacy and community awareness-raising to support women and children affected by violence.

TNCWC is looking to recruit the positions mentioned below to further strengthen its organizations capacity. All applications should be dropped off to our office at Halaleva, before 4pm on the 9th of April, 2021

Interested candidates who wish to apply are required to submit their letter of application together with a CV, certified copies of educational qualifications and transcripts and any other supporting documents.

For more information please contact us on 26567 or email to tncwcinfo [at] gmail [dot] com.




Centre Director

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field (e.g. Social Sciences, Development, Gender Sociology, Psychology)
  • Demonstrated strong leadership and management skills.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience working in grant management or project management, preferably within donor funded Programs or Projects
  • Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods
  • Minimum three (3) years’ work experience in the area of addressing Violence against Women and Girls, gender equality, women’s economic empowerment or related field.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in both in Tonga and English languages
  • Capable of working under pressure and meeting tight deadlines and maintaining a professional appearance and demeanour in all situations and contexts.
  • Commitment to adhering to the philosophy, mission, constitution and policies of TNCWC (notably its Child Protection Policy)
  • Skills to be empathetic, non-judgmental, supportive, respectful and empowering in working with women and children survivors of violence.
  • Capable of working collaboratively with a range of stakeholders, including government, donor and community organisations.


  • Knowledge of the dynamics of, and appropriate response to violence against women and girls and women’s economic empowerment
  • Proven experience as program director or other managerial position.
  • Experience in providing training, support and mentoring

PDF iconCentre Director Job Description.pdf

$28,000 – $40,000 annually

M&E/Communications Officer

  • Tertiary qualification in Communication, Project Management, Social Sciences, International Relations or a related discipline
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience, directly working in monitoring and evaluation.
  • Experience on a donor-funded program or projects
  • High level analytical and report writing skills.
  • Knowledge and experience in implementing monitoring and evaluation framework and systems, including conducting or managing evaluations.
  • Experience with social media and media, and ideally event organising
  • High level computing skills, including word processing, excel spreadsheets, email and project databases.
  • Experience in performing to a high level with minimal supervision.
  • Enthusiasm to work as part of a small team, to take responsibility for specific tasks, and the ability to deliver agreed tasks on time Proficiency in spoken and written English and Tongan.
  • Experience working on WEE, gender, VAWG, or similar areas highly regarded

PDF iconM&E Communications Officer Job Description.pdf

$20,000 - $24,000 annually


  • Minimum of a Graduate Diploma in Counselling (or equivalent)
  • Proof of registry as a fully qualified Counsellor
  • Experience working with women that have experienced gender-based violence
  • Minimum 2 years working as a qualified counsellor or clinical social worker
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite
  • A working proficiency in the Tongan and English language would be highly valued
  • Self-motivation and the ability to work independently without supervision
  • Previous experience facilitating workshops or trainings

PDF iconCounsellor Job Description.pdf

$15,000 – $20,000 annually

Other Requirements (for all 3 positions)

  • Possession of a valid driver’s license.