Gender Project Facilitator Officer


Gender Project Facilitator Officer


Job Title: Gender Project Facilitator Officer 

Location: Vientiane office with frequent travel to project sites

Reports to: GDA management team


Job purpose: The Gender Project Officer works closely with the Project Manager to carry out the effective project implementation and to deliver the timely results of GDA’s activities and interventions.  The officer coordinates with all stakeholders of the project and liaise with relevant government agencies at district, provincial and the authorities at community level as well as national level if needed. She/he will also work closely with the government counterparts at local level and ensure the project outcomes are achieved.


Key responsibilities:

  • Conducting and facilitating gender training and workshops in line with the description of actions of project;
  • Collaborating with health, education, Lao Women’s Union at district and provincial level as well as other government partners, INGOs, NPAs, etc.;
  • Supporting the effective monitoring and evaluation of projects to meet with donors’ requirement;
  • Assisting preparation of project progress and final reports as required by donors and Director;
  • Attending meetings and events as required;
  • Engaging other work as required;
  • Ensure FAD 70 project activities are aligned with the aims of the wider program; monitor and evaluate project activities.


Planning and Reporting

  • To carry out the weekly and monthly work plan in consultation with the GDA team;
  • Write activity report based on work plan to GDA’s Director not late then the date 25th of each month;
  • Write quarterly and six-monthly reports based on quarterly and six-monthly plans to GDA’s Director according the reporting timeframe.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • At least a bachelor degree in community development, program management, education, public health, gender studies, international development etc., or equivalent fields/experiences;
  • Strong inter-personality and excellent skills in coordinating, communicating, facilitating and convincing groups/audiences;
  • Experience and knowledge of project cycle management approaches;
  • Demonstration of experience in developing and managing projects;
  • Knowledge of gender issues and participatory rural development;
  • Experience in working with a team and in supporting staff;
  • Very good English expression both orally and in writing;
  • Good skills in drafting reports and other documents;
  • Experience in working with NPAs;
  • Understanding a local language (e.g. Hmong or Khmu) is highly regarded.


A detailed job description is posted at Interested candidates should apply by sending a cover letter and CV to: 

The closing date 13 January 2020. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.


Women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.