Job opportunity - gender and social development specialist

The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) is an autonomous inter-governmental body, mandated to develop and support the management of fisheries in the Southeast Asian region by rational utilization of the region’s aquatic resources to provide food security to the people through a balanced approach to fisheries and habitat management. The mandate of the organization covers both marine and inland fisheries.

SEAFDEC, with support from the SEAFDEC-Sweden Collaborative Program, is strengthening efforts to address the importance of integrating and coordinating fisheries management and habitat management and to improve management of fishing capacity to reduce over-capacity, destructive and illegal fishing. Priority sub-regions include Gulf of Thailand, Andaman Sea, Mekong River Region and Sulu-Sulawesi Seas and SEAFDEC supports regional cooperation through the implementation of sub-regional (and bilateral) agreements on fisheries and environmental management.

The SEAFDEC-Sweden project is seeking a Gender and Social Development Specialist with a knowledge and passion for gender equality, human rights and social development. As a Gender and Social Development Specialist, you shall have deeper understanding of gender, human rights and social development aspects helping SEAFDEC-Sweden project, its implementing partners and project staff on how to promote gender equality, human rights and social development through internal practices, conducting gender analysis throughout the project cycle, advising on gender aspects human rights and social development to be addressed within different segments of fisheries and the fishing industry including fair working conditions with an aim to ensuring safe, equal and dignified participation and empowerment of all gender groups in project cycle for attainment of gender equitable outcomes.

We are seeking for energetic and high caliber candidate to work with us as Gender and Social Development Specialist, attached to the SEAFDEC Secretariat in Bangkok, Thailand. This will be a fixed term, full-time one-year contract with possibility of extension.

Please see the attached file for full details. Applications close on 15 August 2017 and should be submitted to pattaratjit 'at' seafdec.org.