Gender and Social Inclusion Adviser

Honiara, Solomon Islands
Apply by 25 February 2018
Senior-level , Long-term consulting assignment
Posted on 13 February 2018

Job Description

About you

Do you have public sector experience with gender and social inclusion? Are you looking for an opportunity to demonstrate your inter-agency coordination and cross-cultural skills? Then this opportunity is for you!

About the role

The Gender and Social Inclusion Adviser will support the development of a Justice Sector Gender and Social Inclusion Strategy, work with justice and other related agencies to build their understanding of the Strategy and ensure that policies take account of gender and social inclusion issues, and ensure that gender sensitive monitoring and gender disaggregation of data is better understood and used to support decision making.

This position will also support cross agency coordination in the implementation of the Family Protection Act and other laws aimed at preventing family violence.

The Terms of Reference detailing responsibilities and selection criteria can be found here: Terms of Reference

About the program

Cardno has been engaged by DFAT to manage the Solomon Islands Resource Facility (SIRF).

SIRF is an integrated facility that delivers both Technical Assistance and Deployee Support Services in Solomon Islands. The Facility conducts procurement and contract management of technical assistance and supports performance management; provides support services for Australian Government’s deployees and technical advisers; and financial management and reporting including monitoring and evaluation of the Facility.

The Facility is a critical source of operational support to DFAT, programs and technical advisers as they attempt to navigate a shifting operating context, consolidate previous achievements while also prioritising new ways of working to ensure Australia’s assistance better achieves service delivery impact.

The Solomon Islands Justice Program is supported by SIRF and the successful candidate will be recruited through SIRF.


This position will be remunerated in line with the Australian Government’s Adviser Remuneration Framework Long Term Adviser Monthly Rate Tables and will fall within Discipline Group B, Job Level 3. The level at which the Adviser is engaged will be based on the successful candidate’s relevant experience.

How to apply

To apply for this position please click the “apply” button below or visit the Cardno job portal. Your application must include the following:


For any questions about this position, please contact quoting the position title in your email subject line.

The deadline for submissions is 23.59pm, Sunday 25 February 2018 (SI local time).

Cardno is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to Child Protection in all fields. Successful applicants may be required to provide a police clearance certificate.

About the Organization

Cardno has a 40-year history of working in partnership with developing countries to deliver solutions for sustainable development. Through the expertise of professionals operating in more than 100 countries, we investigate the causes of poverty and focus on improving the physical, economic and social infrastructure that sustains communities.

More information

SIRF GESI Adviser _Application Form.docx
TOR GESI Adviser FINAL.pdf