ChildFund Sport for Development - Diversity and Inclusion Consultant

S4D · REMOTE, Vientiane - Remote
Department S4D
Employment Type Consultant
Minimum Experience Experienced

Location: This consultancy will be completed online, working remotely with Series consultants and staff.

Closing date: 13th June 2021.


ChildFund Sport for Development's programs provide children with opportunities to play, learn and grow.  Using integrated sport and life skills learning, young people from vulnerable communities are equipped to overcome challenges, inspire positive social change and take active leadership roles within their communities.  Under ChildFund Australia’s guidance, all Sport for Development programs contribute to achieving gender equality, reducing inequality, and ending violence against children, reflecting targets within the UN Sustainable Development Goals. 


KEY DUTIES

The focus of the Diversity and Inclusion Consultant is to ensure the Series includes and represents the voice of women from diverse communities from across participating countries. It is essential that the Series is designed and conducted to include the voices of women’s rugby leaders at community levels working in a range of different contexts such as rural and urban locations, in developed and developing countries and from organisations where national focus may be on community or elite sport.

 

The Consultant will work closely with the ChildFund Sport for Development Team to review Series approach and pilot processes. With a focus on inclusion and diversity, the consultant will work to develop inclusive forum activities and processes to ensure representation and engagement with women of different gender identities, sexual orientation, race, culture, and disability, within each national context.

 

The Consultant will work closely with the ChildFund Sport for Development Team to review pilot approaches for identifying components to create action plans for change and provide advice to ensure diversity and inclusion across the Series.  This may include:

  • Developing and reviewing participant criteria and selection processes;
  • Providing advice on how ChildFund represents diversity across our communications and marketing collateral for the Series;
  • Reviewing pilot forum activities and suggesting approaches to increase diversity in all of its forms and ensure appropriate strategies for engagement with women of different gender identities, sexual orientation, race, culture, and ability, within each national context;
  • Reviewing and advising on Forum activities;
  • Advising on the selection and role of the Series Steering Group.


Deliverables and Indicative Timetable

Please find in this Terms of Reference.


QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

    • Minimum of a Master’s degree in political science, social science, human rights or a relevant field and five years of practical experience;
    • Track record of identifying opportunities to strengthen diversity mainstreaming  in projects and initiatives;
    • Strong analytical skills to support and make practical recommendations in timely and well-structured presentations;
    • Expertise in using participatory training methods to deliver workshops for development programmes;
    • Understanding of sport and/or development sectors;
    • Experience in training/projects related to gender equity, social and emotional learning and/or Sport for Development;
    • Experience working in Asia and/or Oceania.

     

    You are expected to remain alert and responsive to any child safeguarding and Sexual Exploitation, Abuse or Harassment (SEAH) risks and conduct yourself in a manner consistent with Child Safeguarding and Prevention of SEAH Policies.

     

    SKILLS

    • Strong communicator;
    • Proactive approach to contributing to operation and strategic goals and objectives;
    • Effective under pressure and adaptable
    • Strong people skills; and
    • Creative thinker and motivator.

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    • Location
      REMOTE, Vientiane - Remote
    • Department
      S4D
    • Employment Type
      Consultant
    • Minimum Experience
      Experienced