GEDSI and Safeguards Consultant

  • Remote
  • TBD USD / Year

DT Global

Summary of Role and Purpose

The Gender Equity, Disability, and Social Inclusion (GEDSI) and Safeguards Consultant will work alongside the AASI Team Leader (TL), Deputy Team Leader (DTL), and all program personnel. The AASI GEDSI and Safeguards Consultant will guide and contribute to the effective management of the program’s GEDSI and safeguards activities, program improvement, intermediate and long-term outcomes, accountability, and effective delivery of the program.

The AASI GEDSI and Safeguards Consultant will work in consultation with DFAT Post Honiara, other stakeholders including but not limited to Australia Global Alumni, the Solomon Islands Australia Alumni Association (SIAAA), Australian and Pacific country host universities, private sector organisations, and associations and civil society actors, to drive progress of AASI towards program outcomes. They will take a Do No Harm approach and include kustom leadership in all GEDSI and Safeguards strategies, plans, and activities for AASI.

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About the Program

Australia Awards are prestigious, transformational scholarships and short courses offered to emerging leaders from developing countries for study, research and professional development in Australia and the region so they can return home and contribute to their nations’ development, prosperity, and resilience[1]. Australia Awards Solomon Islands (AASI) is aligned with Australia’s development assistance in Solomon Islands, targeting human resource gaps in priority sectors. Australia Awards aim to provide alumni with the skills and knowledge to drive change and influence economic and social development. AASI complements other Australian aid investments in Solomon Islands and aligns with the SINDS.

AASI is managed by DT Global on behalf of the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). Under the Australia Solomon Islands Program Support (ASIPS) facility procurement and contract management support is provided to AASI.


About DT Global

DT Global partners with communities, governments, and the private sector to provide award-winning, technical expertise focused on promoting local leadership and global accountability to deliver innovative, sustainable, data-driven solutions and inclusive development.

Our business has a global presence—almost 2,500 staff and experts in over 100 countries—and a strong commitment to use and build local capacity and empower local voices. We meet communities on the development spectrum and help them navigate to where they want to be. Our expertise covers a range of practice areas, including economic growth, environment and infrastructure (with the focus on sustainable infrastructure), governance, human development, conflict prevention, and stabilisation and transition.

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Our organisation is committed to child protection and safeguarding the welfare of children in the delivery of our international development programs. Recruitment and selection procedures reflect this commitment. We are committed to safety and the prevention of sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment, child protection and bribery prevention.

We want to engage with the right people to deliver our client programs. As part of our approach you will be subjected to formal background screening, criminal record checks, employment verification, and periodic compliance checks. All our staff receive safety, compliance and safeguards training and are responsible for contributing to a safer working culture.

DT Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or national origin. DT Global prohibits discriminating against employees and job
applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose the compensation of the employee or
applicant or another employee or applicant.

DT Global encourages women to apply. DT Global recognises the moral and legal
responsibility to provide an equal opportunity workplace by ensuring that all recruitment and
selection decisions are based on the best qualified and experienced candidate who can
perform the genuine inherent requirements of this position.

How to apply

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Please submit

  1. Your CV
  2. A cover letter addressing the key selection criteria

APPLICATIONS CLOSE Thursday 31 August 2023 / 11:59 (Solomon Islands local time).

Should this role be of interest, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Kindly note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

DT Global is committed to child protection and safeguarding the welfare of children in the delivery of our international development programs. We are committed to Safety and the Prevention of Sexual Abuse and Harassment (PSEAH), and bribery prevention. DT Global is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage women, men, people with diverse backgrounds and people living with disabilities to apply. This program is funded by the Australian Government and Managed by DT Global.

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