Equality Between Women and Men (EWM) Facilitator


SOCODEVI, the Société de coopération pour le développement international, is a network of cooperatives and mutuals that share technical expertise and know-how with partners in developing countries in order to create, protect and distribute wealth. SOCODEVI is a Canadian not-for-profit corporation for international development established in Vietnam since 2002.

The Vietnam Cooperative Enterprise Development Project is a newly Project managed by SOCODEVI and financed by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) of Canada.

We are looking for candidates for the position of EWM facilitator in Soc Trang province.


The VCEDP is an important capacity building project that expect to support agricultural cooperative in dairy milk and fruits value chains. This project aims to improve Vietnamese cooperative sector contribution to gender-equitable economic growth and to women and men farmers’ livelihood conditions. To achieve this, VCED Project will work at three different levels:

  1. Establishment and strengthening of sustainable agriculture cooperative enterprises in strategic value chains within the Vietnamese economy to become models of reference for scaling up;
  2. Improvement of productivity and quality of agriculture production in a sustainable manner at the farm (household W/M) level, with value added;
  3. Support the Government and stakeholders of the cooperative sector in the establishment of an enabling environment for the cooperative development.


Under the supervision of the EWM Specialist and with the support of Project Director, the EWM Facilitator will have to:

  1. Build and maintain relationships with partners and stakeholders;
  2. Carry out the Farmer Field School (FFS) activities in the field (mainly training and workshop) regarding EWM activities, for the benefit of the farmer (W/M) households and cooperatives level;
  3. Design of related tools regarding to EWM activities: invitation and logistic, training material, hand-out, planning and monitoring for FFS and for cooperatives level;
  4. Encourage at all times the participation of women and assessment of equality between women and men.
  5. Contribute to reports results and challenges in the implementation of the EWM activities


VCED Project’s EWM Facilitator will demonstrate knowledge and skills in facilitation, training, implementation and monitoring. EWM Facilitator will demonstrate strong abilities in developing and facilitating training for adults in rural area.

More specifically knowledge and skills expected are:

  • University Degree in social science or other relevant fields;
  • At least 3 years of experience in field liaised with EWM training, facilitating, farmers organizations and agriculture;
  • Knowledge and experience in the field of training course design, action plan, coordination, monitoring and evaluation of training/workshop activities.
  • Knowledge and experience in the field of training and workshop;
  • Fair knowledge and skills in English communication and writing,
  • Knowledge and skills of technology information (Windows Office, internet, others);
  • Capacity to work independently and as a team working;
  • Available to travel to the countryside and work sometimes on weekends;

Please send your application (letter of interest and resume) at the end of Jun 23 rd , 2016, clearly specifying in the “Subject box” of your @mail: “EWM facilitator Soc Trang position– With your complete name ” to the following @mail address: [email protected].

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Soc Trang
Application Deadline: 
Thu, 2016-06-09