Professional Consultancy Services on Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI)

Want to make a positive difference to the future of people and our one shared home - the Earth? Working at WWF could be your opportunity of a lifetime.

All around the world, people are waking up to the deepening crisis of nature loss. A growing realization that nature is our life-support system. And that nobody will be spared from the impacts of its loss. Here at WWF, we are helping to tackle this enormous global challenge.

Our people come from hugely diverse backgrounds and with a variety of expertise, ranging from HR and finance to advocacy and conservation science. We welcome applications from anyone who believes they can help us create a better future for people and wildlife.

What we do

We are an independent conservation organization, striving to sustain the natural world for the benefit of people and wildlife. From individuals and communities to business and government, we are part of a growing coalition calling on world leaders to set nature on the path to recovery by 2030. Together, we seek to protect and restore natural habitats, stop the mass extinction of wildlife, and make the way we produce and consume sustainably.

WWF-Viet Nam is implementing the USAID Vietnam Biodiversity Conservation Project (BCA), a 5-year USAID funded project implemented in partnership with Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), the provincial governments and other provincial implementing partners.

Under the BCA framework, WWF-Viet Nam is looking for an individual consultant to provide analysis and development of data and reporting on Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) to be incorporated into a Decree on Investment Policies for Forest Protection and Development, Forest Product Processing and Trade.


Preparation for data collection

  • Literature review and desk study of existing gender-related policy, legal frameworks, data and information to identify gaps in the data to target and align the preparation of the data collection tools;

  • Partner identification meetings;

  • Stakeholder consultations.

Data collection

Data collection should include: (i) legal documents, policy documents relating to gender and social inclusion, reports related to gender equality in the forestry sector and other related documents; (ii) be representative of targeted BCA project areas.


The total working days for this assignment are 31 person-days from April to June 2021 including field travel to the sites.


  • Master’s degree in Social Science Studies; or Gender and Women’s Studies; or Environmental Studies; or International Development Studies; or related fields of studies; plus more than 10 years of relevant experience (or PhD. Degree) is preferred for this task;

  • Proven experience in legal document formulation, priority is given to candidates who have participated in policy evaluation in legal document formulation;

  • Proven experience in conducting surveys (socio-economic, gender, etc.) and evaluation with strong expertise in gender-related work;

  • Proven experience in working with government agencies at the central and provincial levels (VNFOREST, DARD, FPD, CPC, etc.)

  • Previous experience and good comprehension of the local context where the survey will be conducted;

  • Experience with USAID, GESI-related project analysis/implementation is preferred.

Detailed terms of references can be found here:  

Interested consultants are invited to submit proposals (technical & financial proposal) and C.V. to the below contact, on or before April 19, 2021 COB

Thai Hong Diep (Ms.)
Grants Management Specialist
USAID Vietnam Biodiversity Conservation Project
WWF Vietnam
Add: No. 06, Lane 18, Nguyen Co Thach Rd., Nam Tu Liem Dist., Hanoi, Vietnam
E-mail: [email protected]

Only selected candidate(s) will be contacted about the outcome of their proposals.

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Mon, 2021-04-19