Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research, evaluation and implementing programs in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development.
We work with our clients to implement bold, innovative solutions to improve the lives of the community and deliver valued outcomes for our clients.
Abt Associates is regularly ranked as one of the top 20 global research firms and one of the top 40 international development innovators.
We provide a comprehensive range of services from policy to service delivery in the public and private sectors, contributing to long term benefits for clients and communities.
Abt Associates is an organisation that has a personal commitment to its staff and as such we value the long-term relationships that we build with the people who work for us.
Investing in Women
Investing in Women (IW) is a multi-country Australian Government initiative in Southeast Asia that seeks to improve women’s economic participation as employees and as entrepreneurs and influence the enabling environment to promote Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE).
It commenced in April 2016 with operations in the Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam and Myanmar and is due to run through to June 2023.
It is managed out of the Gender Equality Branch (GEB) of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) in Canberra.
The Program is supporting the following outcomes :
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The WGE Policy Reform Expert (PRE) will support BCs in the Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia and Myanmar to support their members to undertake policy reform work.
Member companies will be supported to identify issues that inhibit WGE advancement within their markets. Undertaking research to identify influencing opportunities and potential partners, the PRE will assist each of the 4 BCs to develop and implement a policy reform action plan.
The PRE will also provide support to the BCs to undertake research into WGE priorities and to communicate outcomes and achievements to a range of audiences.
The PRE will support the P1 team in creating communication products to promote the work of IW and the BCs.
Further Information & Application Details
Further information regarding this opportunity, including how to apply, can be found in the More Information’ section below.
Applications should be submitted online via the Careers page of Abt Associates’ website and MUST include a CV and covering letter addressing the key requirements listed above.
We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from experienced and capable women.
Applications close : 18 July 2019 midnight (AEST)
We welcome and thank all applicants however; only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.