Terms of Reference
Ha Noi with frequent travel to Son La and Lao Cai provinces
Period of Assignment:
1 year (possibility of extension)
Type of employment
Inclusive Business Advisor
With more than 35 years of experience, Cowater International is Canada’s global leader in management consulting services specializing in international development. We have managed the implementation of over 800 projects in more than 80 countries around the globe for clients such as DFID, DFAT Australia, the World Bank, and Global Affairs Canada. We work with governments, partner organizations, communities, and civil society to design and implement sustainable solutions that generate lasting social, economic, and environmental impacts. Our adaptive approach to management has led to our award-winning work and recognition as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2017 and 2018.
Cowater International is seeking to recruit a Business Consultant to support the Aus4Equality|Gender Responsive Equitable Agriculture and Tourism (GREAT) Program. The GREAT Program is a five-year, flagship initiative of the Australian Aid Program in Vietnam (2017 to 2021) that seeks to promote women’s economic empowerment (WEE) in the ethnically diverse north-west region of Vietnam. The primary beneficiaries are women living in the provinces of Son La and Lao Cai with a focus on economic inclusion of women from ethnic minority communities.
Statement of Duty:
The Business Consultant will report to the Inclusive Business Adviser and will primarily advise private sector partners on business solutions for targeted households, (primarily ethnic minority households) involved in the business supply chains. The position will support the development and implementation of sound business plans and manage projects using strong business analytics to optimise impact on target women beneficiaries. The Business Consultant will also be responsible for managing and guiding specific business partner projects in the Program and will work in close collaboration with other members of the Technical Team and the Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning team to ensure effective coordination.
Inclusive Business Plan or Supply Chain Intervention Refinement
Results Measurement and Communication
Skills & Abilities
The Business Consultant must possess the following skills, knowledge, and experience:
Women and people of minority groups are encouraged to apply.
Interested candidates are invited to send application to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate the Job title in the subject line.
Application should include:
- A cover letter including a response to each of the selection criteria
- A detailed Curriculum Vitae
- Contact of 03 referees
Deadline of submission: 5pm 25 May 2020