Location: Makassar & Manado, Sulawesi, Indonesia
Duration: February 27, 2017 – August 30, 2017
The Sulawesi Economic Development Strategy Project (SEDS) is a 5-year, $4.6 million project funded by the Government of Canada and Humber Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning, and implemented by Humber in partnership with seven universities in North and South Sulawesi, Indonesia. SEDS will develop the capacity of seven universities to design and deliver applied entrepreneurship academic programs, provide support services directly to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and support networking with SME stakeholders.
Under the supervision of the Field Manager, the Gender & Environment Intern (GEI) will be responsible for further developing gender and environmental mainstreaming approaches for the SEDS project, while contributing to the capacity building of SEDS partners. This assignment will be in two parts, focusing first on the environment, followed by a gender analysis. The GEI will work in collaboration with two specialized consultants who have been contracted to conduct environmental and gender audits of the project. The GEI will support the consultants in their work, and will then follow up to ensure the implementation of their recommendations.
Part I: Environmental Assessment
Part I of the assignment will take place in March/April/May of 2017. During this time, the GEI will support the Environment consultant in conducting an environmental assessment of the SEDs Business Support Centres (BSCs). Using a participatory approach, the assessment will evaluation the environmental sustainability of both the BSC operating procedures, as well as the services and support provided to student entrepreneurs in the running of environmentally-friendly businesses.
Together with the Environmental Consultant:
Part II: Gender Mainstreaming
Part II of this assignment will take place in June/July/August of 2017. Working with an identified gender specialist, GEI will assist in conducting a gender analysis of the SEDS project, with a particular focus on how the project can better support women to enter more lucrative areas of business.
Together with the Gender Consultant and in collaboration with the Monitoring and Evaluation Officers:
All travel costs and insurance will be covered by the project
The intern will receive a generous living allowance for the duration of the assignment
Please send a CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday February 7th