The Oceania Customs Organization (OCO) has 23 independent, self-governing nations and territories that are autonomous Customs jurisdictions in the Pacific. Established in 1986, its mandate is to promote effectiveness and efficiency of Customs administrations in the harmonization and simplification of Customs procedures, facilitation of trade, law enforcement and building the capacity of members in meeting the development objectives of their Governments.
OCO is partnering with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) through the EDF11 funding to improve trade facilitation through the regions trading potential and enhancing export competitiveness, reduce costs of essential imports and improve transparency.
Expressions of Interest are invited for the position of Gender Equality Advisor
The Gender Equality Advisor is required to guide and coordinate the development and implementation of initiatives, policies, and plans that create and foster a diverse and an open and inclusive environment and culture across the Trade Facilitation Assessment Framework.
• Provide vision and leadership that makes the Trade Facilitation Framework inclusive and diversity-sensitive.
• Work closely with the Trade Facilitation Expert and stakeholders, to shape and implement investments, plans, and strategies aligned with institutional goals to create a diverse and inclusive environment for all in the Oceania region.
• Work with network participants and stakeholders to incorporate best practices into institutional hiring and workplace policies, including business procedures and programs.
The Gender Equality Advisor should have a Relevant Qualification from a recognized Tertiary Institution and/or having an Extensive Experience in Trade Facilitation and Customs field.
To apply kindly upload a cover letter responding to the key responsibilities of the position and CV including two referees on the Tender Section of our website www.ocosec.org by 4pm (Fiji time) Monday 15th May 2023.
Terms of Reference indicating the details of the consultancy work can also be obtained from here.
For any clarification, please contact: Mrs. Irma Daphney Stone on DaphneyS@ocosec.org