Consultant (Gender Responsive Programme)
Community & Rural Development Society Nepal(CARDSN)

Community and Rural Development Society Nepal (CARDSN), Sahayata Samajik Sanstha (SSS) and The Kakani Centre for Development of Community (KCDC) in partnership with Oxfam have started its intervention instantly after the Mega earthquake of 2015 under Emergency Food Security and Vulnerability Livelihoods (EFSVL), Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WaSH), Shelter, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), mainstreaming gender and protection across these sectors  so as to ensure  gender responsive approach  in all sectors including Media Advocacy and Campaign (MAC),  Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEAL).

Thus, Gender Equality is a core value of SSS, KCDC, CARDSN and OXFAM and views all forms of access on resources, access to decision power, violence against women/girls, including child early and forced marriage (CEFM), domestic violence, trafficking, sexual assault and harassment, a major obstacle to women’s and girls’ development, and one of the most widespread barriers to end poverty and discrimination. Through the Gender and Protection standalone project and mainstreaming program CARDSN, SSS and KCDC envisions reaching out the most vulnerable and transforming the disaster into opportunity.

Consultant (Gender Responsive Programme)

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Gender analysis of earthquake recovery and reconstruction program in Nuwakot district

Job Location: Nuwakot

Roles and Responsibilities:

Objectives of the assignment:

  • To take into account cultural settings and power relations based on information derived from both men’s and women’s activities and respond to the different needs and interests of men and women considering different socially determined roles, responsibilities and capacities.
  • To Promote equal access to decision-making processes and new opportunities created by Resilient Livelihood, WASH and Housing Programme  for better gender mainstreaming
  • To identify gaps, appropriate recommendation, way forward and approaches in effective, significant and better gender mainstream in Resilient Livelihood, WASH and Housing Programme.

Scope of Services, Tasks and Activities to be completed

Under the supervision of PCs of the KCDC, SSS, CARDSN and thematic leads of Oxfam, the consultant will produce a detail gender analysis report relevant for WASH, EFSVL, Shelter, DRR and Gender. The gender analysis should illustrate the scope of mainstreaming gender in each sector along with challenges, risk and provide output wise appropriate recommendation, gaps and way forward will be in place for effective gender mainstreaming of WASH, Livelihood and Housing also specific recommendation for gender stand-alone project and DRR. It also should guide the program in future strategy development.

  • As analysis report will have been in place incorporating appropriate recommendation, gaps and way forward for significant and better gender mainstream programme.
  • Prepare Checklist, questionnaire for FGD and KII separately as programme wise.
  • Lead field-level assessments of identified wards of Rural Municipality in Nuwakot.
  • Gather information from the selected communities on output wise programme of WASH, Resilient Livelihood and Housing.
  • Identification of gender responsive activities and activities with gaps on mainstreaming gender.
  • Must consider convergence and geography to have greatest impact and excellent Value for Money, whilst reaching the poorest and most marginalized in communities. This will include identifying and looking at work in more concentrated areas to attain greater efficiencies and impact in programming, monitoring and verification.


The consultant shall:

  • Prepare questionnaire, tools and identify sample areas and size in coordination with SSS, KCDC, CARDSN and OXFAM thematic leads.
  • Identify tools and methods to be used in the field based gender analysis, collect secondary dataand analyze it.
  • Analyze local and national context in Earthquake recovery and reconstruction program, prepare draft report and collect feedback from SSS, KCDC, CARDSN and Oxfam thematic leads.
  • Submit final report

Expected deliverable

  • Detail technical proposal
  • Questionnaire, checklist and tools develop
  • Field assessment
  • Detail gender analysis report broken down by (20-40 pages)

Skills and Competencies

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Gender Studies, Sociology with Gender and Feminist studies, Women’s study, social science
  • Minimum of seven  years’ experience of working in Gender Equality and Social Inclusion  
  • Have knowledge about Earthquake recovery and reconstruction program in Nepal including basic knowledge about WASH, livelihood, housing, resilience and protection
  • Knowledge of and experienced in project cycle management and well versed in logical frameworks;
  • Excellent analytical skills and prior experience of gender analysis 

Document to be Submitted By Consultant:

  • Detail technical and financial Proposals including CV
  • VAT registration certificate
  • Tax clearance certificate
  • Two reference
  • 1-2 samples of gender analysis report previously prepared

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organization.

Applying Procedure

Please send your updated resume and cover letter with required document mention in above to or drop your credentials in the below address by 24:00 hrs, August 17, 2017

Office Address: Community & Rural Development Society Nepal (CARDSN)
Bidur-4, Battar Nuwakot (In front of Hotel Satanchuli Nuwakot)
Tel: 010-560437 

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