11 March 2014

PSDI is seeking business and gender experts to assess women's SME's

PSDI* is seeking business and gender experts to undertake a mapping and needs assessment of women's SMEs in the Pacific and the development of intervention strategies. 

The advertisements are for one business and gender consultant (international) and two national (PNG and Fiji) business and gender consultants.
  • The international consultant will undertake a comprehensive mapping of women’s SMEs in up to 6 Pacific island countries and develop appropriate strategies to enable effective participation of women’s SMEs. The specific activities will include designing the mapping study, conducting necessary interviews, collaborating with national consultants as required, producing reports that prioritize reform recommendations, undertaking presentations and compiling case studies on women owned SMEs. This work will be carried out between April and September 2014. 
  • The national consultants in Fiji and PNG will assist the international consultant to carry out this work. 
Applications should be made before 14th March and details are available on the links:
* Pacific Private Sector Development Initiative is a regional technical assistance facility co-financed by Australian Aid, the New Zealand Aid Programme, and Asian Development Bank.