Gender Coordinator NGO Career Jobs – CARE International

  Gender Coordinator
Organization: CARE
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Project
About US:
CARE International is a leading
global development and humanitarian organization. In 2014, CARE worked in 90
countries around the world, supporting 880 poverty-fighting development and
humanitarian aid projects, reaching more than 72 million people. CARE
International in Uganda (CARE) works with others to make a sustainable
improvement in the lives of the very poor, with a focus on women and girls. Our
current program focusses on women and girls’ economic rights, particularly
financial inclusion and governance of natural resources women and girls depend
upon, and on their sexual and reproductive health rights, including a life free
of violence. Our programming is guided by our core values of excellence, accountability,
respect, integrity and transparency.
Job Summary: The Gender
Coordinator will lead the “Digital Sub wallets for Increased Financial
Empowerment of Women Project” gender mainstreaming and ensure a Gender
transformative approach is adopted and applied in project implementation and
impact measurement. The position will also ensure all CARE WAYFIP program interventions
are gender responsive. The position may also from time to time provide relevant
support to other CARE Programs like the Women Empowerment and Natural Resources
and Governance (WENG) Program and the Emergency Response Program. In addition
the Gender Coordinator will work closely with the Gender and Advocacy Advisors
to promote CARE’s Gender Transformative approach to inform policy and practice
within civil society and in the public sector. This includes influencing change
in attitudes of staff, partners, groups & institutions on the importance of
conducting evidence based gender transformative advocacy to achieve CARE’s
mission. The position will be specifically responsible for building capacity of
CARE and partners’ staff working on “Digital Sub wallets for Increased Financial
Empowerment of Women Project” to conduct gender and household dialogues as well
as household financial planning. S/he will support data collection and ensure functional
referral pathways are mapped to address gender and domestic violence related
issues. The Gender Coordinator will also ensure that the implementing partners
engage with other relevant actors and uses advocacy and rights based approaches
as a strategy to achieve greater and more sustainable results for the impact
group members. S/he will also lead in supporting partner staff to main stream
GED in their programming, strengthen and improve partnership management.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the CARE International
    Gender Coordinator job placement should hold a University Degree in Social
    Sciences and a Post Graduate Diploma in Project management.
  • Five years of experience supporting
    Gender mainstreaming in an organization similar to CARE.
  • Previous experience and knowledge of
    project implementation, GBV prevention and protection as well as advocacy
    processes and tools including partners and community capacity building
  • Extensive knowledge of government
    structures and policies at local and national level (particularly within
    the field of gender, and microfinance);
How to Apply:
All applicants are encouraged
to send their application letters clearly articulating alignment with the above
profile and an updated detailed (CV) giving day time telephone contacts and
names and addresses of 3 (three) work related referees to
Deadline: 30th January 2018

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