Psychosocial Coordinator NGO Jobs – CARE International

Organization: CARE
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Senior
Initiative Manager
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 Psychosocial
Coordinator will be responsible for planning and coordination, leadership and
human resource management to build capacities for both staff and Community
Based Facilitators to deliver psychosocial support interventions. The
Psychosocial Coordinator will also be responsible for conducting regular field
monitoring and support visits and track progress of implementation on all the
Psychosocial Interventions, set up monitoring systems to evaluate effectiveness
and impact of the planned psychosocial support interventions. She/he will be
responsible for overseeing the functionality of the community and support
centres, case management and writing technical reports on specific cases
identified during the psychosocial support activities. The Psychosocial
Coordinator will support staff to understand CARE’s financial policies and
procedures and ensure project funds are utilised with efficiency and effectiveness.
She/he is expected to collaborate closely with other staff in the emergency
team and with other Country Office related initiatives with in the sub office
and provide support on agreed project priorities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant for the CARE International Psychosocial Coordinator job
    placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, development
    studies and a Post Graduate Diploma in Project management is desired.
  • Five
    years of experience supporting Gender mainstreaming in an organization
    similar to CARE.
  • Previous
    experience and knowledge of project implementation, Psychosocial Support
    as well as advocacy processes and tools including partners and community
    capacity building.
  • 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: 9th February 2018

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