GENDER AND PROTECTION COORDINATOR

  • Mid-level, Short-term contract assignment
  • Posted on 10 April 2019
  • Beira, Mozambique
  • Closing on 10 May 2019

Job Description

At CARE, we seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live with dignity and security.

This has been our vision since 1945, when we were founded to send lifesaving CARE Packages® to survivors of World War II. Today, CARE is a global leader in the movement to eradicate poverty. In 2016, CARE worked in 94 countries and reached 80 million people with an incredible range of life-saving programs. We also put women and girls at the center of our work because we know that we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities. We seek dynamic, innovative thinkers to further our mission. If you share our core beliefs: poverty is an injustice; poverty is solvable; and together, we have the power to end it, join us.

The Gender and Protection Coordinator (GPC) is responsible for the overall direction and performance of the Gender and Protection program portfolio. The range of duties include playing a critical role in defining the sector’s programs principles, objectives and operational strategies; setting standards for project implementation, monitoring and evaluation; overseeing project planning and budgeting; giving technical assistance to staff (or recruiting and hiring specialists as needed for various projects); ensuring collaboration with counterpart agencies; representing the CO to external organizations. The GPC will be responsible for new project development starting with the identification of program initiatives appropriate to both the sector and country strategies, all the way through submission of quality proposals. The GPC will assure collaboration and synergies among projects within the sector as well as between this sector and the WASH, Cash and Livelihoods, Shelter, Food and NFI sectors.


Responsibilities:

  • People Management
  • Program Quality and Implementation
  • Resource Mobilization
  • External relations and Partnerships
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree +7 years’ technical experience
  • Minimum 5 years progressive experience in mid-level management positions with team management or supervision responsibilities;
  • Three years of experience in project management
  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Gender and Protection technical knowledge of Sphere minimum standards and best practices
  • Prefer candidates with Portuguese language skills

About the Organization

CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. We place special focus on working alongside poor women because, equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty. Women are at the heart of CARE's community-based efforts to improve basic education, prevent the spread of disease, increase access to clean water and sanitation, expand economic opportunity and protect natural resources. CARE also delivers emergency aid to survivors of war and natural disasters, and helps people rebuild their lives.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.

The closing date for this posting, if listed, is approximate. Job postings may be removed from CARE's career website at any time.

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