Full-Time ELIMINATING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS (EVAWG) OFFICER
Job Reference: CIV2010
CARE is an international humanitarian and development organisation fighting global poverty, with a vision to which focuses on empowering women and girls to fight poverty and bring lasting change to their communities. We work in over 80 countries around the world. We work with partners to achieve lasting results for marginalized communities.
CARE International in Vanuatu has a focus on Gender Equality, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) and Humanitarian Preparedness and Emergency Response.
As part of CARE Vanuatu’s Gender Equality Program, CARE has the support of UNFPA to implement a one year project to expand some key parts of CARE’s EVAWG activities to 5 communities in Tanna.
To support the roll outs of these activities, we are seeking two (2) interested and passionate individuals to work with the CARE Gender team based in Tanna, and who has good understanding of EVAWG to ensure project targets are met.
The major responsibilities will be varied and will include:
1. Program Activities
- Ensure the effective and efficient implementation of EVAWG activities according to the activity plan and budget, including preparation of detailed budget requests for each field trip and activities;
- Mobilise communities and facilitate trainings and activity on EVAWG, and facilitate technical trainings to be provided by project partners;
- Ensure good relationships with communities and local authorities and partner organisations;
- Request and clear all field cash advances in a timely fashion in accordance with CARE Finance policies and procedures;
- Ensure good communication, coordination and information sharing with and between all CARE key staff; and
- Ensure CARE’s Programming Principles, in particular gender and rights-based approaches, are applied into project activities.
2. Monitoring and Reporting
- According to the schedule detailed in the monitoring plan and using the tools and methods developed with the Program Quality team, regularly perform and document monitoring of all project sites and activities ensuring the participation of community members;
- Plan and be responsible for the weekly reporting of field activities;
- Participate in regular reflection, learning and reporting workshops with the program team as required;
- Input into reporting process and the identification and development of case studies as required.
Required Qualifications and Skills:
- Minimum technical diploma and/or vocational training in community development, gender or health and/or minimum 2-3 years relevant work experience, preferably in community based violence prevention and response work and/or activity implementation with an International Non-Government Organisation (INGO);
- Good understanding of EVAWG including prevention approaches and response (services and referral)
- Excellent communication and facilitation skills in Bislama and good in English;
- Ability to analyse intricate information and produce concise and accurate reports;
- Demonstrated high level organisational and time management skills, including the ability to plan and manage workflows and balance competing priorities to ensure timely processing to meet deadlines in a complex environment;
- Demonstrated ability to take direction and to work as part of a team;
- Demonstrated experience in following standard policies, procedures and processes;
- A willingness to learn about CARE, gender equality and women’s empowerment activities;
- Proven ability in managing a budget and/or cash; and
- Good level of IT skills.
In return for your commitment, you will benefit from ongoing professional development and a comprehensive benefits package.
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