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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Men Engage Officer Job at Care International - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Men Engage Officer

Jobs at:
Care International

Deadline of this Job:
21st December 2017.

Duty Station:
Arua, Uganda

Care International has been active in Uganda since 1969 and working in the country continuously since 1979, implementing a diverse portfolio of programs and projects ranging from emergency services to economic development and civil society building, Our current programming targets Women, Girls and youth as well as vulnerable groups such as the extreme poor, internally displaced people, children to provide assistance and opportunities for empowerment and sustainable development through addressing the underlying causes of poverty grounded on careful and thorough analysis of power relations between different groups in society and the local context in which they live and work. Our programming is guided by our core values of transformation, integrity, Diversity, Equality and excellence.
CARE international in Uganda seeks to recruit highly motivated and qualified development professionals with genuine commitment to gender equality and women and girls‘ rights to fill up the following position;
Post: Men Engange Officer (Arua)

Reporting to the Initiative Manager, the Men Engage officer is the lead in the area GBV and for implementation of men transformative approaches in Imvepi and Omugo Camp. S/he will be responsible for training and guiding the youth volunteers who will engage other youth in order to change their perception and attitude towards masculinity and women. S/he will facilitate and conduct information, Education, and Communication (IEC) sessions within the community especially youth and their leaders. The men engage officer will work closely with the shelter and livelihood teams to ensure coordinated planning and preparation of weekly, monthly and quarterly partner work plans and reports on field activities are properly drafted and timely submitted to the Initiative Manager. S/he is responsible for writing and documenting case stories of lessons learnt, especially on transformed male youth entrepreneurs, supported by the project.

Job and Person Specification (requirements)
Bachelor degree in gender, Social work and Social development, Community Psychology, Sociology. Possession of a Diploma in Education or adult education would be a plus. At least 2-years‘ experience in Project Cycle Management, managing GBV projects in IDP/ refugee context a minimum of one year of hands on experience

Job application procedure
Candidates who are interested in the above jobs should submit an updated CV and Application letter giving a day time telephone contact and names, telephone contacts and email addresses of 3 (three) work related referees only through our recruitment email  clearly indicating the job title in the email subject. CVs will be received until the 21st December 2017.
For any questions please call our offices on 0312258100/121 CARE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES, GENDER SENSITIVE & CORRUPTION INTOLEHANT EMPLOYER