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Saturday, November 17, 2018

2 Women Livelihoods and Market Officers Job at CARE International - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
2 Women Livelihoods and Market Officers 

Jobs at:
CARE International 

Deadline of this Job:
30th November 2018 

Duty Station:
Yumbe and Adjumani 

Summary
Date Posted: 16th November 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

JOB DETAILS: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 women professionals with genuine commitment to fill up the following position of:
2 Women Livelihoods and Market Officers
Location: Yumbe and Adjumani

JOB SUMMARY
CARE International in Uganda supports the financial inclusion aspirations of women and youth who encounter a distinct set of circumstances, in humanitarian / emergency and relatively stable environments which places them amongst the vulnerable and marginalized members of their community. Through the Women and Youth Financial Inclusion Program (WAYFIP) women and youth are empowered to obtain diversified and sustainable livelihoods. They are also supported to access equitable financial inclusion and economic opportunities that can be achieved through engaging with markets, promotion of marketable skills and access to and utilization of financial services. CARE believes financial inclusion of women and youth will catalyze new and diversified businesses in the local markets and reduce poverty and vulnerability in their households. The program is largely based on CARE’s existing Women's Economic empowerment (WEE) programming where the VSLA methodology contributes to the strategic approach of its core programs. In a bid to strengthen our financial inclusion and women economic empowerment strategic approach among the Conflict affected South Sudanese women, CARE Uganda is in partnership with UN Women to implement a three (3) years (2018— 2021) Women is Leadership, Empowerment, Access and Protection (LEAP) programme in Yumbe and Adjumani districts.
The LEAP programme seeks to increase the opportunities for women for South Sudanese women refugees in Adjumani and Yumbe to: a) Lead and participate in refugee and host population decision-making processes, b) Access and protect their rights; and c) Enhance education and skills and improve economic opportunities and empowerment.
Job application procedure
Please visit our website http://www.careuganda.org under the careers link for more details on these Jobs and howto apply. For any questions please call our office on 0312258100/150. Please Note that CARE International in Uganda does not ask any applicant payment for any recruitment process