06 January, 2016

6016 Wash Officer | Gender Equality and Social Inclusion

CARE International Vanuatu

Non Government Organization
Tanna, Lenakel, Vanuatu 
Due Date

Job Description:
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. 

        We are looking for a WASH Officer with Gender Equity and Social Inclusion Skills Background to join our team based in Tanna, Tafea Province with travel to Outer Islands.

        The WASH Officer (Gender Equity and Social Inclusion) is responsible for the ensuring that gender equity and social inclusion (GESI) is mainstreamed across all CARE International in Vanuatu WASH programming. This will entail providing training to CARE staff, government, and communities on GESI, prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse (PSEA), and protection; piloting a menstrual health management program for school girls on Tanna Island; and mainstreaming GESI to ensure that CARE’s WASH programming is responsive to and inclusive of women and girls, young people, older people, and people with disabilities. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic about promoting social inclusion and gender equity issues and will have experience with community mobilization. (S)he will have the skills to engage women and girls, young people, older people, and people with disabilities in discussions around WASH issues. The role involves working in a team and coordinating with government, community, and other WASH implementing organizations in Tafea Province.

        Required qualification and skills
        • Good qualification with relevant skills
        • Knowledge of one or more of the following: public health, health, gender, human rights, community development, education, or rural development
        • At least two years of practical experience in gender mainstreaming, community development, health, WASH, or similar programmes
        • Written and oral fluency in English, Bislama, and Tanna local languages required
        • Demonstrated awareness and sensitivity to the particular needs of women and other marginalized groups in WASH
        • Demonstrated ability to take direction and to work as part of a team
        • Ability to work well under pressure and in response to changing needs
        • Strong communication skills and ability to deliver clear messages to large groups
        • Ability to work independently and efficiently
        • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook, or the ability to learn quickly
        • Willingness to be based in Tanna and travel to the outer islands.


        In return for your commitment you will benefit from ongoing professional development and a comprehensive benefits package. 


        English and Bislama

        How To Apply:
        To find out more about this rewarding opportunity please sent your cover letter and CV in English before 13 January 2016, quoting the reference ‘CIV1605’ as the subject of the email/letter.
        Only successful candidate will be contacted for interview. 
        Contact Person:

        Nelly Daniel

        Not Stated

        Nelly Daniel, Human Resource, PO Box 1129 Port Vila, Vanuatu or 
        John Bill Charley, Field Coordinator, CARE Office, Isangel Tanna



         Not Stated
        6-Jan-16 Direct from Employer

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