12 August, 2016

6458 Gender Equality Program Manager

Care International Vanuatu

Non Government Organization
Port Vila/Tanna, 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 Gender Equality Program Manager Skills Background to join our team based in Port Vila with frequent travels to Tafea Outer Islands.
The Gender Equality Program Manager has excellent program management skills and is passionate about gender equality. He/She will lead CARE Vanuatu’s Women and Girls Empowerment program ‘Leftemap Sista’ and the women and girl’s empowerment team. The Program Manager is responsible for managing the successful implementation CARE Vanuatu’s Leftemap Sista program including ensuring the program meets objectives as set out in the design and delivers high quality results documented in accordance with the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) framework.

This position ensures effective program management at all times, including managing work plans, resources and staff to implement activities. The Gender Equality Program Manager will manage a team of staff based in different locations (Tanna and Port Vila). The Gender Equality Program Manager will work alongside the Department of Women’s Affairs to support the mainstreaming of gender in Government Policy and will represent CARE externally in relationships with government, donors, partners and peer agencies including in CARE’s role as co-lead with DWA of the Gender and protection Cluster.  The Gender Equality Program manager will also coordinate and substantially contribute to the review and re-design of the next phase of the program.   
Key Roles:
  • Strategy and leadership
  • Program Implementation
  • Budget management
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Representation
  • Team Management.
      Required qualifications and skills:
      • An undergraduate degree in a relevant field or at least five years’ experience in program management of gender equality or general community development programs
      • Demonstrated program management skills
      • Experience managing teams including staff in different locations
      • Experience in delivering gender related activities at community, provincial and national levels and in developing programs to promote gender equality
      • Demonstrated ability to communicate about gender equality issues with staff and communities
      • Strong representational and networking skills with demonstrated ability to build strong relations with government and other partners at the national level
      • Demonstrated flexible approach and ability to identify and resolve problems
      • Good understanding of desktop based programs, including word processing packages and power point
      • High level of written and spoken English. Fluent in Bislama. 


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



      How To Apply:

      To find out more about this rewarding opportunity please send your cover letter and CV in English before 20 August 2016, quoting the reference 'CIV1621' as the subject of the email/letter. 

      CARE is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Women, ethnic minorities and people with disability are strongly encouraged to apply.
      CARE is committed to protecting the rights of children. CARE reserves the right to conduct screening procedures to ensure a child safe environment.
      Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview.

      Contact Person:

      Nelly Daniel


      Not Stated
      Port Vila: Nelly Daniel, Human Resource, P O Box 1129, Port Vila, Vanuatu
      Tanna: John Bill Charley, Tanna Field Coordinator, Isangel Tanna



       Not Stated
                   12-August-15 Direct from Employer

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