26 June, 2017

6998 Coordinator – Women’s Economic Livelihoods [WEL]

CARE International Vanuatu

Non Government Organization
Tanna, Vanuatu 
Job Hours:
Not Stated
Due Date

Job Description: Job Reference: CIV1711
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 Women’s Economic Livelihoods [WEL] Coordinator to coordinate CARE Vanuatu’s Women’s Economic Livelihood’s [WEL] work in Tafea Province. As part of CARE Vanuatu’s Gender Equality Program, CARE has the support of the Australian Aid Program to implement a four year project, Leftemap Sista II with the goal: ‘To support women, young women and girls with and without disabilities in rural and remote areas of TAFEA to realise their rights to live free from violence, have increased economic opportunity and capacity to participate meaningfully in decisions that affect their lives in peace time and disaster’. The WEL Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating activities to work with Women’s Economic Livelihoods groups to increase their food and economic security and safe access to and control over economic resources and decision making at household level.

The Position is based in Tanna with significant travel required to other sites in Tafea.
Your major responsibilities will be varied and will include:
  • Working with the CARE Vanuatu Gender Equality Team, to support the development and implementation of CARE Vanuatu’s Equality Program
  • Actively contribute to CARE Vanuatu’s long term strategy ensuring a strong focus on gender equality as a member of the Program Leadership Team
  • Coordinate implementation of the WEL components of CARE Vanuatu’s Gender Equality program including Family Financial Management Training, links to technical support and extension services to WEL groups, and links to markets and existing financial services
  • Ensure the WEL component of the program delivers high quality results and outcomes established in the program design document
  • Participate in the development of the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning [MEAL] plan for CARE Vanuatu’s Gender Equality Program lead on MEAL for Leadership activities
  • Team Management.
CARE is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Women, ethnic minorities and people with disabilities 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.
        Required qualifications and skills:
        • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Development Studies, Gender Studies, Rural Development, or equivalent and/or minimum 4-5 years relevant work experience, preferably in community based development work and/or activity implementation with an International Non-Government Organisation (INGO)
        • Proven experience managing and implementing economic empowerment programs targeting women
        • Proven experience in training and facilitation including at community level
        • Good understanding of women’s economic empowerment and also EVAWG (including the importance of prevention and response)
        • Excellent communication in Bislama and very good in English, French would be an asset
        • Ability to coordinate this technical function(s) and implement procedures and processes, with minimal supervision
        • 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
        • Ability to develop high quality, concise reports and submission with accuracy
        • Demonstrated strong leadership, decision making, problem solving, planning, analytical and influencing skills
        • Excellent Interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team
        • Demonstrated experience in effectively leading, people management and motivating a team
        • Demonstrated honesty, maintaining confidentiality, reliable and trustworthy
        • Representational skills including developing networks and relationships with key  stakeholders
        • Proven ability to work safely and effectively with communities and vulnerable groups including at risk youth and children
        • Proven ability in managing a budget and/or cash  and
        • Fully conversant in Microsoft Office with knowledge in Microsoft Word, Power Point and Excel.


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


        Bislama, English

        How To Apply:
        To find out more about this rewarding opportunity please sent your cover letter and CV in English before 07 July 2017 quoting the reference ‘CIV1711’ as the subject of the email/letter.

        Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview.

        Contact Person:

        Nelly Daniel


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

         Not Stated
                      26-June-17 Direct from Employer

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