26 June, 2017

7001 Officer – Eliminating Violence Against Women and Girls [EVAWG]

CARE International Vanuatu

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

Job Description: Job Reference: CIV1714
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 an Officer to join our Gender Equality Team in the position of Eliminating Violence Against Women and Girls [EVAWG]. The role is to support CARE Vanuatu’s Eliminating Violence Against Women and Girls [EVAWG] 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 able bodied and disabled women, young women and girls in rural and remote areas in 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 EVAWG Officer will be responsible for supporting activities under two outcome areas: to promote leadership skills and opportunities of women and girls;and to reduce tolerance for VAWG and increase access to survivor centred services.

The position is based in Tanna with regular travel to field sites in Tanna and Tafea outer Islands.
Your major responsibilities will be varied and will include:
  • Ensure the effective and efficient implementation of EVAWG activities according to the activity plan and budget, including preparation of detailed budget requests for each field trip and activities
  • Mobilise communities and facilitate trainings and activity on EVAWG, and facilitate technical trainings to be provided by project partners
  • Ensure good relationships with communities and local authorities and partner organisations
  • Monitoring and Reporting.
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 technical diploma and/or vocational training in community development, gender or health and/or minimum 2-3 years relevant work experience, preferably in community based violence prevention and response work and/or activity implementation with an International Non-Government Organisation (INGO)
        • Good understanding of EVAWG including prevention approaches and response (services and referral Excellent communication and facilitation skills in Bislama and good in English
        • Ability to analyse intricate information and produce concise and accurate reports
        • 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
        • Demonstrated ability to take direction and to work as part of a team
        • Demonstrated experience in following standard policies, procedures and processes
        • A willingness to learn about CARE, gender equality and women’s empowerment activities
        • Proven ability in managing a budget and/or cash;  and
        • Intermediate (very good) in Microsoft Office with knowledge in Microsoft Word 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 ‘CIV1714’ 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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