22 February, 2018

7471 Gender Equality Officer

CARE International Vanuatu

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

Job Description:
Job Reference: CIV1808
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 Officer Position to join our Gender Equality team based in Port Vila with possible travel to other field sites.
The purpose of this position is to support the ‘Increasing women and girls voice in the humanitarian sector: The localisation of the Vanuatu Gender & Protection Cluster project funded by UN Women.
The purpose of this project is to increase the number of ni-Vanuatu and other Pacific women & girls from the community, local Government and CSOs who have the confidence and skills to participate in emergency preparedness and response efforts. This will include the ability to actively participate in preparedness activities as well as conduct and analyse gender & protection emergency assessments. CSOs and local and provincial preparedness committees will have increased understanding of gender and protection in emergencies.

Your major responsibilities will be varied and will include:
  • Support the activity implementation of this project, in coordination with the Gender and Protection cluster and reporting to the CARE National Gender Coordination and Capacity Strengthening Project Manager. 
      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:
            • A passion for gender equality and women’s empowerment and a commitment to CARE’s approach and values including ethnic diversity and cultural sensitivity
            • Minimum technical diploma and/or vocational training in development studies or gender studies and/or minimum 2-3 years relevant work experience, preferably in capacity building or leadership programs focussing on gender equality and EVAWG and/or activity implementation with an International Non-Government Organisation (INGO)
            • 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
            • Basic IT Software skills, keyboard/data entry and numeracy skills.


                      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 sent your cover letter and CV in English before 28 February 2018, quoting the reference ‘CIV1808’ 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 Coordinator, PO Box 1129, Port Vila, Vanuatu
                      TannaSylvain Malsungai Tanna Operations Coordinator, CARE office Isangel Tanna

                       Not Stated
                                    22-February-18 Direct from Employer

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