The Women Lead in Emergencies project is designed to support women affected by crisis to meaningfully participate in humanitarian decision-making and community/local governance. As part of a CARE International Women Lead Initiative, the Women Lead in Emergencies project will pilot new tools and ways of working within CARE offices and programs.
Overall Job Summary
The Women Lead in Emergencies (WLiE) program manager will coordinate all aspects of the WLiE project in collaboration with CARE Colombia and partner organizations. S/he will work at grassroots levels to pilot participatory tools and approaches to support women affected by crisis to identify activities that will increase their participation and influence within humanitarian and public decision-making spaces that affects their access to rights and services. S/he will also work with CARE staff and partners to build their capacity to support an environment conducive to gender transformative programming that advances women’s meaningful participation.
If you are interested in this exciting role, please send your CV and a motivation letter (including your salary expectation) to: email@example.com
Kindly state in the subject line: WLiE Program Manager
The application deadline is: 16 February 2020.
Qualifications and competencies
• Degree in Gender Studies, Social Work and Social Administration, Adult Education, Sociology or another relevant graduate qualification. Significant work experience can be used in-place of academic qualifications.
• 5 years of proven practical experience in implementing and providing technical support to gender transformative programs and/or of community development work
• Demonstrated skills in participatory techniques, community mobilization and facilitation, Experience of working with at grassroots levels with women and men from different cultures and facilitating conversations around sensitive/taboo topics, such as masculinity, sexuality and power.
Well developed analytical and inter-personal communication skills, including intermediate oral and written communication skills, and sound judgment and decision-making. English language skills appreciated but not required
• Demonstrated ability to network, build relationships and establish collaboration with different partners, local agencies and international networks.
• Working knowledge in M&E, report writing and documentation.
• Willingness to work with crisis affected communities in humanitarian settings. Previous experience of having done so is desirable.
• Experience working with large, cross-cultural teams on projects with multiple deliverables is desirable.