5 GBV Officer NGO Career Jobs – CARE International

Job Title:             GBV Officer (5 Career Jobs)
Organization: CARE
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Initiative Manager
About US:
CARE International is a leading global development and humanitarian
organization. In 2014, CARE worked in 90 countries around the world, supporting
880 poverty-fighting development and humanitarian aid projects, reaching more
than 72 million people. CARE International in Uganda (CARE) works with others
to make a sustainable improvement in the lives of the very poor, with a focus
on women and girls. Our current program focusses on women and girls’ economic
rights, particularly financial inclusion and governance of natural resources
women and girls depend upon, and on their sexual and reproductive health
rights, including a life free of violence. Our programming is guided by our
core values of excellence, accountability, respect, integrity and transparency.
Job Summary:
The GBV Officer will support the GBV Specialist in placing emphasis on partner
and staff development, building relationships and contributing to coordination
processes with different stakeholders, ensuring integration of GBV
interventions into mainstream prevention and response sectors. The Emergency
GBV Officer will support CARE Uganda’s GBV Protection intervention in the West
Nile region, funded by ECHO in partnership with Oxfam international in Uganda,
in addition to activities around WASH and Shelter, the project aims to reduce
violence against women, promote services for survivors of violence and enhance
the capacity of partner organizations and other humanitarian organizations
working in the area of GBV prevention and response. The Emergency GBV Officer
wili be responsible for supporting the development and implementation of
project strategies and plans, and ensuring effective partnerships are
strengthened with other humanitarian actors and District local governments in
the area of operation. S/he will ensure that project resources are utilized
efficiently and that the project is able to save lives of refugees and host
communities directly or indirectly affected by gender based violence.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant for the CARE International GBV
    Officer job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Development
    Studies, Women and gender studies, Social sciences or in a related field.
    A post graduate degree/diploma in a relevant field is an added advantage.
  • At least three years’ experience and
    knowledge in implementing GBV projects and mainstreaming psychosocial
    programming in development work.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of the
    UNHCR and local government’s operational procedures and systems.
How to Apply:
All applicants are encouraged to send their application letters clearly
articulating alignment with the above profile and an updated detailed (CV)
giving day time telephone contacts and names and addresses of 3 (three) work
related referees to ugarecruitment@care.org
Deadline: 22nd
December 2017

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