Male Engage Specialist UNFPA Project Jobs – CARE International

  Male Engage Specialist
Organization: CARE
Project Name: UNFPA Women and
Youth empowerment program (WAY)
Duty Station:  Uganda
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.
About UNFPA Project:
CARE International is
the Women and Youth empowerment program (WAY) in partnership with UNFPA.
Job Summary:  The Male
Engage specialist will be a dynamic team player with strong technical skills in
understanding the power relations between men and women, gender transformation,
masculinities and engaging men. He/She will be responsible for leading the
strategic development, rolling out of male engage models and approaches. Co-ordinating
the development and implementation of the Engaging men and boys initiative (
EMBi) in the eight districts of West Nile and Northern Uganda namely; Moyo,
Adjumani, Arua, Agago, Amuru, Aleptong, Pader, Kitgum and Lamwo. including:
desk research; seeking feedback from MenEngage partners; developing, pilot
testing and finalising the Male action groups (MAGs) training curriculum;
identifying and recruiting resource persons in conjunction with partners;
developing partnerships to support the MAGs ; supporting the participant
recruitment process; co-ordinating logistics for the MAGs shared learning
sessions; supporting follow-up processes and mentorship; oversee the
development of a MAG monitoring telephone application. Providing feedback to
colleagues on Men Engage Uganda country network work plans, budgets, progress
reports and other related documents. Supporting local Men Engage and boys
meetings, such as community and district consultative events with partner
organisations. He/She will be familiar with the development and humanitarian
nexus and a passion for promoting role model men approaches, promoting gender
equality and diversity, and curbing gender based violence. He/she will have
strong mobilisation, networking and relationship building skills and familiar
with working in various partnership frameworks at local Government and National
levels. The Male engage specialist will provide technical oversight in all
capacity development interventions, needs assessment, mentorship and support
supervision of the beneficiaries in the WAY program.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
applicant for the CARE International
Male Engage specialist job placement should preferably hold a Master’s
degree in gender studies, adult education, gender, Social work and Social
development, Community Psychology, or relevant Post graduate qualification.
knowledge and at least five years of proven practical experience technically
supporting gender transformative approaches.
experience and skills in effectively supervising technical specialists and
managing performance for success in technical support teams with a focus on
gender transformative approaches. 
minimum of five years of hands on professional experience in community
development work (including working with institutions, understanding their
culture, breaking taboos in conversations, ability to discuss sensitive topics
such as masculinity and sexuality in a sensitive but direct way with
experience implementing gender transformative programs a must.
and strong skills in M&E, report writing and documentation.
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
Deadline: 13th March 2018
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