Initiative Training Coordinator NGO Careers – CARE International




Job
Title:           
  Initiative
Training Coordinator
Organization: CARE
International
Duty Station: 
Uganda
Reports to:
Senior Initiative Manager (SIM)
           
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 Initiative Training Coordinator is a
technical specialist in the areas of Sexual and Gender based violence
programming. She/he provides a link to country-office staff, grassroots
organizations and government agencies to successfully promote and enhance
gender equality in their own poverty reduction programs. Indirectly, this will
impact the lives of the vulnerable women and girls that partners and CARE works
with. The Initiative Training Coordinator contributes to implementation,
coordination of capacity development within the country. She/he is responsible
for the capacity assessment of NGOs/CBOs, identifying gaps, strengthening and
together with the cross country thematic leaders for Psychosocial Support,
Engaging Men & Boys and Women leadership; design appropriate strategies
according to National and international conventions and human rights standards.
She/he will work with other CARE colleagues, communities, partner organizations
and relevant government departments, building and nurturing relationships with
the various Program stakeholders to support, plan, coordinate and implement
capacity building initiatives in the area of PSS, EM&B and WL as agreed
with the Senior Initiative Manager. The Initiative Training Coordinator is
responsible for maintaining, monitoring and updating capacity development
information, documenting specific models, achievements/best practices and
dissemination of the lessons learnt. She/ He will represent CARE with
collaborators, partners and communities in order to establish and maintain a
high reputation. Effective coordination, networking, representation and
documentation at all levels will be part of the expected deliverables of the
position
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Assess, facilitate
and strengthen the capacity of partners, other stakeholders on gender
transformative approach in accordance to Care international standards.
  • Ensure partners have in-depth knowledge of the projects’ objectives
    and strategies;
  • Ensure that partners are involved in all critical moments and events
    of the projects (consultancies, planning meetings, review meetings,
    baseline, midterm review, end line, steering committee meetings, etc.) and
    that all key information is shared with them in a transparent manner and
    in real time;
  • Liaise with L4C (Learning for Change) Technical Team and other CARE
    projects working with the same partners.
  • Ensure that other NUWEP projects benefit from the capacity
    development of CARE staff and partners in gender transformative-led
    thematic approaches that benefit the overall impact populations of NUWEP.
  • Compile a resource list of organizations and services in the
    implementation of the L4C initiatives
Establish and implement a plan for information dissemination for the
NUWEP Impact groups on SGBV.
  • Support L4C partners to integrate Women Leadership, Psychosocial
    Support, Advocacy and Engaging Men and Boys in other ongoing programmes.
  • Together with the thematic leaders and SIM, support partners in
    developing own capacity building Action plans
Support
coordination of L4C capacity building innovation and support skills
comprehension in liaison with Thematic Leads
  • Ensure that partners are involved in all critical moments and events
    of the projects (consultancies, planning meetings, review meetings,
    baseline, midterm review, end line, steering committee meetings, etc.) and
    that all key information is shared with them in a transparent manner and
    in real time;
  • Ensure partners have in-depth knowledge of the projects’ objectives
    and strategies;
  • Liaise with other CARE projects working with the same partners.
  • Ensure that other NUWEP projects benefit from the capacity
    development of CARE staff and partners in gender transformative-led
    thematic approaches that benefit the overall impact populations of NUWEP.
  • Compile a resource list of organizations and services in the
    implementation of the L4C initiatives
  • Establish and implement a plan for information dissemination for the
    NUWEP Impact groups on SGBV.
Participate in the
development and maintenance of an effective SGBV information (M & E)
system.
  • Participate in the continuous review of the M&E system with
    specific emphasis on providing support to organization development in the
    area of gender transformation.
  • Work closely with the partners to ensure that they receive the
    relevant capacity support.
  • Participate in evaluating progress towards achievement of program/project
    outcomes.
  • Provide on-going support supervision and monitoring to implementing
    partners and community structures to ensure delivery of quality services
    and program quality.
  • Identify, prepare and document L4C lessons learnt under the NUWEP Program
    implementation.
Ensure effective
coordination and network system at district, regional and national levels are
operational, maintaining a high reputation.
  • In collaboration with the implementing partners, coordinate, support
    and facilitate monthly, quarterly and sub county level discussions and
    coordination meetings.
  • Represent CARE at the Districts, Regional and with other relevant
    sector working group meetings as required from time to time.
  • Establish and maintain cordial and professional relations with local
    partners and collaborators including district officials.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the CARE International Initiative Training
    Coordinator job placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in
    Social work and Social development, gender and Behavioral sciences
  • A Post graduate qualification in any relevant field is a MUST
  • At least 3-5 years of hands on professional experience in community
    development, including experience and knowledge of working within a Post
    Conflict Recovery and development background.
  • Experience working with large teams with multiple deliverables.
  • Strong inter-personal communication skills; sound judgment and decision making skills.
  • Ability to network, build relationships and establish collaboration
    with different partners, agencies local and international networks.
  • Ability to link with community activists and social movements
  • Knowledge and strong skills in M&E, report writing and
    documentation.
  • Required Competencies
  • Planning
  • Proactive problem solving
  • Contributing to team success
  • Managing work
  • Building partnerships
  • Communicating with impact
  • Initiating action
  • Information monitoring
  • Adaptability
  • Stress tolerance
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Diversity        
  • Excellence
  • Accountability
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: 10th August 2018
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