CARE International NGO Initiative Training Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

CARE International NGO Initiative Training Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

About CARE International

CARE International has been active in Uganda since 1969 and working in the country
continuously since 1979, implementing a diverse portfolio of programs and projects ranging
from emergency services to economic development and civil society building.

Our current programming targets Women, Girls and youth as well as vulnerable groups such as the extreme poor, internally displaced people, children to provide assistance and opportunities for empowerment and sustainable development through addressing the underlying causes of poverty grounded on careful and thorough analysis of power relations between different groups in society and the local context in which they live and work.

Our programming is guided by our core
values of transformation, Integrity, Diversity, Equality and excellence.

CARE International in Uganda seeks to recruit highly motivated and qualified development professional with genuine commitment to fill up the following position:

Initiative Training Coordinator (1 position):
Location:

  • Gulu

    Job Summery
  • Reporting to the Senior Initiative Manager (SIM), 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

    Specific responsibilities and tasks:
  • 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.
  • Relationship and collaboration.The Initiative Training Coordinator will work as a process-oriented support person to the
    L4C initiative to achieve on the capacity development and training related interventions
    within the Program.
  • It will therefore be essential for this individual to develop relationships
    with partner organizations to ensure effective support.
  • This requires both sensitivity and
    responsiveness to the capacities and needs of the different partners.
  • S/he will also collaborate with other NUWEP related initiatives within the sub office and will be expected to provide support based on clearly and jointly agreed Programme priorities (to be agreed with the supervisor, component specialists as will be specified annually in the job holder’s APAA).
  • Teamwork is therefore a key element of the position.

    Qualifications
  • 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
  • Interested candidates should apply online by 13th February 2019
  • Candidates who are interested in the above jobs should submit an updated CV and Application
  • letter giving a day time telephone contact and names, telephone contacts and email addresses of 3 (three) work related referees only through our recruitment email ugarecruitment@care.org
    clearly indicating the job title in the email subject.
  • CVs will be received
  • Please note that when you are successful for the above position, CARE will need
    certified copies of your academic documents.
  • For any questions please call our office on
    0312258100/150
  • Care Is an Equal Opportunities, Gender Sensitive, Corruption,
  • Sexual Exploitation and Abuse Intolerant Employer
  • Please Note that CARE International in Uganda does not ask any applicant payment for
    any recruitment process
  • For more information and job application details, see; CARE International NGO Initiative Training Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

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