CARE International NGO Male Engage Specialist and Grants & Contracts Manager Jobs in Uganda
CARE International NGO Male Engage Specialist and Grants & Contracts Manager Jobs in UgandaAbout 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.
CARE International in Uganda seeks to recruit a highly motivated and qualified development professionals with genuine commitment to roll out and implement the Women and Youth empowerment program (WAY) in partnership with UNFPA to fill up the following
Male Engage Specialist- Re advertised (1 position): Arua
Please note that whoever applied in the first advert was not successful.
He/She will be responsible for leading the strategic development, rolling out of male engage models and approaches.
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. Lead participatory processes for identifying the male action groups ( MAGs) at sub county level in the 8 districts
Specific Responsibilities and Tasks
Assess the capacity needs of the MAGs in relation to gender sensitivity, , knowledge,
attitudes and skills of the impact population and different stakeholders.
Together with the EHP Response team, develop simple methods and training materials
for partners to communicate SRMR messages to the impact groups/ community and other
Work closely with Health unit HMIS staff, partners to ensure that they have an effective
SRMR database and input in the development work plans, quarterly and annual reports.
Ensure that Sub county/Parish based and refugee community structures and partner
organizations are functioning and submitting reports to relevant community leaders, the
sub county leaders, CARE and other relevant offices
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 SRMR services and program quality
Identify, prepare and document SRMR/GBV lessons learnt under Humanitarian
In collaboration with the implementing partners, coordinate, support and facilitate
monthly, quarterly and sub county level discussions and coordination meetings as may be
Represent CARE at health Sub district (health centre IV), settlement 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 and other humanitarian health actors.
Level of Authority
The Male Engage specialist will formally report to the initiative manager. S/he has no
authority to commit the organization in any way, to enter into formal partnership agreements, nor any formal financial authority, apart from standard expenses for day-day-day activities.
The Male Engage specialist is responsible for the safety and custody of organization assets in his/her possession.
Travel to locations outside project areas require prior approval of supervisor.
Relationship and collaboration
The Male Engage Specialist will work as a process-oriented support person to CARE
Emergency Program to achieve on the SRMH related interventions within the Emergency
It will therefore be essential for this individual to develop relationships with
relevant 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
closely with other specialists in the emergency team (e.g GBV Specialist,) and with other
Country office related initiatives within the sub office and will be expected to provide
support based on clearly and jointly agreed Programme priorities.
Teamwork is therefore a key element of the position.
Job and Person Specification (requirements)
Master’s degree in gender studies, adult education, gender, Social work and Social
development, Community Psychology, or relevant Post graduate qualification.
At least 5 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 trans-formative
programs a must.
Experience working with large, cross cultural teams with multiple deliverable is
Strong inter-personal communication and facilitation 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.
Unshakable commitment to gender equality.
knowledge of languages used in the participating districts are considered an
Required:Masters or Post Graduate diploma in accounting.
Certified Accounting Professional.
Knowledge and experience with accounting software package People Soft
At least 5 years’ experience in grants, sub grants and budget management at similar level, of which at least three in an international NGO;
Required:Proficiency in Microsoft Office including strong financial software applications
Excellent Excel proficiency skills;
Fluency in English language and written communication;
Thorough understanding of financial accounting, fund accounting and financial analysis, financial reporting, GAAP and IFRS. and grants, sub grants and contracts management
processes and procedures.
Solid knowledge of Key donor regulations and compliance requirements (USG, EU, ECHO,
Solid Analytical and problem solving, financial trouble shooting and audit experience
Excellent people management skills and interpersonal skills including the ability to develop harmonious teams in a cross cultural context
Demonstrated ability to plan and monitor workflows in a complex environment
Ability to produce high quality work and balance competing priorities within demanding
Capacity building and facilitation skills
Excellent planning, organizational, analytical and decision making skills;
Demonstrated leadership & ability to inspire and empower others;
Sound judgment, ability to work effectively with others at all levels;
Knowledge of People Soft software.
Respect - Behaving in a manner that reflects a true belief in and appreciation for the dignity and potential of all human beings. Gaining other people’s confidence and setting an environment of trust and openness.
Excellence- Ensuring the product of work will reflect quality and error free work that will be acceptable to all recipients
Adaptability- Expected to well adjust with the country, the CO operating environment and
with the Project team to function effectively and efficiently
Coaching - Ability to demonstrate to enhance skills and capacity of staff working in the field and office for them continue to serve CARE in the future program activities
Communicating with Impact - Ability to effectively communicate a complex issue in a way that would be clearly understood by staff and the outcome would be to have positive impact
Developing Teams - Capacity to develop and work teams and effectively realize outcome
through team work
Facilitating Change - Ability to act as an agent of making positive and lasting change among staff members who would remain effective staff members of CARE as this would be the
focus of this incumbent
Managing performance for success - Develop appropriate wok plan and effectively implement to ensure success
Planning and Organizing - Ability to plan well and organize work plan to realize results
How to Apply
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 firstname.lastname@example.org clearly indicating the job title in the email subject.
CVs will be received until the 14th June
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
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