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  • Posted on: 17 July, 2017 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • At CARE, we seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live with dignity and security.

    This has been our vision since 1945, when we were founded to send lifesaving CARE Packages® to survivors of World War II. Today, CARE is a global leader in the movement to eradicate poverty. In 2015, CARE worked in 95 countries and reached 65 million people with an incredible range of life-saving programs. We also put women and girls at the center of our work because we know that we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities. We seek dynamic, innovative thinkers to further our mission. If you share our core beliefs: poverty is an injustice; poverty is solvable; and together, we have the power to end it, join us.

    Gender and Protection Adviser

     

    Location: Maiduguri, Borno
    Employee Duration: Short Term Contract
    Type of Post: Unaccompanied

    Job Descritpion

    • CARE promotes the coordination of and strongly advocates for the mainstreaming of protection, including GBV mitigation, in its key sectors (sexual and reproductive health (SRH), food security and nutrition (FS&N), WASH and Shelter) in a humanitarian emergency setting in accordance to the CARE International mandate, policies and guidelines, as well as the IASC Gender Handbook (review pending) and the IASC Guidelines for Integrating Gender-Based Violence Interventions in Humanitarian Action (2015; the 'GBV Guidelines').
    • CARE is seeking a Gender and Protection Adviser who will work to establish strategies, sustainable technical guidelines and mechanisms in collaboration with the other Sector Specialists to guide CARE Nigeria programming in areas of gender and protection.
    • In addition, the job intends to identify gaps and to build capacity of CARE Nigeria staff and partners to continue and replicate her/his work for the improvement of program quality and impact.
    • CARE is committed to ensuring respect of the Protection Principles set out in the Sphere Handbook (2011). The position will be based in Maiduguri.

    Responsibilities

    • Preparations, Orientation and Priorities Setting
    • Information, Assessments, Analysis and Monitoring
    • Program and Strategy Development Support
    • Capacity-building (including training, ToT, mentoring and one-on-one support, as is most effective)
    • Coordination, Advocacy and Learning

    Qualifications

    • Advanced university degree or equivalent in social studies or human rights or international humanitarian law.
    • 3-5 years of progressive overseas experience in humanitarian and development programs
    • Substantial experience leading in gender and protection sectors in large and complex humanitarian and development programs
    • Demonstrated experience in gender and protection sectors
    • Demonstrated experience in leading strategic gender and protection interventions
    • Prior experience in INGOs working environment/system will be a strong asset
    • Excellent written, oral communication skills
    • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office)
    • Proficient analytical skills that demonstrate an understanding of the current concepts, priorities, and issues in program monitoring, data collection and evaluation
    • Previous experience on protection/GBV in medium-large scale emergencies (three years minimum)
    • Familiar with humanitarian programming and inter-agency coordination systems
    • Proven experience combining formal expertise on protection and GBV mainstreaming and gender equality with experience of applying these concretely to specific humanitarian program sectors, plans, policies and processes. In particular, demonstrated experience in mainstreaming protection and GBV in at least one of CARE’s key sectors (WASH, Shelter, SRH and Food Security & Nutrition)
    • Proven experience in managing protection/GBV-specific projects
    • Knowledge of training tools and methods and proven experience delivering training on protection and GBV-responsive programs
    • Ability to communicate ideas in a culturally-sensitive manner and conducive to their practical application

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    Food/Livelihood Security and Nutrition Sector Manager

     

    Location: Maiduguri, Borno
    Expected Travel: up to 50%
    Employee Duration: Short Term Contract

    Job Description

    • CARE is seeking a Food/Livelihood Security and Nutrition Sector Manager (FLS&N) who will provide technical leadership to CARE's interventions in food and livelihood and nutrition sectors in Nigeria.
    • The FLS&N Sector Manager will support and promote food security and livelihoods response through establishment of sector strategies, technical guidelines, and response mechanisms in collaboration with the other Sectors' Managers to guide CARE Nigeria programming.
    • The Sector Manager is expected to facilitate development of quality, gender-sensitive, accountable, and impact-focus interventions on livelihoods, food security, and Nutrition in Nigeria.
    • This includes provision of technical advice, capacity building of staff and partners, as well as influencing policy and practice through research, analysis and advocacy and building resilience by linking to longer term programming.
    • The position will be based in Maiduguri and report directly to the Program Director.
    • The position will be for an initial six month with potential extension for long-term as CARE secures more donors' funding.

    Responsibilities

    • Information Gathering, Assessments, Analysis and Technical Guidance
    • Strategy and Program Development
    • Monitoring, evaluation, accountability and reporting
    • Capacity-building
    • Coordination, Representation, Advocacy and Learning

    Qualifications

    • Advanced university degree or equivalent in Agriculture or other relevant field
    • 3-5 years of international experience in food security, agriculture, and livelihoods, including experience in emergency response and recovery following natural/manmade disasters
    • Experience in assessment, program design & evaluation and technical training and support
    • Demonstrated technical expertise in leading food and livelihood security and nutrition sectors
    • Experience working with major international donors, particularly USAID, ECHO, and DFID
    • Experience working in partnership with local organizations
    • Excellent written, oral communication skills
    • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office)
    • Proficient analytical skills that demonstrate an understanding of the current concepts, priorities, and issues in program monitoring, data collection and evaluation
    • Fluency in English (local language skills an asset)
    • Skills in technical proposal writing, designing and implementing food security programs
    • Ability to communicate ideas in a culturally-sensitive manner and conducive to their practical application

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    Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights Sector Manager

     

    Location: Maiduguri
    Expected Travel: up to 50%
    Language Requirement: English
    Employee Duration: Short Term Contract

    Description

    • Due to the acute need for SRHR in Maiduguri and surrounding areas, CARE is seeking engagement of a Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) Sector Manager to set up SRHR-related programming and operations, as well as to serve as CARE's representative for all SRHR-related activities within the UN system, the Ministry of Health and with other partners.
    • The purpose of the position is to provide technical leadership and ensure CARE's programmatic expertise in SRHR (and particularly in crisis-affected settings) is translated to the Northern Nigeria context and that initial set-up of SRHR programming includes quality technical and operational foundations.
    • The SRHR Manager is expected to facilitate development of quality, gender-sensitive, accountable, and impact-focus SRHR interventions in Nigeria.
    • This includes provision of technical advice, capacity building of CARE staff and partners, as well as influencing policy and practice through analysis and advocacy with various stakeholders.
    • The position will be based in Maiduguri and report directly to the Program Director.
    • The position will be for an initial six months with potential extension for long-term as CARE secures more donors’ funding.

    Responsibilities

    • Information Gathering, Assessments, Analysis and Monitoring
    • Program and Strategies Develop Support
    • Monitoring, evaluation, accountability and reporting
    • Partnership and Capacity-building
    • Coordination, Representation, Advocacy and Learning

    Qualifications

    • Advanced University Degree in Public Health, Social Sciences, Gender and Development Studies or related field
    • 5-7 years supporting health interventions in crisis-affected settings with a physical presence in insecure environments, with at least one year of support to an acute humanitarian crisis, especially large multi-sectoral projects, designing and appraising proposals and actively liaising with relevant and potential project partners
    • Experience in coordinating and engaging with multiple stakeholders
    • Knowledge of gender issues in development, particularly GBV, including relevant international human rights standards
    • Knowledge of human rights, especially sexual reproductive rights and ability to apply human rights based approach in programming
    • Fluency in English with professional-level writing capacity
    • Prior experience in INGOs working environment/system will be a strong asset
    • Fluency in English (local language skills an asset)
    • Excellent written, oral communication skills
    • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office)
    • Proficient analytical skills that demonstrate an understanding of the current concepts, priorities, and issues in program monitoring, data collection and evaluation
    • Skills in technical proposal writing, designing and implementing food security programs

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