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Gender and GBV Coordinator at CARE International Tanzania June 2024

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CARE Tanzania seeks to recruit dynamic qualified Tanzanians to fill job position(s) for the anticipated Her Resilience, Our Planet project funded by Global Affairs Canada (GAC) based in Iringa.

Gender and GBV Coordinator

Gender and GBV Coordinator at CARE International June 2024
POSITION TITLE: Gender and GBV Coordinator
REPORTS TO: Senior Project Manager

The proposed Project operation area, Women and female youth continue to experience all forms of GBV from duty-bearers and responsibility-holders that have been strongly entrenched in patriarchal norms that enforces GBV, fear of reprisal from the accused, and a lack of confidence in the justice system facilitate continued GBV and prevent reporting. The project also enhances Social Rights including the right to live a life free from violence, and the right to participate in cultural, social, and political life.

The Gender and GBV Coordinator will be responsible for implementing and oversight of gender equality activities in the project and support providing GBV awareness and prevention to survivors. This role includes strategic planning, technical leadership, capacity building, support, internal and external coordination, and representation of the project.

The Gender and GBV Coordinator expected to have strong experience on stakeholders’ engagement including working closely with local government authorities and focal points at Ministry level, and capacity to establish/maintains effective working relationships with key stakeholders, government, donors, and NGOs working around the same project thematic areas. The role requires good partnerships and facilitation skills. Also position incumbent should have skills in working with community and family gatekeepers of social norms in the project area to facilitate social norm transformation toward gender equality.

  • Coordinate and ensure implementation of minimum standards on gender equality mainstreaming and Gender transformative approaches such as Social Analysis and Action, Community Score Cards, Engaging Men and Boys are fully implemented throughout the project.
  • Support in implementing gender equality components of projects/program.
  • Ensure that program activities are carried out with cultural sensitivity while promoting gender equality.
  • Support and facilitate different gender equality analysis including gender analysis, gender audit, and gender market analysis.
  • Ensure project activities integrate gender and social inclusion considerations with project partners.
  • Establish a forum to discuss challenges and achievements in addressing GBV in the project.
  • Provide technical inputs to support training and development of Training material to integrate gender transformative approaches.
  • In collaboration with Country office Gender Coordinator to conducting GBV training for project staff and partner staffs
  • Closely coordinate with project partners to ensure gender sensitization work is carried out under the CARE gender equality framework.
  • Organizing and carrying out advocacy and campaigns for gender equality through implementing that lead to transformation.
  • Contribute and share knowledge, information, best practices, and lessons learnt on gender equality in leadership and decision making.
  • Review project gender equality outcome results achievements against indicator targets with a view to strengthening reporting, planning, implementation as well as decision making.
  • Keep up to date project gender related data and reports for reference by the program team as well as other stakeholders.
  • Act as gender focal point of the project to support conducive environment for better gender activities to take place in project area.
  • Organize and coordinate training on leadership skills, address self-esteem, self-awareness, time management, stress management, and emotional intelligence and gender equality mainstreaming minimum standard.
  • Work with Supervisor to identify and organize networks, forums where participants can connect with others for learning and capacity building, exchange ideas, and establish valuable connections within the community.
  • Identifying GBV prevalence through secondary data analysis, types, risks in the project area, and barriers and propose mitigation measures.
  • Identify priorities and audience for advocacy and policy actions to be implemented by the Project throughout its implementation stages.
  • Spearhead gender policy and regulations monitoring and analysis in collaboration with other stakeholders and identify key policy recommendations and design appropriate messages for policy makers and stakeholders. Support Program Quality and MEAL unit in monitoring and measurement of the progress and impact on gender equality.
  • Organize, assist with management of project’s funds and ensures efficient utilization of funds for maximum impact.
  • In collaboration with finance staff contributes to preparation of activity implementation budgets based on project initiative’s proposal and ensures compliance with donor and Organization requirements.
  • Ensure adherence to CARE’s financial and administration (including property and procurement) policies and procedures.
  • Create understanding among Project partners on the financial and procurement procedures, regulations and the respective donor requirements, and monitor compliance.
  • Manage project’s funds and ensures efficient utilization of funds for maximum impact.
  • Create an enabling environment for smooth Internal and External Audit(s) and monitor and facilitate responsiveness to audit findings and recommendations.
  • In support from MEEL and Program Quality unit, develop and implement the project’s progress monitoring protocols for tracking project performance and decision making.
  • Support in developing MEEL system to measure achievement relevant project indicators.
  • In collaboration with MEEL unit, coordinates the implementation of project baseline and final evaluation including collection of baseline and periodic data for tracking project performance and decision making.
  • Ensuring the provision of quality data on a timely basis for internal project management and external reporting purposes.
  • Contribute to dissemination of good practice and lessons learned from the organization’s work and promote experience sharing and learning in the organization and among stakeholders in collaboration with Communication Team.
  • Organize and conduct reflective learning forums (meetings, workshops, etc).
  • Establishes and maintains communication mechanisms with government, partners, and other stakeholders to enhance project achievement.
  • Maintains ongoing communication with project’s stakeholders regarding project progress and challenges.
  • Strengthening and maintaining relations with relevant government line Ministries and other Women Led Organization /Women Rights Organization in Tanzania
  • Link project stakeholders with regional and international processes related women voice and leadership.
  • Shares good practices with other actors in country and internationally.
  • Participate in mainstreaming gender in project activities to ensure women among the target beneficiaries of the project.
  • Promote and enhance the Do no harm principle with beneficiaries and staff.
  • Empower women, girls on gender equality. Practice behavior that is consistent with CARE’s core values and promotion of gender and diversity goals.
  • Be proactive in ensuring that CARE’s core values, code of conduct, and principles of Reflection on Equality, diversity, and Inclusion (REDI) are upheld by the project team.
  • Support project initiatives within CARE Tanzania to develop gender plans, ensuring policy agenda are known and coordinated in collaboration with senior project manager.
  • Assist on information coordination, sharing and learning and in ensuring synergies between programs initiatives.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.
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  • Degree in Gender and Development Social Science, Sustainable Development or any other related field from a recognized University
  • Extensive gender-related training experience, including training local personnel in gender equality and related fields with four years of relevant experience in the field of gender related projects.
  • Master’s degree in Gender and development will be an added advantage.

  • Minimum 6 years of work experience in gender work with an International Non-Governmental Organization (INGO)
  • Strong experience in strategic planning and policy analysis and formulation.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and roll-out gender transformative approaches to project staff, beneficiaries and to partner organizations.
  • Experience in capacity building and training in gender mainstreaming and gender transformation.
  • Experience in developing and overseeing gender equality, GBV initiatives and integration GBV and protection measures into programming.
  • Experience in analysis and assessment related to application of gender and youth marker.
  • Experience in building capacity of partners for gender equality integration amongst power holders at various levels.
  • Experience in training gender minimum standards in support of gender equality integration/mainstreaming.
  • Experience in engaging men and boys to promote gender equality.
  • Experience in capacity building of associations and champion individuals for policy advocacy and lobbying at national level and partnership building.

  • Excellent understanding of gender issues and evidence generation for local and national level policy influence good understanding of gender and youth mainstreaming
  • Ability to provide technical assistance in gender equality mainstreaming, women voice, and leadership.
  • Highly conversant Gender Equality and women empowerment approaches
  • An approach to mirror our core values: commitment, accountability, respect, effectiveness, and diversity.
  • Ability to work and communicate with a range of stakeholders including policymakers and government officials, NGOs, the media, community representatives, service providers,
  • Strong skills on developing success stories with gender and youth lenses.
  • Ability to thrive in team environments, with a strong understanding of diversity and other cultures.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with a fluent writing style and good knowledge and practical use of both English and Kiswahili

Only a letter of application and updated CV including names of at least 3 reputable referees from previous jobs (preferable line Managers) with reliable contacts should be sent by email to Human Resources Department by CoB, 25th June 2024 at 1700hrs. The applicants should clearly state the Job title applied for in the subject line of the email. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

CARE is an equal opportunity employer promoting gender, equity and diversity. Female and people with disability candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children and vulnerable adults from abuse.

CARE is a leading humanitarian organization dedicated to fighting poverty and social injustice with a special emphasis on women and girls. CARE Tanzania is part of CARE International, with the vision to seek a world of hope, tolerance, and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live in dignity and security. CARE International is a global force and a partner of choice within a worldwide movement dedicated to ending poverty. We are known everywhere for our unshakable commitment to the dignity of people. CARE Tanzania and partners contribute to the empowerment of the most marginalized and vulnerable rural women and girls to exercise their rights.

Her Resilience, Our Planet project funded by Global Affairs Canada (GAC) aims to increase the socio-economic empowerment of women and female youth in gender responsive and ecosystem-sensitive agricultural sectors in five districts of two SAGCOT’s geographic priority clusters: Ihemi cluster (Iringa, Kilolo, Mufindi and Wanging’ombe districts) and Mbarali cluster (Mbarali district).

The 6-year Her Resilience, Our Planet (HROP) project will enhance the adoption of gender-responsive Climate-Smart Agriculture systems, biodiversity protective food systems for nature, and positive climate change adaptation by food insecure communities, especially women and youth. The project strives to increase the utilization of gender-responsive, Climate-Smart, and nature-positive agricultural business development resources and services by food insecure communities and enhance leadership and participation of women and female youth in the processes leading to gender-responsive, climate and natureinformed policies, strategies, plans, and budgets in SAGCOT area.
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The project will be implemented by a consortium of six organizations: CARE, WWF and four local implementing partners:

SAGCOT Centre Ltd (SCL), Tanzania Gender Networking Program (TGNP), Shahidi Wa Maji (SwM) and Conservation Farming Unit Tanzania (CFU-Tanzania) offering decades of experience in women’s leadership, climate change adaptation and ecosystem conservation. This project will also harness learning from 15 years of joint programming by the CARE-WWF Alliance.

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