Caritas Project Officer Jobs - [Deadline: 20 January 2023]

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Caritas Project Officer Jobs - [Deadline: 20 January 2023]

Job Title: Project Officer

Organization Name: Caritas

Job Location: HARARE, Zimbabwe

Total No. of Positions: Not Disclosed

Type of Employment: Full-Time

Job Posted: 17 January 2023

Job Deadline: 20 January 2023

Job Summary


Department: Programs

Position: Project Officer

Duty Station: Chikomba District

Reports to: Development Coordinator

Purpose of the Job: The purpose of this job is coordinating the project team and activities with a gender, social and economic empowerment lens guided by the project documents

Reporting: Writing monthly narrative reports for timely submission to the Development Coordinator, District and supporting donor.

Communicates with:

• Development Coordinator

• Project staff

• District Principals and Project Steering Committee

• Project Beneficiaries

Overall responsibility

• Responsible for all field activities and engagement with local authorities to ensure smooth implementation of the project. Collation of reports for different audiences and engagement with fund management staff.

Duties And Responsibilities

Job Description for Project Officer SAFE Project

• Coordinates and implements of the Stopping Abuse and Female Exploitation (SAFE) Project Prevention Pillars to end Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) in the Chikomba District’s using GALS/TOOSE methodology.

• Conducts on-going training and mentoring of local leaders, communities, and key stakeholders on the (SAFE) program as well as providing refresher trainings based on emerging gaps and needs

• Set up and train GALS/TOOSE champions, Peer Facilitators, Field Agents, Change Catalysts, Community Influencers and ISALS participants on TOOSE/GALS methodology

• Ensure the development of tools, systems, and approaches that continuously improve technical excellence and impact in transformative approaches to women’s economic empowerment.

• Ensures the adherence to Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) core principles and Safeguarding standards

• Compiles and submits reports with analysed data on gender to Supervisor

• Coordinate with all stakeholders involved.

• Conduct quantitative/qualitative assessments in targeted communities to assess effectiveness and impact of SAFE interventions.

• Ensure gender equality and women’s economic empowerment criteria are well integrated into market-systems approaches.

• Provide substantive inputs to advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts

• Facilitate and support a strong learning and knowledge sharing community around gender-transformative practices amongst delivery partners.

• Budget monitoring and tracking

• Supervision of SAFE project team members

Committed to preventing SEAH and is demonstrated by taking action, including:

• Improving diversity and inclusion,

• Embedding gender equality in human resource procedures,

• Encouraging scrutiny of their own behaviour and that of senior management.

Qualifications And Experience

Person Specifications:

The requirements listed below are representatives of the knowledge skills and abilities required to perform this job successfully. Individuals must be able to perform each essential duty to satisfaction

• Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science, Development Studies, Gender studies, or related field

• Experience: Minimum of 3 years of experience working on gender issues, Demonstrated experience with gender integration in development programming.

Experience in monitoring and evaluation is an added advantage.

• Communication Skills – Excellent oral communicator when networking and consulting with such a wide range of stakeholders. Excellent written communication skills are required because of the need for regular progress reporting. Ability to communicate technical information to nontechnical audiences. Strong English command is essential.

• Ability to work with a diverse team

• Driver’s license a must with ability to drive a manual transmission 4x4 vehicle in rough terrain.

How To Apply

To Apply….

Due date of application Friday 20 January 2023 at 12 noon.

• The subject line should indicate the position: SAFE Project Officer

• Send application letter and cover letter to:

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