Saturday, April 22, 2017

Care,Great Lakes Impact Growth Strategy Coordinator Jobs in Rwanda

Closing date: 19 May 2017
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 ran
ge 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.
CARE is seeking a Great Lakes Impact Growth Strategy Coordinator who's primary role is to work with the four Great Lakes COs - Rwanda, Burundi and DRC and Uganda to:
  • Lead CO senior programme staff in implementation of the Great Lakes Impact growth strategy (GL-IGS) on Gender Based Violence.
  • Facilitate or support cross-country and in-country learning opportunities
  • Support the measurement and documentation of impact of the GL IGS.
  • Support CO teams with Knowledge management, learning and links to program development.
  • Work with in country teams in the development of new proposals for the GL IGS which align with the CO strategic plans and programming, incorporating learning from existing work.
The selected candidate must have strong experience in learning, knowledge management and communicating that knowledge effectively. The candidate must know how to obtain, review and validate evidence from ongoing programming so that it can be used for learning for program development, impact measurement, advocacy and communications. S/he will report to the Managing Deputy Regional Director for Great Lakes and play a central role in the broader strategic, programmatic, fundraising and communications work of the GL-IGS in Gender Based Violence. The incumbent needs to be fluent bilingual French and English and to have demonstrated experience in resource moblization and management of program quality, with a variety of institutional, international and private sector donors. Ability to network and find synergy with strategies, programs and priorities in other parts of the organization will be key for this position. Ability to communicate convincingly around CARE's program work both written and verbally to a variety of stakeholders.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Gl IGS Coordination
  • Learning and Knowledge Management
  • Impact Measurement
  • Strategic Partnerships, External Relations and Resource Mobilization
  • Staff Management
Primary Skills:
  • Bachelor's Degree in related field
  • 5 years in senior management position in development field
  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills in a very complex international setting
  • Demonstrated experience in program design (including proposal development), implementation and evaluation
  • Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Ability and interest to coach and develop staff
  • Experience with performance management
  • Experience with the management of a diverse workforce
  • Strong representation and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated use of positive coping strategies in stressful environments
  • Demonstrated cross cultural communication skills
  • Ability to establish a learning culture within the Sub Region and across COs
  • Experience in successfully managing institutional partnerships with national and international NGOs
  • Experience in establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with donors and government counterparts.
How to apply:
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