Micro-Grants Officer
Care International Switzerland

CARE is an organization driven by its mission to overcome poverty and social injustice. CARE International Switzerland (CIS) in Sudan is part of CARE International, whose vision is to seek a world of hope, tolerance, and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live in dignity and security.  We are known everywhere for our unshakable commitment to the dignity of people.  CIS and partners contribute to the empowerment of the most marginalized and vulnerable rural women and girls to exercise their rights.

 

Photo: Youth training session in Kass, South Darfur @CARE


 Section/Unit: Program
 Grade Level: G
 Supervisor: Project Manager
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Khartoum
 Closing Date: 04 March 2021

 
 Background:

The Position is part of the Project that aims to contribute to the political empowerment and increased capacity of individual women’s activists as well as women’s groups and networks in two states in Sudan. The Project will contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals, specifically Gender Equality (#5), Reduced Inequalities ((#10) and Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions (#16).

 

The Project is planned to be implemented in Khartoum and South Darfur States, based on considerations such as the existence of qualified female activists and women groups who can benefit from such an intervention to enhance their skills and prominently take a lead role in political processes and existing complementary activities of CARE and partner organizations. Khartoum state specifically was selected because of its political weight as the nation’s capital which hosts some of the best qualified potential women leaders, political parties, unions, etc. Impact from this type of initiative could be easily measured in Khartoum as opposed to other parts of the country. Moreover, Khartoum offers the possibility of upscaling and/or replicating successful pilots. This possibility is owed to the ease in building networks with other states where these pilots could be easily repeated.

 

 



 
 Duties and responsibilities:

Þ Technical : Launch the national Micro-grants Programme and promote its activities among stakeholders & Prepare the National Micro-Grants Program Plan consistent with the Women in Political Participation Program Strategy.

Þ Administrative and Reporting :  Undertake periodic visits to project sites to provide technical assistance as needed and prepare progress reports

Þ Budget tracking and  Resource allocation :

 


 
 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

Þ Degree in Economics, Political Science, Development studies, and any other related field; 

Þ At least four years’ experience in working with CBOs, NGOs on gender, women’s rights and political representation, local governance or local economic development;

Þ Demonstrable experience of producing high-quality, credible and learning-focused project results.

Þ Ability to produce analytical and concise reports.

Þ Must be an excellent team player with networking abilities.

Þ Demonstrated understanding of project management (including project cycle, logical framework and participatory monitoring)

Þ Experience in qualitative and quantitative research and analytical skills

Þ Knowledge and experience in data software and management systems

Þ Excellent report-writing and communication skills.

 

 


 

 

 

 



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