GESI Specialist

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  • Post Date : January 16, 2024
  • Apply Before : January 26, 2024
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  • Job ID 94667
  • Qualifications Master’s Degree

Job Description

CARE is an international NGO with local staff and community partners in more than 90 countries. We create local solutions to poverty and inequality and seek dignity for everyone every day and during times of crisis. CARE puts women and girls at the center of everything we do because they have proven to be the best hope for creating lasting change in the world. CARE has been operational in Nepal since 1978 and works in partnerships with government and non-government stakeholders across the spectrum of humanitarian action and long-term development programs.

The Mother and Child Wellbeing Partnership Program (MCWPP) in Nepal will be implemented in Sudurpaschim, Karnali, Lumbini, and Madhesh Provinces, targeting six districts with high rates of poverty, poor health and nutrition outcomes, and high rates of food and nutrition insecurity. The MCWPP aims to improve the wellbeing of children and their mothers in targeted districts of Nepal. Activities aim to strengthen the health system; improve care and feeding practices; increase household food security; promote food safety and hygiene; and promote women’s empowerment and leadership.

CARE Nepal hereby invites applications for the anticipated The Mother and Child Wellbeing Partnership Program (MCWPP), for the below mentioned positions, from interested Nepalese candidates. (Click on the links below for the more Job details):

Position: GESI Specialist – based in Surkhet

Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) Specialist will be responsible for implementation of GESI interventions in MCWPP and promoting gender-sensitive and inclusion related approaches to mother child wellbeing project. This position will ensure that the unique needs of women, men, girls, boys, minority groups and persons with disabilities are identified and responded to (sensitive approach), and that inequality is challenged wherever possible (transformative approach). The Incumbent will strengthen gender integration across MCWPP, explore gender transformative programming wherever possible, and support in capacity building of staff and partners, alliances, and engaging movement and in CARE’s long-term program. The incumbent ensures compliance with donor and CARE’s rules and regulations and other relevant policies and procedures. Local residents of Surkhet are strongly encouraged to apply.

This position is based in Surkhet, Nepal and is contingent upon award and donor approval.

Please click this link for detailed vacancy and job description.

CARE Nepal participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we hereby request information from candidate’s previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the candidate left employment. All CARE Nepal’s offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.

CARE places human dignity at the centre of its relief and development work. At the heart of CARE’s efforts to impact poverty and social justice is its engagement with marginalized communities, and vulnerable adults and children. Vulnerable adults and children are particularly at risk of sexual exploitation and abuse. CARE commits to the protection from sexual harassment, exploitation, and abuse (PSHEA) of vulnerable adults, involving CARE Employees and Related Personnel. CARE has a zero tolerance toward sexual exploitation and abuse and child abuse. CARE takes seriously all concerns and complaints about sexual exploitation and abuse and child abuse involving CARE Employees and Related Personnel. CARE initiates rigorous investigation of complaints that indicate a possible violation of this policy and takes appropriate disciplinary action, as warranted.

We seek candidates who will bring diverse cultural backgrounds, beliefs, and perspectives to our team. Women, people representing marginalized groups in Nepal, people with disabilities, and LGBTIQ++ people are strongly encouraged to apply.

We offer fully flexible work norms to staff in good standing. This means our staff and teams work from anywhere, at any time, in the manner required to maximize efficiency and effectiveness while reducing stress. Staff and line managers are fully empowered and accountable for results; hard work alone is insufficient.

Interested candidates are encouraged to visit our website at www.carenepal.org and complete the application process. The last date for submitting the application is 17:00 hours, January 26, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Telephone enquiries will not be entertained.

“CARE Nepal is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage candidates of diverse background, women and differently abled, to apply”

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