Initiative Manager

  • Post Date: December 19, 2016
Job Description


Defending Dignity. Fighting Poverty.

Career Opportunity at CARE International in Uganda

About CARE International

CARE International is a leading global development and humanitarian organization. In 2014, CARE worked in 90 countries around the world, supporting 880 poverty-fighting development and humanitarian aid projects, reaching more than 72 million people.

CARE International in Uganda (CARE) works with others to make a sustainable improvement in the lives of the very poor, with a focus on women and girls. Our current program focusses on women and girls’ economic rights, particularly financial inclusion and governance of natural resources women and girls depend upon, and on their sexual and reproductive health rights, including a life free of violence. Our programming is guided by our core values of excellence, accountability, respect, integrity and transparency.

CARE International in Uganda seeks highly motivated and qualified development professionals with genuine commitment to gender equality and women and girls’ rights to fill up the position of Accounts Manager – Finance Department and Initiative Manager Socioeconomic Status Development in charge of the Digital Sub wallets for Increasing Financial empowerment for Women initiative program, based at CARE head Office.

  1. Job Title: Initiative Manager

Socioeconomic Status Development

Job Summary:

The Initiative Manager is a key member of the WAYFIP team that is responsible for provision of technical leadership as related to key elements of the program Theory of Change/ Domains of Change two that focuses on “Women & youth meaningfully engage in decision-making processes at household & community on issues pertaining to their livelihoods & well-being” whilst also specifically managing and supervising overall implementation of the Women Sub wallet project mentioned above. The assigned management and technical support function reflects a core focus of the program on gender transformation across all its initiatives. This position is particularly responsible for spearheading the testing of approaches and innovations for broader application within WAYFIP and amongst other CARE Uganda programs. S/he will ensure effective, gender-transformative programing and initiative delivery to reach the most vulnerable women and their families as well as quality assurance through adherence to the Cl fostered gender mainstreaming standards. S/he will provide technical support to program technical staff to ensure technical issues and challenges are effectively addressed and met

Application Procedure:

Candidates interested in applying forthe above Job should log in online to see more details on the position and the required profile. Applications should be submitted on line by logging on to Click on the “Job Application” icon, fill the application form (ensure that you fill all the marked mandatory fields on the form) and attach a motivation letter clearly articulating alignment with the above profile and an updated detailed CV (attach then as one document). Applications will only be received on line and until 2nd ol January 2017. If you do not hear from us by the early February 2017, consider your CV unsuccessful

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