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SELECTED JOB: Women Income Generation and Nutrition Group (WINGS) Officers (2 Positions)

Oraginization

CARE Laos

Title

Women Income Generation and Nutrition Group (WINGS) Officers (2 Positions)

Position

Start Date

Duration

Deadline

Contact

Full-time

30/07/2013

1 year

30/07/2013

CARE Laos

(021) 217727, 212991

Lao.Jobs@careint.org

Description

n/a

Additional Info

           

CARE International in Lao PDR

 CARE Laos is looking to recruit qualified and motivated Lao nationals for the following positions (based in provinces). CARE offers staff competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

  v  Women Income Generation and Nutrition Group (WINGS) Officers (2 Positions)

Job Location:   Dak Cheung district, Sekong province 

The main responsibilities:

  • Participate in all planning of WINGS  field activities
  • Ensure the key elements of WINGS is being implemented:
    • Initiation of women’s groups, where members understand fully the reasons for, and process of, WINGS
    • Ensure WINGS groups meet regularly for discussions about workload, discussion about income generation, technical trainings related to livelihoods and life-skills.
    • Identifying support needs for women in regard to workload reduction and income generation
    • Use WINGS to improve nutrition understanding and practices in the communities
    • Use WINGS groups as an opportunity to provide CARE trainings women might otherwise miss out on (e.g. trainings in vaccination if the men decide to prioritize their attendance and not give the women the opportunity to be involved in the training)
    • Use WINGS to provide additional support or trainings requested by the women (e.g. family planning training)
    • Supporting women’s groups to make the transition to a sustainable community based organisation
  • Contributing to assessments and evaluations
  • Demonstrated commitment to gender equity and diversity.
  • Promote a safe and secure work environment; foster a safety and security culture; and ensure consistent application of, and compliance with, CARE safety and security policies and procedures.
  • Assist WINGS groups to plan / develop proposals to utilize their grants (as they move towards CBO activities)
  • Work with additional PWED WINGS activities including: radio spots; WINGS cross visits, WINGS multi-group meetings
  • Provide regular field reports to the field coordinator/project manager to enable them to accurately monitor activities
  • Promptly provide information needed for donor reporting
  • Regularly report/discuss activities with the technical coordinator to help ensure WINGS project implementation and planning is in line with the proposals

 Qualifications and Experience Required:

  •  Demonstrated project village-level activity implementation skills (planning, preparing activity budgets, monitoring, field reports)
  • Previous experience in providing trainings in a related field (e.g. nutrition, health, livelihoods, participatory planning).
  • Experience working with rural communities in a related field (e.g. nutrition, health, livelihoods).
  • Experience with participatory approaches / village development activities
  • Willing to spend long periods in remote ethnic areas
  • Highly motivated to contribute to improving lives in Dak Cheung
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the objectives and mission of CARE International in Lao PDR and have high integrity and ethical standards.

       JOB DESCRIPTION

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Position Title

Women Income generation and Nutrition Group (WINGS) Officer

Grade

D1

Country Office

Laos

Department/Section

Program

Location of work

Dak Cheung district, Sekong province 

Position Reports to

PWED WINGS Technical Manager

Position Supervises (no. of employees)

0

Supervisor who prepared this job description

PPC / PPM

Date job description updated

16th May 2013

Date job description evaluated

 

 Position Summary

 WINGS officer will work closely with the WINGS technical coordinator, other WINGS Officers, gender officers and government counterpart of Public Health  and Lao Women’s Unions to carry out income and nutrition work with women’s groups in Dak Cheung District.

 The WINGS Officer will undertake all tasks associated with Women’s income generation and nutrition including the following: planning, field implementation, distribution, training, Monitoring and evaluation.

 Duties

 Field activity design and implementation

WINGS

  • Participate in all planning of WINGS  field activities
  • Ensure the key elements of WINGS is being implemented:
    • Initiation of women’s groups, where members understand fully the reasons for, and process of, WINGS
    • Ensure WINGS groups meet regularly for discussions about workload, discussion about income generation, technical trainings related to livelihoods and life-skills.
    • Identifying support needs for women in regard to workload reduction and income generation
    • Use WINGS to improve nutrition understanding and practices in the communities
    • Use WINGS groups as an opportunity to provide CARE trainings women might otherwise miss out on (e.g. trainings in vaccination if the men decide to prioritize their attendance and not give the women the opportunity to be involved in the training)
    • Use WINGS to provide additional support or trainings requested by the women (e.g. family planning training)
    • Supporting women’s groups to make the transition to a sustainable community based organisation
  • Assist WINGS groups to plan / develop proposals to utilize their grants (as they move towards CBO activities)
  • Work with additional PWED WINGS activities including: radio spots; WINGS cross visits, WINGS multi-group meetings

  General

  • Ensure quality of all WINGs activities in the field
  • Provide regular field reports to the field coordinator/project manager to enable them to accurately monitor activities
  • Promptly provide information needed for donor reporting
  • Regularly report/discuss activities with the technical coordinator to help ensure WINGS project implementation and planning is in line with the proposals
  • Contributing to assessments and evaluations

 Other

  • Demonstrated commitment to gender equity and diversity.
  • Promote a safe and secure work environment; foster a safety and security culture; and ensure consistent application of, and compliance with, CARE safety and security policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  Selection Criteria

  1. Demonstrated project village-level activity implementation skills (planning, preparing activity budgets, monitoring, field reports)
  2. Previous experience in providing trainings in a related field (e.g. nutrition, health, livelihoods, participatory planning).
  3. Experience working with rural communities in a related field (e.g. nutrition, health, livelihoods).
  4. Experience with participatory approaches / village development activities
  5. Willing to spend long periods in remote ethnic areas
  6. Highly motivated to contribute to improving lives in Dak Cheung
  7. Good interpersonal skills.
  8. Demonstrate a commitment to the objectives and mission of CARE International in Lao PDR and have high integrity and ethical standards.

 The position is expected to spend at least 75% of their time in Dak Cheung District Field Office and villages.

  For complete job descriptions, please refer to the website www.directoryofngos.org and go to Job Openings

Qualified candidates should submit their CV and a letter of application that address the Qualifications and Experience Required to:

CARE Laos, PO Box 4328, 329/25 Sibounheuang Road, Ban Sibounheuang; And CARE Sekong office, Ban Mai houa meug, Lanam Dist, Sekong province; CARE Sayabouly, Ban Simeuang, Sayabouly Province;  Phongsaly office, Ban Phonxay, Khua Dist, Phongsaly province

Or send email to Lao.Jobs@careint.org

 Deadline for applications is 30 July 2013

CVs and other documents submitted to CARE will not be returned.

CARE Laos does not charge or accept a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

CARE-Laos is committed to working towards equitable relationships and opportunity for women and men.

CARE-Laos seeks to create and maintain an organization environment that is free of harassment and exploitation of children.

CARE encourages members of ethnic groups of Lao PDR, women and people living with disabilities, who meet the selection criteria, to apply for this position.

 

 

 

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