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Project Coordinator – SRHR at Churches Action in Relief and Development

  • Full Time
  • Nsanje
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Churches Action in Relief and Development

BACKGROUND

CARD seeks the services of a Project Coordinator – SRHR to facilitate implementation of Faith-based approach to Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights project (SRHR) in Chikwawa and Nsanje districts.

Job Summary

Under the leadership of the Program Manager at CARD Head Office, the Project Coordinator will be responsible for the management, coordination and implementation of the day-to-day project activities as per detailed implementation plan.

The purpose of this job is to provide technical support and timely and quality implementation of the faith-based approach to Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) interventions to reduce
teenage pregnancies. The Project Coordinator will ensure the effective and efficient community engagements, mobilization, implementation, monitoring, and reporting of interventions directly
related to increased levels of action by faith and community leaders to strengthen Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), with the aim to reduce teenage pregnancies in Malawi. This role will focus on protection, gender and equality, and sexual reproductive health rights, empowering adolescent girls to be free from harmful practices and access to services. Have regular contact with faith, community leaders, parents and young people as well as have high-level of social
accountability of working with vulnerable children and young people under limited supervision.

The following are some of the responsibilities:

  • Program Activity planning and implementation.
  • Facilitate capacity-building activities i.e. training of faith and community leaders, community structures and other relevant groups in accordance with the schedule for program activities.
  • In collaboration with the Program Manager, MEAL Manager and community members, identify program participants.
  • Consolidate program reports for all program activities and submit them to the immediate supervisor in a timely manner.
  • Prepare regular reports on all activities following specified formats and agreed schedules ensuring data quality and adherence to agreed MEAL protocols.
  • Facilitate the culture of learning among Field volunteers (Faith and community leaders), communities, and other key stakeholders, and prepare case studies, and share the key learnings/lessons at appropriate meetings and forums.
  • Manage the efficiency and effectiveness of all Program activities to ensure maximum impact and sustainability.
  • Conduct monitoring visits to program impact areas to assess progress of activities against targets and to provide supportive supervision to Field volunteers (faith and community leaders)
    and provide guidance in areas where improvements are needed.
  • Practical experience and/or ability to work effectively with relevant government ministries, partners, community leaders, and other non-governmental stakeholders preferred.

Minimum Qualifications, Relevant Experience, Professional/Technical Knowledge/Skill and Competencies

  • A Degree in Public Health, Community Development and Social work or any related field.
  • At least 2 years’ experience. Experience in work related areas that promote SRHR, gender justice and address gender-based violence within the gender framework.
  • Willingness and ability to work with people of all faiths.

CODE OF CONDUCT AND RELATED POLICIES

CARD has a Code of Conduct and it also adheres to the ACT Alliance Code of Conduct and the Core Humanitarian Standards which are implemented alongside other related policies; such as the Safeguarding policy, Antifraud Policy and the Child Protection Policy. These have been developed to ensure protection of the vulnerable groups from exploitation. The policies clarify the roles and responsibilities of CARD staff, volunteers, visitors, consultants’ partner organizations and other stakeholders in their dealings with CARD and right holders.

Any candidate offered a job with CARD will be expected to sign the Code of Conduct and related policies as appendices to their contract of employment. By signing the Safeguarding Policy and the related policies, candidates acknowledge that they have understood the contents of the policies and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of the policies.

Method Of Application

Interested persons with suitable qualifications should submit their applications together with a detailed Curriculum Vitae and names of three traceable referees, one of whom should be clergy to:

Executive Director
Churches Action in Relief and Development
P O Box 2733
BLANTYRE

Or Email card@cardmw.org

Closing date for receiving applications is Thursday, 25th April 2024 at  17:00 hours. Only short listed applicants will be acknowledged.

Women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Those interested should be prepared to start work on 1st May 2024.