CARE provides equal employment opportunities and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for the positions advertised below
CARE is an International NGO that works in 95 countries around the world to save lives, defeat poverty and achieve social justice In Malawi, CARE works in collaboration with the Government of Malawi and other local and international partners. CARE International in Malawi has been awarded a cooperative agreement from the U S. Agency for International Development’s Office of Food for Peace (USAID/FFP) in to implement a five-year Development Food Security Activity (DFSA) to improve and sustain the food and nutrition security of vulnerable populations in Zomba and Mangochi Districts
The project will work at the individual, household, community and institutional levels to address the underlying causes of food insecurity and strengthen transformative opportunities. This includes a focus on improving food access and incomes through agriculture and other livelihoods initiatives; enhancing natural resource and environmental management; combating under-nutrition, especially for children under two and pregnant and lactating women; and mitigating disaster impact through early warning and community preparedness activities. The project which will be tailed Titukulane is intended to strengthen resilience in populations vulnerable to acute, chronic hunger and recurrent shocks, stresses and crises, and to reduce future need for ongoing or emergency CARE is working in consortium with Save the Children, Emmanuel International, WaterAid, NASFAM, and IFPRI, as well as other associated organizations
CARE seeks to recruit well qualified staff to fill various vacant positions based in Zomba and Mangochi as follows
Positiom: Resilience and DRR Coordinators (2 positions)
The Resilience and DRR Coordinator will be responsible for strengthening household and community resilience by improving the effectiveness of the systems that implement resilience programming, including building resilience to climate change at district level. S/ He will ensure coordination and management of all activities related to the active engagement of the District Councils in the Titukulane project activities. This includes linking Titukulane activities with the District Development Plans, conducting district level stakeholder mapping exercises; coordinating training of district level staff; overseeing and leading the process of developing the capacity of representative community-based organizations; liaison and linkages with district level civil society, and providing support, guidance and training to project areas.
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