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The latest Jobs in Gender Officer at CARE Tanzania

Welcome to our website In This Article, are you looking for The latest Jobs in Gender Officer at CARE Tanzania job vacancy to all qualified Tanzanian applicants. CARE is a leading humanitarian organization dedicated to fighting poverty and social injustice and places a particular emphasis on women and girls, their dignity and empowerment to lead their communities out of poverty. CARE began working in Tanzania since April 1994, in response to the crisis in Rwanda and the subsequent influx of refugees into the Kagera Region of North-western Tanzania. Over the subsequent years, CARE Tanzania developed innovative education, health, microfinance, and environmental programs across most regions of the country.  In Tanzania CARE works with the Government both in mainland and Zanzibar and other stakeholders to transform communities and ensure financial inclusion and independence, health and nutrition, climate-smart development resilience, especially for women and girls.

REPORTS TO Gender and VSLA Coordinator
LOCATION Dar-es-salaam

CARE Tanzania seeks to recruit a self-motivated, results driven, dynamic, suitably qualified, competent and dedicated Tanzanian to fill three (3) positions: –

Vacancy: Gender Officer


The Project Officer- Gender (PO-Gender) will be responsible for project implementation and coordination for ensuring the accomplishment of the objectives under his/her responsibility. The PO-Gender under the supervision and guidance from Gender and VSLA Coordinator will take a lead on execution of core activities to achieve the project objectives that include empowering young women in leadership roles and promoting gender equality. The PO-Gender expected to have experience on stakeholders’ engagement including working closely with local government authorities and focal points at Ministry level, and capacity to establish/maintains effective working relationships with key stakeholders, government, donors, and NGOs working around the same project thematic areas. Facilitate the required sector strengthening objectives and to ensure that Human Rights Based Approach is embedded in all programme work. In consultation with the Supervisor, the Project officer-Gender for YWLP will ensure that financial compliance is maintained as per CARE Tanzania financial policy and Grant agreements.


  • Coordinate and ensure the implementation of minimal gender mainstreaming standards.
  • Assist with implementing gender components of projects/programs.
  • Ensure that program activities are culturally sensitive and promote gender equality.
  • Collaborates with Project Supervisor to identify and train a group of women, offer mentorship, and connect participants with appropriate mentors for leadership development.
  • Organizing and carrying out initiatives for gender equality and parity.
  • Contribute and share your expertise, facts, best practices, and lessons learned on gender equality in leadership and decision making.
  • Encourage and facilitate communication between mentees and mentors, as well as give participants with the knowledge they want for a more effective mentoring process.
  • Review project gender equality outcome findings against indicator objectives to improve reporting, planning, execution, and decision making.
  • Maintain up-to-date project gender statistics and reports for use by the program team and other stakeholders.
  • Act as a bridge between mentors and coaches, as well as participants, to create a favorable climate for improved mentoring and coaching.
  • Organize and organize training on personal development, leadership skills, self-esteem, self-awareness, time management, stress management, emotional intelligence, and gender equality, with a minimal standard.
  • Work with the supervisor to find and create networks and forums where participants may engage with other young women leaders and professionals to build capacity, exchange ideas, and make vital connections within the leadership community.
  • Identify priorities for advocacy and policy actions to be implemented by the Program throughout its programming stages. 
  • Spearhead gender policy and regulations monitoring and analysis in collaboration with other stakeholders and identify key policy recommendations and design appropriate messages for policy makers and stakeholders.
  • Support Program Quality and MEEL unit in monitoring and measurement of the progress and impact on gender equality.
  • Organize, assist with management of project’s funds and ensures efficient utilization of funds for maximum impact.
  • In collaboration with finance staff contributes to preparation of annual budgets based on project initiative’s proposal and ensures compliance with donor requirements.
  • Ensure adherence to CARE’s financial and administration (including property and procurement) policies and procedures.
  • Create understanding among Project Initiative partners on the financial and procurement procedures, regulations and the respective donor requirements, and monitors compliance.   
  • Manage project’s funds and ensures efficient utilization of funds for maximum impact.
  • In collaboration with Project Coordinator and finance, conduct Budget Variance Analysis (BVAs) to monitor burn rates and red flags and make adjustments in implementation or budget re-alignments when needed.
  • Collaborate with finance personnel and other relevant staff (to produce quality, accurate and timely financial reports per donor requirements. 
  • Create enabling environment for smooth Internal and External Audit(s) and monitor and facilitate responsiveness to audit findings and recommendations.
  • Monitor contractual requirements for fund acquisitions and expenditure reporting.
  • Ensure effective close-out of project contract per CARE Tanzania’s policy procedures using Project Closeout Checklist.
  • In support from MEEL and Program Quality unit, develop and implement the project’s progress monitoring protocols for tracking project performance and decision making. 
  • Support in developing MEEL system to measure achievement relevant project indicators. 
  • In collaboration with MEEL unit, coordinates the implementation of project baseline and final evaluation including collection of baseline and periodic data for tracking project performance and decision making. 
  • Ensuring the provision of quality data on a timely basis for internal project management and external reporting purposes.
  • Contribute to dissemination of good practice and lessons from the organization’s work and promote experience sharing and learning in the organization and among stakeholders in collaboration with Communication Team.
  • Organize and conduct reflective learning forums (meetings, workshops, etc).
  • Establishes and maintains communication mechanisms with government, mentors(coachers) and other stakeholders to enhance project achievement.
  • Maintains ongoing communication with project’s stakeholders regarding project progress and challenges under supervision of Project Supervision. 
  • Strengthening and maintaining relations with relevant government line ministries and other WLO/WRO in Tanzania 
  • Link project stakeholders with regional and international processes related women voice and leadership.
  • Shares good practices with other actors in country and internationally.
  • Promote Gender Equality
  • Perform Other Duties as Assigned by the supervisor.


  • Degree in Social Science, Sustainable Development, or Gender and Development.
  • Extensive gender-related training expertise, including educating local staff in gender equality and related fields, as well as four years of relevant national or international experience working on gender-related initiatives.


  • A minimum of four years of experience in gender work with an International Non-Governmental Organization (INGO)
  • Strong experience in strategic planning, policy analysis, and formulation.
  • Strong experience working on private sector growth.
  • Demonstrated capacity to create and implement gender transformational methods in partner organizations.
  • Experience developing capacity and providing training in gender mainstreaming and gender change.
  • Experience creating and managing gender equality, GBV projects, and incorporating GBV and protective measures into programs.
  • Experience analyzing and assessing the use of gender and youth markers.
  • Experience increasing partners’ ability for gender equality integration among power holders at various levels.
  • Experience training gender basic standards to help gender equality integration/mainstreaming.
  • Experience bringing together men and boys to promote gender equality.
  • Experience establishing association capacity and championing individuals for policy advocacy and lobbying at the national level, as well as building partnerships.


  • Excellent grasp of gender issues and evidence production for local and national level policy influences a solid understanding of gender and youth mainstreaming.
  • Ability to give technical support on gender, women’s voices, and leadership.
  • Highly knowledgeable on gender equality and women’s empowerment.
  • An strategy that reflects our key values of dedication, responsibility, respect, effectiveness, and diversity.
  • Ability to collaborate and interact with a variety of stakeholders, including policymakers and government officials, NGOs, the media, community groups, and service providers,
  • Strong abilities in creating success stories through gender and youth lenses.
  • Ability to flourish in collaborative settings, with a deep knowledge of diversity and various cultures.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication abilities, including a fluid writing style and understanding and application of both English and Kiswahili.

The latest Jobs in Gender Officer at CARE Tanzania is an equal opportunity employer promoting gender, equity and diversity. Female and people with disability candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children and vulnerable adults from abuse.

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Only a letter of application and updated CV including names of at least 3 reputable referees from previous jobs (preferable line Managers) with reliable contacts should be sent by email to Human Resources Department by CoB, 20th February 2024 at 1700hrs. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted…

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  • Iam Edina Peter Jukael, am a graduate of Bachelor Degree in Gender and Development, I would like to work with your organization because am so excited with gender issues and I promise when I get this opportunity I will make sure I do better due to my experience.

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