Intern- Gender Based Violence (2 Positions)

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SHORT TERM EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN NORWEGIAN CHURCH AID ( NCA)/ DAN CHURCH AID (DCA) – JOINT COUNTRY PROGRAMME MALAWI

Norwegian Church Aid works with people and organisations around the world in their struggle to eradicate poverty and injustice. We provide emergency assistance in disasters and work for long-term development in local communities. In order to address the root causes of poverty, we advocate for just decisions by public authorities, businesses and religious leaders.

Norwegian Church Aid (NCA) is an International Non-Governmental Organization working in over 30 countries around the world. It is a member of the worldwide ACT-Alliance, comprised of 140 churches and church-related organizations cooperating on humanitarian assistance, advocacy and development. Norwegian Church Aid has been working in Malawi since 2002 and in 2021, NCA joined forces with DCA and are operating as a joint country programme (JCP) in Malawi with Strategic Priorities for the period 2021–2024 being; Gender based
violence (GBV), Climate Smart Economic Empowerment (CSEE) and Fighting inequality (FI). Please visit our website: www.nca.no

For NCA/DCA to continue developing its and partners’ programmes in Malawi, NCA/ DCA is seeking experienced persons with solid knowledge and skills to fill the following vacant position in the Country office based in Lilongwe:

Intern- Gender Based Violence (2 positions): 3 MONTHS CONTRACT
The successful candidates will be part of the team at the NCA /DCA Malawi Representation.

Main Responsibilities
The interns’ main responsibilities will be to assist in roll out of SASA Together programme activities under the GBV programme. Additionally, will be responsible for linking up with communities, implementing partner and GBV programme staff to aid in any programme activities implementation at community level.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Overall responsibility for community mobilisation
  • Community engagement
  • Assist in capacity building interventions under SASA Together programme at community level
  • Plan, implement and report on related SASA programme activities
  • Assist in technical trainings and follow up of partners within the project
  • Ensure linkage between NCA/DCA and stakeholders within the project
  • Mobilise and support partners to do advocacy on SASA Together

Education qualification and Skills

  • The Intern should have a minimum of university Bachelor’s Degree in relevant Social Science, Health or Theological areas tenable from a recognized academic institution. A focus on Gender will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent presentation skills including ability for public speaking, negotiation, and diplomatic skills
  • Ability to facilitate different capacity building initiatives.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft teams, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Willingness to do Field work
  • Willingness and ability to work with all faiths

Competencies

  • Very strong analytical and drafting skills, the ability to meet deadlines and to produce concise, top-quality work at strategic and operational levels
  • Drive for Results – Takes personal ownership and accountability to meet deadlines and achieve agreed -upon results
  • Teamwork (Collaboration) and Inclusion – Collaborates with other team members and contributes productively to the team’s work and output, demonstrating respect for different points of view.

Applications including CV, a statement of why you are suitable for the job and should include names and contact details of two traceable references should be sent to:

The Country Director,
Norwegian Church Aid,
P.O. Box 30793,
Lilongwe 3
or email: [email protected]

Applications should be submitted by 12 noon on 5th November 2021.

Note that NCA is an equal opportunity Employer; therefore all: men, women and those with disability are encouraged to apply.

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