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10 Aug 2017

Full-Time Program Coordinator – Capacity Building Program

CARE Österreich – Posted by admin Wien, Wien, Austria


Job Description

Program Coordinator – Capacity Building Program

CARE Österreich, Verein für Entwicklungszusammenarbeit und humanitäre Hilfe,

seeks an experienced

Program Coordinator

Capacity Building Program

Full time


CARE Österreich implements a 3 year programme in Ethiopia, Uganda, and Rwanda with the aim to build the capacities of local institutions in Women Empowerment. The main focus is on establishing gender equality in partner organizations, training in selected gender-related topics and methods as well as supporting national, regional and international advocacy on gender equality.

Starting date: as soon as possible


  • Lead, strategic guidance and overall coordination of the integrated Regional Programme including planning of next programme phase
  • Direct oversight of the cross-country learning component and the work of 2 experts in the field of gender, psychosocial support, organizational development and advocacy in Austria as well as 5 thematic experts in the target region
  • Leadership in developing and implementation of programme monitoring and evaluation systems, knowledge management and learning within CARE Österreich and beyond
  • Responsibility for efficient management of the programme in line with donor rules
  • Representation work in the wider donor, NGO, INGO and CARE community
  • Duty station Vienna with frequent travel to the programme regions

    Reporting line:

  • Reporting to the Programme Director of CARE Österreich


  • University degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. law, international business administration, management, social science)
  • Minimum 10 years expertise in project management/ coordination
  • Working experience in organizational development and capacity development (field experience is an asset)
  • Strong management and teamwork skills
  • Sound understanding of results-based management and key themes of this programme, including gender expertise
  • Excellent communications skills in German and English; French is an asset.

How to Apply

We offer:
  • Management implementation of a diverse programme in an international context
  • Working with a professional and committed team
  • Salary according to internal scheme (starting at EUR 48,000 gross salary annually based on the above mentioned qualifications; higher classification depending on relevant professional experience) Please note: An EU citizenship or established work permit is a necessary requirement for this post. Only applications which fulfil all required qualifications will be considered. We look forward to receiving your application by latest 10th September 2017. Please send your CV and motivation letter in English as well as copies of relevant certificates and recommendation letters to CARE Österreich, Applications will be treated confidentially. If your mother tongue is not German, please send your motivation letter in German. To learn more about CARE International and CARE Österreich, go to and CARE’s Mission: We seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live in dignity and security

Job Categories: Management. Job Types: Full-Time.

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