Women’s Empowerment Manager At Trócaire


Location: Ireland, Kenya or Zimbabwe

Are you energised by the thought of working in an organisation that supports people and communities to tackle the root causes of poverty and injustice? Do you love the idea of working in a global organisation with an inclusive and collaborative culture? Then Trocaire wants to hear from you! Read on for more details about this exciting opportunity.

The Opportunity

Join Trócaire’s dynamic and diverse Programmes team, where you will work as part of an innovative and collaborative team that has a focus on the implementation of high-quality development programming in the areas of women’s voice, leadership and protection, access to justice and human rights, climate justice and sustainable livelihoods. You will work with a diverse and brilliant global team of programme staff and local implementing partners, as part of a supportive and collaborative team, with a focus on supporting local communities to claim their voice and use their power, and you will grow our work globally on women’s voice and leadership. You will work in a place where your work will be valued, and will add value to people around the world.

About Trócaire

Trócaire is an International NGO. We work with local partners in the world’s most at-risk communities and with people in Ireland to tackle the underlying causes of poverty and injustice and respond to the crises they create. Together we bring about positive and lasting change for a just world.

Trócaire works in up to 20 countries across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. We work towards five goals:

• Promote Access to Justice;

• Achieve Climate & Environmental Justice;

• Ensure Women & Girls’ Protection, Voice & Influence;

• Save Lives and Protect Human Dignity and

• Mobilise the Public on the island of Ireland to achieve Global Justice.

Do you want to know more about Trocaire, the organisation? Find out more at www.trocaire.org

You will report to the Head of Programmes. The job opportunity will be offered on a fixed term contract of two years’ duration and can be located in Ireland, Zimbabwe, or Kenya. As part of your role, you will manage a team of approximately three professionals.

We are looking for an experienced leader in the area of gender equality/women’s empowerment, who has the strategic vision and the experience, along with the values and commitment, to continue to deepen, shape and grow our high-quality programming globally on women’s voice, leadership and protection. We are looking for someone with international experience in this area, that can bring to the role a diverse set of skills to match the multifaceted nature of the role. We are looking for a candidate that is energised by working with a diverse team, in diverse situations, and who can adapt and respond to meet the needs of those they support and need.

See full job description HERE

What we can offer you:

Trócaire offers a competitive package of salary and benefits including pension scheme and life assurance. We have an excellent range of work life balance friendly policies including Hybrid and Flexible working.

Safeguarding Programme Participants-Children & Adults

Trócaire is committed to safeguarding people within our programmes from exploitation and abuse, and has clear expectations of all staff. Please ensure to click here for more information on Trócaire’s safeguarding policies.

We welcome diverse applicants to join our inclusive workforce.

Trócaire is an equal opportunities employer. We are an organisation that embraces diversity and inclusion. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds to bring their experiences and perspectives to Trócaire.

Reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities can be provided to support participation in the recruitment process when requested and indicated in the application or by contacting hr@trocaire.org. See our Diversity and Inclusion statement here

How to apply

Your application should include the following

  • Curriculum Vitae (max 4 pages) – Please include the names and contact details for 3 referees.
  • Cover Letter (must not exceed 2 pages).- Please include your relevant skills and experience, your suitability to the role and to Trócaire, and what you would contribute to the role.

Closing Date for Applications 13th November 2023

Please apply online through the Trocaire Careers Page: https://apply.workable.com/trocaire/j/AEB706476E/

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