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    • East,Central,South Africa Cash and Markets Regional Tech Advisor at CARE

    Posted: Nov 25, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • East,Central,South Africa Cash and Markets Regional Tech Advisor


    • Provide leadership East, Central and South (ECS) 's Cash and Markets strategic intent
    • Lead ECS Africa's CVA and market-based approaches development and ensure its uptake and implementation.
    • Contribute to ECS Africa's and country level understanding of CVA as related to CARE's strategic intent.
    • With support from gender and sectoral advisors, integrate transformation gender approaches in region's CVA and market-based approaches.
    • Seek regional and country level opportunities to promote meaningfully analysis, design and implementation of gender in CVA and market-based approaches internally and externally (e.g. training, seminars, webinars).
    • In coordination with the global Cash and Markets technical advisor, develop regionally-driven technical and policy papers/positions on CVA.
    • Produce high-quality original learning from ECS Africa's projects with CVA.
    • Provide technical advisory services on CVA and market based approaches
    • Offer high quality, tailored technical advice on CVA and market based approaches throughout the Region through deployments and distance ensuring that gender is fully considered.
    • Pro-actively engage with different levels of ECS Africa's teams to probe on the need for technical support.
    • Support the ECS Africa's region and its Country Offices in developing tools (e.g. guidelines, Standard Operating Procedures, monitoring formats, assessments) relevant for humanitarian and development settings.
    • Contribute to the development of concept notes and proposals ensuring that CARE's strategic intent on gender is meaningfully addressed.
    • Aid in recruitment of consultants, staff and selection of service providers connected to CVA (e.g. ToRs, interviews).
    • Trouble shoot bottle necks to agile CVA and market based approach implementation in region.
    • Promote learning at all levels (e.g. programmatic and operational, results and process) and actively incorporate learnings into technical advice.
    • Maintain relevant capacities on CVA and market based approaches for ECS Africa team members
    • Engage consistently with Region and country level teams to understand the actual and evolving capacity needs on CVA and market based approaches within ECS Africa, through deployments and remotely.
    • Map capacity needs for different Countries and relevant stakeholders (e.g. programming, program support, SMT).
    • Design and deliver training or mentoring of CARE staff and partners in the Region and country levels based on most up to date evidence.
    • Connect to regional and country level emergency preparedness plans to ensure relevance.
    • Identify and promote regional and country level capacity building opportunities in ECS Africa for CARE staff and partners.
    • Contribute to cash and markets preparedness for ECS Africa region.
    • Representation and Advocacy
    • Represent CVA and market-based approaches within ECS Africa's regional structure.
    • Engage with and represent CARE in the relevant regional fora and coordination (Regional cash working groups, UN, Governmental, NGO).
    • Foment and nurture partnerships relevant to CVA and markets-based approaches important to the ECS Africa region.
    • During emergency contexts, may provide technical coordination, support and advocacy with the country specific clusters, cash working groups and other relevant stakeholders and technical agencies.
    • Strategic engagement with stakeholders including NGOs, UN, Donors and Government at regional and, when needed, international levels.
    • Contribute the humanitarian teams' strategy especially on CVA and market based approaches.
    • Contribute to CARE USA's humanitarian team's vision and strategy.
    • Together with other Technical Advisors in CARE USA, across CARE International and Country teams, support the development of CARE cash capacity, learning and policy globally.
    • Contribute to or produce guidance for global CARE use on cash and markets, as needed and requested.
    • Represent CARE in relevant global fora, as needed, including webinars and presentations.
    • Act in place of Global Cash and Markets Technical Advisor, as needed.


    • Bachelor's degree or higher qualification on development studies/economics/social science/international relations or another relevant discipline. Training in Cash programming and best practices (CALP or equivalent – CALP TOT level will be an added advantage).
    • Proficient level of English
    • At least 5 years of technical advisory, planning, implementing, designing of CVA and market-based approaches within different sectors as well as across several sectors
    • Field experience in multiple countries in ECS Africa
    • Demonstrated capacity in technical advisory support and mentoring for multiple clients at one time
    • Extensive experience in training (CVA and market-based approaches, and other areas of humanitarian response).
    • Experience in implementing market assessment and analysis, combined with knowledge of key tools (EMMA, RAM, etc.)
    • Knowledge of donor CVA and market-based approach guidelines (e.g. USG, European, GAC)
    • Experience in conducting strategic work at a regional or global level.
    • Knowledge of key initiatives in CVA (Grand Bargain, CaLP) and their key areas of involvement at the regional/global level.
    • Understanding of gender concepts and the linkages with market and CVA.
    • Strong analytical and conceptual skills in humanitarian programming, assessing emergency needs, market analysis, response analysis, and program design.
    • Strong ability to work independently, organize work, meet deadlines, prioritize work under pressure, and coordinate multiple tasks.
    • Proficiency in Arabic and English

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