CARE is a leading international non-governmental organization (NGO) fighting global poverty through humanitarian relief and long-term development initiatives, with a specific focus on promoting gender equality, particularly promoting women’s and girls’ rights. As part of its CARE 2020 Program Strategy, CARE is seeking to multiply impact at all levels including through scaling up solutions and accelerating evidence-informed advocacy at regional and national levels. CARE Members and Country Offices are held accountable for gender equality results, with technical resources located in CARE members, regional units, and country offices to forward programming objectives.
CARE is seeking a talented individual to take on the position of Regional Gender in Emergencies Coordinator for East Central and Southern Africa (ECSA). This position will strengthen gender analysis, integration, mainstreaming and programming in CARE’s humanitarian work in the ECSA region. H/She will act as a coordination point to mainstream best practices and standards for gender equality in emergencies. The Regional GiE Coordinator is responsible for driving CARE’s GiE (Gender in Emergencies) agenda in ECSA; building capacity of CARE staff and partners to design and deliver gender sensitive / responsive / transformative humanitarian work; and representing CARE in external fora on GiE-related issues where appropriate. The Regional GiE Coordinator will support Country Offices (COs) to ensure maximum impact of CARE’s programming and to contribute to the development of gender-focused policy and advocacy, with the ultimate aim of improving impact for the vulnerable populations CARE serves in humanitarian settings.
Position will be locally-based with a compensation package competitive for the local market
Interested and qualified? Go to CARE career website on chp.tbe.taleo.net to apply