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GENDER IN EMERGENCY ADVISOR

Atlanta | Washington D.C.

At CARE, we seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live with dignity and security.

This is the vision of CARE, and has been since our founding 70 years ago, when 22 American organizations came together to rush lifesaving CARE Packages® to survivors of World War II. Today, CARE is a global leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to eradicating poverty. In 2015, CARE worked in 95 countries to reach more than 65 million people with 890 life-saving poverty-fighting programs, including maternal and child health, education, food and clean water and more.

CARE is about enabling the human-to-human connections that affirm the dignity of every person on this planet. CARE puts women and girls at the center of its programs both because they are disproportionately impacted by poverty, something we cannot overcome until all people have equal rights and opportunities.

CARE International’s Humanitarian Mandate is to meet the immediate needs of disaster-affected populations in the poorest communities in the world in a way that also addresses the underlying causes of people’s vulnerability. CARE recognizes the link between poverty and gender inequality and the need for humanitarian organizations to design, plan and respond to the needs of affected women, girls, men and boys in ways that promote gender equality.

CARE is seeking a Gender in Emergencies (GiE) Advisor who facilitates, coordinates and advocates for the implementation of gender equality programming in CARE’s 3 key sectors (WASH, Shelter & Food Security) in a humanitarian emergency setting in accordance to the CI mandate, policies and guidelines and the IASC Gender Handbook and the IASC Guidelines for GBV Interventions in Humanitarian Settings.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Capacity building
  • Deployment
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Coordination
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Primary Skills

  • Masters or advanced degree in a relevant subject area
  • Knowledge of training tools and methods and proven experience delivering training on gender-responsive programs;
  • Experience in budget development and management;
  • Familiar with humanitarian programming and inter-agency coordination systems;
  • Proven experience combining formal expertise on gender mainstreaming and gender equality with experience of applying these concretely to specific humanitarian program sectors, plans, policies and processes;
  • Strong knowledge of IASC Gender and GBV guidelines and must have completed the IASC Gender e-learning course

To apply for this position, please visit our website at

https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CAREUSA&cws=1&rid=3427

Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.

CARE USA is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.

The closing date for this posting, if listed, is approximate. Job postings may be removed from CARE's career website at any time.

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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  • Organization: CARE
  • Location: Atlanta | Washington D.C.
  • Grade: Mid/Senior - Internationally recruited position - Mid/Senior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Disaster Management (Preparedness, Resilience, Response and Recovery)
    • Humanitarian Aid and Coordination
    • Women's Empowerment and Gender Mainstreaming
    • Emergency Aid and Response
    • Medical Practitioners
    • Project and Programme Management
  • Closing Date: 2016-12-02

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