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  • Organization: CARE
  • Location: Gaziantep
  • Grade: Mid level - Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Women's Empowerment and Gender Mainstreaming
    • Emergency Aid and Response
  • Closing Date: Closed

CARE Turkey is committed to advancing gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls through humanitarian action. Humanitarian response has the potential to increase and reinforce, or reduce, existing gender inequalities. Consequently, CARE Turkey is searching for an experienced Gender in Emergencies Specialist to lead on advancing efforts to meet the needs of people of all genders, ages and abilities through applying a gender equality approach to humanitarian action.

Under the supervision of the Director for Program Quality (DPQ), the Gender in Emergencies (GiE) specialist will focus on advancing the four key pillars under CARE’s GiE work across CARE Turkey programming (both inside NWS and in Turkey), including minimum commitments for technical sectors (such as Gender and Protection mainstreaming), Life free from violence (focusing on response to GBV in emergencies), Women Lead in Emergencies, and supporting the implementation of regular gender analyses.

Responsibilities :

Ø Ensures sectoral commitments on gender and protection mainstreaming are in place and are being implemented and CARE Turkey programming considers GBV risk mitigation.

Ø Contributes to strategy development/updates and program design/Coordination, advocacy and learning.

Ø Facilitates advancing women’s voice and leadership in humanitarian action

Ø Ensures CARE Turkey conducts regular Rapid Gender Analysis and that MEAL tools and approaches are integrating gender

Qualifications :

  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Gender Studies, Social Work, International Relations, Conflict transformation, Development studies, or related discipline.
  • Four to six years of experience working on gender and protection programs in humanitarian contexts, including experience of field-level management of complex humanitarian response and resilience programs; and all phases of the project/program cycle.
  • Proven experience of successful capacity-building of humanitarian field staff and partners on gender and protection concepts, theory and practice.
  • Strong communication skills, with excellent written and spoken English.
  • Ability to work in multi-cultural team.
  • Commitment to CARE Core value and principles.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Strong networking capability.
  • Ability to organize and facilitate training sessions.
  • Ability to develop capacity building frameworks and work plans.
  • Experience developing and implementing strategies and ToC.
  • Fluency in English is essential.


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