Description

CARE is a leading humanitarian organization with a global focus on empowering women and girls, elevating their voices, and attending to their needs. Our commitment to gender equality informs all aspects of our work, including our approach to Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA). With an extensive track record in delivering impactful CVA programs, CARE aims to leverage this expertise to create lasting change. We are seeking a talented Regional Technical Advisor Cash and Markets (with strong experience in Gender) to support our Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Technical Advisory Services:
    • Provide expert technical advice on cash and voucher (CVA) and market-based approaches within the MENA region, ensuring gender considerations are fully integrated.
    • Contribute to the development of concept notes and proposals, aligning with CARE’s gender-focused strategic objectives.
    • Proactively engage with MENA teams to assess technical support needs and provide tailored assistance.
    • Assist in developing tools and guidelines relevant to humanitarian and development settings.
    • Design and deliver training sessions for CARE staff and partners, facilitating capacity building in CVA.
    • Participate in the recruitment process for consultants, staff, and service providers related to CVA.
  2. Leadership in Cash and Markets Strategic Intent:
    • Lead the development and implementation of CVA and market-based approaches in the MENA region, in alignment with CARE’s global strategy.
    • Integrate gender approaches into CVA and market-based initiatives with support from gender and sectoral advisors.
    • Identify opportunities for promoting gender-sensitive analysis, design, and implementation of CVA programs.
    • Drive cash and markets preparedness efforts for the MENA region, ensuring alignment with emergency preparedness plans.
    • Produce technical and policy papers on CVA and facilitate learning from regional projects.
  3. Contribution to Humanitarian Teams’ Strategy:
    • Support CARE USA’s humanitarian team vision and strategy, collaborating with technical advisors across the organization.
    • Contribute to the development of CARE’s global cash capacity, learning, and policy initiatives.
    • Provide guidance on cash and markets as needed and represent CARE in relevant global fora.
  4. Representation and Advocacy:
    • Represent CARE in regional fora and coordination mechanisms related to CVA and market-based approaches.
    • Cultivate partnerships relevant to CVA and market-based initiatives in the MENA region.
    • Provide technical coordination and advocacy during emergency contexts, engaging with clusters and stakeholders.
    • Engage strategically with NGOs, UN agencies, donors, and governments at regional and international levels.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in development studies, economics, social science, international relations, or related field.
  • Training in Cash programming and Gender studies (or equivalent).
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in technical advisory roles, planning, implementing, and designing CVA and market-based approaches.
  • Field experience in multiple countries within the MENA region.
  • Demonstrated capacity in technical advisory support and mentoring.
  • Extensive experience in training, market assessment, and analysis.
  • Knowledge of donor guidelines related to CVA and market-based approaches (e.g., BHA, ECHO, GAC).
  • Strong understanding of gender concepts and their integration into humanitarian programming.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and multitasking skills.

How to apply

https://phg.tbe.taleo.net/phg02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=CAREUSA&cws=52&rid=7256

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