CARE USA Regional Gender in Emergencies Coordinator Jobs in South Africa

CARE is seeking a talented individual to take on the position of Regional Gender in Emergencies Coordinator.

This position will strengthen gender integration, mainstreaming and stand-alone programming in CARE’s humanitarian work in ECSA.

S/he will act as a coordination point to mainstream best practices and standards for gender equality in emergencies.

The position will drive regional GiE agenda and will position CARE to be seen as a go to organization on mainstreaming gender responsive, sensitive and transformative humanitarian response.

The role will also be focused on supporting country offices to ensure maximum impact CARE’s programming at the field level and to ensure that policy and advocacy are centered on vulnerable communities for whom CARE works.

S/he will also coordinate with a broad range of CARE technical staff responsible for gender equality programming, cash, fundraising, and advocacy.

Critical to strengthening CARE’s regional capacity and reputation is building the learning evidence base showcasing gender influence on the overall program quality in the region.


  • Program Development, Capacity-building and Emergency Preparedness for GiE
  • GiE Program Quality and Learning
  • GIE Policy, Advocacy, and Fundraising
  • Team Work


  • Master’s degree (or a combination of Bachelors degree and relevant work experience) in development studies, international relations or gender studies.
  • 10 years work experience with a large international organization or NGO
  • 5 years practical field experience work experience in a gender in emergencies role
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in mainstreaming gender in program design, management, monitoring and evaluation, including application of SPHERE and IASC standards,
  • International experience in assessment, gender analysis, program development, evaluation, project proposal and budget preparation
  • Familiarity with UN resolutions relating to Gender in Emergencies.
  • Representational skills including experience developing networks and relationships with government, civil society and other stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in capacity building, and designing and delivering training in multi-country contexts, with high intercultural sensitivity.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Excellent organisational skills; ability to plan and organize work effectively, to meet tight deadlines and juggle multiple priorities
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and ability develop effective working relationships in a multicultural environment
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, but also to maintain effective working relationships with colleagues who are based in various countries
  • Committed to CARE’s vision and mission
    Committed to gender and diversity inclusion.
  • This position may be based in any country in East, Central and Southern Africa depending on availability of work permit.

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates should apply online by 20th October, 2018

    For more information and job application details, see; CARE USA Regional Gender in Emergencies Coordinator Jobs in South Africa

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