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Senior Gender In Emergencies Policy Specialist

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Care Washington , DC 20319

Posted 4 months ago

CARE is seeking a Senior Gender in Emergencies (GiE) Policy Specialist who will play a critical role driving CARE's GiE policy agenda at a global level and building internal capacity to engage robustly in GiE policy fora. The Senior GiE Policy Specialist provides thought leadership of CARE's GiE policy work, grounded in CARE's Gender in Emergencies approach.

As part of building CARE's role and reputation as a thought-leader on GiE related issues, the Senior GiE Policy Specialist will lead a research agenda, engaging academic institutions and other partners to develop an evidence-base to drive policy positions and publications that inform the global GiE policy discussion. S/he will be responsible for developing superior quality written materials, including policy briefs, talking points and remarks and will support greater consistency of messaging by ensuring that senior staff are appropriately briefed and prepared to speak to CARE's GiE policy positions with ease and authority.

The Senior GiE Policy Specialist will represent CARE on GiE and Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies (GBViE) at a high-level in key fora and with USG entities. S/he plays a key role representing CARE and coordinating with other key actors in the GiE space as well as coordinating closely with colleagues across the CARE confederation. The person in this role will sit on the CARE International Gender in Emergencies Team and will serve as the GiE policy lead on behalf of the CARE confederation. Through this role s/he will coordinate research, policy paper and other work that contributes to CARE's thought leadership on GiE.

In addition to key policy responsibilities, the Senior GiE Policy Specialist will lead on the identifying targeted GiE funding opportunities and work together with the CARE USA humanitarian resource mobilization team, County Office teams and other GiE specialists to improve the quality and mainstreaming of CARE's GiE approach in both the narrative and budget of outgoing proposals, as evidenced by increased scores on the CARE Gender Marker.


  • Thought leadership, policy articulation & leadership of GiE research agenda

  • Representation & Coordination

  • Technical Support & Budgeting


  • Graduate level degree in Public Policy, International Relations or relevant social sciences with a demonstrated focus on gender equality

  • At least 7 years of experience working in a large, multi-faceted organization, preferably focused on gender in emergencies

  • 7 years of experience managing organizational relationships

  • Excellent knowledge of the humanitarian system, gender and related policy issues and trends

  • Significant experience in rigorous policy analysis, research and writing

  • Sound knowledge of CARE or a similar operational INGO, ideally with some field experience in rights-based programming

  • Proven ability to get things done in a complex, international organization

  • Experience representing a non-profit or policy organization at high-level events

  • Excellent organizational and strategic thinking and planning skills

  • Substantial knowledge and understanding of issues related to international humanitarian policy, gender in emergencies and protection

  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills, with demonstrated ability to express complex ideas in simple and persuasive terms

  • Ability to coach, mentor and train non-specialists in gender in emergencies

  • Strong relational and networking skills

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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.

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