Regional Advocacy Manager
Deadline of this Job:
30 October 2020
Date Posted: Friday, October 16, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
CARE is a global leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to eradicating poverty. We are known everywhere for our unshakeable commitment to the dignity of people. We currently work in over 93 countries with a focus on women and girls as the most disproportionately affected by poverty, while engaging men and boys as well to ensure the success of our mission. CARE s East. Central and Southern Africa Regional Office (ECSARO) is responsible for the oversight of CARE's operations in the region as well as the provision of support and guidance to 15 Country Offices (COs in the region.
We are currently looking for energetic, talented, well connected and Innovative individuals to join our team. .
• The Regional Advocacy Manager will support the Region and the Country Offices as needed on all advocacy-related matters and be responsible for supporting global advocacy policies and position papers for the region and globally where relevant. The position may also require providing back-up support and capacity for Country Offices.
Job Skills: Not Specified
• The ideal candidate should have a Bachelor's Degree preferably in Effective Policy Making and Writing. Political Studies International Policy and Development. International Advocacy and Development or similar fields and a minimum five (5) years’ experience in a similar role including general Policy and advocacy work including position papers and campaigning work (an site) in emergencies and development contexts.
• Previous work experience with an international NGO (development and humanitarian is an advantage as well as understanding of gendered impacts of humanitarian crisis.
• Some working knowledge of French is also preferred
Job Education Requirements: Not Specified
Job Education Experience: Not Specified
Work Hours: 8
Job application procedure
Interested candidates who meet the criteria are encouraged to send in their applications that includes a cover letter and updated CV attached as one document to ECSA.Recruitment@care.org on or before 30th October, 2020. The position title must be indicated on the subject line when applying. Please visit http://reliefweb.int to view full job descriptions.
We do require that you have the legal ability to work in Kenya and while we would like to respond to all applicants, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
CARE seeks to improve the lives of the most marginalized, particularly women and girls. Our diversity is our strength. We strongly encourage women of various backgrounds and abilities to apply.
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