Women's Economic Empowerment Lead Technical Advisor

from CARE International UK
Closing date: 10 Nov 2019

Do you want to play a key role in a growing, experienced and passionate team supporting and shaping CARE International UK’s Women’s Economic Empowerment portfolio? Join the Programme Quality team!

About the Role

The Programme Quality Team is at the centre of CIUK’s new strategy for the delivery of high quality and impactful programming within CARE. The team delivers high quality technical assistance to CARE offices around the world in the areas of Women’s Economic Empowerment, Inclusive Governance, Emergency Shelter and Gender and Resilience. The team also provides thought leadership, learning as well as a global perspective to CARE programmes.

Women’s economic empowerment is a key part of the CARE International 2020 Programme strategy. Within this strategy, there is an ambition to ensure that 30 million women have greater access to and control over economic resources.

CARE International UK is responsible for leading the work on Women’s Economic Empowerment on behalf of CARE International.

About You

The post holder, with the Head of Programme Quality, will work with colleagues across CARE International to scale up the number of women CARE is directly and indirectly empowering economically. Across the confederation we are growing a portfolio of work which delivers impact at scale towards the Women’s Economic Empowerment Strategy. This means that there will be an increasing global programmatic footprint in this field. The post holder, supported by the Head of Programme Quality and the Business Development Manager, will prioritise increasing the value and impact of CARE’s WEE programme portfolio by focusing on bidding for, winning and delivering world class programmes.

You are a passionate, self-motivated and experienced expert on Women’s Economic empowerment, with expertise in at least one of the core areas of the CI WEE strategy. You have a strong understanding of the key policy areas and cross cutting themes in the CI 2020 programme strategy and you are confident at representing CARE in a range of external fora and building strategic relationships and partnerships. You have a track record of inputting technical advice into large, successful donor projects, working with country and regional offices, companies, governments and international organisations in a supportive manner. You are able to manage your and your team time effectively and are experiences at ensuring a high level of cost recovery for technical advisors. You have the ability to ensure that compliance issues are managed and that the WEE team actions are within CARE policy.

About CARE

We are one of the world’s leading humanitarian and development charities. We fight poverty and injustice in the world’s most vulnerable places. We save lives in disasters and conflicts. We stand with women, girls and their communities to achieve lasting change for a better future.


We have a zero-tolerance approach to any harm to, or exploitation of, a vulnerable adult or a child by any of our staff, representatives or partners. Recruitment to all jobs in CARE International UK includes, in particular, criminal record checks and the collection of relevant references. Safeguarding our beneficiaries is our top priority in everything we do.

Closing date: Sunday 10th November 2019

Interview date: Week of 18 November 2019

We are committed to Equality and value Diversity. We are a Disability Confident Employer and particularly welcome applications from disabled people. We guarantee interviews to disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job (see person specification).

If you require the candidate brief or need to submit your application in an alternative format, because of a disability, please do get in touch.

How to apply:

Please click here to view the candidate brief and apply