Women’s Economic Justice Dignified Work Advisor
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CARE International is 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.
In CARE’s new Vision 2030, Women’s Economic Justice (WEJ) is one of six impact areas. Within the WEJ strategy, there is an ambition to ensure that 50 million women have greater access to and control over economic resources. CARE International UK is responsible for leading the work on Women’s Economic Justice on behalf of CARE International in its Programme Quality Team.
The Programme Quality Team is at the centre of the new CARE International UK (CIUK) 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 Justice, Inclusive Governance, Emergency Shelter and Gender and Resilience. The team also provides thought leadership, learning as well as a global perspective to CARE programmes.
CARE International UK is looking for an expert on dignified work to join its team of passionate and experienced professionals in supporting and shaping CARE International’s global Women’s Economic Justice Portfolio. Join us to help develop CARE’s dignified work programming focusing on women in the garment sector.
Job Title: Women’s Economic Justice Dignified Work Advisor
Salary: £39,878 per annum or equivalent in local currency
Contract: Full time, Fixed Term Contract
Location: Flexible. Any country where CARE has an office in Asia
Please note that the candidate needs to have the right to work in the country where they wish to be based. This contract does not include relocation or schooling fees.
The post holder will be required to travel internationally up to approximately 30% of the time.
About the position:
The Dignified Work post holder, supported by the Head of Women and Markets, is one of a team of advisors in the Women’s Economic Justice Team. As an advisor, you will be responsible supporting the quality and scale of our Dignified Work programming alongside CARE colleagues, partners and stakeholders. The focus of the strategy is on women workers in the garment industry.
You will be part of a global team but will work closely in the Asia region to provide technical advisory support to country offices, support strategic proposals, convene experts across CARE to strengthen our work and nurture and build strategic relationships. You will also use data to help us identify our impact and strengthen our approaches.
You are a passionate, self-motivated and experienced expert on dignified work with a particular focus on gender equality in the garment industry. You have in-depth understanding of global value chains.
You can work independently and have a track record of working at a global or regional level and of providing technical advice to large, successful donor projects. You have strong networks and also have experience of working closely companies, governments and international organisations.
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Please follow this link to apply: https://www.careinternational.org.uk/jobs/current-vacancies
Closing Date: 11 July 2021
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Telephone enquiries will not be entertained.