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    Gender Cash and Voucher Assistance Specialist



    Employee Duration : Active Full-Time

    This position will provide guidance in gender and GBV risk mitigation in regard to use of Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) responses in different emergencies. It’s a global position providing support to CARE regional and country offices in responding to gender inequalities and Gender Based Violence (GBV) with aim of using CVA in the most appropriate way to support affected individuals including survivors. S/He will develop a comprehensive framework that addresses all forms of GBV and implement strategies to prevent, mitigate, and respond to such violence. S/he will support project designs, implementation, and ensure the CVA modality is designed with and for women and girls, addressing their needs, challenges, and opportunities. Ensure in various contexts the CVA is used appropriately to prevent, mitigate and respond to the impacts of GBV. In addition to producing appropriate guidance and updating existing ones, s/he will lead in planning and offering training in CVA/gender/GBV programming staff at global, regional and country level. In rare circumstances the position will be required to assist manage CVA/GBV projects.

    The Gender CVA Specialist will be embedded in the Cash and Market team. The job holder will provide tailored support to CARE’s Coordinators and Specialists to ensure that CVA activities are Gender responsible and that GBV risks are mitigated.


    • Ensure CARE’s CVA activities are gender responsive
    • Provide technical advisory services on Gender and GBV for CVA
    • Representation-internally and externally
    • Financial management and fundraising
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.


    • Bachelor’s degree or higher qualification on Gender studies, development studies/economics/social science/international relations or another relevant discipline.
    • Training in Cash and voucher assistance and market based approaches (CALP fundamental, CALP programme core skills)
    • 3 to 5 years of strong Gender, GBV and CVA;
    • At least 3 years’ CVA implementation and project management experience;
    • Understanding of gender dynamics applied to CVA programs;
    • Experience in rapid gender assessments;
    • Substantial experience in design, monitoring and evaluation of gender projects.
    • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, experience in handling of web-based management systems.
    • Languages Required: English, proficient level.
    • Language Desired: French/Spanish/Arabic
    • People Skills: Ability to work independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership and is able to support and train local and international staff and also able to work with disaster affected communities in a sensitive and participatory manner.
    • Communication Skills: Well developed written and oral communication skills. Able to communicate clearly and sensitively with internal and external stakeholders as a representative of CARE.
    • Integrity: Works with trustworthiness and integrity and has a clear commitment to CARE’s core values and humanitarian principles. Is committed to working for girls’ and women’s empowerment, to engaging boys and men in the prevention of gender-based violence and to ensuring that GBV and protection services are equally accessible to female and to male survivors.
    • Awareness and sensitivity of self and others: Demonstrates awareness and sensitivity to gender and diversity. Have experience and the ability to live and work in diverse cultural contexts in a culturally appropriate manner. Has a capacity to make accurate self-assessment particularly in high stress and high security contexts.
    • Work style: Is well planned and organized even within a fluid working environment and has a capacity for initiative and decision making with competent analytical and problem solving skills.

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