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NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: CARE USA
Country: Jordan
Closing date: 17 Aug 2017

At CARE, we seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live with dignity and security.

This has been our vision since 1945, when we were founded to send lifesaving CARE Packages® to survivors of World War II. Today, CARE is a global leader in the movement to eradicate poverty. In 2015, CARE worked in 95 countries and reached 65 million people with an incredible range of life-saving programs. We also put women and girls at the center of our work because we know that we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities. We seek dynamic, innovative thinkers to further our mission. If you share our core beliefs: poverty is an injustice; poverty is solvable; and together, we have the power to end it, join us.

CARE is seeking an Emergency Response (Shelter/NFI) Program Manager who will be based in Amman and reports to the Deputy Director of Programs. S/He is responsible for leading CARE’s remotely-managed emergency programming in southern Syria – programs focused on shelter, WASH, and non-food items. Under the guidance of the Deputy Director of Programs, the Program Manager represents CARE with relevant program stakeholders in the region; ensures that CARE’s core values are promoted; and that the emergency response program is principled and compliant. The Emergency Response Program Manager will lead the implementation of the program strategy to ensure CARE’s intervention is timely, effective and relevant to the range of needs. S/he will manage the response team, providing training, mentoring and capacity building for CARE staff and potentially for partner agencies as well.

The Program Manager will work closely with CARE’s other Program Managers to ensure strategic integration where possible. S/He will cooperate with key programme support functions including Finance, HR, Administration, Logistics and Procurement and will be responsible for donor coordination, program development, and reporting.

CARE places high value on ensuring the specific needs of women, men, boys and girls are met, through a gender sensitive approach that seeks transformative outcomes.


  • Program Design and Implementation
  • Information and Coordination
  • Assessments and Learning
  • Staff Management and Capacity Building
  • Emergency Response/Staff Security


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (Social Science, Public Administration, Business Administration, Developmental Studies)
  • 5 - 7 years of experience in program management in a development/humanitarian setting
  • Strong team lead with experience in capacity building and training
  • Understanding of the key strategies and principles of emergency programming and in coordinated response in emergency settings
  • Experience working with and supporting implementing partners
  • Excellent coordination and communication skills

How to apply:

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Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.

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.

The closing date for this posting, if listed, is approximate. Job postings may be removed from CARE's career website at any time.