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NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: CARE USA
Country: Syrian Arab Republic
Closing date: 25 Nov 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 2016, CARE worked in 94 countries and reached 80 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 Program Manager, who will be based in North East Syria and will report to the Deputy Director of Programs. He or she will be responsible for managing, implementing and monitoring CARE’s emergency programming in North East Syria – gender sensitive programs focused on emergency response distributions and shelter. Under the guidance of the Deputy Director of Programs, the Emergency Response Program Manager will lead on representation of CARE with relevant program stakeholders in this region, ensuring that CARE’s core values are promoted and procedures are complied with. S/he will manage day-to-day communication with field teams and providing general guidance on field activities implemented by staff and/or partners.

The Emergency Response Program Manager will lead the development and implementation of the emergency program strategy to ensure CARE’s intervention is timely, effective and relevant to a range of needs and incorporates a gender focus in all aspects of programming. S/he will manage multiple project managers, providing training, mentoring and capacity building for CARE staff and potentially for partner agencies as well.

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, Management and Implementation

  • Information and Coordination

  • Monitoring, Evaluations. Accountability and Learning

  • Staff Management and Capacity Building


• Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (Emergency Management, Public Administration, Business Administration, Developmental Studies, Logistics, etc)

• 3-5 years of experience working with an INGO in emergency programming or programming with significant distribution activities

• Strong experience in capacity building and training

• Understanding of the key strategies and principles of emergency programming, Sphere, Core Humanitarian Standards, gender in emergencies

How to apply:

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Please submit your resume and cover letter to the following email address:

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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.