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NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: CARE USA
Country: Syrian Arab Republic
Closing date: 27 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 a Protection 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 supporting CARE’s gender and protection work in North East Syria – programs focused on both the establishment of protection activities and protection mainstreaming within existing programs. Under the guidance of the Deputy Director of Programs and with ongoing input from technical gender and protection experts, the 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 partners.

The Protection Program Manager will lead the implementation of the protection program strategy to ensure CARE’s intervention is timely, effective and relevant to a range of needs. S/he will manage the protection team, 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 (Social Science, Public Administration, Gender Studies, Developmental Studies)

• Certification/training in gender and protection mainstreaming

• 3-5 years of experience in program management; at least 2 with an INGO in a development/humanitarian setting

• Experience in delivering psychosocial support and/or referral pathways and case management for survivors of GBV.

• Understanding of the key strategies and principles of gender, protection programming and the varying psychosocial needs of women, men, boys and girls;

  • Fluent verbal and written English

How to apply:

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

Please, indicate job title in the subject line of your application.

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.

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