Cash & Voucher Assistance Specialist

at CARE International
Published September 11, 2022
Location Atlanta, GA, United States of America
Category Consultancy  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

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. Its 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 implements 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&GBV 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.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Insure CARE's CVA activities are gender responsive (30%)

Provide technical advisory services on Gender and GBV for CVA. (40%)

Representation-internally and externally (20%)

Financial management and fundraising(5%)

Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor. (5%)

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

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)

Strong Gender and GBV technical knowledge;

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: English, proficient level.

 

Interested candidates can send their CVs

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