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Technical Advisor – Gender

CARE is seeking a qualified Cambodian national candidate to fill the position of Technical Advisor – Gender (TA-G) based in Phnom Penh with regular travel to other sites as required.

About CARE:

CARE is an international development organisation fighting global poverty with a special focus on working with women and girls to bring sustainable changes to their communities. CARE was founded in 1945, today CARE works in 100 countries around the globe and supporting 950 poverty-fighting development and humanitarian aid projects to reach more than 62 million people directly and 216 million people indirectly. We work with partners to achieve lasting results for marginalised communities.

CARE focuses on empowering particularly marginalized and vulnerable women in Cambodia, including urban women who are marginalised by occupation, rural women who are denied multiple rights, and women and girls from ethnic minorities. CARE focuses primarily on the north-east of the country and Phnom Penh and surrounding areas. CARE aims to tackle the underlying causes of poverty and social injustice and to bring lasting change to the lives of poor and vulnerable people by strengthening gender equality and women’s voice, promoting inclusive governance and increasing women’s resilience.

CARE knows that it cannot achieve this mission without a team of dedicated, passionate and qualified people. CARE values teamwork, critical thinking, interpersonal skills and enthusiasm. CARE is committed to providing a supportive and inclusive workplace, where team members are encouraged to learn, grow and share their views. CARE promotes equality and diversity in the workplace as well as within its projects.

  • LOCATION: Phnom Penh

  • SCHEDULE: Full-time

  • SALARY: $2355 - $2509

Roles and Responsibilities:

As the Technical Advisor – Gender, you will be responsible for leading CARE Cambodia’s work to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment institutionally, programmatically, and through advocacy and visibility efforts. CARE is committed to ensuring and improving gender integration within all its programs. You will provide technical and strategic guidance for projects and programs throughout their lifecycles, from development to implementation and quality assurance.

To excel at this technical advisory role, it is expected that you will have proven experience in mainstreaming gender within programs, applying gender transformative approaches and ensuring the compliance of program activities. Your prior experience leading the development and review of program design and implementation from a gender perspective will be invaluable when working collaboratively with program staff and technical specialists to assess the integration of gender within programs, identify gaps and learnings and provide technical guidance on approaches to improve gender integration.

Your up-to-date knowledge of key trends and best practices related to gender priorities will help improve the impact of CARE’s projects, as will your skills in identifying and developing strategic partnerships and maintaining strong working relationships with a range of stakeholders. You have demonstrated experience in providing technical support in monitoring, evaluation and learning methodology for gender projects and programs, including in building evidence of effective gender approaches and engaging in national dialogues. Your exceptional communication and interpersonal skills will assist you to support internal and external stakeholders in building their capacity in gender equality and women’s empowerment, including by working with staff to identify training needs and priorities. You will lead collaboration across the organisation to promote organisational cohesion, learning and information sharing on gender-related topics.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are requested to submit a CARE application form along with their CV and cover letter to email: with the Subject “Applying for TA-G”, or at the CARE Phnom Penh Office: #39 (3rd floor) Street 352, Sangkat Boeng Keng Kang I, Khan Boeng Keng Kang, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

A detailed job description and application form is available on website. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Submitted documents will not be returned. In return for your commitment you will benefit from a comprehensive benefits package.

CARE is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. CARE does not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including women, LGBTQI+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities and members of other marginalized groups.

“Thanks for your interest in CARE! We are committed to each other and to the protection of the people we serve.

We do not tolerate sexual misconduct within or external to our organisation and imbed child protection in all we do. Protection from sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse and child protection are fundamental to our relationships, including employment, and our recruitment practices are designed to ensure we only recruit people who are suitable to work with other staff and the people we serve. As well as pre-employment checks, we will use the recruitment and reference process to ensure potential new staff understand and are aligned with these expectations.

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