Senior Advisor – CARE

Summary

CARE International UK (CIUK) is currently recruiting a Senior Advisor – Resilience to join its Climate Change and Food Security team.  The main purpose of this role is to develop and lead CIUK’s resilience building portfolio and provide critical technical support to existing and new risk reduction, resilience building and climate change adaptation programmes. Key tasks will be assigned in line with CIUK’s strategic plan, the CIUK Humanitarian Team strategic plan, and CIUK’s Climate Change and Food Security Team plan.

Degree Preferred: The successful candidate will hold both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in relevant subjects and/or extensive relevant experience.  

Years of Experience Preferred:  The successful candidate will have an extensive range of programmatic and policy experience – preferably in both humanitarian and development contexts – and will have technical competence in approaches to risk reduction and resilience building and/or climate change adaptation. S/he will hold both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in relevant subjects and/or extensive relevant experience.  Programme experience is essential.

Permanent/Part Time: Permanent, 24 month contract

Application deadline:
30 January 2012

More information on the posting here.  

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