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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.


Work Location : Bangladesh - Cox's Bazar                            Type of Post : Unaccompanied                  

Other Possible Location :                                         Funding : APPROVED

Expected Travel : Greater than 50%                                              Type of Contract : 

Language Requirement : ENGLISH                          Application Deadline : 

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The Gender-based Violence in Emergencies (GBViE) Specialist will be responsible for ensuring program quality of CARE’s GBViE programmes, and contributing to the enhancement and coherence of CARE’s integrated GBV prevention and mitigation components in sectorial and multi-sectorial programming. Particularly, the Specialist will lead in the establishment and management of CARE’s Women-Friendly Spaces; the establishment of quality GBV Case-Management services; and will build the capacity of the program staff delivering GBV prevention, mitigation  and response services in line with international and CARE standards. S/he will directly supervise and support the Sector Lead, Technical Coordinators for Case Management (CM) and Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) in all the steps and processes of case-management in ensuring program quality of GBViE program. S/he will install case management services, and ensure that the GBV Information Management System (GBV IMS) is used ethically; and that data entry, storage and sharing are according to the prescribed international standards and principles.   The GBViE Specialist will ensure that processes and systems are in place to ensure the well-being of CARE’s GBV program staff and volunteers, especially those who are providing direct GBV services or are in regular contact with survivors.

The GBViE Specialist will support the GiE Specialist, as required, in GBV mainstreaming and integration in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of sectorial and multi-sectorial programmes. S/he will also work closely with the GiE Specialist to contribute to the quality of GBV prevention and mitigation programming in other programs/sectors (WASH, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Nutrition, DRR, Shelter and Site Management).

The GBViE Specialist must have at least four to eight years’ experience in GBV in Emergencies programs; including demonstrated expertise and experience in GBV case management. S/he must possess a strong knowledge of IASC GBV Guidelines (2017). S/he must have strong adherence to the GBV principles and their practice in GBV response. The candidate must also have a strong knowledge of and experience in integrating GBViE Minimum Standards in Emergencies and in working with various sector programs. The Specialist must have a minimum of 4 to 8 years’ experience in stand-alone GBVIE programming. She must have demonstrated expertise in GBVIE Case Management with strong adherence to GBV Core Guiding principles and international standards for managing GBVIE programs. As the oversight of the GBV Sector, she will support the Sector Lead in managing multiple GBVIE projects.


  •  Installation and Effective Delivery GBViE Direct Response Services (40%) 
  •  Enhance GBVIE Prevention and Mitigation (25%)
  • Ensure the program has adequately and ethically monitored and evaluated
  • Effective Representation and Coordination for GBV


  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, social sciences, psychology, gender studies, or other equivalent/relevant area or training in Managing GBViE programs such as those organized by Inter-agency Standing Committee (IASC) in Gender-based Violence in Emergencies
  • Training in Case Management and/or Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in humanitarian context
  • Four to eight years experience in design and management of GBViE stand-alone program with response, prevention and mitigation components, with some experience in GBV prevention and mitigation in other sectors
  • Demonstrated experience in installing GBViE response services particularly case management, mental health and psychosocial
  • support
  • Strong knowledge of and experience in operationalising and Safe Spaces for Women and Girls /  Women-friendly Spaces in
  • humanitarian contexts
  • Must adhere to GBV Core Guiding Principles and international humanitarian principles and standards for GBViE
  • Have effective program management skills and experience in managing multiple grants
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written English
  • Strong interpersonal and staff management skills  
  • Proficient in computer software Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Excellent facilitation skills and can communicate effectively in a culturally diverse context




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