HUMANITARIAN ANALYST - SYRIA CRISES

  • Short-term contract assignment
  • Posted on 23 July 2019
  • Amman, Jordan
  • Closing on 22 August 2019

Job Description

CARE is an international NGO with local staff and community partners in more than 90 countries. We create local solutions to poverty and inequality and we seek dignity for everyone every day and during times of crisis. These solutions have a broad range, from clean water to access to education; from microfinance to ensuring that everyone has nutritious food; from agriculture and climate change to disaster response. CARE puts women and girls at the center of everything we do because they have proven to be the best hope for creating lasting change in the world. Our staff live where they work, which makes us effective at understanding the challenges they face. We’ve been doing this for over 70 years, since World War II. It started with the world’s first CARE Package® of food for the post-war hungry in Europe. Our work today is as important as ever, we believe that poverty and inequality are historic injustices that we can end within a generation, for good. If you share our core beliefs: poverty is an injustice; poverty is solvable; and together, we have the power to end it, join us.”

The Humanitarian Analyst; Syria Sub Region will provide information, analysis and support to programme decision-making to safely and effectively implement CARE’s humanitarian programs inside Syria and in neighboring countries.

As a member of CARE’s sub regional team and reporting to the MDRD Syria; the Analyst will increase team capacity and provide expertise on humanitarian analysis to support increased access and more impactful programming, especially inside Syria, but also to inform our programs and operations across the sub-region as a whole. The Humanitarian Analyst will be responsible for the delivery of context analysis and monitoring focused on enabling humanitarian access to CARE’s Regional and Country Office Programs. He/she will combine a strong humanitarian and conflict analytical background with practical field experience in insecure settings. In addition they will be required to represent CARE in multiple fora both internally and externally, as well as to be able to foster a wide network of contacts (including UN/NGO agencies as well as other stakeholders in the crisis) to facilitate CARE’s improved humanitarian access and increased aid delivery. This position will work in close collaboration with both programme staff and safety and security staff in the region to provide a client based service across key functional roles.

Responsibilities:

  • Humanitarian Analyst
  • CO and Regional Support
  • Liaising and bridging across CARE Partner Members
  • Managing external relationships

Qualifications:

  • An undergrad qualification (such as Bachelor’s Degree in humanitarian studies, social/political sciences).
  • Demonstrated political/social/economic analysis skills;
  • Exceptional English writing skills and research ability; Ability to work under pressure and against deadlines.
  • Knowledge of Middle East [Eg. a demonstrated understanding of history, politics and culture of the ME]; knowledge of INGO & UN Security mng systems
  • 5 years of experience working with NGOs preferably in a complex and/or conflict/post-conflict setting.
  • Experience of working in the Middle East and familiarity with the society and culture.
  • Experience of working in a multi-cultural and diverse environment
  • Experience in living and working in moderate to high risk locations.

About the Organization

CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. We place special focus on working alongside poor women because, equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty. Women are at the heart of CARE's community-based efforts to improve basic education, prevent the spread of disease, increase access to clean water and sanitation, expand economic opportunity and protect natural resources. CARE also delivers emergency aid to survivors of war and natural disasters, and helps people rebuild their lives.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.

The closing date for this posting, if listed, is approximate. Job postings may be removed from CARE's career website at any time.

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