This is a local contract.
The Regional Humanitarian Manager (RM-Humanitarian) leads and provides strategic guidance and technical support to CARE’s humanitarian work within the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region, with a special focus on South America.
This includes emergency response strategy development, start-up and scale up of response actions, program quality and impact, human resources management, financial stewardship, resource acquisition and representation.
The RM-Humanitarian provides leadership and hands-on technical support to Country Offices in the LAC region. This leader also directly engages in the humanitarian responses in South America while guiding and leading the Sub-regional Humanitarian Manager for Central America and the Caribbean to support CARE’s humanitarian responses that are impactful, at scale, and that adhere to humanitarian principles and CARE’s approach (gender equality & women’s voice, resilience and governance).
A key aspect of this role will be to have a solid understanding and high level of comfort working in complex and dynamic political and security environments (e.
g. Haiti, Colombia, Honduras).
fundraising and donor relations; as well as program quality, accountability and impact, working in partnership, coordination and teamwork with a high level of diplomacy and influencing capability.
The position requires excellent English and Spanish language communication skills, French will be an asset. The RM-Humanitarian reports to the LAC Regional Director and liaises with the Humanitarian teams in CARE USA and in CARE International.
The position will be based in Colombia or Ecuador, with approximately 30-40% travel required.
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