CARE International Governance & Accountability Advisor Job Vacancy

Governance & Accountability Advisor

Employment terms: Permanent contract

Salary: £ 32,914 per annum pro rata
Based: London UK or possibly East Africa – with approximately 25% International travel
CARE International is a leading development and humanitarian charity supporting the poorest communities in 84 countries around the world. Our mission is to create lasting change in poor communities and we put money where it is needed most.

CARE International UK (CIUK) is recruiting a Governance & Accountability Advisor. 

As a member of the Governance Team, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing technical advice on participatory governance, social accountability and advocacy to selected CARE Country Offices in Africa. 
At the same time he/she will drive the team’s work on the internal accountability and lead on exciting work to supporting CARE Country Offices in setting up accountability systems, in particular focusing on transparency, beneficiary participation and feedback/ complaints mechanisms.

The successful candidate will have experience of working in Africa and have strong advisory skills. 
Experience supporting the development and/or implementation of participatory governance and social accountability initiatives will be essential. 
In-depth understanding of accountability frameworks/standards and experience in setting up systems that promote transparency, beneficiary participation and feedback is required. 
The successful candidate must hold a Master’s degree in development or related subject, or have equivalent expertise gained in other ways and must have strong project and budget management skills (including M&E) and experience of liaising with donors. 
Proven team working and high quality writing and communication skills are essential.

Fluency in English is essential, and in French is desirable.

Please visit for further information and how to apply. 
The closing date is 10th February 2014.

Preliminary Interview Date: Friday 14th February 2014.

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