Humanitarian Programme Coordinator (HPC) – Africa

Contract: Permanent
Location: Vauxhall, London
Salary: £32,914
About us
CARE International is one of the world’s leading humanitarian and development charities. We fight poverty and injustice in the world’s most vulnerable places. We save lives in disasters and conflicts. We stand with women, girls and their communities to achieve lasting change for a better future.
The Humanitarian Programme team is leading the programmatic support to CARE International Country and Regional Offices on the organisation’s humanitarian and emergency programmes. Within this team, the HPC – Africa currently manages a portfolio of about £17 million, ensuring that the most vulnerable and affected by crisis populations receive lifesaving assistance. Through our humanitarian programmes in several African countries we are responding to floods and droughts, providing relief to displaced populations and ensuring that girls and women have access to safe SRMH.
About you
You are an experienced humanitarian worker, with field and/or HQ experience in humanitarian programme management, with good knowledge of humanitarian donors’ requirements. You believe in the core humanitarian principles and what drives you is your passion to deliver quality, lifesaving, humanitarian programmes to the most vulnerable, where ever needed. You are a team player and you want to help develop our humanitarian programme and grow its UK funding.
The Humanitarian Programme Coordinator - Africa has responsibility for leading on specific projects within CARE International UK’s (CIUK’s) humanitarian portfolio in Africa in line with organisational strategy. You will work closely with a range of colleagues both internally to CIUK and in co-ordination with individuals and teams across CARE International, and with donors at country, regional and global levels. CARE is putting Gender in Emergencies at the heart of its humanitarian response and all your supported projects and programmes should reflect this. You will be able to draw upon capacity CI has built up in this area, including in house CIUK technical expertise, as well as with colleagues and technical teams from the four core emergency sectors that CI is focusing on: food; shelter, SRMH and WASH. These are housed by different CI members, with CIUK hosting the Shelter team.

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