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Appeals Coordinator - Melbourne
25/11/2014
  • Richmond, Melbourne
  • Fixed term, one year

CARE Australia is looking to fill the role of Appeals Coordinator in our Marketing and Communications Department. This position manages CARE’s single-gift mass market fundraising across a number of different products. The role is responsible for the planning and implementation of our appeals programme utilising a variety of channels with the primary goal of acquiring, upgrading, cross-selling and retaining donors as part of an integrated Direct Marketing and fundraising program.

We are seeking applications from individuals with experience in direct marketing to individuals with a proven track record of success in devising and implementing campaigns to mass market audiences. Your experience in budget management and a sound understanding of segmentation approaches and experience of managing data-driven marketing campaigns will be complemented by your strong written and verbal communication skills and your ability to create and foster productive relationships. Your strong project management skills as well as your leadership and staff management skills will be highly regarded.

Want more information? 
Please view the Candidate Information Pack.

Questions about the role? 
Please contact Moira Clarkson, Fundraising Director on 03 9009 7143 or Moira.Clarkson@care.org.au (please do not send applications to this address)

When submitting your application:
You must complete the Online CARE Australia Application Cover Sheet or download the 
Word version of the Application Cover Sheet.

Then email a brief statement addressing the Selection Criteria (found within the Position Description) along with your current CV to: jobs@care.org.au  The subject line of your email should read: LAST NAME, First Name + Position Title + Position Location.

Applications Close: midnight, 8 December 2014

Executive Assistant to the CEO - Canberra
20/11/2014
  • Canberra based
  • Fixed term, approximately one year 

CARE Australia is looking to fill the vital position of Executive Assistant to our Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Julia Newton-Howes. This position is responsible for providing a high level of executive, administrative and communications support to the office of the CEO. This level of support involves facilitating positive working relationships with a diverse range of clients and stakeholders to enable efficient management of the organisation.

Your previous experience providing assistance to senior executive management, demonstrated high level administrative, coordination and organisational skills and ability to meet tight deadlines will allow you to perform highly in this role. Your initiative and personal drive as well as your ability to respond flexibly and effectively to changing work requirements and develop strong relationships will be set you apart from others. Your high level written communication skills, ability to maintain confidentiality and to demonstrate maturity of discretion and judgement as well as your values of integrity, accountability and reliability will be highly regarded.

Want more information? 
Please view the Candidate Information Pack.

Questions about the role? 
Please contact Katherine Govey, Recruitment Advisor on 02 6279 0228 or katherine.govey@care.org.au(please do not email applications to this address).

To apply:
You must complete the Online CARE Australia Application Cover Sheet or download the Word version of the Application Cover Sheet.


Then email a brief statement addressing the Selection Criteria (found within the Position Description) along with your current CV to: jobs@care.org.au  The subject line of your email should read: LAST NAME, First Name + Position Title + Position Location.

How-to-apply instructions

Applications Close: midnight, 7 December 2014

Right to work in Australia for International Applicants:
23/08/2013

CARE Australia is not in a position to sponsor entry to Australia. In applying for an Australian based position you will be expected to already have a valid Australian work permit (permanent residency or applicable work visa).  Information on Australian visas and working entitlements are available from the Australian Government Department of Immigration and Citizenship.


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Emergency WASH and Gender Advisor
20/11/2014
  • Fixed term, 18 months 
    Location:
  • Australian based employees (with a valid Australian work permit):
    CARE Australia HQ in Canberra or Home based
  • Overseas based employees: Home based or CARE overseas Office

An opportunity to ensure that CARE’s global emergency WASH projects have the highest possible impact on women, men, girls and boys.

CARE considers the different needs of women and girls, and men and boys, to be absolutely crucial in the planning and successful implementation of our emergency programs. This new, unique post will provide support to CARE country offices worldwide and engage with interagency projects on WASH and gender at the global level. When not in the field, you will be responsible for providing remote support to country offices (for example on technical issues or proposals), and capacity building and knowledge management on WASH and gender. 

You will need to be a self-starter, with emergency field experience and proven ability to deliver high quality remote support to diverse teams. You could be an expert WASH advisor with strong gender awareness and a desire to grow capacity in this area, or have professional training and experience in gender in emergencies coupled with field experience in WASH (public health engineering or community mobilisation / hygiene promotion).

Want more information? 
Please view the Candidate Information Pack.

Questions about the role? 
Please contact Nick Brooks, WASH Team Leader on Nicholas.Brooks@care.org.au (please do not email applications to this address).

To apply:
You must complete the Online CARE Australia Application Cover Sheet or download the Word version of the Application Cover Sheet.

Then email a brief statement addressing the Selection Criteria (found within the Position Description) along with your current CV to: jobs@care.org.au  The subject line of your email should read: LAST NAME, First Name + Position Title + Position Location.

How-to-apply instructions

Applications Close: midnight, 7 December 2014

Country Program Advisor - Vietnam
14/11/2014
  • Hanoi or Hoi Chi Minh City
  • Fixed term, 1 year

CARE Australia is looking to fill the position of Country Program Advisor in our Vietnam Country Office. This position provides extensive technical support to CARE in Vietnam to enhance program quality, knowledge management and learning, support alignment with organisational priorities, develop the skills and capacities of local staff, design new projects and prepare project proposals. This position also plays a key role in developing the skills and capacity of local staff.

Your relevant overseas field experience in project design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation as well as proven experience in proposal writing and budget preparation will allow you to perform highly in this role. Your demonstrated experience in capacity building of staff and your excellent liaison and negotiation skills including the ability to build and maintain relationships will be complemented by your high level organisational and time management skills.

Want more information? 
Please view the Candidate Information Pack.

Questions about the role? 
Please contact Gerda Binder, Country Director Vietnam on +84 4 3716 1930 or Gerda.Binder@careint.org (please do not email applications to this address).

To apply:
You must complete the Online CARE Australia Application Cover Sheet or download the Word version of the Application Cover Sheet.

Then email a brief statement addressing the Selection Criteria (found within the Position Description) along with your current CV to: jobs@care.org.au  The subject line of your email should read: LAST NAME, First Name + Position Title + Position Location.

How-to-apply instructions

Applications Close: midnight, 30 November 2014

Gender Advisor - Papua New Guinea
12/11/2014
  • 1 year fixed term with the possibility of extension
  • Goroka

CARE International in Papua New Guinea (PNG) is looking to fill the position of Gender Advisor. A key aspect of this position will be to support CARE PNG to implement important CARE International commitments including the Gender Policy and CARE Australia’s Gender Equity and Diversity Policy.

We are seeking candidates with experience in women’s empowerment and/or gender equality and diversity in a development or humanitarian assistance environment. To be successful in this role you will have demonstrated skills and experience in training, coaching, mentoring and capacity-building of local and international staff as well as strong communications skills and the ability to build mutually beneficial relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders. Experience in PNG or the Pacific is highly desirable.

Want more information? 
Please view the Candidate Information Pack.

Questions about the role? 
Please contact Daniel McCall, Country Director on (+675) 532 2766 or daniel.mccall@careint.org (please do not email applications to this address).

To apply:
You must complete the Online CARE Australia Application Cover Sheet or download the Word version of the Application Cover Sheet.

Then email a brief statement addressing the Selection Criteria (found within the Position Description) along with your current CV to: jobs@care.org.au  The subject line of your email should read: LAST NAME, First Name + Position Title + Position Location.

How-to-apply instructions

Applications Close: midnight, 27 November 2014

Consultancy: Policy Analysis Consultant, Timor Leste
10/11/2014
  • Dili-Based
  • Consultancy  

CARE International in Timor-Leste

CARE Timor-Leste (CITL) currently implements development projects with a focus on community development in the key sectors of health, education, rural infrastructure and community based adaptation to climate change (it has also previously implemented a succession of significant food security and agriculture projects).While the current projects address a diversity of needs, they are linked by common commitments to rights based approaches, gender equity and women’s empowerment, community participation and civil society strengthening. CITL currently works in partnership with local authorities and civil society organisations to implement its projects, enhancing capacity building efforts as well as making use of the strength of existing social structures. CITL’s current projects are located primarily in remote highland areas of the western and central regions of Timor-Leste.

Purpose and scope of the consultancy                                       
The Consultant will be expected to provide a detailed analysis of the policy and strategy environment relating to communities in remote disadvantaged areas, with a particular focus on women and girls. The aim of the analysis is to inform: (i) CITL’s understanding of the key changes that need to occur to effect significant and lasting change for women and girls in remote disadvantaged communities, (ii) CITL’s decision making on strategic options in the long term program design, including entry points, advocacy on policy and strategy and their implementation, partnerships (government, private sector, INGOs and LNGOs), including capacity building of local partners. Strategic options may also include research or other partnerships to demonstrate successful models for replication at scale. 

Want more information?  
Please view the
 Terms of Reference.

To apply:
Interested applicants should submit their CV, cover letter addressing the ToR, a brief proposed methodology, and breakdown of fees and other costs to: jobs@care.org.au  The subject line of your email should read: LAST NAME, First Name + Position Title + Position Location.

Applications Close: midnight, 1 December, 2014


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