Location: New York
As part of CARE International, the Representation Office to the United Nations (UN) in New York seeks to multiply the impact of our humanitarian action and long-term development programs by strategically engaging with the UN system, member states and the international community in New York, and providing opportunities for CARE–wide contributions.
The UN Representative and Head of Office is responsible for the Operation of the CI Representation Office to the UN. His/her main responsibilities are threefold: to lead strategic representation, communications and high-level relationships with UN institutions, diplomatic missions and key partners in New York to deliver on CI priorities; to optimise the organization’s influence on relevant policies made in the United Nations (UN) to advance CI’s advocacy priorities defined in the Program Strategy; and to facilitate and support the engagement of CARE members, country offices and CI Secretariat in New York level, establishing the office as a key hub for CARE-wide influencing work. The UN Representative to the UN works closely with UN institutions and key bodies such as the Office of the UN Secretary-General (OSG), UN Security Council (SC), Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO), UN Women, UNICEF and Special Representatives of the Secretary-General. He/she also identifies and engages with key partners who can significantly support CI’s influencing goals. Main focus areas are humanitarian relief and gender equality and women’s empowerment, as well as cross cutting processes such as the sustainable development goals and agenda.
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Closing date: July 14th 2017