Women’s Economic Justice Dignified Work Advisor

Closing date:

Reference: CI000257

Salary: £39,878 per annum or equivalent in local currency

Hours: Full time (35 hours per week)

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract (2 years)

Base Location: Flexible. UK, The Netherlands or Asia (any country where CARE has an office in Asia). Please note that the candidate needs to have the right to work in the country where they wish to be based. The post holder will be required to travel internationally up to approximately 30% of the time.

Job Purpose and Key Responsibilities

As an advisor, you will be responsible supporting the quality and scale of our Dignified Work programming alongside CARE colleagues, partners and stakeholders. The focus of the strategy is on women workers in the garment industry**.**

Why work for us?

You will play a key role in an experienced and passionate team supporting and shaping CARE International’s global Women’s Economic Justice portfolio. Join us to help develop CARE’s dignified work programming focusing on women in the garment sector.

At CARE International UK we affirm the dignity, potential and contribution of participants, donors, partners and staff. Our actions are consistent with our mission. We are honest and transparent in what we do and say and accept responsibility for our collective and individual actions. We work together effectively to serve the larger community. We constantly challenge ourselves to the highest levels of learning and performance to achieve greater impact.

About you

You are a passionate, self-motivated and an experienced expert on dignified work with a particular focus on gender equality in the garment industry. You have in-depth understanding of global value chains and experience in designing and delivering programming to achieve gender equality in the garment sector. You can work independently and have a track record of working at a global or regional level and of providing technical advice to large, successful donor projects. You have strong networks and have experience of working closely companies, governments and international organisations

About the role

The Dignified Work Advisor post holder, supported by the Head of Women and Markets, is one of a team of advisors in the Women’s Economic Justice Team. As an advisor, you will be responsible for supporting the quality and scale of our Dignified Work programming alongside CARE colleagues, partners and stakeholders. The focus of the strategy is on women workers in the garment industry.

You will be part of a global team but will work closely in the Asia region to provide technical advisory support to country offices, support strategic proposals, convene experts across CARE to strengthen our work and nurture and build strategic relationships. You will also use data to help us identify our impact and strengthen our approaches.

In CARE’s new Vision 2030, Women’s Economic Justice (WEJ) is one of six impact areas. Within the WEJ strategy, there is an ambition to ensure that 50 million women have greater access to and control over economic resources. CARE International UK is responsible for leading the work on Women’s Economic Justice on behalf of CARE International in its Programme Quality Team.

The Programme Quality Team is at the centre of the new CARE International UK (CIUK) strategy for the delivery of high quality and impactful programming within CARE. The team delivers high quality technical assistance to CARE offices around the world in the areas of Women’s Economic Justice, Inclusive Governance, Emergency Shelter and Gender and Resilience. The team also provides thought leadership, learning as well as a global perspective to CARE programmes

About CARE

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

Diversity and Inclusion Statement

CARE International UK is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, respectful and safe work environment where all persons are treated fairly, with dignity and respect. We are committed to dismantling harmful and oppressive structures of power and accordingly centre gender equity in our work to save lives, fight poverty and achieve social justice. The post holder agrees to promote and uphold these principles.

CARE International UK operates fair, transparent and non-discriminatory recruitment practices and actively encourages applications from candidates from a variety of backgrounds, and with a range of skills and experiences. We are particularly interested to hear from candidates from Black and minoritised communities, LGBT+ candidates and disabled candidates.

CARE International UK is a disability confident employer. As part of our commitment to disability inclusion we guarantee interviews to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria for the role. To be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme please complete the relevant section in the online application form. If at any stage of the recruitment process you require reasonable adjustments, including a copy of the recruitment pack in large print or an alternative format, please contact hrteam@careinternational.org.


CARE International UK has a zero-tolerance approach to any harm to, or exploitation of, a vulnerable adult or a child by any of our staff, representatives or partners. Recruitment to all jobs in CARE International UK includes, in particular, criminal record checks and the collection of relevant references. Safeguarding our beneficiaries is our top priority in everything we do.

Closing date: 11:59pm, Sunday 30th January 2022

Interview date: W/c Monday, 7th February 2022

How to apply

To apply, please visit our website. For more information, download and read the Women’s Economic Justice Dignified Work Advisor Candidate Brief which includes the Job Description and Person Specification. Applications are completed online. If you require a copy of the recruitment pack in large print or an alternative format, please contact hrteam@careinternational.org. Please note, Curriculum Vitae’s (CVs) will not be accepted.

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