Avis de recrutement : care recrute un(e) Conseiller(ère) technique, Atlanta, Etats-Unis.








Catalyzing Strengthened policy aCtion for heAlthy Diets and resiliencE – CASCADE – is a multi-country, multisectoral program funded by the Government of Netherlands. The CASCADE program goal is to:
• Increase access to and consumption of healthy diets;
• Increase the resilience of households to economic and climate change-related shocks across the six countries, with a focus on women of reproductive age and children.

The program aims to galvanize government, business and communities around 5 domains:
• Policy change and accountability;
• Re-engineering markets and mobilizing private sector;
• Transforming cultural norms and practices;
• Taking a gender transformative approach;
• Systematizing data and learning for policy.

CASCADE is a consortium comprised of CARE Netherlands (ND), CARE USA and GAIN. The Governance Senior Technical Advisor (STA) will provide direct technical assistance for all 6 CASCADE countries, and at a transnational level as needed. This includes building strong relationships with Country Offices (CO), CARE ND Project Managers, and a range of technical advisors from CARE and GAIN for Nutrition; Advocacy; Gender; Youth; Livelihoods; Agriculture and Market Systems; Knowledge Management and Learning; Social Protection; Climate; among others.

The Governance STA is responsible for providing technical assistance in three key areas:
1. Inclusive governance and advocacy (community governance and advocacy, multi-sectoral governance)
2. Social Accountability (Community Score Card, feedback mechanisms)
3. Transnational governance

S/he reports directly to the Nutrition Director, and will coordinate closely with the STA Nutrition and Global Nutrition Advocacy Director, to ensure that nutrition, policy, advocacy and governance are aligned and integrated throughout all aspects of CASCADE programming.


  • Provide Technical Assistance
    • Provide direct TA to CASCADE teams – at the global and country levels – related to (1) transnational governance, (2) inclusive governance and advocacy, and (3) social accountability .
    • Ensure that related program outcomes are clear, effective and impactful.
    • Assist in the preparation and review of key deliverables (TORs, assessments, donor reports, TOCs, training materials) .
    • Review MEL data to drive decision making and learning.
  • Promote Global Standards in governance
    • Ensure minimum technical standards for governance approaches and interventions are met across all 6 CASCADE countries.
    • Promote core CARE and global best practices and approaches, tools and guidance.
    • In collaboration with CARE’s Global Advocacy Advisor, build capacity of local teams to implement governance, accountability, and advocacy activities.
    • Travel to country programs to provide direct, demand-driven TA, to monitor implementation, attend key meetings, and other deliverables.
  • Assist with Donor Deliverables
    • Ensure governance-related donor deliverables are high quality and on-time.
    • Review and provide input and feedback on relevant sections of project deliverables (Theory of Change, annual workplans, annual reports, indicator results)  .
    • Provides support to CASCADE teams in representational meetings, as needed.
  • Promote Coordination and Learning
    • Directly engage with country counterparts through routine meetings, calls, etc.
    • Coordinate with CASCADE global technical advisors and project leadership.
    • Support the development of learning briefs or other materials, as requested.
    • Identify and share trends, lessons learned, capacity gaps, and best practices.
    • Maintains and/or shares relevant files, reports, presentations and learning.


  • At least a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and 7 years of professional experience.
  • Demonstrated experience implementing programs with local or international NGOs on local governance and accountability.
  • Track record of participatory planning approaches and design, notably those in local governance and accountability (Community Score Card, social audits, etc.)
  • History of promoting women’s empowerment and leadership, and a culture that embraces diversity and inclusion.
  • Fluency in English (written and oral communication); French and/or Portuguese skills preferred.
  • Technical Skills
    • Proven experience reviewing, synthesizing and analyzing information/ data and providing quality inputs and reports
    • Seasoned project management skills
    • Ability to work as part of a team, to support and capacitate country teams, consortium staff, and government partners
    • Leadership and strategic planning skills
    • Advanced computer literacy (MS Office applications, web-based applications)
    • Strong interpersonal, facilitation, problem solving and influencing skills
    • Willingness to travel, up to 20% of the time.

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