CARE Canada

ONGOING - WASH Experts, Rapid Response Team (RRT) - Ottawa

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Active since 19-06-2015 Job category Engineering - Engineering
Location Ottawa Level Mid-Senior level
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type Fixed term contract
Hours 0 Salary TBD
If you have significant experience working in humanitarian response, the ability to integrate effectively into country office teams, and willingness to deploy frequently to challenging places on short notice, this could be the job for you. Within the CARE federation we are seeking exceptional candidates who have expertise in any of the following key areas:

• Gender (especially combined with):
• Food Security
• Shelter
• Monitoring and Evaluation
• Media and Communications
• Proposal writing
• Logistics
• Gender-based Violence
• Program Support (esp. finance)

This anticipatory selection process will be used to create a qualified pool of candidates with logistics expertise to fill current and future vacancies.

How to apply:
Please apply directly on one of the ‘ongoing’ postings at : . There is no specific deadline as needs are ongoing and new positions open regularly. Applications will be reviewed on a regular basis and the postings will remain open for an indefinite period. Only candidates who are to be interviewed will be contacted. Some candidates may be invited to apply for the roster for emergency deployments (CI-RED)for future short-term opportunities.

What candidates should know:
A positive track record with CARE will be a definite asset.
English language skills are required. French, Arabic and Spanish language skills are preferred.

To better understand the types of positions we typically need to fill, have a look at our generic terms of reference on our webpage. (

About the RRT:
RRT members are full-time employees of CARE. They are employed by different CARE members and based all over the world; but their assignments in response to humanitarian emergencies are centrally coordinated by CARE Emergencies Group (CEG) within the CARE Secretariat. Deployment of our RRT members to emergency situations ensures that our most capable and experienced staff are on the ground quickly and CARE can respond to emergencies effectively, and with maximum impact. Each deployment is expected to be associated with a detailed Terms of Reference developed by the specific country office.

Each deployment is expected to be associated with a detailed Terms of Reference developed by the specific country office.

Working conditions:
The position will be home based. Up to 60% of the time will be spent on travels to various country offices based on needs.

We thank all candidates for the responses to this advertisement. However, we regret that we will be able to contact only short listed candidates.

CARE Canada is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified applicants. Recruitment-related accommodations for persons with disabilities are available on request.

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This listing is a full-time job

Job category Engineering - Engineering
Industry / Industries Government / Non-profit
Region Canada
Keywords WASH, hygiene promotion, coordination, emergency response, programme development and implementation, water supply and irrigation, community mobilization, capacity building

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Name CARE Canada