The Regional Advocacy Adviser will be a champion of the rights of women and girls in the region working to promote wider Gender Equality through the work of CARE country presences, networks and partnerships. They will guide and support the creation and the advancement of CARE’s advocacy goals ensuring that they combine with programming to multiply impact and sustainability.

Working with country teams across the MENA region, the role will support strategy formation by conducting analysis to identify and advance advocacy priorities and ensure the results-capture of advocacy initiatives. The role works on developing and improving policies and practices from governments, as well as national, regional and global institutions towards more just and fair societies.


  • Strategic partnerships and representation.
  • Advocacy and policy research, learning and measurement.
  • Analyses, strategy formation, action planning and implementation.
  • Regional coordination and global connectedness.


  • Master’s Degree level qualification in an international development, public policy, genders studies.
  • 5-7 Years experience in international aid and development/policy related field, 5 of which in advocacy and policy roles.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral, with ability to create documents in English and Arabic.
  • Demonstrated experience of context analysis, policy analysis, design and implementation of advocacy diverse Civil Society actors especially Women’s organizations, government, academia & NGOs to secure commitment around common goals.
  • Strong understanding of the political and legal systems related to women’s rights and gender and protection in MENA countries.
  • Effective training and capacity building skills, proven capacity to work in alliances, to create multi-stakeholder networks.
  • Knowledge of key advocacy approaches: promoting gender equality and women’s voice, inclusive governance and building resilience, preferably in the Middle East and North Africa or Caucasus context.

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