Senior Resilience Advisor

London, United Kingdom 🇬🇧

Why work for us

CARE International UK (CIUK) is looking for an exceptional candidate to join our Climate Change and Resilience Team, which supports quality programming and leadership on resilience and climate change in CARE and within the sector.  

About the role

We are looking for an experienced technical expert to advise on resilience-building and climate change adaptation across CIUK’s humanitarian and development programmes, and to support the design and delivery of CARE programming on resilience and climate change.  The post holder will generate learning from CARE’s experience and use this to influence policy, conduct further research and feed into funding proposals. The post holder will be responsible for developing strong relations with institutional donors, peer agencies, research institutes and our country offices.

About you

You will play a key role in raising the profile of CARE International’s resilience and adaptation work in the UK and amongst our partners internationally.  You will work closely with our fundraising teams in the UK to secure funds for our climate change and resilience work, and will also be providing direct support to relevant projects.

Our ideal candidate will have experience of implementing resilience and community-based adaptation programmes at community level, together with previous experience in high level representation. You will be a proactive team player with strong communication skills and the ability to turn conceptual ideas into programmes. You will have experience in the development and /or humanitarian sectors, both in programming and policy engagement within the sector.

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.

We are committed to Equality and value Diversity. We are a Disability Confident Employer and particularly welcome applications from disabled people. We guarantee interviews to disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job (see person specification).

If you require the candidate brief or need to submit your application in an alternative format, because of a disability, please do get in touch by sending an email to, [email protected].

A DBS disclosure may be requested for the successful candidate.

Please click here to view the candidate brief.

Closing date:  Applications will be reviewed on submission and suitable applicants will be contacted for interview within two weeks of being submitted.  If a suitable candidate is identified, we reserve the right to close the recruitment early before the advertised deadline of Monday 15th January.