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CARE International   |   Nairobi, Kenya   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Women's Economic Empowerment Entrepreneurship Adviser

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Project, program management
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

CARE is seeking a WEE/Entrepreneurship Advisor who will lead and take forward the work on entrepreneurship in CARE. This role is critical to CARE’s success and will directly support CARE’s ambitions on Women’s Economic Empowerment. The person in this role will work closely with the other leads on key pathways to economic empowerment (financial inclusion, women and value chains and dignified work) to ensure consistency, coordination and synergies across teams.

The WEE/Entrepreneurship Advisor will facilitate the design and understanding of good entrepreneurship programmes/projects within CARE amongst country offices and members. S/he will identify good practices and develop tools that are easy for the country offices to use provide technical advice to CARE Norway, and other supported programmes/projects to strengthen women’s economic empowerment and entrepreneurship.

The person in this role must possess a good understanding and experience of emerging trends, learning and accountability within women’s economic empowerment and especially entrepreneurship. S/he is expected to remain engaged with external actors who lead in this field. This is an individual contributor role and will not directly manage other staff. However, s/he will work independently and must be highly skilled in creating change, improvements and building capacity through effective collaboration with colleagues of different backgrounds and cultures.


  1. Strategy and Programme quality to provide thought leadership on entrepreneurship in CARE
  2. Influence change in practice internally through networking and communications
  3. Influence change in policy and practice through external communications and advocacy
  4. Enable Fund-raising and resource mobilization for Entrepreneurship
  5. Strengthen and develop the WEE/Entrepreneurship component

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Project, program management
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: External communication; Quality management; Lobbying, advocacy; Programme management; Management of financial resources
Required languages: French (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent),

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