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At CARE , we seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live with dignity and security.
This has been our vision since 1945, when we were founded to send lifesaving CARE Packages® to survivors of World War II.
Today, CARE is a global leader in the movement to eradicate poverty. In 2015, CARE worked in 95 countries and reached 65 million people with an incredible range of life-
saving programs. We also put women and girls at the center of our work because we know that we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities.
and together, we have the power to end it, join us
Locations : Nigeria, Benin / Togo, and Mali
Type of Post : Accompanied - Family
Funding : Approved
Expected Travel : up to 30%
To achieve our goals, CARE West Africa is seeking top performing Country Directors who demonstrate the characteristics and vision to work towards our critical priorities.
We are asking these leaders to assume these roles in multiple locations, to drive change and catapult us to the next level.
More specifically the Country Director will drive for impact that benefits women and girls, address injustice and discrimination, and enhance the lives of poor and vulnerable communities.
The CD is responsible for all aspects of CARE's work within these country offices, including, among others, setting strategic direction and vision, ensuring program quality, efficient operational procedures and systems, grants and contracts management, financial management, staff management, CARE's representations with Government representatives, donors, partners and vendors.
In these roles the Country Directors will :
Coordinate CARE's humanitarian response anytime and anywhere emergencies occurDirect the mobilization, management, and accounting of all resources in the COOversee the management and development of the Country Offices’ human resources to ensure a diverse, skilled, and productive workforceDevelop and enhance relationships, partnerships, and networks between the CO, other parts of CARE and external organizations to maximize CARE's impact on poverty and social justice
Staff ManagementStrategic PlanningProgram Impact and RelevanceResource Mobilization & Operations ViabilityHuman ResourcesExternal Relations, Partnerships and AdvocacyOther responsibilities as assigned
Strong human resource management skills including capacity building, coaching and conflict managementExperience supervising and developing a multi-
Experience and skills in leading organizational change processes Must be able to manage a complex budgetEffectively follow-
up on internal and external audit recommendations; Ensure donor compliance and reportingAbility to establish a learning culture within the CO and to facilitate knowledge sharing across CAREExperience in successfully managing various forms of partnerships with national and international NGOs, etc.
Experience in establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with donors and government counterpartsStrong representation, influencing and negotiation skills.
Language Requirement : English
Method of Application
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