Position: Program Director
Location: Multiple Locations
Duration: 12 months
Reports to: Country Director
Relief International is a leading nonprofit organization working in 18 countries to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity. We specialize in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises and chronic poverty.
Relief International combines humanitarian and development approaches to provide immediate services while laying the groundwork for long-term impact. Our signature approach — which we call the RI Way—emphasizes local participation, an integration of services, strategic partnerships and a focus on civic skills. In this way, we empower communities to find, design and implement the solutions that work best for them.
Relief International includes the four corporate members of the RI Alliance: RI-US, RI-UK, MRCA/RI-France and RI-Europe. Under our alliance agreement, we operate as a single, shared management structure. In addition, RI has country offices registered as affiliates of one of the alliance members in an additional 18 countries.
Relief International has several exciting positions opening in new and existing, expanding country programs, and is seeking candidates to fill several potential Program Director vacancies. The position will report to the Country Director, Team Leader or other country head and be responsible for technical and programmatic thought leadership, oversight, coordination and management. The Program Director will typically lead a multifunctional team in the design, management and monitoring of humanitarian and development programming in the country of assignment. The Program Director will play a key role in strategy development and implementation, donor relationship building and management and staff management. This position will require an exceptional flexibility in job function to serve the needs of a complex program portfolio in highly challenging implementation environments.
Position Responsibilities and Duties:
Coordination and external representation
Human Resource Management
Qualifications and Requirements
This position demands a dynamic individual with a demonstrated ability to achieve results in a demanding and fast paced environment.
We uphold the Humanitarian Principles: humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and operational independence. We affirmatively engage the most vulnerable communities. We value:
· Transparency and Accountability
· Agility and Innovation
HOW TO APPLY:
For consideration, please submit a detailed CV and cover letter by August 8, 2019. Due to the critical nature of this position, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and selected candidates will be interviewed prior to the closing date that may appear on any of the job boards where this is posted. We regret that only short-listed applicants will be considered.
Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
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