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 2016, CARE worked in 94 countries and reached 80 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. We seek dynamic, innovative thinkers to further our mission. If you share our core beliefs: poverty is an injustice; poverty is solvable; and together, we have the power to end it, join us.
Work Location : Afghanistan - Kabul Type of Post : Unaccompanied
Other Possible Location : Funding : APPROVED
Expected Travel : up to 30% Type of Contract : International
Language Requirement : English Application Deadline : 2/28/19
Employee Duration :
CARE is seeking a dynamic and experienced Country Director to lead CARE’s work in Afghanistan. The selected candidate will have the opportunity to work with a devoted team, to drive impact that benefits women and girls, addresses injustice and discrimination, and enhance the lives of poor and vulnerable communities. The Country Director is the senior leader and representative for CARE in Afghanistan. They lead the team to ensure the strategic visioning, development, funding, and implementation of CARE’s program portfolio.
The position is based in Kabul, Afghanistan with 30% travel to the field. This is an unaccompanied position, and the operating context in Afghanistan is extremely challenging, which requires a person savvy in analysis and swift in action to ensure that staff and resources are safe, and CARE’s identity and reputation are upheld always.
Successful Applicants Will Possess the Following Qualifications:
**Note: This position will be posted through February 28, 2019.
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