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 : Nigeria- Abuja Type of Post : Accompanied - Family
Other Possible Location : Funding : APPROVED
Expected Travel : up to 30% Type of Contract :
Language Requirement : ENGLISH Application Deadline :
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We seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live in dignity and security. CARE will be a global force and a partner of choice within a worldwide movement dedicated to ending poverty. We will be known everywhere for our unshakable commitment to the dignity of people.
To achieve our goals, CARE is seeking a top performing Country Director who will lead the Nigeria Country Office and consistently demonstrate the characteristics and vision to work towards our critical priorities, drive change and catapult us to the next level. More specifically the Country Director-Nigeria will drive for impact that benefits women and girls, address injustice and discrimination, and enhance the lives of poor and vulnerable communities.
The CD will also coordinate the development of CARE Nigeria's Business plan aiming at developing milestones for the changes/transformations that are planned to take place within the next 3-5 years and defining how the implementation of these changes/transformations will be resourced.
S/he will oversee CO programming to advance CARE's vision and mission, in line with CARE's Program Strategy and standards for program quality; CARE Nigeria program is currently 100% in response to humanitarian response in the North-East (NE) of the country.
The Country Director is also responsible for all aspects of CARE's work in Nigeria, 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 this role the Country Director will:
**This position is based in Abuja, Nigeria with 30% travel to the field. This is an accompanied position.
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