CARE is an international NGO with local staff and community partners in more than 90 countries. We create local solutions to poverty and inequality and we seek dignity for everyone every day and during times of crisis. These solutions have a broad range, from clean water to access to education; from microfinance to ensuring that everyone has nutritious food; from agriculture and climate change to disaster response. CARE puts women and girls at the center of everything we do because they have proven to be the best hope for creating lasting change in the world. Our staff live where they work, which makes us effective at understanding the challenges they face. We’ve been doing this for over 70 years, since World War II. It started with the world’s first CARE Package® of food for the post-war hungry in Europe. Our work today is as important as ever, we believe that poverty and inequality are historic injustices that we can end within a generation, for good. If you share our core beliefs: poverty is an injustice; poverty is solvable; and together, we have the power to end it, join us.
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CARE USA is a leader in promoting a comprehensive approach to gender equality and empowerment of women and girls as key to its unshakable commitment to overcoming poverty. The Director for Education Programming is responsible for setting the organization’s strategic direction and vision for girls’ empowerment through providing intellectual leadership to CARE's effort in education. S/he will promote the fulfillment of the rights to equitable and quality education, as well as drive collaboration with other sectors on transformative approaches in adolescent/youth programming.
The Director leads and supervises a team whose mandate is to develop transformative technical approaches for education and girls’ empowerment that promote innovation for learning, foster’s an inclusive environment and enhances gender equality. The Director will provide strategic leadership and vision for the team ensuring alignment with organizational principles and ways of working by evolving its strategy, approaches, linkages, synergies and internal capacity to effectively address, promote and implement CARE’s development priorities. S/he will work with the team to ensure program standards and systems are in place and implemented and will also support business development and mobilization of additional financial resources. S/he ensures linkages to institutional advocacy, partnerships, fundraising, and internal technical and functional teams, and ensures consistency of approaches with other CARE International members and regions.
Reporting to CARE USA’s Vice President for the Program Department, the Director oversees the implementation of the Education team’s strategy, work plans and initiatives, establishing and continuing a strong collaborative relationship with other key teams across CARE and externally.
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