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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.‚Äč


Work Location : US - Atlanta, GA                            Type of Post : Not Applicable                  

Other Possible Location :                                         Funding : APPROVED

Expected Travel : up to 30%                                              Type of Contract : 

Language Requirement : ENGLISH                          Application Deadline : 

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The Senior Director, Sexual, Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) provides overall leadership and management of a team of senior SRHR technical advisors, program officers and associates, providing overall global strategic and  technical leadership within CARE, and senior level representation across CI and in the international health and development communities. 

The SRHR Senior Director oversees multiple global contract and grants valued at over $70 million, and is responsible for the Reproductive Health Trust Fund, an endowment created by USAID and CARE. The Senior Director is responsible for leading CARE's global collaborative SRHR and rights work to develop and implement a global SRHR program vision as CARE moves to work toward transformational change. 

S/he guides and manages a team to support a portfolio of over 70 projects in 35+ countries and directs staff in the provision of strategic technical assistance to the field, knowledge sharing and learning opportunities for CARE staff, advocacy efforts and fundraising.

The person in this role represents CARE in high level international forums on issues related to family planning, maternal health and gender and sexuality including HIV/AIDS. The SRHR Senior Director will engage and nurture strategic partnerships and donor relations with USAID, various professional foundations (e.g. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation) and other actors in global SRHR. The SRHR Senior Director routinely interacts with other Senior Directors and teams and engages in organization-wide efforts on program quality and learning.


  • Team leadership, staff and program management.
  • Global strategic and technical leadership
  • Organizational Learning
  • Global Partnerships
  • Fundraising and Advocacy
  • PPL senior leadership team
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Master's degree or higher in public health, social sciences or international development
  • Training in program evaluation 
  • 10-15 years in international sexual and reproductive health
  • 5-10 years managing and leading a team of senior public health professionals
  • Strategic planning, program design, implementation and evaluation of SRHR programs
  • Experience working on USAID funded programs
  • Successful fundraising experience
  • Significant public speaking and representation experience
  • Excellent verbal and written English language skills
  • Demonstrated networking and fundraising skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and intercultural communication abilities
  • Adept at word
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor and coach staff, including off-site staff 





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