DEPUTY DIRECTOR PROGRAM QUALITY AND DEVELOPMENT

Sanaa, Yemen
Apply by 6 April 2018
Executive-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 7 March 2018

Job Description

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.

CARE is seeking a Deputy Director- Program Quality and Development (DD-PQD) is responsible for ensuring that CARE Yemen’s programs contribute to CARE’s vision of “a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been eliminated and people live with dignity and security”. The DO- PQD is expected to provide strategic and technical leadership in the areas of program quality, design, development, monitoring and evaluation of CARE Yemen’s humanitarian interventions without neglecting the long term development aspects. A major emphasis of this position is to play a strong managerial role in ensuring that adequate resources are mobilized to support CARE’s country program strategy and ensuriging projects are implemented while fulfilling standards of quality and accountability along with delivering the desired impacts in making a significant contribution to reducing poverty, social injustice and saving lives.

The DO- PQD reports to the ACD-P and manages a team of professionals focused on the design, fund raising, monitoring and evaluation of programs and projects, organized into three separate teams: program development, program quality and grant coordination. S/he works closely with, and is supported by the different program units at Cl, regional and CARE USA HQ levels, as well as with other interested CARE International members. The DO- POD is responsible for maintaining good working relationships with, donors, CARE Member partners , land other stakeholders. S/he will be required to visit the field regularly and act as the ACD-P during their absence.


Responsibilities:

  • Staff Management
  • Resource Mobilization and Program Development
  • Program Quality and Learning
  • Grant Coordination
  • External Coordination and Representation

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in international development, or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • At least 5 years in senior management and leadership positions in humanitarian and development programs.
  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills in a very complex international setting
  • Demonstrated experience in program design (including proposal development), implementation , monitoring and evaluation
  • Strong background and extensive experience in emergency programming in conflict setting

About the Organization

CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. We place special focus on working alongside poor women because, equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty. Women are at the heart of CARE's community-based efforts to improve basic education, prevent the spread of disease, increase access to clean water and sanitation, expand economic opportunity and protect natural resources. CARE also delivers emergency aid to survivors of war and natural disasters, and helps people rebuild their lives.

Our diversity is our strength; we encourage people from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply.

CARE USA is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.

The closing date for this posting, if listed, is approximate. Job postings may be removed from CARE's career website at any time.

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