SENIOR DIRECTOR - SEXUAL REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AND RIGHT

  • Executive-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 22 July 2019
  • Atlanta, Georgia, United States
  • Closing on 5 October 2019

Job Description

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.”

The Sexual, Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) Senior Director 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. He/She guides and manages a team to support a portfolio of over 70 projects in 35+ countries. and he/she 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 SRHR Senior Director represents CARE in high level international forums on isues 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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Qualifications:

  • 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 SRHRprograms
  • 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 wordprocessing
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor and coach staff, including off-site staff

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.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. 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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