Assistant Country Director Wanted Immedately @ CARE

CARE is a global leader when it comes to the movements dedicated to ending poverty in the world at Large. They are known everywhere for their unshakable commitment to the dignity of people, in fact, CARE works around the globe to save lives, defeat poverty and achieve social justice. Their mission statement is to seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people now live with dignity and security. They put women and girls in the center of their career because they know that; they cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities, and they believe in urgent action, innovation, and the necessity of transformation—within the world and their own organization. They also believe in equal value of every human being and the importance of respecting and honoring each individual; we know that change happens through people. They are currently looking for qualify candidate to fill the below vacancy;

VACANCY; Assistant Country Director (ACD)

Job location; Abuja, Nigeria

Employee Duration: Active Full-Time

Type of Post: Accompanied - Limited

Funding: Approved

Core purpose of the job is to;

Lead the country office program development, develop new development and humanitarian response programs, and ensure they are well aligned with CARE's global program strategy.

Ensure that CARE programs address the underlying causes of poverty and ensure alignment with the key strategic roles; incorporate gender, risk reduction, and environmental considerations.

Lead and oversee CARE's proposal development and resource mobilization activities - starting with a sound go, no-go process, and duly consider appropriate partnerships.

Coordinate program development activities closely with Program Support, Finance, and HR, ensuring CARE Nigeria has the capacity to deliver its program designs and have included an adequate budget to cover implementation, monitoring and evaluation costs.

Oversee program implementation through regular field visits, supervision, and close coordination among program team members, participation in planning and monitoring activities.

Working closely with the Program Quality and Learning Unit ensure that proper monitoring and evaluation systems are in place in all programs and that program lessons are being used to promote improved programming and learning.

Ensure that monitoring and evaluation systems enhance accountability of COs vis-à-vis the communities with whom we work as well as other stakeholders (civil society, donors and government counterparts).

Ensure donor and government reporting (narrative and financial) is done according to high-quality standards and in a timely manner.

Working closely with the Program Quality and Learning Unit pro-actively use organizational M&E systems and processes (e.g. PIIRS, UBORA), emphasizing learning and knowledge sharing.

Monitor projects deliverables and the changing humanitarian context in the country to ensure effective, quality projects deliverables and early response/advocacy to any changes in context. Oversee the regular revision and improvement of the Emergency Preparedness plan and ensure that disaster risk reduction/management is included in all programs.

Discipline Required;

Master's Degree or equivalent in International Development or a relevant field;

8 years of progressive overseas experience in humanitarian and development programs;

Substantial experience leading large and complex humanitarian and development programs;

Demonstrated experience in emergency response management;

Demonstrated experience in leading strategic and operational planning;

Knowledge and experience of humanitarian and development policy and advocacy in complex settings;

Track record of successful new business development;

Extensive conceptual skills including development of program strategy;

Demonstrated skills in program design (including proposal development), implementation and evaluation;

Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills;

Strong representation and negotiation skills;

Demonstrated cross-cultural communication skills;

Excellent skills in written and spoken English.

Benefit/ Salary

Salaries and Allowances is very encouraging.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should click here to apply online

Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted

Please Note; closing date is note stated, you are advised to apply now

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