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.
The Regional Director is responsible for providing leadership and high level oversight of all key areas of regional and country office strategy and performance. This includes responsibilities within the region for strategy development and oversight, leadership and management, building and maintaining relationships, talent development and staff supervision, financial stewardship, resource acquisition, and program focus and quality, including timely and appropriate response to humanitarian emergencies. The Regional Director is also responsible for leading regional teams around shared directions and priorities, contributing to and applying within the region overall CARE organizational priorities and strategies. The Regional Director serves on the International Programs and Operations (IPO) senior management team and the CUSA Global Management Team (GMT) and as such represents regional interests to CARE’s senior management through that and other fora. The Regional Director line manages CARE USA Country Directors and members of the Regional Management Unit.
The Regional Director is responsible for all CARE USA development and humanitarian response activities across the Asia region, which includes both CARE USA lead country offices as well as country offices led by other CARE members. The Regional Director is responsible for providing strategic and operational oversight and direction to country and regional programs undertaking emergency response operations.
A major challenge for senior leadership in the region includes ensuring that CARE is strengthening its impact on poverty and injustice as well as tackling gender inequities in a rapidly changing complex region that is experiencing protracted insecurity and politically driven conflict, resulting in an increasing number of humanitarian emergencies. In both development and humanitarian programming, it is important to maintain focus on how CARE can be most relevant and impactful, by designing, implementing and measuring the impact of appropriate programs across the region, adapting our operational presence as appropriate to incorporate a growing southern voice through Southern Members and Affiliates and evolving the organization to support its future impact and relevance. All of this must be carried out in an environment of high levels of conflict in many country offices, requiring adequate attention to safety and security issues
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