DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT

Tags: English language
  • Added Date: Wednesday, 06 July 2022
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Work Location : Yemen - Sana'a Type of Post : Unaccompanied Other Possible Location : Funding : APPROVED Expected Travel : up to 30% Type of Contract : Language Requirement : English Application Deadline : Employee Duration : Active Part-Time

The Deputy Director- Program Development (DD-PD) 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 DD - PD is expected to provide strategic and technical leadership in the areas of program design, development, and grant management 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 ensuring projects are designed 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 DD - PD reports to the ACD-P and manages a team of professionals focused on the design, fundraising, grant management of programs and projects, organized into two separate teams: program development and grant coordination. S/he works closely with, and is supported by the different program units at CI, regional and CARE USA HQ levels, as well as with other interested CARE International members. The DD - PD is responsible for maintaining good working relationships with, donors, CARE Member partners , land other stakeholders. S/he will work closely together with the position of Deputy Director of Program Quality (DD-PQ) and Deputy Director of Program Operations (DD-PO) and will have to coordinate leave schedules accordingly. H/She will be required to visit the field regularly and maybe be asked to act as the ACD-P during their absence.

Responsibilities:

Staff Management Resource Mobilization and Program Development Grant Coordination External Coordination and Representation Act for Deputy Directors and/or Assistant Country Director for Programs

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

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