Care International in Pakistan
CARE International is a humanitarian organization working in 70 countries around the world. CARE’s vision is to seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice where poverty has been overcome and people live in dignity and security. CARE International in Pakistan invites applications from qualified candidates for the following position of Program Development and Quality Directorfor its Country office in Islamabad.
Program Development and Quality Director
(1 Position based in Islamabad)
The Program Development and Quality (PDQ) Director contributes significantly to ensuring quality, effective and efficient programming that maximizes the sustainable impact of CARE’s work in Pakistan. The PDQ Director contributes towards establishing CARE as a leading and respected agency in specific strategic areas in accordance with the Country Office (CO) Strategic Plan. The PDQ Director is an active member of the Country Leadership Team (CLT), and as such s/he shares responsibility for overall governance of the CO, as well as for moving ahead the strategies and achieving the objectives of the CO Strategic Plan, Annual Operational Plan and specific CARE programs, and ensuring the CARE’s principles, codes, and policies are respected at all times.
Specifically, the PDQ Director will:
«* Leads program development and quality in the CO, with a particular emphasis on maintaining quality and accountability standards, advancing and mainstreaming of strategic partnerships, governance, advocacy, rights based approaches, and gender equity and diversity.
Supervises the program technical advisors and coordinators so as to ensure a proactive and strong integration and engagement of the PDQ department functions, skills and capacity across the CO, as well as with CARE as a whole. .a Leads in ensuring capacities, processes and procedures reflect a strong commitment to impact throughout the CO.
Continually strives to enhance the skills, expertise and capacity of the CO in program development & design process and RBA, civil society/ partnership strengthening, governance, advocacy, and quality and accountability standards. Oversee development of communication and advocacy strategies and related campaigns so as to leverage the impact and influence of CARE’s work and ensure proactive learning across the organization and partners.
Master’s degree preferably in a social science with at least 10 years of senior management experience. Minimum of 07 years experience in strategic and operational planning, program design and development, fundraising, and monitoring & evaluation and five years experience with financial management, budget development and donor compliance and reporting. Experience of managing institutional partnerships with national and INGOs and establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with donors, civil/society and government counterparts. Extensive experience in implementing Rights-Based Approaches (RBA), advocacy strategies, gender and governance mainstreaming and initiatives. H/She should have Program design skills, strategic planning and analytical skills, excellent creative and conceptual skills, advanced writing and clear oral communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, training skills, computer skills and ability to coach and develop staff.
The last date of applications is January 09,2011
Interested applicants must send their CVs along with a cover letter explaining suitability for the position to email@example.com. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Qualified Women are particularly encouraged to apply
CARE International in Pakistan offers competitive compensation and benefit packages.
Disclaimer: CARE International in Pakistan reserves the right to reject any or all applications, and to make any changes to the job description and application procedure without notice.