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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, and fight with CARE.

CARE Impact Partners, the advisory services arm of CARE International, combines the power of CARE with the rigor and business acumen of a management consulting practice.

CIP is seeking to recruit a Director level position to lead our support to the Partnership for Central America. This position will sit in CIP, but have a strong dotted reporting line to the leadership of CARE’s Gender Justice team.

As we are in the process of building out a core team, we may choose to hire people who we want to grow into leadership roles, but need to be in the right environment to show us what they can do, when given trust, responsibility and support.

The Director will be responsible, with the support of the Chief Executive Officer, and working closely with each other, for:

(1) Working closely with CARE’s country offices in the LAC region to design programming that delivers on the objective of the PCA, maximizes gender equality impacts for the women and men that CARE serves, and for CIP’s clients.

(2) Leading substantive engagements, working in support of, with and through country offices, beginning with the diagnosis of gendered challenges (gender analysis), through the design of frameworks, the delivery of solutions, and the documentation of impact.

(3) Business development and relationship management with clients

(4) Relationship management and support to CARE Member Partners and Country Offices in project delivery.

(5) Engagement with the PCA and its task-forces, committees and other modalities, including responsibility for sharing information across CARE, as needed

Responsibilities:

Translate political will into impact Execution Qualifications:

A track-record of delivery (and a rationale, beyond luck, for prior success) Conceptual and practical knowledge of gender equality issues and solutions in the development and private sector The ability to communicate, to listen, to learn, and to adapt The confidence to know when help is needed, and to communicate with clients about the challenges that will be experienced Political and strategic acumen, especially the ability to discern when business and gender equality objectives are aligned and when they are not The creativity to deliver social impact and sustainability, at a global scale, where prior programmes may have struggled – and the problem-solving skill A Master’s Degree or lived experience Real, substantial work-experience at the intersection of gender equity and agriculture, or manufacturing, or both Experience in Latin America and, preferably, competent or fluent Spanish How to apply https://phg.tbe.taleo.net/phg02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=CAREUSA&cws=52&rid=5733

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