CARE is an international NGO with local staff and community partners in 100 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 disaster response to food and nutrition to education and work for women and girls to healthy mothers and children. CARE puts women and girls at the center of everything we do because when they have equal access to resources, they lift their families and communities out of poverty.
Work Location : Colombia - Bogota Type of Post : Not Applicable
Other Possible Location : Honduras, Guatemala, Ecuador or Haiti Funding : APPROVED
Expected Travel : Not Applicable Type of Contract :
Language Requirement : ENGLISH Application Deadline :
Employee Duration : Active Full-Time
The establishment of a Deputy Regional Director - Humanitarian (DRD - Humanitarian) position is in direct response to the expanded capacity required to effectively guide CARE’s humanitarian efforts in the Latin American & Caribbean (LAC) region, resulting from the continuously growing sub-regional Venezuela crisis, the crisis in the Northern Triangle in Central America, the unfolding crisis in Haiti, as well as the rapidly unfolding crisis resulting from the COVID-10 global pandemic. The DRD - Humanitarian is responsible for providing strategic direction, technical support and guidance to CARE’s strategic humanitarian work within the LAC region.
This position will be responsible for providing leadership and hands-on technical support as required to Country Offices (CO) to support CARE’s humanitarian responses that are impactful, at scale, and that adhere to humanitarian principles and CARE’s approach (gender equality & women’s voice, resilience and governance). S/he will provide leadership and oversight of all key areas including; emergency response strategy development, start-up and scale up of response actions, program quality and impact, human resources management, financial stewardship, resource acquisition, communications, legal and representation.