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Job Summary

Reporting to VP International Operations, The Country Director (CD) has the overall responsibility for the effective management of CARE International (CI) in the country consistent with CARE International’s vision and mission, core values and program principals, global program strategy and operational code.

The Country Director has the overall responsibility and leadership of the Country Office’s (CO) performance by representing the CO with key stakeholders, guiding program development and implementation consistent with CI’s global strategy, ensuring effective and timely humanitarian response capacity, leading strategy development, change management and operational planning, and overseeing financial, operations and human resource management, including the safety and security of all CO and visiting CARE staff. The CD reports to CARE Canada’s Vice President for International Operations and receives support and oversight from the International Operations team.

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 Deadline:  14th September, 2018

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

CARE is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.


CARE International in Kenya does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Qualified Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

CARE has a commitment to gender, equity and diversity in our workplace and operations. CARE respects and values diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, sexuality, ethnicity, age, disability, religion or politics. This is reflected in our recruitment decisions which are made entirely through a transparent, merit-based selection process. All CARE staffs are required to comply with the Code of Conduct, Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) and Child Protection (CP) policies. CARE is committed to protecting the rights of the communities whom we serve, and therefore reserves the right to conduct background checks and other screening procedures to ensure a safe, dignified work environment.

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