Global Communities works at the intersection of humanitarian assistance, sustainable development and financial inclusion to save lives, advance equity and secure strong futures. We support communities at the forefront of their own development in more than 35 countries, partnering with local leaders, governments, civil society and the private sector to achieve a shared vision of a more just, prosperous and equitable global community.
Global Communities is seeking a Senior Regional Director, Africa to join the Global Programs team. This position may be based at any Global Communities office.
The Senior Regional Director provides active and strategic leadership, oversight and cross-departmental coordination for Global Communities’ programs in the Africa region. This position manages budget processes, oversees program implementation and operations, and ensures compliance standards across regional programs. The Senior Regional Director liaises with other Global Communities senior leaders to proactively identify and lead resolution to implementation challenges. This position supervises field leaders (Country Directors and Chiefs of Party) to anticipate and trouble-shoot program and operational challenges, contribute to their resolution, provide technical and operations oversight, and lead program start-up and close-out as required. The Senior Regional Director takes the lead and is responsible for developing departmental, regional and country strategies, accelerating Global Communities’ growth and impact in new business development for the Africa region. This role promotes organizational learning and knowledge management in support of program quality and positioning Global Communities for greater impact. This position supervises program management support staff at HQ, and reports to the Vice President, Global Operations.
As an organization working to advance public health, Global Communities has an obligation to model best practices and to do all we can to protect each other, our partners and the communities where we work. To ensure the continuity and effectiveness of our business operations, Global Communities is adopting a policy to safeguard the health of our visitors, employees, families, and the larger global community from COVID-19. Effective January 3, 2022, all U.S.-based Global Communities employees are required to provide proof of having received full dosage of COVID-19 vaccine that is FDA approved, approved for emergency use authorization, or have an approved medical or religious exemption on file with Global Communities, as a condition of employment.
1. Regional Strategy & Portfolio Management
2. Financial Management
3. Country Operations Oversight & Risk Management
4. Team Management
5. Learning & External Relations
Global Communities is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.