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, LAC to join the Global Programs team. This position is based in the Silver Spring, Maryland office of Global Communities.
The Senior Regional Director (SRD) provides strategic leadership, oversight and cross-departmental coordination for Global Communities’ field programs in the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region. The SRD is accountable for the LAC strategy. The role provides strategic guidance and supports development and ensures implementation of country-level strategies for sustainable impact and growth in the region. The SRD is responsible for developing a regional plan to support country strategies and monitor contributions towards the organization’s strategic plan and priorities.
This SRD is responsible for ensuring oversight and support to program delivery and quality assurance across the portfolio and ensures adherence to compliance and quality assurance standards. The SRD liaises with other Global Communities senior leaders to proactively identify and lead resolution to implementation challenges. The SRD provides direction and offers guidance and support to country teams in emergency response situations. The SRD, with support from other regional SRDs and Senior Regional Managers, will lead the integration of operational and program systems, policies, and procedures to accommodate the nexus of crisis, stabilization and resilience programming.
This position supervises field leaders (Country Directors and Chiefs of Party) and works with them 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. This position leads and supervises program management support staff at HQ, and reports to the Vice President, Global Operations.
POSITION SPECIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
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.
Global Communities holds strict safeguarding principles and has a zero-tolerance policy for conduct of sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment. In the process of recruitment, selection, and appointment, Global Communities will conduct robust reference and background screening checks, including international vetting as a signature of the Global Misconduct Disclosure Scheme to ensure children and vulnerable adults are safeguarded, and abuse is prevented. The incumbent is required to carry out their duties in accordance with Global Communities Safeguarding policy and the Standards of Conduct.
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.
Salary Range: $144,640 - $216,960. Salary offers are based on a variety of factors including internal equity, experience, budget, location, etc.
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