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Emergency Director Job Vacancy

CARE International is an NGO working in Somalia. CARE and its partners work with vulnerable communities to address the underlying causes of poverty and promote peace and development, as well as mitigating immediate suffering caused by drought, conflict and displacement.

Reporting to the Country Director, the
 Emergency Director will provide overall leadership and direction to all CARE emergency programs in Somalia, including all water and sanitation programming and is responsible for ensuring all emergency programs reach their goals and objectives.

S/he must be experienced in donor liaison, proven experience in managing large, complex programs in conflict affected countries; and should demonstrate experience in emergency preparedness planning. 

The Emergency program is multi sectoral and the Emergency Director should demonstrate
experience in working with diverse staff, and numerous partners.

The program has a particular emphasis in the water and sanitation sector, and experience of managing such programs is preferred.

The position will work closely with the CARE program coordinators, area managers, project managers and local partners. The position is based in Nairobi with 50% travel to Somalia.

CARE International is a global confederation of 12 national member organizations working together to end poverty. Its headquarters are in Geneva, Switzerland.

In almost 30 years of work in Somalia, CARE has provided lifesaving assistance and development support to millions of people throughout Somalia.

CARE is a signatory to the red cross code of conduct and provides assistance without regard to race, clan, religion or political affiliation.

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