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Position title: Head of Governance and Policy

Supervisor: Director of Governance and Confederation Development

Location: CARE International Secretariat or CARE Member Offices

Post: Full time

Travel Requirements: Approx. 15% travel (once per quarter)

CI is governed by a representative Council, made up of delegates from its membership as well as other contributing participants, and by a CI Supervisory Board which acts independently from Member interests and oversees the performance of the CI Secretariat. CI is registered in both Switzerland and in Belgium as an Association and regulated by respective Statutes in each country. The CI Council is supported by a Governance and Nominations Committee (GNC), a standing committee primarily responsible for overseeing governance principles, structures, processes and regulations including the Statutes.

The Head of Governance and Policy is part of the team led by the Director of Governance and Confederation Development and is responsible for CARE’s global governance. The purpose of this position is to support and facilitate high performing Governance bodies; to provide strategic advice and coordination for the development, review, update and information management of the CARE International Code (a guiding document that defines who CARE is, what binds CARE and how different parts of CI work together) and related global policies; and to support and guide CARE national Members in aligning with the responsibilities in the CI Code and in implementing key global and harmonised policies.

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How to apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CVs and a covering letter of interest in English to by November 1st, 2019. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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