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Assistant Country Director, Program Support

CARE Canada


CARE Canada is currently seeking an Assistant Country Director, Program Support for our Country Office in Chad.

Reporting to the Chad Country Director, the Assistant Country Director – Program Support (ACD-PS) is responsible for overall management of the Country Office’s various support units; Finance, Human Resources, Administration, Logistics and IT to ensure optimum support to programs/ projects within the policies of CARE International, CARE Canada and the laws of host country.

She/he provides training, mentoring and coaching to senior program support managers as they mature in their responsibilities. She/he ensures that projects and programs receive the quality and quantity of services required in a timely manner.

She/he ensures that rigorous systems are in place and that senior managers ensure compliance with these systems. She/he minimizes financial risk where possible. 

The ACD-PS will ensure CARE’s compliance with the Government of Chad’s laws and CARE International regulations. She/he will ensure harmonious relations between program support departments and the programs they serve, and assist the Country Director in overall management of the Country Office (CO).

CARE International au Chad

CARE has been present in Chad since 1974 where over time it has developed humanitarian and development programs, serving the poorest communities on the margin of society. Today CARE Chad works with Internal Displaced persons in the Lake Chad, refugee populations from neighboring countries (CAR), and Chadian communities through its 6 field offices in the East (Biltine), South (Gore, Maro) and West (Bol, BagaSola, N’Gouri) of the country, and a coordination, representation and support office in Ndjamena, the capital.  CARE Chad has an annual average of 160 staff (local and international).

CARE Chad priority investment is directed towards our impact group constituted by the most important change agents - women and girls and their communities.

The multi-million dollar program portfolio of CARE in Chad is structured around three program pillars composed of a set of coherent initiatives addressing humanitarian needs and root causes of poverty and social injustice, including: i) food security, nutrition, pastoralism and resilience; ii) women’s rights, gender justice and empowerment, iii) and population movements (refugees, internal displaced persons, and returnees) and emergency assistance. Our approach is based on innovative solutions that allow access to essential basic services, capacity building of local organizations and institutions scale up of impactful models, and policy and advocacy for sustainable change.


About CARE

Founded in 1945, CARE is a leading international humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. In over 80 countries, CARE works with the poorest communities to improve basic health and education, enhance rural livelihoods and food security, increase access to clean water and sanitation, expand economic opportunity, help vulnerable people adapt to climate change and provide lifesaving assistance during emergencies. CARE places special focus on working alongside women and girls, living in poverty, because, equipped with the proper resources, women and girls have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty. To learn more, visit

If you are someone who thrives on challenge, loves to be part of a dynamic team and you are passionate about making a difference, then this opportunity is for you. Please apply directly at  before March 31st, 2017. Applications will be reviewed on a regular basis and the position will remain posted until a qualified candidate is identified.
CARE Canada is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified applicants. Recruitment-related accommodations for persons with disabilities are available on request.

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