The Regional Program Director will work closely with the Regional Director to contribute to and implement RI's Global strategy, by providing vision and strategic direction to all of RI's work in the region. This includes RI's humanitarian responses in addition to looking at future long term development, program design and implementation that will ensure RI's longer term presence in the region and working with both host communities and governments. These are countries undergoing dramatic transitions that have the potential to create significant opportunity for development and change. The region is at the nexus of poverty and development, of disaster and resilience. The RPD will be responsible and accountable to support the strategic direction and effective program implementation of the region, ensuring development, continued improvement in quality and impact in line with Regional Strategy.
The Regional Program Director role will focus on increased facilitation and coordination between Global and RI country programs to create a stronger regional portfolio that is globally coordinated and is able to evolve from day to day management to growth and improvement in quality. The Regional Program Director is expected to assist in inspiring team members to bring creative ideas to fruition and create meaningful impact for the region. This is to be a resourceful and proven leader with a deep understanding of the region, its recent history, current trends and political environment and is able to support the Regional Director to steer our team and programs toward impact-driven programming in the region.