The Carter Center: Deputy Country Representative, South Sudan, Guinea Worm Eradication Program #73778

The Carter Center

About the organization

The Carter Center is a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit, nongovernmental organization founded in 1982 in Atlanta, GA, by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, in partnership with Emory University. The Center has helped to improve millions of lives in more than 80 countries by waging peace, fighting disease, and building hope. The Carter Center is guided by a fundamental commitment to human rights and the alleviation of human suffering. It seeks to prevent and resolve conflicts, enhance freedom and democracy, and improve health.
The Carter Center collaborates with other organizations, public or private, in carrying out its mission around the world. Current information about the Center’s many programs and activities are available at The Carter Center.

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- Designs, implements, coordinates operational facets of a specific program and its related activities.
- Manages work plans that are designed to accomplish program goals and objectives, and implements changes for improvement and efficiency.
- Makes decisions on behalf of the program based on critical analyses of operational/statistical reports, financial data and budget forecasts, and outside trends and factors related to the program.
- May plan, administer or monitor the program's budget, financial management, and/or grants.
- Takes a leadership role on program-related committees and teams.
- May develop fund raising initiatives, including researching and identifying funding sources and writing and submitting grant proposals.
- Conducts program research and ensures that mandatory operational and statistical reports are fact-based and comply with regulations.
- Serves as liaison with other groups and organizations participating in the program or seeking knowledge of the program, and may write and give speeches/presentations at conferences, university functions, or before various boards.
- May supervise staff.
- Ensures that complete and accurate program records are kept and maintained.
- Performs related responsibilities as required.



- Master’s degree in Public health or a field related to the program and five years of program-related experience.
- Proven ability to work successfully in sub-Saharan Africa.
- Track record of conducting program administration and field assessments.
- Experience of project management, including field teams.
- Experience in conducting and planning operational support.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


- Bachelor's degree in a field related to specified program areas and four years related program management experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

Please note the internal job title is Senior Program Associate.

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