CARE is an international NGO with local staff and community partners in more than 90 countries. We create local solutions to poverty and inequality and we seek dignity for everyone every day and during times of crisis.
from agriculture and climate change to disaster response. CARE puts women and girls at the center of everything we do because they have proven to be the best hope for creating lasting change in the world.
Our staff live where they work, which makes us effective at understanding the challenges they face. We’ve been doing this for over 70 years, since World War II.
It started with the world’s first CARE Package® of food for the post-war hungry in Europe. Our work today is as important as ever, we believe that poverty and inequality are historic injustices that we can end within a generation, for good.
If you share our core beliefs : poverty is an injustice; poverty is solvable; and together, we have the power to end it, join us.
CARE is seeking a Chief of Party (COP) who will have overall responsibility for the five-year Northern Ghana Governance program, which is a USD $11.
8 million, five-year cooperative agreement. This USAID-funded program is intended to accelerate governance improvement and manage conflict in support of enhanced agricultural development in Ghana’s Northern, Upper East, and Upper West regions.
The Chief of Party is accountable for the overall vision and leadership of the project and is accountable for delivering results.
The COP will develop, enhance and maintain relationships with the Government of Ghana, USAID, partners, and other project stakeholders.
S / he is responsible for proactively identifying and resolving issues to heighten donor and government accountability and maintain a positive image and good visibility for CARE among these groups.
The person in this role will support and work effectively in coalitions, networks and social movements and contribute to national dialogue on poverty reduction strategies and related issues.
The COP will ensure timely reporting and communications with CI members, donors, government and other key actors and ensure cordial media relations, acting as CARE’s spokesperson when required.
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