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Country Director, India

 Location: New Delhi
 Last Date: July 1, 2011

Country Director, India

Reference:      CDI-16062011
Location:         New Delhi, India (to be confirmed)
Salary:            Competitive
Closing Date:  01 July 2011 

EveryChild is an international development charity working to stop children growing up vulnerable and alone. We work to keep families together, keep vulnerable children safe, and get children back with a safe and caring family. 

The India programme currently operates a programme for sponsorship out of our Bangalore office with local partners in 2 regions of South India. During the next 3 years the programme will look at opportunities to develop specific partnerships in the north of India to deliver EveryChild (EvC) focus on Children without Parental Care (CWPC).

We now need a Country Director to provide the strategic vision and direction for the development and work of EvC India to ensure that we develop impactful programmes targeted at bringing about sustainable change in the lives of CWPC and their communities whilst identifying the systems and societal change needed to reduce the number of CWPC in India.  

The Country Director is responsible for the overall budget, planning, management and implementation of EveryChild’s programme in India. The post acts as the main link with EvC worldwide and promotes the work of EvC India at the national and international level. 

The successful candidate will have a relevant degree in development or one of the social sciences (essential) with a Masters degree (preferred).  The will be have the ability to develop successful partnerships and maintain these effectively. They will also bring substantial experience from senior level positions in international NGOs managing development programmes along with significant experience in programme management and supporting the development of projects and donor proposals.  This will be supplemented by a good understanding of rights based approach and the issues for CWPC in the India context. 

For a full job description and to apply please download an application pack from   Interviews will be held in New Delhi, India on 14 & 15 July 2011.


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