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Children International, a $100 million international humanitarian organization, is seeking a seasoned, visionary, senior executive leader ready to make a difference, multiply good in the world and help change the course of history.
Our vision is to bring people together to end generational poverty through programs focused on health, education, empowerment through life skills and, ultimately, employment. A unique, long-term, customized approach, this allows us to stay with our children and youth for the first two decades of their lives.
Today, Children International directly invests in more than 200,000 children, youth and young adults through 13 agencies in 10 countries around the world.
Our work is made possible by generous and caring sponsors, donors, corporations, more than 8,000 dedicated volunteers and approximately 1,500 employees. To ensure our programs give children, youth and young adults the best possible chance of breaking the poverty cycle, we are elevating our end-to-end systems, operations and our practices for growing our talent worldwide. That is where you come in.
The Vice President of Global Programs and Operations, reports to the COO in our Kansas City international headquarters, and is accountable for leading the implementation of CIs Theory of Change including strategy, operational alignment and program execution in partnership with our global agencies to deliver on desired outcomes for children, youth and young adults around the world.
This leader will be accountable for integrating partners and resources- internal and external- to strengthen our overall program execution and effectiveness. This executive will work closely with our Fundraising team to deliver on effective grant management, execution and reporting for Sponsorship programs. She/ he will be a systems thinker and thought leader who designs for and integrates partners to deliver the most effective outcomes.
As a key member of the executive team, he/she will help envision a future with even greater reach and impact and will lead the global operating organization towards that vision. This people leader strives to create a high-performance values based culture, sees potential and thrives on developing the next generation of leaders.
This position is critical to the future of Children International and provides an exciting opportunity to create cohesion and alignment across our organization to increase scale and impact in line with the mission of CI.
We are looking for a passionate advocate for children. Top candidates will be exemplary communicators, superb leaders with robust operations expertise and a good understanding of child, youth and community development and sustainability.
Program Execution and Alignment
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