- Job posted on: 6th Apr 2021
- Applications close:
CARE is a leading international humanitarian aid organisation fighting global poverty, with a special focus on working with women and girls to bring lasting change to their communities.
CARE International in Timor-Leste (CITL) promotes increased gender equality, stronger and more inclusive governance, and improved resilience to disasters and other shocks. CITL provides humanitarian support throughout the emergency cycle including preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery.
Make your mark by leading the evolution of the country’s most established social and educational development program into an exciting social enterprise in Timor-Leste. The Lafaek Social Enterprise Director will be the key leader in building the vision and driving strategy and operations for Lafaek. CARE is looking for a leader who will transition this successful project into a social enterprise and open doors for domestic and international funding and partnerships for Lafaek. A key responsibility includes developing an effective and sustainable business model to secure the long-term future of the project’s important contributions to Timorese society. The position reports to the Assistant Country Director for Programs for CARE International in Timor-Leste.
CARE Australia reserves the right to seek information from job applicants’ previous employers about incidents of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment, and/or child abuse the applicant may have been found guilty to have committed or about which an investigation was in the process of being carried out at the time of the termination of the applicant’s employment with that employer. By submitting the application, the job applicant confirms that s/he has no objection to CARE Australia requesting the information specified above.
CARE Australia is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and encourage applications from people living with a disability and/or have lived experience of disability. We also encourage people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply, including people of East Timorese background, or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
To apply for this job, please review the Candidate Information Pack and click on Apply Now. Please ensure you attach your CV and a cover letter explaining how your experience matches the selection criteria. Only applicants who fully address the criteria will be considered.
Please contact Zubaida via Zubaida.Bai@care.org, using the subject line: Social Enterprise Director - Timor-Leste enquiry via EthicalJobs. (Please do not email applications to this address).