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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 and 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.
The Country Representative (CR) is the highest-ranking Carter Center person and representative in Israel and Palestine and oversees the administration and operations of the Israel and Palestine-based programs. This position could be based in either Jerusalem or Ramallah and may visit and work in both offices. As the senior representative of The Carter Center in Israel and Palestine, (s)he is responsible for the design and management of Carter Center engagements as well as maintaining collaborative relationships with government officials, representatives of international organizations, donors, partner organizations, the media and visiting delegations. The CR supervises personnel and manages financial, administrative, logistical, and operations of the country office, while simultaneously working with Atlanta, country office staff, consultants and external experts to achieve programs’ goals. (S)he is accountable for ensuring the effective administration and operations of Carter Center activities in Israel and Palestine. Due to this position overseeing all Carter Center engagements as well as Peace Programs implementation, the Country Representative reports to the Vice President, Overseas Operations on all non-programmatic issues (e.g. security, human resource management/policies, finance management, office management, etc.) and to the Conflict Resolution Program’s Middle East Team lead for all matters related to programmatic performance in coordination with the Human Rights and Democracy programs. Due to travel requirements, Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) will be required.
NOTE: The Carter Center requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption.
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