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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 Angola and oversees the technical, programmatic, administration, financial, and operations of its Angola-based program, the Guinea Worm Eradication Program. This position is based in Luanda and Cunene with travel to other parts of Angola. As the senior representative of The Carter Center in Angola, (s)he maintains collaborative relationships with government officials, representatives of international organizations, donors, and partner organizations. The CR leads and supervises technical and programmatic outputs, impacts and goals; all personnel; and manages financial, administrative, logistical, and operations of the country office, while simultaneously working with Atlanta staff, country office staff, consultants, and external experts to achieve the programs’ goals. (S)he is accountable for ensuring the effective administration, operations, and program performance of Carter Center activities in Angola. The Country Representative in Angola reports to the Vice President, Overseas Operations. Due to travel requirements, Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) may be required.
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