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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 or 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 Senior Country Representative (SCR) is the highest ranking Carter Center person and representative in Sudan, and oversees the administration and operations of its Sudan-based programs, including both Health initiatives (the Trachoma Control Program, the River Blindness Elimination Program, the Lymphatic Filariasis Elimination Program, the Public Health Training Initiative) and Peace initiatives (peace-health conflict mitigation projects, CSO capacity building, and election observation projects) as well as any other new projects and programs that might be developed and led by the Carter Center in Sudan. This position is based in Khartoum, Sudan with travel to other parts of Sudan. As the senior representative of The Carter Center in Sudan, (s)he maintains collaborative relationships with government officials, representatives of international organizations, donors, and partner organizations. The SCR supervises personnel and manages financial, administrative, logistical, and operations of the country office, while simultaneously working with Atlanta, field 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 Sudan. The Senior Country Representative, Sudan reports to the Vice President, Overseas Operations. Due to travel requirement, Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) will be required.
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