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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 Chief Development Officer for Competitive Bids, Programs Development, provides overall leadership and management of The Carter Center’s newly established Competitive Bids Unit (CBU) in the Development Department. This position is responsible for leading the organization’s efforts to acquire financial resources through competitive solicitations, uniquely from the US Government. The CBU provides direct support to and builds the capacity of The Carter Center’s program teams at headquarters and in overseas offices to strengthen and maintain relationships with US Government staff and submit a minimum of $200 million in proposals annually to grow to $400 million annually in five years, with at least a 20% win rate by year 3 and a 35% win rate by Year 5, in order to generate new funding for The Carter Center’s Health and Peace Programs. The Chief Development Officer is the face of The Carter Center’s new USG business development effort and is directly responsible for identifying and pursuing new USG funding opportunities while also ensuring appropriate systems and processes are instituted to support those efforts. Reporting to the head of the Programs Development department, the CDO CBU directs The Carter Center’s USG resource development goal-setting process and is responsible for monitoring, tracking and reporting opportunities and providing regular updates and revenue figures to members of the Center’s senior leadership team.
The Chief Development Officer works in close collaboration with other members of the Development Unit, Finance, Operations, and Program teams, and overseas leadership and staff. The CDO supervises two Senior Associate Directors and one Administrative Assistant, manages an annual budget for proposal development costs and is a collegial, team player who fosters an environment of respect, integrity, diversity, and commitment to excellence. This position requires travel, and based on expectations of travel to certain locations, Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) will be required.
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