Deputy Director of Programs – ReliefWeb – DC Initiative on Racial Equity
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MiracleFeet is a global nonprofit working to eliminate a leading cause of physical disability worldwide. Over two million children live with the severe consequences of a treatable birth defect known as clubfoot, and at least 175,000 more babies are born with it every year. Thanks to a non-surgical solution called the Ponseti method, 95 percent of cases can be fully treated for less than $500. Since 2010, MiracleFeet has scaled this proven, low-cost treatment to 30 countries where children previously had limited or no access to care. Still, today fewer than one in five children has access to treatment. Globally, our program focus regions include: West/Central Africa, East Africa, Asia, Latin America, & the Middle East and North Africa.

Summary

MiracleFeet seeks a Deputy Director of Programs (DDP) to play a key role in the strategic growth of clubfoot programs and program operations. We are seeking a transformative leader and seasoned manager with significant experience working with international partner organizations and who flourishes in a fast-paced environment, enjoys mentoring staff, and can effectively manage change in addition to multiple initiatives simultaneously. We are looking for someone multi-lingual with proven experience implementing development programs (ideally in global health) in different cultural settings and contexts. The DPP will report directly to the Director of Programs, operate as second in command of the programs team, and fill in as Interim Director when needed.

The DPP will manage many programmatic initiatives, including leading MiracleFeet’s new country expansion initiatives, advancing MiracleFeet’s broad clubfoot treatment agenda, and serving as the programmatic contact responsible for providing organizational support in the design and the implementation of the Technical Team’s efforts in enhancing treatment quality. The DPP will oversee the implementation of the


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