Country Director - Tanzania
at Rustic Pathways
Country Directors are responsible for ensuring success of all aspects of operations in country including high quality programming, safety compliance, risk management, staffing and training, financial management, community relations, emergency response, local regulatory compliance, and liaising between RP headquarters & your country of operations. You create, develop, implement, and maintain all programs in your country for our open-enrollment, gap, groups, and family programs. This entails being available to respond to staff and students issues 24 hours a day throughout the duration of all programs. Country Directors embody and implement the Rustic Pathways’ mission, vision, and values. You oversee a team of staff and are responsible for creating a productive and positive work environment among your country’s team. You have the opportunity and great responsibility to engage with amazing communities and change the lives of youth and staff across the globe.
You will report to the Director of Global Program Operations who will evaluate your performance according to the following metrics:
Outcome Metrics (75%)
Team-Work Metrics (25%)
Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities
Work and Environmental conditions:
This position is primarily based in a remote setting. The work pace for this position is at a continual fast pace where work is required for more than 4 hours at a time. Low supervision from managers and social interaction required frequently. This position is often traveling 25% - 50% of the time and will require the majority of the year working in the country of operation.
This position requires such physical abilities as sitting for computer and phone work, lifting 20-50 lbs occasionally, standing, kneeling, climbing, and walking in an outdoor setting and visiting program sites.
The environment in which the job is performed outside a normal office space may include exposure to extreme temperature, noise, heights, or other hazards. All remains the same for any additional requirements for training, protective clothing, or monitoring.
Majority of year to be spent in Tanzania developing and overseeing operation of programs. Work will primarily take place remotely with significant time spent at program locations.
Rustic Pathways is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons and maintaining a work environment that is free of harassment and discriminatory conduct. All employment decisions at Rustic Pathways are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, or any other class protected by law. Rustic Pathways takes all allegations of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation very seriously and will promptly conduct an investigation when warranted.
Each employee of Rustic Pathways is employed “at will,” which means either the Company or the employee may terminate the employment relationship at any time, for any or no reason, with or without advanced notice. No individual or representative of the Rustic Pathways can change this at-will relationship absent a specific, written contract signed by the Company’s Chief Executive Officer or designee.