Vice President, Development and Humanitarian Assistance (DHA)

Reports To: Executive Vice President Location: TBD Team: President’s Leadership Team

Church World Service (CWS) is a faith based organization transforming communities around the world through just and sustainable responses to hunger, poverty, displacement and disaster. CWS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability or veteran status in employment or in the provision of services. Primary Purpose:

To provide the leadership required to articulate the vision, mission and core values of the DHA program of Church World Service (CWS). To research, design, propose to PLT and implement approved strategies responding to emerging patterns of development and humanitarian assistance that integrates the applicable core competencies of DHA, IRP, and Advocacy, contributing to sustainable development, in particular how these contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals.

To provide ongoing strategic support and oversight to more than 100 CWS staff members based in eight (8) nations and our Senior Director of DHA, Associate Director of Program Monitoring & Evaluation, Associate Director of Communicators, and Associate Director of Funds Mobilization, for purposes of strategic program planning, budgeting and staff performance.

To ensure the effective integration of DHA’s regional programs in collaboration with strategic international humanitarian agreements including but not limited to the United Nations, World Bank, Regional Governmental Organizations, ACT Alliance and World Council of Churches. To collaborate with the SVP of IRP to ensure that all programmatic work is consistent with the Mission, Vision, Values, and Strategic Plan of Church World Service. To work in close collaboration with the larger CWS senior leadership infrastructure, in particular the EVP and possibly in the future with VP Global Migration.

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