IJM Latin America President is seeking a qualified and inspiring Country Director (CD) to lead a highly functional team of leaders to partner with the government, civil society (including the church), NGOs and community-based organizations to implement IJM’s Justice System Transformation model in rescuing victims of trafficking and sexual exploitation, building aftercare capacity and a network of care to ensure their restoration, securing perpetrator accountability under the law, and building capacity in the criminal justice system to sustainably and effectively enforce the law and protect the vulnerable. IJM and its partners will empower local leaders and influential stakeholders to drive a movement to influence the Dominican government to transform its local justice system. This position is responsible for the overall strategic plan and execution of operations for the Dominican Republic Field Office. The CD will ensure employee engagement, safety, security, as well as spiritual & professional development of all staff, interns and fellows. This position also monitors and controls the budget, expenditure, and program activities to ensure program goals are achieved. The CD will support regional strategies, advancement and activation activities,. The CD builds and leads a culture of world-class professional excellence where members find themselves, year by year, becoming more like Christ, as they pursue the intention to obey Christ in everything through a course of common spiritual disciplines in a community of prayerful love, as they their work.
This position is based in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, with periodic travel inside the country, Latin America, USA, and other countries. The position reports to the Regional President, Latin America.