The Programme Director leads the development of high quality, innovative programmes that deliver immediate and lasting change for Afghan refugees and vulnerable Iranians countrywide. With support of a technical unit, He/She will ensure that RI programming is of excellent technical quality, attracts significant donor funding and contributes significantly to national / global learning, advocacy and programme development. The Programme Director oversees all technical sectoral advisors (Health, Education, Livelihoods, Protection, Cash and Capacity Building) as well as the Grants and Partnership Manager and the grant specific Programme Managers. He/She oversees the coordination of all aspects related to ongoing programming in Iran, including but not limited to program planning, progress monitoring, reporting, strategic adjustment and risk management. The Program Director will work closely with the CD for the strategic development and management of RI strategy as well as the improvement of the capacity and volume of programmes. As part of the core Senior Management Team, the post holder shall also contribute to the development and review of the organisation’s strategic direction and to its policy formulation.