Executive Function

The Chief Executive Officer of Azad Foundation is responsible for all the activities of the organization in front of the Board of Directors, including its administration. The Chief Executive Officer provides policy and strategic leadership within the organization. The Chief Executive Officer provides management oversight and leadership to organization and directs the implementation of the Azad Foundation programme of work, which is decided by the Azad Foundation Board of Directors. As well as overseeing the organization’s work, the Chief Executive Officer promotes close links with Azad Foundation partners, including government, UN bodies and international organizations, non-governmental organizations and private sector entities.

The Chief Executive Officer is assisted in the performance of his or her functions by a team of professionals leading programme, finance & accounts, operations and admin & HR divisions, who advise the Chief Executive Officer on substantive matters, and assist in strategic planning and the development of management tools and instruments to enhance organizational performance in its overall mission. The Programme director manages the Programmes, supervising all projects and country offices, and is responsible for coordinating and monitoring the implementation of Azad Foundation’s programmes and the various activities earmarked for support by donors/partners. S/he directly reports to the CEO of organization.