Chief Program Officer

March 1, 2021
Seattle or Washington D.C., United States
Post Type
Experience (minimum)
10+ Years
Education (minimum)
Not specified
Travel Required?
Not specified
Base Salary
Not specified


Landesa seeks a Chief Program Officer:


If you are experienced leader, expert in land rights and looking for an opportunity to achieve outsized change in poverty alleviation, conflict resolution and climate change, look no further!


For over 50 years, Landesa has helped people living without secure rights to land to lift themselves out of poverty by helping secure rights to land. To date, over 120 million families in 38 countries have more secure futures thanks to the work of Landesa’s expert, dynamic staff and the support of a broad array of donors and allies. We are seeking a talented, collaborative, and experienced Chief Program Officer (CPO).


Job Summary: The Chief Program Officer (CPO) is the face and leader of Landesa’s programmatic work to the outside world and responsible for developing and overseeing programs, program implementation, monitoring and evaluation, and the training and mentoring of program staff, across all of Landesa’s work.  The CPO will also help develop new and growing areas of work.  The CPO serves as a vital member of the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) and will help shape Landesa’s growth and evolution in response to new opportunities and challenges.

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