This manager leads a staff of professionals who independently consult on, develop and implement child development programs and interventions. Manages assigned professional staff and inculcates all initiatives with Compassion's program design. The leader ensures that holistic child development is considered in all initiatives. The manager supports the development and implementation of local program design in support of the global framework. The primary purpose of this position is to provide full management of senior professional staff. This responsibility includes hiring, discipline, and termination, as well as, coaching, performance management, assigning, checking, and approving work to satisfy broad objectives and department strategies. The incumbent will ensure completion of department responsibilities, calling on available resources to achieve department objectives, working within approved budget.