Regional Representative - HelpAge International

Location: Nairobi Kenya

Closing Date: 15 Aug

Africa Regional Development Centre (ARDC) has grown rapidly over the last few years and works with a range of partners across Africa to deliver programming in a number of key areas: HIV/AIDS; social protection and social pensions; emergency response and disaster risk reduction; rights of older people; and livelihoods.

Responsibilities

The candidate will;

  • Be responsible for leading and guiding HAI strategic planning in Africa and expanding its programmes and network.
  • Lead a highly skilled influencing and advocacy team working to raise the ageing agenda in the continent.
  • Provide strategic management support to ARDC staff and HAI country offices and be responsible for the financial and budgetary controls of the organisation.
  • Have substantial experience of working in the international development and humanitarian sector and of working in Africa.
  • Have exceptional organisational development and fundraising skills, with a demonstrable experience of advocacy/lobbying, strategic planning, budgeting and reporting.
  • Be a strong manager able to lead and develop a diverse team. A good command of English, high numeracy skills along with proven leadership and negotiation skills are required for this job.

    For further details and application forms, see: Regional Representative - HelpAge International Website

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