Country Director, Skills for Causes Ltd -  Angola


Third level education in appropriate field


Additional training or qualification in development issues or technical areas such as, strategic programme development and management, organisational/institutional development, community development, etc.

2.Experience Required:


At least five years (overseas) experience in similar or related senior management position

– including HR and financial management in an NGO environment.

- Experience of programme development, management and participatory planning methodologies.

- Experience of staff management and development including managing teams based in multiple locations.

- Understanding and proven application of Rights Based Approach, partnership, and gender to development programmes.

- Ability to work with culturally diverse groups of people

- Ability to organize and plan effectively.


- Work experience in Sub-Saharan Africa, preferably Angola.

- Special Skills, Aptitude or Personality Requirements:


- Strong leadership skills and ability to manage change effectively.

- Strong team building and networking skills Delegation, time management and prioritising skills and coping with broad range of demands.

- Ability and willingness to work as part of a multi-cultural team.

- A sensitive approach to advising and mentoring staff and to dealing with critical issues.

- Dynamic and willing to take initiatives to complete assigned tasks.

- Good communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to represent the organisation in Angola.

- Excellent English language skills including report writing skills.

- Excellent problem solving skills.

- Good security management skills.

- Knowledge of Portuguese language.

Vacancies Contact

Please quote reference CR159 and send an up to date CV with a covering letter explaining how your background and experience match what is being requested in the person specification and sent to: applications[at]

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