FCA - Country Director - Jobs in Kenya

FCA - Country Director - Jobs in Kenya

Primary purpose of the country director is to represent FCA in Kenya and exert overall leadership of the Kenya office and staff; to ensure the efficient and effective implementation of the programme and the development of new project opportunities with sustainable, strategic and diversified funding.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Represent FCA towards authorities in Kenya and ensure that laws and regulations are adhered to.
  • Lead and direct the staff; oversee activities; plan, prioritize and allocate work assignments, ensuring that they are in line with strategy and compliment the work of others.
  • Provide strategic leadership and management of FCA’s program in country including all development, advocacy, and humanitarian programming to maximise influence and impact.
  • Line manage the senior management team and manage the work in the country including: staff, budgets, funding and programme.
  • Lead and coordinate all Security and Safety aspects of operational/programme planning and contingency responses with the support from Regional Security Manager.
  • Ensure staff safety and health at work (duty of care), advance good working atmosphere and staff well-being.

    Competence and Personal Requirements:
  • Master’s degree from development studies or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years professional working experience in a Senior Management Position in development or humanitarian context.
  • Sufficient knowledge of the context in East Africa and on Kenya.
  • Thorough understanding of Finnish
    education system and policies, especially on teacher training and vocational training. Proven track -record of successful education project/program implementation in similar context(s) an asset.
  • Basic understanding of the role NGOs can play in peace and livelihood activities
  • Understanding of humanitarian programming and related quality standards
  • Fluency in spoken and written English, Finnish language and Swahili an asset.
  • Ability to work under pressure and stressful environment.
  • Cultural sensitivity and inter-cultural communication skills.
  • Capacity of building and maintaining relationships with different actors (donors, local authorities, partner’s staff, head office).
  • Familiar with major institutional donors´ procedures
  • Ability to delegate responsibilities.
  • Efficiently establishes an appropriate course of action for self and others to accomplish a goal.
  • Good communication and leadership skills.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 9th June 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; FCA - Country Director - Jobs in Kenya

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