INTERSOS Regional Director for East and Central Africa Jobs in Kenya

INTERSOS is an International Humanitarian Organisation with its HQ in Rome, branch offices in Nairobi and Amman and representation offices in Geneva and Dakar. The organisational structure is comprised of the Secretary General office, the Departments of Programmes, Finance,

Logistics/ICT, Fundraising/Communication, Human Resources and the Internal Audit office. INTERSOS is operational in 17 countries with over 3,000 among national and international staff worldwide.

INTERSOS Regional Director for East and Central Africa Jobs in Kenya


  • Design strategies, define territorial areas and sectors to be privileged, programming and planning of activities together with
    the Deputy Regional Director In collaboration with the Deputy Regional Director guarantee the
    implementation of the regional strategies and analyse the critical factors of contexts
  • Is responsible of the overall security in the geographic area of his competence and of the implementation of security protocols and
  • Is responsible of relations with donors, stakeholders, authorities and representatives of beneficiaries and collaborate with Head of
    Missions and project leaders in the management of these relations
  • Is responsible for the identification and elaboration of new project interventions:
    ○ direct and support Head of Missions and project leaders in designing, setting up and implementing new projects
    ○ in agreement with the Director of Programmes approves project proposals before the submission to donors
    Follow up, in coordination with Regional Finance Coordinator, the approval process at HQ level of project proposals before submission to the donors. Link with Director of Programmes and Secretary General for
    the approval of projects that involve a high risk in accordance with the provisions of the risk analysis
  • Supervise implementation of projects (constraints and rules of the
    donors, consistency and technical-methodological congruity, quality of
    resources, effectiveness of results efficiency)
  • In collaboration with the Heads of Mission guarantee the application of INTERSOS and donors administrative procedures for the
    efficient and transparent management of projects, offices and countries
    of its competence
  • In collaboration with Human Resources department supervise
    management of Human Resources and atmosphere in the missions:
    ○ collaborate to the recruitment of international Human Resources of the geographical area
    ○ motivate, direct and support managers and teams encouraging cohesion and motivation
    ○ promote orientation and training sessions for the operators of the region
    ○ appraise the performance of Head of Missions and is responsible to discuss the evaluation (IRP) and the achievement of objectives.
  • Support the Head of Missions in the evaluation process of the project leaders
  • Ensure the constant and timely sharing of information and regular communication inside the Program Department to facilitate the adjustment of actions referring to coordination, monitoring and control of the
    project activities


  • Good knowledge of humanitarian architecture;
  • Knowledge of the humanitarian project cycle management;
  • Knowledge of the main humanitarian donors;
  • Strong computer literacy with a full knowledge of MSOffice
  • Knowledge of the main humanitarian donors, with particular reference to DG ECHO and UN ways of working
  • Languages English& French
  • Strategic vision, leadership, people management;
  • Culturally sensitive and able to understand and work in a very complex
  • Creative competency to set up new strategies, new projects, new tools;
  • Problem solving attitude;
  • Good team player with strong initiative;
  • Good inter-personal and communication skills;
  • Ability to adapt and work in difficult situations.

    How to apply:

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 20th August, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; INTERSOS Regional Director for East and Central Africa Jobs in Kenya

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