Islamic Relief Country Director Jobs in Kenya

Islamic Relief Country Director Jobs in Kenya

Job Details

  • Islamic Relief Worldwide is an international humanitarian organisation that provides development programs and humanitarian relief around the globe, regardless of race, political affiliation, gender or belief.

  • Our Kenya Office is currently recruiting for the position of Country Director to join and lead the Country Management Team in the International Programme Division.

    The purpose of the job

  • To represent Islamic Relief at all levels in-country

  • To strengthen IR’s relations with the wider humanitarian and development community to consolidate and develop the visibility and image of the organisation

  • To deliver effective programmes according to the Country Programme and Regional Strategies

  • To ensure maximum impact of the organisation’s work, facilitate professional communication systematically and cooperate between the different parts of the IR family.

  • To lead, manage and develop staff in order to ensure that the country office is capable of fully achieving its agreed targets.

    The successful candidate must have or be:

  • Master’s degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, International Relations/ or other relevant disciplines.

  • Experience on working as a Country Director, or a senior management role with an International NGO in a complex emergency.

  • Experience and knowledge of current trends and future trends of the humanitarian and development sector, and in particular a thorough understanding of the Kenya context.

  • Proven experience of successful resource mobilisation including strategic engagement
    with institutional donors.

  • Proven experience and skills in project design including developing innovative ideas and multi-sectoral and complex emergencies

  • Ability to think strategically, innovate and achieve results

  • Excellent communication skills in English both in writing and orally with impact.

  • Able to deliver results within tight deadlines.

  • Substantial experience and knowledge of effective budgetary control and grant management.

  • An in-depth understanding of international development issue.

    Work Hours

  • 8

    Job application procedure

  • Please send us your cover letter and detailed CV, including your qualifications, experience, names and addresses of three referees, a working e-mail address and daytime telephone contacts along with proof of registration with IHRM Kenya.

  • The forwarding e-mail and cover letter must clearly indicate the position title on the subject line.

  • Send your application to ) by Friday 14th February 2020.

  • The applications are considered on rolling bases and the vacancy may close before the closing date.

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