Islamic Relief Country Director Jobs in Kenya
Islamic Relief Country Director Jobs in Kenya Job DetailsIslamic 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.
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 email@example.com ) 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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