Islamic Relief Country Director Jobs in Malawi

Islamic Relief Country Director Jobs in Malawi


  • Islamic Relief Worldwide is an independent humanitarian and development organisation, serving humanity for over 36 years. With an active presence in over 40 countries across the globe, we strive to make the world a better and fairer place for those effected by poverty, conflicts and natural disasters.

  • Islamic Relief Worldwide is currently recruiting for the position of ‘Country Director Malawi' on a 24 month fixed-term contract to join its dynamic International Programmes Division. The Country Director would be responsible:

  • To represent Islamic Relief at all levels within the region

  • 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 Strategy, Country Business Plan and Regional Strategies

  • To facilitate professional and systematic communication and cooperation between the different parts of the IR family to ensure maximum impact of the organisation’s work

  • 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:

  • Work experience working as a Country Director, or a senior management role with an International NGO.

  • Proven track record of working with INGOs in developing countries in rehabilitation; development or emergency contexts.

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

  • Knowledge and experience of fundraising from and dealing with EC, ECHO, UN and DFID

  • Experience of and commitment to participatory management and maintaining a supportive, open environment to ensure the learning and development of all staff.

  • Experience of managing and mentoring local and international staff.

  • Good interpersonal skills including the ability to listen, sensitivity to others views and perspectives, and conflict resolution.

  • Proven experience in overseeing programmes; understanding of quantitative and qualitative data in support of programme development.

  • An in depth understanding of international development issues

  • Gender approaches in relief and recovery.

  • Community Development, Social Protection, Food Security, Urban Poverty, etc.

  • Excellent command of written and spoken English and working knowledge of French.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Islamic Relief Country Director Jobs in Malawi


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