Secours Islamique Head of Mission Kenya and Somalia Jobs in Kenya

Secours Islamique Head of Mission Kenya and Somalia Jobs in Kenya

Job Title:
  • Head of Mission Kenya and Somalia

    Job Summary

    Based in Nairobi, the Head of Mission provides the overall leadership and strategic direction of SIF operations in Kenya and Somalia


  • The overall program development and program implementation & staff management
  • Guaranteeing the respect of SIF procedures, policies and best practices.
  • Representing the SIF toward local authorities, and the different stakeholders
  • Identifying and securing institutional donors' funding

    Mission and Activities
  • Leadership of the Country Programs To maintain and develop SIF presence in the country, coordinate and direct all operations, ensure team work, inform HQ on progress of the mission and to monitor emergency humanitarian situations in the country.
  • Programs Development: Develop SIF short and long term strategy. oversee field assessments. ensure compliance of operations with local laws, supervise external and internal reporting. act as budget holder of SIF programs and develop and maintain SIF activities.
  • Representation to represent SIF, develop funding strategies and donor mapping, manage external communication and maintain regular communications with HQ.
  • Internal coordination: Maintains a close liaison with the SIF support services (logistics, finance. human resources.) to ensure that SIF policies and procedures are being followed at all times.

  • Minimum 5 years of previous experience in humanitarian work, including previous experience
    as country director, deputy country director or Chief of party
  • Substantial experience of strategic thinking, including identifying, analyzing, problem solving and responding to opportunities and c hallenges.
  • Extensive experience in securing substantial external funding:
  • Successful experience in managing multi—sector programs especially WASH.FSL,NFI. Protect ion and cash-based interventions.
  • Extensive knowledge of project planning and budget holding; proposal & report wnting.
  • Knowledge and understanding of projects management tools:
  • Strong leadership skills, with excellent written and spoken English:
  • Capacity to act with diplomacy & proven liaison and negotiation skills: Submission of

  • The position title (HOM-KE/SO) should be indicated on the subject line.
  • Please submit your application (CV. cover letter, 3 references) to the attention of:
  • Please use basic excel. word or PDF format not later than 14th June 2019.
  • SIF Is an equal opportunity employer, females are encouraged to apply.
  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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