Nairobi County, Kenya
Competitive package dependent on previous experience
Contract, Full-time
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Job description

Relief International is seeking an accomplished leader within the development and humanitarian sector to lead our Africa Regional Programs.

Location:  Nairobi (Kenya) is the preferred location with frequent travel to the Africa Country Offices (other locations considered within programme locations in Africa, London, Lyon or DC)

As the Regional Director, you will have significant management responsibility leading operational management and grant portfolio across three countries (Somalia, South Sudan and Sudan).    

You will provide guidance and support to the Country Directors to ensure that all programmes are delivered to the highest quality and achieve the intended impact. You will explore the possibility of expanding RI’s presence in one or more countries.

As a member of the Global Leadership Team you will provide programmatic expertise from the region to impact global strategy.

You will bring a passion for humanitarian relief and development work, with a proven record of delivering successfully.  You will bring a long-standing background in the development and/or humanitarian sector, including significant experience of direct management of country programmes.

Possessing the ability to work effectively under pressure in a complex and rapidly changing environment. You will be an innovative and strategic individual, possessing a strong people management skillset and showing commitment to Relief International’s values and mission.

Please apply by uploading your cover letter and up-to-date CV following the link below.

Due to limited resources only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Relief International is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Relief International is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children as a priority. This is reflected in our pre-employment checks and requirement to verify and check the identity and references of all applicants.

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Terms of Reference - Regional Director Africa (.pdf)
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Refreshed on: 17 May 2020
Closing date: 01 July 2020
Tags: Intl Development, Senior Management

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