Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with staffs managed through various regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We’re changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.
Country Office offers exciting opportunities and challenges. It has maintained its development programming over the last year in a challenging and changing environment. Long-term sustainability is dependent on the continued growth in the size and quality of both development and humanitarian programmes. The Country Director will lead and deliver on this, helping to shape the strategic vision for the Country Office both development, environment & humanitarian programmes, and bringing the team together to deliver quality programmes.
The Country director will achieve our ambitious goals and breakthroughs for the environments, and will also work in collaboration with Green Earth Coalition Members in conjunction with other regional organisations.
Qualifications and Experience:
Experience of building, leading and developing a team of senior staff with different backgrounds and expertise
Experience of managing a crisis situation requiring quick changes to priorities and rapid action to respond
Demonstrable security management experience in a complex environment
Experience working in a potentially changing security and political environment
Experience obtaining funding from and working with a wide variety of public and private donors to secure and/or manage new medium, large-scale and/or competitive funding
Experience of changing funding environments in low donor priority or middle-income countries and fundraising implications
Experience of building personal networks at a senior level, resulting in securing new opportunities for the organisation
Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy-in
Good understanding of programme, financial and operational management processes
Excellent A.C.T.T. Scores
Please apply in English using your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role.