Head of Programmes – Mogadishu – Somalia
Employer: Islamic Relief
Job Title: Head of Programmes – Somalia
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Mogadishu – Somalia
Contract: One Year Fixed Term
Location: Mogadishu, Somalia
Salary: £31,416per annum + Additional benefits for expats
We are currently recruiting for a Head of Programmes with frequent travel to field offices across the country. The candidate will be responsible for providing strategic leadership and expertise to the Programme and ensure it meets Islamic Relief Quality Standards. The post holder will provide timely and high quality proposals and reports to donors, as well as to ensure the development and utilisation of best practice. The Head of Programmes will also build relationships with donors, other INGOs, government authorities and local NGOs. He(she) will manage a team of senior Managers and Technical staff.
The successful candidate must have substantial experience of working with INGOs in developing countries, with a background of successful fundraising and dealing with EC, ECHO, UN SIDA and DFID, plus in-depth understanding of community development. A master degree in international development, social science, public health or any other relevant discipline with proven experience. Familiarity with Sustainable Development Goals, Sphere Standards and Codes of Conduct would be an advantage. Excellent English, written and spoken is essential. Experience of working within the African Region and knowledge of the local language will be an added advantage, but not essential.
*National candidates with high calibre and experience will be offered a competitive salary package.
Closing date: 21st June 2017
Islamic Relief promotes equality and meritocracy, and seeks individuals who agree with the IR values together with our policy standards on Anti-Bribery, Child Protection and Code of Conduct. We will carry out screening checks and will take out references on your behalf if you are selected.
Applicants should be sympathetic to the principles of Islamic Relief
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No CVs.
Islamic Relief operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all areas of the international community.