Deputy Country Director Programmes - DRC (French speaking role) (0226)
- Region:West & Central Africa
- Job Category:Disaster management
- Contract Type:Fixed Term
- Closing Date:30 May 2013
- Potential Interview Date:5 June 2013
Do you have the skills, character and understanding to take on the exciting challenge of managing Tearfund’s operational work in DRC?
We are seeking an experienced senior manager with proven organisational and people management skills to assist the Country Director in the leadership and management of the operational work in DRC. You will have responsibility for the successful design, implementation and monitoring of operational projects, which currently include Food Security, WASH, and PHP and has an annual turnover of five million pounds.
The Deputy Country Director (Programmes) will manage the Area Coordinators and Sector Advisors (Health, WASH and Food Security), represent Tearfund externally and have delegated responsibility for security management within the programme. Strong experience is required in relief management, including people management, managing programme budgets, project cycle management and donor management (proposal development, reporting, and compliance).
The successful applicant will be educated to degree level with a good and proven understanding of current relief and development issues. Excellent written and spoken English and strong French, good cross-cultural awareness and a genuine heart for the poor are essential for this role.
Applicants must be committed to Tearfund's Christian beliefs. All posts involve potential contact with children and vulnerable adults and the recruitment process will include specific checks related to child protection issues.