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Deputy Country Director (Partnerships) Syria (1691)

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Are you an experienced Manager with proven experience in implementing relief and rehabilitation projects in a humanitarian context? An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Deputy Country Director, based in Syria.

The successful candidate will have relevant humanitarian and leadership experience, coupled with experience in managing security in a complex conflict environment, donor relationship cultivation and grants management, programme design, implementation and monitoring and an ability to successfully mentor, manage and develop team members. Experience of working in complex insecure locations is absolutely essential.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting the Country Director in the leadership and management of Tearfund project work
  • Having oversight of successful design, implementation and monitoring of projects
  • Delegated responsibility for security management
  • Assisting in developing the strategic direction for a complex programme

It is essential that the successful candidate has extensive experience as a senior manager with an INGO, and sustained experience living and working in a complex humanitarian context. In addition, they should have proven experience of working alongside local organisations. The candidate will also demonstrate excellent communication skills and be a strong negotiator and problem solver.

Applicants must be committed to Tearfund's Christian beliefs.  We would expect applicants to be able to demonstrate a clear and specific desire to work in this country.

Please note the recruitment process will include specific checks related to safeguarding issues.


 

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