Concern has been operating in Central African Republic (CAR) since 2014 and is currently working in the sectors of health, nutrition, WASH, food security & livelihoods as well as conflict resolution, DRR and gender equality across four prefectures. Concern is part of a consortium of European NGOs working on economic development and recovery in the East. Concern has secured long term funding to implement an Integrated development programme to address the problem of extreme poverty and vulnerability in the Centre (Ombella M’Poko, Lobaye) and carries out humanitarian programming in the East (Ouaka, basse-Kotto).
Your purpose: Within this dynamic working environment, expanding team and increasing portfolio of programmes and donors, you will have overall responsibility for the strategic development and management of the Concern country programme in CAR. You will ensure that the programme meets objectives as set out in the Country Strategic Plan, annual plans and programme proposals. You will also ensure that the country programme is in line with Concern policies, procedures and the Core Humanitarian Standard. You will lead the Senior Management Team and represent the organisation with government, donors, UN and other international organisations.
You will be responsible for:
Leadership & Strategic Direction:
Risk Management & Accountability:
Programme Development & Implementation:
Support Systems & People Management:
Representation & Networking:
Your skills and experience will include:
We would also like you to be:
About the role: This is a 24–36 months (renewable), replacement role based in Bangui, Central African Republic.
You will report to the Regional Director and will line manage all staff in country (team of more than 150 staff), including 6 direct reports. We would like you to start asap.
How to apply:
Closing date: 7th February 2022 @ 23:59 GMT
Please click on the ‘apply for job’ button to submit your application. For this role, kindly submit an MS Word version of your CV and a cover letter detailing your motivation and how you are suited to this role.
Please name your submitted files with the following reference: CW_CDCAR
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