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Director of Country Programmes

Director of Country Programmes

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    London, England

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    £75000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent benefits

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    Claire Stradling

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    8 months ago

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  • Do you have considerable field experience working in a development role for a NGO/International charity?
  • Have you senior level management experience including managing Country Directors?
  • Do you have substainal Programmes experience and a strong understanding of political, programmatic and operational factors in delivering development/aid programmes?

An international charity/NGO that tackle human suffering caused by malnutrition are seeking a Director of Country Programmes. The role can be based in either London or Geneva with approx. 25% travel.

You will provide strategic direction, insight and support to the Country Directors

  • Be accountable for country programme delivery
  • Work across the organisation as a key interlocutor between HQ and country offices
  • Line-Manage Country Directors - ensuring robust performance, support and mentoring
  • Work with Country Directors, Programme Services, Knowledge Leadership and the Development Office to support the development and funding of sustainable programmes of work
  • Support the Country Director to develop and implement effective country strategies
  • As a member of the SMT, you will lead organisation-wide strategic decision-making processes

To be considered for this role you will have significant experience working with an international charity/NGO in multiple country/regional offices. You will have developed and implemented innovate programmes and have experience as a member of the SMT.

You will have strong senior level management experience of senior staff in multiple locations and a track record of successful fund-raising for country programme work with programme teams. You will also have demonstrable knowledge of political, programmatic and operational factors in delivering development and aid programmes in complicated environments.

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