Country Director Somalia

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Islamic Relief

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Employer: Islamic Relief
Job Title: Country Director Somalia
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Mogadishu
Category: Other
  • Location: Mogadishu, Somalia
  • Ref: CD-S/IPD-EA/0219
  • Contract: 12 months, Fixed Term
  • Salary: £37, 864
  • Closing date: 22nd February 2019 11:59 PM UK Time

The Country Director will be responsible for the Country Office Budget, the overall management of all country office staff and their security and act as the legal representative of IRW in country. The CD is responsible for ensuring that IRW Somalia meets the safeguarding duties, the programme complies with the Core Humanitarian Standards, and the organisation’s internal accountability standards.

The successful candidate must have or be:

  • Work experience working as a Country Director, or a senior management role with an International NGO.
  • Proven track record of working with INGOs in developing countries in rehabilitation; development or emergency contexts.
  • Experience of managing and mentoring local and international staff.
  • Demonstrates the flexibility and energy that is required for a high level of self-management and awareness
  • Knowledge of Arabic language and/or local language.

Pre-employment Checks:

Any employment with Islamic Relief will be subject to the following checks:

· screening clearance

· receipt of satisfactory references

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.

Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applicants should be sympathetic to the values of Islamic Relief

(Sincerity, Excellence, Compassion, Social Justice and Custodianship)

Islamic Relief is an equal opportunities employer



If you are talented, reliable, service minded, resilient and a highly motivated professional looking for a meaningful career, with a strong commitment to IRW’s values and mission, please apply on our website

Publish date: 2019-02-13 20:41:45
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