Friday, 22 January 2016

Country Programme Manager - AAH-I Somalia

Vacancy: Country Programme Manager - AAH-I Somalia
 
Work Location: Nairobi, with frequent travel to Somalia’s South Central, Somaliland and Puntland regions
 
About Action Africa Help International: Action Africa Help International (AAH-I) is an African-led, regional organisation, working in Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Uganda, and Zambia. 

It brings over 25 years’ experience working with communities in conflict and post-conflict situations, including refugees, internally displaced people, host communities and communities in urban slums.


AAH-I is looking for a suitable candidate who will lead the strategy and team in Somalia to contribute to AAH-I’s Mission and Vision. 

S/he will ensure that funds are raised to deliver this vision and that work is implemented to the quality and other standards as set out in AAH-I’s policies and procedures. 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience
 
The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:
  • A Master’s degree in the social sciences with significant experience in either humanitarian relief, public health or development projects management;
  • Proven track record of leadership, with at least 8 years progressive senior management experience
  • Proven track record of resource mobilization, supervising complex programmes funded by major multilateral or bilateral donor agencies;
  • Demonstrated field leadership in strategic program and project development, implementation, and evaluation;
  • Excellent diplomatic skills and ability to create positive relations with senior government officials, heads of diplomatic missions, international organisations, NGOs and CBOs to enhance AAH-I’s programmes;
  • Experience with financial management and compliance with donor requirements.
  • Entrepreneurial orientation, self-starter able to work independently and cope with demanding work situations in complex setting.
The full Job Description is available on the AAH-I website:www.actionafricahelp.org

Application Instructions
 
Interested candidates should email application letters and CVs (with 3 referees) addressed to recruitke@actionafricahelp.org to be received by 12th February, 2016. 

The email Subject Line must show the job title of the position applied for. 

AAH-I is an equal-opportunity employer. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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