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15 May 2017

Country Director Job in Kenya - Save the Children

As a member of the East and Southern Africa Senior Leadership team, you will have shared accountability for Save the Childrens international development and emergency programming in the region of approximately $400 million each year through an organisation of over 5,500 people.

To achieve our ambitious goals and breakthroughs for children, the leadership team will, in collaboration with Save the Children Members and in conjunction with the other regional organisations, aim to drive global growth to $2.7 billion by 2019.

Qualifications

  • Masters degree level qualification or equivalent length of experience in the sector
  • Substantial experience of building, leading and developing a diverse team of senior staff to deliver on both development and humanitarian programs
  • Experience of working with donors to secure and/or manage new large-scale and/or competitive funding
  • Experience of leading high profile advocacy and campaigning initiatives
  • Experience in managing a growing county office and the need to balance growth with capacity
  • Experience of leading change in an organisation which has led to considerable results for the organisation and its stakeholders
  • Experience of building personal networks, including government, at a senior level, resulting in securing new opportunities for the organisation
  • Strategic thinker who is comfortable with developing highly ambitious business strategies at scale and the track record of delivering on these
  • Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy-in
  • Excellent understanding of programme, financial and operational management processes
  • Good understanding of key trends in international and humanitarian development
  • Strong and nuanced cultural awareness
  • Fluency in speaking and writing in English
  • Commitment to the Save the Children values

How to Apply
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Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Contract - Full-Time
Closing date: Friday 26 May 2017
All jobs close at midnight UK time on the date specified

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