Islamic Relief Worldwide. We are currently recruiting for a Country Director position in our Niger field office. The Country Director will have overall management responsibility for IRW’s work in the country of posting to lead any humanitarian response, bring about change and reduce poverty by supporting practical development programmes that enable people to improve their lives and shape their own futures.
Islamic Relief Worldwide is an independent humanitarian and development organisation, serving humanity for over 35 years. With an active presence in over 40 countries, we strive to make the world a better and fairer place for those effected by poverty, conflicts or natural disasters.
Islamic Relief Worldwide-The successful candidate must have or be:
- Work experience working as a Country Director, or a senior management role with an International NGO;
- Substantial experience and knowledge of effective budgetary control and grant management;
- Experience of and commitment to participatory management and maintaining a supportive, open environment to ensure the learning and development of all staff;
- Proven experience in overseeing programmes; understanding of quantitative and qualitative data in support of programme development;
- Experience of managing and mentoring local and international staff.
Islamic Relief promotes equality and meritocracy, and seeks individuals who are sympathetic to the IR values of; Sincerity, Excellence, Compassion, Social Justice and Custodianship together with our policy standards on Anti-Bribery, Child Protection and Code of Conduct. If you would like to be a part of an organisation striving to make a difference in the world and are looking for a meaningful career, we will be glad to hear from you.
Please Note: Interviews are expected to take place on an ongoing basis and the vacancy may close earlier than the above closing date). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Any employment with Islamic Relief will be subject to the following checks:
- screening clearance
- receipt of satisfactory references
Islamic Relief is an equal opportunities employer