Country Director – Jordan

Amman

Contract: One Year Fixed Term

Location: Jordan

Salary: £33,496 per annum

Ref: CD-J/IPD-MEEE/1115

We are currently recruiting for a Country Director based in Jordan. The Country Director will undertake overall responsibility for managing IRW’s interventions in the country; directing programmes and developing regional strategies, outlining resource requirements of the operation and periodically reassessing the programme to meet its short and long-term needs. The core responsibility of the job will be operational management, strengthen IRW’s visibility and to ensure that all programme activities are implemented, monitored and evaluated in a timely manner and in-line with IRW’s strategic parameters.

The Country Director will be responsible for managing a team of up to 50 national and expatriate staff. You will be monitoring risk management and ensuring compliance and quality improvement of the country programme. In addition, you will be reviewing and reporting the progress of finances (with a budget of up to £5m) to the international office in Birmingham and to project donors.

The successful applicant will need to have previous experience working in a senior management position in an INGO in developing countries in rehabilitation, development or emergency contexts. The job holder should have knowledge and experience of fundraising from and dealing with EC, ECHO, UN and DfID and possess strong networking skills by demonstrating previous engagement with institutions and government departments. In addition, substantial experience and knowledge of effective budgetary control and grant management is required.

Excellent communication skills in English is essential whilst knowledge of a local language desirable.

*Expat Role

Closing date: 28th December 2015

If you agree with IR values together with our policy standards on anti-bribery, child protection and our code of conduct, then you would be an ideal candidate for Islamic Relief who promotes equality and meritocracy. IRW will carry out screening checks and will take out references on your behalf

Applicants should be sympathetic to the principles of Islamic Relief

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No CVs.

Islamic Relief operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all areas of the international community 7CNW+un2��f.

If you are reliable, service minded, discreet, dedicated and a highly motivated professional with a strong commitment to IRW’s values and beliefs, please apply by downloading the application pack from our website www.islamic-relief.org/work-with-us/ and forward the completed form to recruitment@irworldwide.org on or before the closing date.

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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  • Organization: Islamic Relief
  • Location: Amman
  • Grade: N/A
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Management, Administration and Finance
  • Closing Date: 2015-12-28

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