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Africa Programs Director Nairobi Kenya, Hoffnungszeichen

04.28.2013 · Posted in Jobs in African Countries

Africa Programs Director Nairobi Kenya, Hoffnungszeichen | Sign of Hope e.V., Nairobi We are looking for a dynamic team player agreeing with Sign of Hope´s basic beliefs and values who will fill the following key position Africa Programs Director – Nairobi, Kenya Location: Nairobi, Kenya Contract Duration: Two years, renewable Contract Start: As soon as possible Objective: Reporting to the Chairman. The job holder provides leadership required to fulfill the purpose of Sign of Hope within the region. He/she is in charge of the management of the Regional Office and represents Sign of Hope within the region. He/she will be responsible for the coordination of activities of our local sites in Kenya and South Sudan.


JobTitle Africa Programs Director Nairobi Kenya

Company Hoffnungszeichen | Sign of Hope e.V., Singen, Germany

Company Profile Hoffnungszeichen | Sign of Hope is an interdenominational human rights and aid organisation. Helping those in distress is the focus of our work across the world.

Sign of Hope campaigns where human rights are being abused or threatened. Sign of Hope provides humanitarian disaster and emergency aid and is also involved in sustainable development work based on the principle of ‘Help People to Help Themselves’.
Sign of Hope sees itself as a bridge, bringing love and developing a relationship between those who give and those who receive. This relationship is built on empathy, on altruism and on solidarity. Sign of Hope helps people in need, supports sustainable development and makes it possible for those who want to help, to do so.

Location Nairobi

Category health | humanitarian

Region East Africa | Kenya

Contract full-time

Duration 24 months
Job Description
Objective:
Reporting to the Chairman. The job holder provides leadership required to fulfill the purpose of Sign of Hope within the region. He/she is in charge of the management of the Regional Office and represents Sign of Hope within the region. He/she will be responsible for the coordination of activities of our local sites in Kenya and South Sudan.

A. Responsibilities
I. Program Management of own implemented programs in Africa including• Project Idea
• Situation analysis and pre-planning
• Planning with project design
• Implementation and monitoring
• Evaluation (internal and external)
• Handover of the project
Own implemented programs are currently: basic health care (clinics established in Duong and Rumbek, clinic under development in Nyal), deep water boreholes in Unity state and transport of relief goods.
II. Management and leadership• Relations to decision making bodies of Sign of Hope
• Issue business plan including the annual budget for all regional issues
• Control cash flow and finances
• Control project success and finances
• Compile and supply agreed reporting
• Contract suppliers
• Set up a reasonable quality management
• Lead the staff under direct responsibility
• Manage operations of the regional office and supervise the South Sudan offices operations
• Ensure that Sign of Hope meets international and local legal requirements
III. Relations to institutional donors based in Africa• Identification of institutional donors
• Formulation of Applications
• Reporting
IV. Representation• Act as an ambassador of Sign of Hope in the region
• Liaise with government and international and local NGOs in the region
• Promote networking and alliance building with stakeholders in the region
• Carry out a variety of legal, ceremonial, social and networking duties
B. Competencies
Key abilities
• Entrepreneurship
• Power to get things done
• Forward thinking ability
• Financial literacy
• Good communication skills
• Project Management experience
• Skill at enhancing other´s commitment to their work
• Ability to build collaborative relationships
• Three years experience in a senior leadership position in a charitable NGO
• Fluent in English, German will be beneficial
• Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills, and flexibility in cultural and organizational terms
C. Requirements• University degree (preferably in Business Administration, Humanitarian Aid, Development Co-operation)
• Reliability
• Flexibility
• Integrity
• Physically and psychologically tough
• Willing to travel up to 50% of work time
Qualified candidates are invited to submit in English, a meaningful cover letter, a CV with picture , three professional references, salary expectations, an indication of a possible starting date and availability via email (max. 2MB).
(Application deadline: 12. May 2013)
http://www.hoffnungszeichen.de/
Education (min) University Honors Degree

Education (best) University degree (preferably in Business Administration, Humanitarian Aid, Development Co-operation)

Language (min) English

Language (extra) German will be beneficial

Advert Date started on 24 Apr 2013 | ending on 24 May 2013

To Apply:http://www.ngojobsonline.com/Job_188_Africa+Programs+Director+Nairobi+Nairobi+Kenya.html?FromHub=devnetjobs.org

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