Habitat for Humanity India
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Chief Operating Officer – India

Driven by the vision that everyone needs a decent place to live, Habitat for Humanity began in 1976 as a grassroots effort. The housing organization has since grown to become a leading global non-profit working in more than 70 countries. In India since 1983, Habitat for Humanity has supported more than 1.7 million people to build or improve a place they can call home. Through financial support, volunteering or adding a voice to support affordable housing, everyone can help families achieve the strength, stability and self-reliance they need to build better lives for themselves. Through shelter, we empower.

Habitat’s long-term strategic goal for 2019 – 2022 is to impact 51.9 Million individuals through affordable shelter interventions Habitat through its network of partner organizations promote integrated development aimed at impact, scale and sustainability.

 The COO partners with the MD and his peers in pursuing HFH India’s Vision, Mission and Strategic Objectives. S/He provides leadership and strategic direction to Programs (DR3 included) and the Resource Development functions. The role holder shall be responsible for ensuring that programs and operational plans are implemented according to the strategic plan as well as the applicable Industry, Governmental and Habitat regulations, policies and standards.




Search for Common Ground
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Director of Finance and Administration – Europe

Since its creation, Search for Common Ground (Search) has been a pioneer in the field of citizen-led peacebuilding and conflict transformation. Today, it is the largest dedicated peacebuilding organisation. Their work fosters the transition of communities and countries toward peace and stability, so all other aspects of human development can thrive. They envision a world in which conflict serves as a source for cooperation and creative problem-solving rather than a source for polarization and violence. They tackle a myriad of issues that drive violent conflict, including refugee and internal displacement issues, sexual and gender-based violence, and violent extremism.

They are looking for a seasoned colleague to join their team and lead the Finance and Administration of their European entity. The Finance and Administration Director will ensure the sound management of the ASBL/VZW in all aspects related to finance, administration, legal, human resources, and contractual matters. S/he manages the administrative and logistic team in Brussels (2 staff) and has dotted line supervision to regional and country teams where Search is implementing activities.




Malaria No More, UK
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Africa Director

Malaria No More UK is looking for a new leader to build and drive our work in Africa. This is an exciting and major growth area for Malaria No More UK, and you will lead the design and development for an Africa focused strategy, networking with governments, politicians, business leaders, philanthropists and influencers at the highest levels in Africa. You’ll deliver an exciting pan-African communication and advocacy campaign to build awareness and help end Malaria in Africa by 2030. You will inherit exciting, world-class foundations and key partners such as the Gates Foundation, holding governments accountable for their commitments both past, present and future. You will also drive awareness throughout the continent, delivering the Zero Malaria campaign in key African markets.

You are a dynamic results-driven entrepreneur, fired up with determination to bring an end to the injustice of people dying of a preventable and curable disease. You are someone with the self-awareness to understand that such a task is best achieved through engaging and inspiring a multiplicity of diverse partners and through being a servant-leader with low ego. You are an innovative thinker and doer, an influencer with a keen political acumen with an ability to prioritize and manage a portfolio of diverse projects.




ALNAP
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Deputy Director

ALNAP is a global network of NGOs, UN agencies, members of the Red Cross/Crescent Movement, donors, academics, networks and consultants dedicated to learning how to improve response to humanitarian crises.  They believe that by improving the quality, availability and use of knowledge and evidence from previous responses, they can make the system perform better and be more accountable.  To do this, they facilitate learning between their Network Members, host the largest library of evaluations of humanitarian action, carry out original research and host events and conferences.

The ALNAP Deputy Director provides high-level support to the ALNAP Director to enhance the coherence, implementation and impact of ALNAPs four Strategic Focus Areas as outlined in the ALNAP Five Year Strategy.   She/he oversees the ALNAP Annual Workplan and is responsible for the strategic alignment and co-management of ALNAP researchers, operations and communications personnel.   She/he provides leadership, mentoring and management to Secretariat staff to develop a culture of sharing and working together that leads to high performance in the design, promotion, delivery and quality of programmes, products and services.




GAIN
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Deputy Country Director – Mozambique

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is a Swiss-based foundation launched at the UN in 2002 to tackle the human suffering caused by malnutrition. Working with both governments and businesses, we aim to transform food systems so that they deliver more nutritious food for all people. In particular, we aim to make healthier food choices more desirable, more available, and more affordable. GAIN’s mission is to advance nutrition outcomes by improving the consumption of nutritious and safe food for all people, especially the most vulnerable to malnutrition.

The Deputy Country Director will own the operational aspects of the Mozambique business plan, ensuring effective and efficient adherence to, and tracking of business plan operational, HR and financial objectives in order to support the strategic vision of the country programme.

S/He will provide strategic and effective day-to-day management of Operations; while overseeing the performance of organizational systems and ensuring partnership building on operational issues. The DCD will advise the Country Director (CD) and Mozambique Management Committee (MMC) on operational issues affecting country programme delivery and overall operations.




Red Sea Executive Search
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Research Associate – Africa

We are looking for an African national, who is an excellent researcher to join our team.

Red Sea Executive Search is an independent search consultancy recruiting executive staff for international development and philanthropy. The company is a purpose focused brand with a view on globalisation; and acts as a service provider and advisory consultancy to the actors in global development including the world’s philanthropic foundations, trusts, INGOs, the United Nations and the private sector.

The work is virtual/ remote based and revolves around candidate research within Philanthropy and International Development. It will be a chance for someone to network and work within INGOs and the UN agencies. You need to be able to communicate well via virtual platforms, have excellent written and spoken English. Additional international language proficiency is an advantage.




HelpAge International
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Head of Finance

HelpAge International is looking for an exceptional individual to lead our work in our Africa region.  The next few decades will see the most dramatic and fastest ageing of the population in human history, with huge implications for Governments, policymakers, international and national development processes and of course for older people themselves. By the end of the period covered by the Sustainable Development Goals, the great majority of them will be living in the low-and middle-income countries.

They are looking to recruit a Head of Finance who will have direct line management responsibility for the UK Finance Department and will be responsible for the general management, appraisals, training and development of staff. You will also work with the international offices, ensuring that the accounts are maintained properly and highlighting any issues.

This is a great opportunity to work directly with the senior management team as you will be working closely with the COO to ensure that the financial management information provided to the Executive Team and the Board is produced and presented properly.




United Purpose
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Country Director – Malawi

United Purpose is a leader in community-led development and grassroots innovation. We work with front line activists, community organisations and individuals to help people gain agency over their own lives so they can move beyond aid. We take this approach because we believe a person’s ability to determine their own future should never be dependent on the benevolence of charity, but always within their own control. We actively continually explore new methods to achieve better results.

The Malawi The Country Director will provide strategic leadership and management in developing the United Purpose programme in Malawi: they will have responsibility for ensuring that all aspects of the programme are managed effectively, ensuring that United Purpose challenges structures that create poverty and inequality by supporting practical actions that enable people to improve their lives and shape their own futures. The Malawi programme is a key programme and this CD role will require a senior management professional with multi-country programme experience from £5-10 million GBP. S/he also has a position of leadership on the Global Leadership Team.




United Purpose
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Country Director – Nigeria

United Purpose (UP) is an international development charity with an innovative community-led approach to eradicating global poverty and inequality. We lift people up out of poverty by creating solutions that last. Our unique approach combines ground-breaking innovation with decades of deep personal relationships and community-driven solutions to solve the problems faced by those furthest left behind and most marginalised.

United Purpose seeks a Country Director to manage and further develop an existing substantial programme. The post offers an excellent opportunity for an experienced and dynamic individual to make a significant contribution to the organisation’s work. We seek exceptional interpersonal and strong strategic planning skills, and experience in advocacy for policy change. Working within a motivated team of staff and alongside local partners, government and private sector, the candidate will have several years representational and project management experience, ideally with a WASH focus and familiarity with participatory/community-led development approach. A positive disposition, can-do attitude, strategic, analytical and leadership skills are essential




Oxfam International
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Country Director – Kenya

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy a life free from poverty.  We are an international confederation of 20 organizations (affiliates) working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.

The Country Director provides strategic leadership and management of this large and high profile program, including all development and humanitarian programming to maximise our influence and impact.   The position is accountable to the Oxfam Regional Director for Horn, Eastern and Central Africa (HECA) for the delivery, effective management (which includes budgets and planning), monitoring and evaluation, and learning from the program.




Oxfam International
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Country Director – Uganda

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy a life free from poverty.  We are an international confederation of 20 organizations (affiliates) working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.

The Country Director provides strategic leadership and management of this large and high profile program, including all development and humanitarian programming to maximise our influence and impact.   The position is accountable to the Oxfam Regional Director for Horn, Eastern and Central Africa (HECA) for the delivery, effective management (which includes budgets and planning), monitoring and evaluation, and learning from the program.




Oxfam International
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Country Director – Burundi

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.  That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy a life free from poverty.

We are an international confederation of 19 organizations (affiliates) working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.

The Country Director provides strategic leadership and management of this large and high profile program, including all development and humanitarian programming to maximise our influence and impact.   The position is accountable to the Oxfam Regional Director for Horn, Eastern and Central Africa (HECA) for the delivery, effective management (which includes budgets and planning), monitoring and evaluation, and learning from the program.




Oxfam International
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Pan Africa Program Director

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy a life free from poverty.  We are an international confederation of 20 organizations (affiliates) working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.

The Oxfam International Secretariat is currently headquartered in Nairobi, with offices in Oxford, Washington DC, New York, Brussels, Geneva, and a liaison office with the Africa Union in Addis Ababa.  Oxfam International Secretariat is looking for a Pan Africa Program (PAP) Director to lead the transition of the Pan African program into a new strategy that is aligned with the ‘new value proposition’ of the Pan Africa program and consistent with the direction of the New Oxfam Global Strategy and ways of working. The PAP Director will be working closely with the 5 African Oxfam Regional platforms, 36 country teams across the continent, and Oxfam affiliates; likewise, the PAP Director will manage and ensure the delivery of the Pan African program and contribute to designing effective influencing strategies.




Red Sea Executive Search
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Principal Consultant or Associate Consultant, Africa Region

Red Sea Executive Search is an independent search consultancy recruiting senior management and executive staff for international development and philanthropy. The company is a purpose focused brand with a view on globalisation; and aims to act as both a networking service and a recruitment service provider to the world’s foundations, trusts and charity organisations.

This role is a key part of our expansion strategy for 2020. The work involves new business development, client management and candidate research in International Development, Environment and Philanthropy. It will be a chance for someone to network and work within INGOs and the UN agencies and be involved in a growing business, either as a freelance consultant or a full time/ part-time contractor. We already have client relationships in Africa which you will be given access to, along with building relationships with new clients.




HelpAge International
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Regional Director – Africa

HelpAge International is looking for an exceptional individual to lead our work in our Africa region.  The next few decades will see the most dramatic and fastest ageing of the population in human history, with huge implications for Governments, policymakers, international and national development processes and of course for older people themselves. By the end of the period covered by the Sustainable Development Goals, the great majority of them will be living in the low-and middle-income countries.

They are looking to recruit an exceptional regional leader to join HelpAge International’s Executive Director team.  This Regional Director role comes with the opportunity to have a truly global impact on national and international policy responses to population ageing, with a particular focus on the fields of health care, social protection, human rights and humanitarian response.