Programme Director - DR Congo

Job Type

Full Time
Temporary

Salary

Details: £46,820

Published

08/08/2018

Start Date

09/02/2018

Application Deadline

08/18/2018

Address

Goma
Goma
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Description

 An exciting opportunity has arisen for an individual with proven humanitarian and partner management experience to join our team in the DRC as Programme Director.

The Programme Director is to be based in and responsible for managing the Programme Department and field based operations for Tearfund in the DRC. He/she will assist the Country Director in the leadership and management of Tearfund's project work and a portfolio of partners, ensuring the effective design, assessment, resourcing and monitoring of projects in support of the delivery of Tearfund's DRC country strategy whilst ensuring projects reflect Tearfund Quality Standard commitments.

The post holder will represent and advocate on behalf of Tearfund and its partners with donors, partner organisations and governmental bodies. The post holds specific line management responsibilities for the Programme Manager, Area Manager, Project Coordinators and Sector Advisors. The Programme Director is a member of the Senior Management Team and reports to the Country Director. 

The successful candidate will have:

  • A degree or equivalent in development management studies or related subjects
  • Relevant senior level field management experience in multi-sector, multi-funded relief and development programmes which includes strategic planning and thinking, project management and capacity development, and budget development and management.
  • Excellent people and team management skills
  • Proven success in securing institutional funding

Applicants must be committed to Tearfund's Christian beliefs. The recruitment process will include specific checks related to safe-guarding issues. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in French and English are essential.  


Level of Language Proficiency

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in French and English are essential.  

Professional Level

Managerial

Minimum Education Required

No requirement


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