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Seeking a Dynamic and Experienced Deputy Country Director for Innovation: Africa’s Israel Office

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Innovation: Africa
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Herzliya, Tel Aviv District, Israel
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Publicado há 12 dias

Background

 Innovation: Africa (IA) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization is a team of dedicated problem solvers with a mission to bring solutions and know-how to those in need living in rural African villages. We use solar energy to pump clean water and provide schools, orphanages and medical clinics with light and refrigeration to store vaccines and medicines. IA has completed over 500 solar and agricultural projects, providing light, clean water, food and proper medical care to nearly 3 million people in Ethiopia, Tanzania, Malawi, South Africa, Uganda, Cameroon, Senegal and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

 

Job Summary

The Deputy Country Director will be joining a growing international team of change makers, helping to implement solar electrification and water technologies across rural Africa. Based in Israel, this position requires regular travel to our program sites. The Deputy Country Director will be responsible for helping to manage the local teams in Africa and oversee the logistics throughout the project implementation process requiring communication between local and international donors as well as the international iA team. This is a support role within the Africa Programs Department, working under the guidance and direction of the Country Director.

 

Reports To

Country Director


Responsibilities

 Assist the Country Director in the management of the local team in the research, implementation and monitoring of hundreds of solar water and electrification projects.

Provide support in running all operations in local African offices including but not limited to the timeline, budget and reporting to Innovation: Africa’s international teams in Israel

 and New York.

o   Maintain Projects Database, Monthly Monitoring Database, Projects Invoices Database, Allocations Database, file and organize documents.

o   In the field: assist in preparing for donor trips, take field notes, oversee project implementation, meet with local contractors, visit prospective projects, meet with relevant stakeholders and ministries, accompany international guests on project visits.


Qualifications

 

A seasoned and charismatic professional with the necessary experience to get the job done while inspiring confidence in the local teams and relevant donors. As such, all candidates must be results-driven, with proven experience in presenting, project management and logistics. The ideal candidate is a problem-solver, detail-orientated, flexible with strong communication skills. Exposure to working with municipal

offices in Africa, negotiating/vetting contractors, working in rural communities within Africa and effectively reporting to international counterparts is preferred. Must be a native English speaker or have advanced English proficiency in reading, writing and speaking.

 

Compensation

Commensurate with experience. Health insurance and other benefits included.

 

Requirements/Other

This job requires regular travel to the countries of management.

 

As an international organization, our team is spread out between NY, Israel and Africa, and team members are constantly on the move. We strive to use technology solutions to keep our staff in close contact despite our travel schedules, and are all frequently on the phone, on Skype, WhatsApp and more. This position requires the ability to keep up with this fast-paced environment, and to be comfortable working with col- leagues across time zones and continents.

 

 

Application Instructions

Please send your cover letter and CV as a single PDF attachment to adela@innoafrica.org . Please make the file name your full name.

Background

 Innovation: Africa (IA) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization is a team of dedicated problem solvers with a mission to bring solutions and know-how to those in need living in rural African villages. We use solar energy to pump clean…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Carga Horária Integral
  • Tipo de Emprego
    Contrato / CLT
  • Data de Início
    15 de novembro de 2021
  • Educação
    Ensino Superior Requerido
  • Nível profissional
    Profissional

Nível de Proficiência do Idioma

Native English.

Native English.

Localização

Presencial
Maskit St 27, Herzliya, Izrael

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Instruções:

Please send your cover letter and CV as a single PDF attachment to adela@innoafrica.org. Please make the file name your full name.

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