As Country Director, you will be based in Juba but expected to frequently support the teams camping in the field sites. Reporting to the Regional Director you will be responsible for the effective integration of strategic, programmatic and operational management in compliance with contractual obligations and MAG s mission and mandate. You will have a wide variety of strategic responsibilities including contract management, donor liaison, business development, people management, security management, capacity building and risk management. This senior role will provide you with the opportunity to use your people management skills, leading a large team of staff operating across a complex and varied environment. You will also have the opportunity to use your skills in stakeholder management, to take a leading role in donor development, identifying funding opportunities in a demanding donor environment.
You will have extensive experience working overseas at a senior management level in large-scale programmes in the protection and/or humanitarian field. It is essential that you have strong programme management skills, preferably with experience of managing large scale, multi-year projects, ideally from project design through to contract delivery. You will also need demonstrable skills in people and financial management, as well as previous experience working overseas in complex political environments that require tact, sensitivity and relationship-building skills. Previous experience in the mine action sector is highly desirable, however we welcome applications from experienced managers from any development sector. Demonstrable experience of working on gender inclusion initiatives would be highly desirable, a passion and commitment towards diversity, equality and inclusion is essential.
In order to strive towards gender diversity within the programme, we would strongly welcome applications from female candidates.