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26 August 2020

Head of Fragile Communities & States (FCAS) – Assistant Director

Closing date

08.11.2020 12:00 pm

The Head of Fragile Communities and States – Assistant Director will provide strategic and operational leadership to the existing work underway, upgrading it with new ideas, funding, and staff members. This is a senior management role that will build and lead a portfolio of projects that deliver results and influence key partners to replicate our approach.

Reporting to the Director, Strategy and Advocacy, the role will ensure the successful implementation of strategies through the provision of leadership to a team of staff and consultants. Effective relationship management influencing, advocacy and communication will also be key drivers for success in this role.

This role requires an individual that has excellent knowledge and understanding of private sector development processes in fragile communities and states and is experienced in formulating, developing and implementing new strategies with a 3-10 year scope. S/he will hold bachelor’s degree in international development, conflict studies or similar, (a Master’s degree would, however, be preferred ) and will have at least ten years of experience, some in senior leadership within like-minded international organisations, especially with a focus on FCAS.

For more information on the qualifications, knowledge and skills requirements, please click here.

Applications are welcome until the deadline of 8 November 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.