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Food, Income & Markets Programme Manager Career Opportunity

Concern Worldwide is a non-governmental, international, humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced individuals for the following position:

Food, Income & Markets Programme Manager – Concern Somalia / Somaliland Programme

Duration of contract: 2 years

Job Summary:

The incumbent will be based in Hargeisa with frequent travel to programme areas and will provide leadership to the Food, Income and Markets programme by effective management of all Concern FIM projects in Somaliland and Somalia.

S/he will also be responsible for the overall staff and financial management of the Hargeisa field office and will also act as Concern’s representative in Somaliland.

The key areas of responsibility will be:

  • FIM Programme Development and Management
  • Staff Development and Management
  • Financial Management
  • Representation and Liaison
Person specification:
  • An advanced university degree (Masters or equivalent) in international development or related community development, livelihoods, food security, economics or agriculture and/or commensurate experience
  • A minimum of 5 years work experience in leading FIM programmes
  • Experience of project planning, monitoring and evaluation
  • Proven leadership, management, interpersonal, decision–making and analytical skills
  • Willingness to and experience in working in insecure environments
  • Fluent in both spoken and written English
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements can obtain a detailed ToR and apply for this position on Concern’s website: www.concern.net/jobs

The closing date for application is Sunday, 4th December 2011.

Each application should include two referees who can validate technical expertise.

Telephone and email contacts must be submitted with the application.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview

Concern has a Code of Conduct and a Programme Participant Protection Policy to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from abuse and exploitation


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