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World Concern International, a Christian Relief and Development Organization, wishes to recruit a qualified and competent person for the following position.
Position Title: Program Director
Location: Goz Beida, Chad
Reports To: Director of Disaster Response and supervises all in-country stall
Major Responsibilities:
  • Provide overall in-country leadership for all program activities
  • Provide strategic vision and program design
  • Liaise directly with donors
  • Supervise all staff in-country, including those from partner organizations
  • With the Security Officer, monitor the security situation, set security policy, and ensure its adherence
  • Manage the country budget, ensuring spending is in line with the overall budget and allocated properly among the various grants
  • Seek new and continuing funding,including writing proposals
  • Seek new opportunities for intervention

  • Collect the necessary information, write and file all donor reports in a timely manner
  • Monitor all indicators to ensure all targets are met
  • Coordinate support for program activities
  • Ensure proper organizational registration and compliance with government regulations
  • Provide materials to Resource Development necessary to raise private funding for Chad
  • Ensure WC Seattle/Director of Disaster Response is kept appraised of all developments in the general situation as well as the program
Qualification ,skills and Experience
  • Bachelors degree in related field.
  • Spiritually mature follower of Jesus Christ and committed to World Concern’s values and mission.
  • At least 5 years field experience working as an expatriate, managing relief or development programs.
  • Experience working in conflict areas
  • Significant experience managing teams of international and national staff
  • Experience in program design, proposal writing and report writing
  • Ability to write and speak both French and English, written is a major requirement for this position.
  • Arabic will be an added advantage
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Experience managing OFDA grants
  • Experience with Cash-for-Work programming and WATSAN
Working Conditions:
  • This is an unaccompanied post
  • Requires travel to locations experiencing conflict and possible exposure to dangerous situations.
  • Position may include travel on sometimes difficult terrain.
  • Position at times requires long hours in a demanding environment
  • Housing provided: team house in Goz Beida living with 3-6 expatriates
All application letters, testimonials and detailed current CVs together with the names of three referees (one of whom
must be a Pastor) and a daytime telephone, should reach the undersigned not later than 15th May, 2010. Please quote the position in the subject matter of your email. Those who will not have heard from us by 1st June, 2010 should consider themselves unsuccessful.
Address: Human Resource Manager, P.O. Box 61333 – 00200, Nairobi

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