Bangladesh Country Director

Tearfund, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Skill Required:, Monitoring and EvaluationProject ManagementProject/ Programme ManagementStrategic AlliancesTraining and Capacity Building
Preferred Experience: 
3 to 10 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
21st January, 2019

Job Description

An exciting opening has arisen in our Asia Cluster - Tearfund is looking for a Country Director to lead the implementation of our country programme in Bangladesh.

Do you have substantial experience, ideally within Bangladesh or other Asian countries, in:

  • Strategic planning and thinking
  • Leadership and people management
  • Project and budget management in large scale programming
  • Community development
  • Disaster risk reduction
  • Acquiring and managing institutional funding and building donor relations
  • Working in accordance with corporate structures, policies and practices.
  • Building relationship with and influencing senior leaders of partner organisations, church denominations, donors and other key actors.

Are you creative and innovative with strong analytical and problem solving skills? Do you have strong awareness of and commitment to addressing gender and diversity issues?

We are seeking someone fluent and competent in written and spoken English with excellent communication, interpersonal, negotiation and coaching/mentoring skills in cross cultural settings.

You will also need to be self-disciplined, with the ability to lead proactively within a remote line management relationship.

Our successful candidate will also have strong understanding of and a passion for integral mission, ideally having had experience working with local church-based organisations.

Does your skill set match the above? Then this is the role for you!

Applicants must be committed to Tearfund's Christian beliefs.

The recruitment process will include specific checks related to safeguarding issues.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Salary: £42,539.

This is a fixed-term role for 2 years.

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