Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
Are you an experienced Manager with proven experience in implementing relief and rehabilitation projects in a humanitarian context? An exciting new opportunity has arisen within our Syria Programme for a Deputy Country Director - Programmes, based in Damascus, Syria.
The successful candidate will have:
Responsibilities will include assisting the Country Director in the leadership and management of Tearfund project work, having oversight of successful design, implementation and monitoring of projects, delegated responsibility for security management, assisting in developing the strategic direction for a complex programme. It is essential that the successful candidate has extensive experience as a senior manager with an INGO, and sustained experience living and working in a complex humanitarian context. In addition, they should have proven experience of working alongside local organisations. The candidate will also demonstrate excellent communication skills and be a strong negotiator and problem solver.
Applicants must be committed to Tearfund's Christian beliefs. We would expect applicants to be able to demonstrate a clear and specific desire to work in this country.
The recruitment process will include specific checks related to safeguarding issues. In addition, personal identification information will be submitted against a Watchlist database to check against criminal convictions as a counter-terror measure.