Job Title: Country Director - 2313805

International Rescue Committee
  • Job Title: Country Director Jobs in Yemen - 2313805

    International Rescue Committee
  • 12 - 13 Years
  • Yemen - Yemen
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2313805

Job Description

Ensure the SMT delivers the leadership, management structures, staffing skills and approaches, and operational systems required to ensure a coherent one IRC approach to achieve country objectivesFind opportunities for appropriate expansion and growth of programs, supported by the acquisition of and investment in human resourcesSafety and Security ManagementTake primary responsibility for overall management for the country programOversee the management of all security issues, including appropriate response to emergency situations as they ariseMaintain a culture of safety throughout the country program, including trainings and briefings that prepare all country program staff for security incident prevention and responseKeep security, evacuation and contingency plans current and accessible to country program staffMaintain close coordination and communication with the Regional Safety and Security Advisor on relevant concerns and evolving issues that could adversely affect IRC staff or operationsStaff Management, Learning and DevelopmentOversee the management, coaching and development of national and international staff to build a team of skilled, committed and motivated staff Coach, train, supervise and mentor direct-report staff, including communicating clear expectations, setting quarterly performance objectives, providing regular and timely positive and constructive performance feedback, and providing documented semi-annual performance reviewsProvide a measurable development plan including on-the-job learning with the aim of strengthening technical capacity, exchanging knowledge within the team and offering guidance on career pathsHold high-quality meetings with each direct report on a regular and predictable basis, at least bi-weeklyApprove and manage all time, attendance and leave requests of direct reports to ensure adequate departmental coverageAs part of succession plan and nationalization goals, identify, train and develop capability and capacity of a national staff to successfully transition role and responsibilities, by end of assignmentPromote and monitor staff care and well-being Model healthy work-life balance practices Support appropriate interventions in response to identified staff care needs of both national and international staffOffer leadership support for successful adherence by all staff to IRC s country, regional and Global HR Operating Policies and ProceduresWork with regional HR staff to identify and implement recruitment and retention strategiesUndertake regular reviews of labor and salary markets in the area for the purpose of enhancing the competitiveness of the IRC s overall compensation package for national staffStewardship and Operational ManagementDrive operational excellence to achieve optimal efficiency and cost-effectiveness in all functions and operations of the country programOversee the development, deployment and utilization of financial and operational policies, procedures, and systems to deliver compliance with IRC and donor requirementsEnsure responsiveness and appropriate levels of in-person and remote support to all offices, especially in the areas of HR, finance and supply chainProvide timely and effective oversight of the country program s financial positionMaintain effective and coordinated budget monitoring processes for grant funds and discretionary fundsSeek opportunities to introduce efficiencies and eliminate redundancies in existing business processesCommunicationsModel and encourage active practice of the principles of the IRC Way Global Standards for Professional Conduct throughout the Yemen country programMaintain a healthy and empowering office environment that encourages open, honest and productive communication among IRC staff and with partner organizationsMaintain open communications with regional management staff, regional technical advisors, and HQ departmental staffQualificationsYou should have strong leadership abilities and interpersonal skills, and be able to deploy strong communications effectively, both internally and externally You should enjoy developing networks to build partnerships and diversify program resourcesGraduate degree in a relevant fieldAt least 12 years of dynamically responsible international work experience, including leadership at the Country Director level of multi-site, multi-sectoral operations in a complex operating environmentPrior experience working within organizational structures in transitionExperience working in conflictpost-conflict or disaster response situationProfessional fluency in written and spoken English Fluency in Arabic is a plusDemonstrated Technical SkillsExperience managing security in a complex and rapidly changing security contextConfirmed ability to negotiate and work with partner organizations Experience with organizational capacity strengthening and partnership building is helpfulStrong budget and fiscal oversight capacitiesExtensive representation and fundraising success, including prior experience with European, US and international donorsEstablished capacity to handle stressful situations in a healthy, constructive mannerAbility to respond to multiple priorities in a timely manner, producing high-quality outcomesProficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OutlookWorking knowledge of file sharing protocols such as Dropbox, SharePoint, etc, an advantageDemonstrated ManagerialLeadership CompetenciesExperience building personal networks at a senior level, resulting in securing new opportunities for the organizationDemonstrated successful leadership and management experience with a multi-disciplinary teams in cross-cultural settings, including active mentoring and coachingEffective in developing high-potential staff to achieve career growth and maximum contributionConfirmed experience delivering suitable levels of oversight of a portfolio consisting of a variety of complex, high-value donor-funded projectsOpportunity-awareness A successful innovative approach to unpredictable programming, operational, and funding contextsAbility to dispassionately represent program context, constraints, and successes to media, government, and other senior audiences

Profile Summary

Type:Company Job

Eligibility:Any Graduation.

Industry:NGO / Social Services / Community Services / Non-Profit

Function:Administration

Deadline:17th Sep 2024

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