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Kenya: Head of Operations, Africa

Organization: Christian Aid
Country: Kenya, Zimbabwe
Closing date: 06 May 2018

About us

At Christian Aid we are passionate about tackling the root causes of poverty and injustice, and in practical ways transforming the lives of people affected. Working in partnership with others, our programmes across 15 countries in Africa are empowering communities to live a full life, free from poverty.

About the role

The portfolio and complexity our work is growing. We are looking for someone who can lead the operational aspects of our work, ensuring that our support functions, policies, processes and systems are aligned and responsive to the needs of our country programmes and our operational performance meets internal and external global standards.

About you

You will have a post-graduate degree level qualification, together with extensive knowledge of development and programming in an international NGO setting. You will be well conversant with business processes and organisational development and will have a track record in supporting organisations through periods of rapid change and growth. You are a strategic thinker and a good communicator with excellent interpersonal skills, able to influence and collaborate with others to find solutions. You can excel in a fast-paced and diverse work environment with multiple demands on your time. You have strong attention to detail and at the same time provide leadership for new ideas and ways of working. You are a confident manager with considerable experience in long distance performance management and coaching

How to apply:

To apply for this post, please visit www.christianaid.org.uk/jobs to apply online in the Christian Aid Online recruitment system.

The role may be based either in Nairobi, Kenya or Harare, Zimbabwe.

We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

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