|Description||Sahel Country Cluster Manager
Location: Dakar, Senegal
Contract type: Fixed term 2 years
Hours: 35 per week
Salary: Starting at £40,979
Accompanied: Yes, family accompaniment.
About the role
The British Read Cross (BRC) is recruiting for an exciting senior management role based in Dakar. If you are an experienced humanitarian with strong diplomacy skills and extensive experience in program implementation through partnerships, and want to lead and manage an incredibly talented team to deliver a new strategic direction in the Sahel sub-region – then this role is for you!
Your main responsibilities as the Sahel Manager will be:
About the team
The Sahel Manager will be embedded in British Red Cross’ West and Central Africa and Overseas Branches team. As the role is based in Dakar, Senegal, the postholder will be working directly with BRC’s Dakar team and be line managed by the Head of Region, based in London. The Dakar team is comprised of a CASH preparedness programme manager, a Migration programme team, an FSL programme manager, a country officer and a logistician/driver. You would be overseeing work in the Sahel G5 countries and Guinea. BRC also has country offices in Abuja, Nigeria, and Freetown, Sierra Leone, who you will link with when necessary. Programmes as well as emergency responses, are supported by the team in London, which includes the Head of Region, two Regional Officers, the Disaster Management Coordinator and a Team Assistant, as well as our finance, fundraising, HR, technical advisory and PMEAL business partners.
In line with the British Red Cross’ International Strategy, the programmes in the region focus on three strategic areas: Protracted Conflict, Chronic Hunger and Migration and Displacement, all while engaging with core themes of Disaster Management, Protection, Gender and Inclusion and Community Engagement and Accountability. As reflected in the job description, the Sahel Manager will play an important role in delivering the British Red Cross’ ambitions and targets in regard to these strategic areas in the Sahel region.
About the person
We are looking for a motivated individual with proven management experience at a strategic level in a complex organisation with evidence of leading partnership developments and implementation of programmes. Specific role requirements include:
We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Closing date for applications is 5th January 2020 at 23:59 (UK time).
First round of interviews will take place in the week commencing 13th January 2020.
Should you have any questions on this role please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org quoting reference REQ0000027ZP
We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
A little bit more about us…
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK and around the world get the support they need if crisis strikes.
Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.
At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of; age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.
Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to bring your authentic-self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.
In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.
If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation’s Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.
As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) or equivalent overseas criminal records checking of all individuals who work overseas with us.
The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).
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|Experience / Qualifications||[Please click here to view the full job description and person specification for this position.]|
|Experience||5 to 10 years|
|Areas of activity||Crisis & Post-crisis management, Water sanitation & Hygiene, Migration|
|Salary / Allowance||Contract type: Fixed term 2 years
Hours: 35 per week
Salary: Starting at £40,979
|How to apply||Please apply using the online application link below as we do not accept CVs and cover letters via email.
However, should you have any questions on this role please email us at email@example.com quoting reference REQ0000027ZP
|On-line application link||https://jobs.redcross.org.uk/tlive1_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID=549547S2Hp&WVID=438845007l&LANG=USA|
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