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British Red Cross recrute 01 Country Cluster Manager

British Red Cross recrute 01 Country Cluster Manager, Sahel – Senegal

DescriptionSahel 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:

  • To lead on the delivery of the BRC strategy in the Sahel sub-region of West and Central Africa and to provide strategic leadership for BRC’s sub-regional advocacy and programming.
  • To manage and coordinate the delivery of all BRC’s support to partner National Societies, the IFRC and the ICRC in the Sahel region.
  • To lead on the development of BRC’s partnerships and relationships in the region with respect to BRC’s and IFRC specific codes and frameworks
  • To lead the development of new funding opportunities to support the delivery of the strategy in the sub-region, working closely with donors such as DFID.
  • To manage a small team who have oversight of the programmes in three core technical areas, namely Cash Preparedness, Food Security & Livelihoods, and Migration.
  • To ensure that these programmatic strands are delivered in a joined-up way, and that BRC has a united voice within the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement, including interaction with the IFRC Sahel Cluster.
  • To ensure the sound management of the BRC office based in Dakar including HR, finance, security and asset management.


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:


  • Fluency in French and English
  • Substantial managerial, programmatic as well as HR, experience
  • Substantial experience of developing and working in partnerships including institutional funders
  • Knowledge of the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement


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).
Applications must be submitted in English.


First round of interviews will take place in the week commencing 13th January 2020.

[Please click here to view the full job description and person specification for this position.]

Should you have any questions on this role please email us at quoting reference REQ0000027ZP


We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:

  • Accommodation while on deployment
  • Subsistence allowances while overseas
  • Travel to and from the country of posting, plus long service flights
  • Comprehensive insurance, including medical, personal effects and life insurance
  • Pre and post assignment medicals and access to excellent health and wellbeing benefits
  • Access to a pension, which you can join at any time during your contract
  • Generous leave entitlement (36 days incl. public holidays)


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Experience / Qualifications[Please click here to view the full job description and person specification for this position.]
Experience5 to 10 years
PositionsProgram/Project management
Areas of activityCrisis & Post-crisis management, Water sanitation & Hygiene, Migration
CountryAfrica, Senegal
Salary / AllowanceContract type: Fixed term 2 years

Hours: 35 per week

Salary: Starting at £40,979

How to applyPlease 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 quoting reference REQ0000027ZP

On-line application link
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