Country Representative for Rwanda

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Recruiting Organization: Seeding Africa

This role will start out as a volunteer role till it can be upgraded to a full-time basis.

As Country Representative you will lead, manage and advance the programming and

operations objectives and the mission of Seeding Africa to serve the poor and

vulnerable. Your strategic leadership will enable you to advance Seeding Africa’s

reputation and impact while you proactively manage the programme and activities of the

organization.

Roles and Key Responsibilities:

● Champion and lead the vision, mission and strategy. Lead the design of medium

and long-term goals. Ensure program and operations leads coordinate their

objectives in alignment with the strategy.

● Ensure that all projects meet and exceed donor expectations and are designed

and implemented for maximum impact and reach.

● Effectively manage senior programming and operations talent.

Manage team dynamics and staff well-being. Provide coaching and mentoring

subordinates during operations. Strategically tailor individual development plans

and complete performance assessments for direct reports. Oversee the

development of staffing plans for large and complex projects and the recruitment

process of country staff where necessary.

● Lead the development of strategic partnerships with African organizations that

leverages resources, reputation, and expertise in line with Seeding Africa’s

partnership principles.

● Manage and mitigate risk through monitoring national and regional issues that

may impact staff and programming. Ensure all staff understand and adhere to

Seeding Africa staff safety and security policies and plans and ensure the

updating of such plans.

● Ensure compliance in operations functions. Provide oversight and analysis

regarding monthly expenditures.

● Lead and direct the pursuit of strategic growth opportunities, prepositioning and

capture planning.

Basic Qualifications

● Master’s degree in international development, International Relations or a related

field will be appreciated

● 5 or more years’ experience managing complex relief and development

programs.

Preferred Qualifications

● Experience engaging partners and strengthening partnerships. Experience

working with Church partners a plus.

● Staff management experience and abilities that are conducive to a learning

environment. Experience coaching and mentoring senior program staff.

● Ability to represent the organization at high levels.

● Experience in MS Office package (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio), Web

Conferencing Applications, and information and budget management systems

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair Accessible

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

This opportunity is recurringFalse

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