Deputy Country Director at Save the Children, Kabul, Afghanistan

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Deadline: 26 September 2018

Save the Children is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Deputy Country Director – Programme Operations in Kabul, Afghanistan. The duration for this post is 1 year.

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Save the Children’s mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Deputy Country Director will perform the following functions:

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  • Take a significant share in the overall responsibility for the direction and coordination of the Country Office.
  • Development and quality implementation of all programs in country and related engagement with members and donors, including the management of all sub offices, humanitarian preparedness and response (including DRR).
  • Given the RnR schedules and frequent work related travel the post will be sharing the overall management of the CO with the CD as Deputy and back up.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Masters Degree in development or other social sciences or relevant degree.
  • Recommended a minimum of 5 years of senior management and 10 experience in non-profit environment, including significant field operations experience running both emergency and development programs.
  • Robust experience with an INGO in a complex emergency and development program cycle management, and with experience of working within a complex and matrix organisation structure.
  • Significant knowledge of international humanitarian systems, institutions and donors, and of procedures, accountability frameworks and best practices in emergency management.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Ability and willingness to change work practices and hours, and work with incoming teams in the event of major emergencies and work in a setting with limited movement and security restrictions.

How to Apply

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Applicants must submit their CV and covering letter in English through online process.

For more information, please visit Save the Children.