Master’s degree in the social sciences with significant experience in humanitarian relief and either public health or development projects management;
Proven track record of leadership, with at least 10 years progressive senior management experience supervising complex programs funded by major multilateral or bilateral donor agencies;
Demonstrated field leadership in strategic program and project development, implementation, and evaluation;
Proven track record in resource mobilization;
Commitment to promote AAH-I’s Vision, Mission and its strategic goals;
Inspiring leadership with excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
Excellent diplomatic skills and ability to create positive relations with staff, senior government officials, heads of diplomatic missions, international organizations, NGOs, CBOs and communities to enhance AAH-I’s programs.
Experience with financial management and compliance with donor requirements.
Entrepreneurial orientation, self-starter able to work independently and cope with demanding work situations in a complex active conflict setting.
Knowledge of South Sudan and/or having worked in the country and or other active conflict areas will be an added advantage.
The Country Director has overall responsibility for AAH-I programs and operations in South Sudan. He/she represents AAH-I with the Government, Donors, partners and other stakeholders to foster a supportive environment for AAH-I’s work. He/she directs programs, ensuring that they are planned, implemented and coordinated within the overall AAH-I program strategy and donor guidelines. He/she ensures prudent management of resources to achieve the desired results. The Country Director leads and supervises a staff of over 600 employees working in 7 States across the country. He/she is responsible for further growing the AAH-I South Sudan program and expanding its funding sources
Our MISSION is to support livelihood-challenged communities in Africa to sustainably improve their quality of life. - See more at: http://www.actionafricahelp.org/about-action-africa#sthash.Uupmqvic.dpuf