Background & Description

Human Appeal is a faith-based non-governmental and non-profit organisation that aims to abolish poverty by providing humanitarian aid, sustainable development programs and championing advocacy for our beneficiaries worldwide.

We are currently recruiting for a dynamic Country Director to be based in Islamabad and successfully lead and continue to expand our mission in Pakistan, where we have built an excellent reputation for our work delivering food security and livelihoods, shelter and NFIs, WASH and education programmes. This is a 1 year fixed term contract, with potential to become permanent. You will be reporting to Global programmes Director in UK-HQ.

Please note this role is only open to those with a right to work in Pakistan- no expats.  

Main role:

  • 350,000 – 450,000 Pakistani rupees per month with additional benefits such as local medical insurance.
  • To provide overall management and leadership of region in accordance with organisational strategies, by actively networking with external stakeholders
  • To explore potential resource and programme opportunities
  • To appraise performances to ensure high quality of daily operations and projects
Requirements and Skills
  • Must be fluent English and Urdu- written and speaking.
  • At least 7 years of progressively responsible INGO work experience, including at least 3 years in a leadership role at Country Director or Head of Missions level
  • Experience of building personal networks at a senior level, resulting in securing new opportunities for the organization#
  • Proven leadership and management experience with a multi-disciplinary team in a cross-cultural setting, including active mentoring and coaching
  • Proven experience delivering appropriate levels of oversight of a portfolio consisting of a variety of complex, high-value donor-funded projects
  • Strong understanding of programmatic themes, in particular protection; shelter and NFIs; food security and livelihoods, WASH and education programmes.
  • Demonstrable understanding of the humanitarian-development Nexus
  • Extensive representation and fundraising success, including prior experience with UN, European, US and international donors
  • Experience of managing security in a complex and rapidly changing security context
  • Proven ability to negotiate and work with partner organizations. Experience with organizational capacity strengthening and partnership building helpful
  • Strong budget and fiscal oversight capacities
  • Ability to respond to multiple priorities in a timely manner, producing high-quality outcomes
  • Ability to work and live in a sometimes-insecure environment while maintaining a positive attitude
How to Apply

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Country Director to expand their portfolio of experience by leading a rapidly expanding operation with an impressive record of success and enviable international reputation!

If you have all it takes, please share your CV immediately as we will be short listing ASAP. Please be aware that the job vacancies are only available until the job roles are not filled. So for the best chance of success please APPLY TODAY!

Refer to the below mentioned link for applying online at Human Appeal Job portal.

https://www.humanappeal.org.uk/jobs/country-director-pakistan/

 

 

About Organization

Human Appeal is an incorporated UK charity working across the globe to strengthen humanity’s fight against poverty, social injustice and natural disaster, through the provision of immediate relief and establishment of self-sustaining development programmes. Our vision is to contribute to a just, caring and sustainable world free of poverty. Human Appeal does this by raising money to fund immediate and long-term sustainable solutions, and empower local communities.