Head of Programme Malawi

  • Full Time
  • Malawi

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Islamic Relief Worldwide are an independent humanitarian and development organisation, serving humanity for over 35 years. With an active presence in over 40 countries across the globe, we strive to make the world a better and fairer place for those effected by poverty, conflicts or natural disasters.

Islamic Relief Worldwide are currently recruiting for the position of an Head of Program Malawi. The Head of Program will be responsible to provide strategic leadership and expertise to the programme in Malawi, ensure the programme meets Islamic Relief Quality standards, provide timely and high quality proposals and reports to donors, ensure the development and utilization of best practice for technical interventions and to network with, and represent Islamic Relief to stakeholders.

The Successful Candidate Must Have Or Be

  • Substantial work experience in management role
  • Experience of working with various international NGOs in developing countries
  • Experience of developing proposals for a variety of donors
  • Experience of managing local and international staff
  • Evidence of managing successful institutional bids
  • Experience in programme areas – emergency and development and key sectors
  • Knowledge of the Southern Africa Region or Malawi

If you are talented, reliable, service minded, resilient and a highly motivated professional looking for a meaningful career, with a strong commitment to IRW’s mission and values of sincerity, excellence, compassion, social justice and custodianship, please apply by completing our online application form.

PLEASE NOTE: Interviews are expected to take place on mid of October 2021.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Pre-employment Checks

Any employment with Islamic Relief will be subject to the following checks:

  • screening clearance
  • receipt of satisfactory references

Our values and commitment to safeguarding

IRW is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom IRW engages. IRW expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records checks. IRW also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme

In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment.

By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

Applicants should be sympathetic to the values of Islamic Relief:

(Sincerity, Excellence, Compassion, Social Justice and Custodianship)

Islamic Relief is an equal opportunities employer

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