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Posted: 1 August 2022
Location: Hargiesa
Posted: 1 August 2022
Location: Hargiesa
Posted: 1 August 2022
Location: Hargiesa

Country Director

Posted: 1 August 2022
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12 August 2022 Leadership & Management Hargiesa Full Time Health Poverty Action (HPA)
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Job Title:   Somaliland Country Director – (Somaliland- based) 1 year fixed term contract – with possible extension

 Job purpose:                     Overall management of the HPA programme in Somaliland; representing HPA in the country; leading and supporting programme development and resource mobilisation.

 Responsible for:              Sahil Programme Manager, Hargeisa Programme Manager, Burao Programme Manager, National Nutrition Manager, Finance and Administration Officer, and ultimately all staff in the Somaliland office.

Location:                             Hargeisa, Somaliland with regular travel to project sites

Responsible to:               Head of Programmes, Africa

Salary:                                  From £26,721 per annum based on experience and competency 

 Hours:                                  Full time

Closing date:                     11.59 pm(EAT) 12 August 2022

 Health Poverty Action seeks a dynamic, highly motivated and passionate Country Director. This key post is the most senior post in the country office in Somaliland, and therefore includes representation duties, project, human resources and financial management oversights, and leading and coordinating proposal writing, partnership development and management, and overall leadership of the country programme. Successful candidates will have extensive experience as a health or development programme manager, preferably in Sub-Saharan Africa.  

At Health Poverty Action we celebrate diversity and promote equality and inclusion amongst all of our staff and everyone we work with.

Health Poverty Action recognises that all adults and children have equal rights to protection from abuse and exploitation. Health Poverty Action condemns exploitation and inappropriate behaviour, and is committed to taking action for the protection of programme participants. In cases where positions include a high level of safeguarding risk, police checks or local equivalents will be carried out.

For a detailed job description and to download the application form, please visit Alternatively, send a blank email to with Somaliland Country Director JD in the subject line  - the system will automatically reply with the documents.

 Send your application form to: . Only emails submitted with application forms will be examined. We simply need the completed HPA application form at this time.

Due to the potentially high number of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be notified.