|20 April 2021||Project Management||Full Time||Development Action Network (DAN)|
Title of the position: Executive Director
Reports to: Board of Directors
Duration of the contract: 12 months (renewable)
Expected Starting Date: 1st June 2021.
Duty station: Mogadishu, with frequent visits to field offices
Development Action Network (DAN) Somalia which was founded in 2006 is a voluntary, non-governmental, non-political, non-partisan and non-profit making organization, flexible and committed to provide programs answering to the community’s basic needs relevant to the current situation in Somalia. DAN serves all citizens without discrimination in terms of origin, race, color or creed which mirrors the purpose of inception and existence of the organization. Economic and social growth of the communities constitute the major focus of our work in Somalia. The organization attaches a high premium in strengthening the capacity of local communities and institutions as the most sustainable way of overcoming ignorance, diseases, hunger, poverty, injustice and inequality, within a do-no-harm principle.
Overall responsibility of the position:
The Executive Director is responsible for managing DAN, representing DAN with all relevant actors within and outside Somalia, leading the work of DAN to deepen DAN’s relationship with Donors, Government of Somalia, International partners, Somalia-based partners, and actively influencing decision-makers on issues that are relevant to DAN’s operations in Somalia. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors.
The executive director will be expected to perform the following:
How to Apply
Apply by sending your CV and Letter of Motivation addressed to the Human Resource on this email address firstname.lastname@example.org. Indicate the subject line with the position title (Executive Director) no later than 20th April, 2021.
To see a full job description, please visit our website at www.dan.ngo