|23 April 2021||Operations||Mogadishu, Somalia||Full Time||Action Against Hunger-USA|
Location: Mogadishu, Banaadir, Somalia
Full-time/Part-time: Full time
Action Against Hunger-USA is part of the Action Against Hunger International network, which provides humanitarian relief in over 40 countries worldwide in the sectors of nutrition, health, water/sanitation, and food security. Action Against Hunger-USA, an independent NGO, currently manages operations in 8 countries: Kenya, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Somalia and Haiti. Action Against Hunger-USA has over $110 million in programs, and approximately 1,700 staff based in the various country offices and New York City, Washington D.C and Horn and East Africa Regional Office in Nairobi. Additional growth is anticipated.
Summary of Position
As member of the Senior Management Team, the Operations Director will be based in Mogadishu with frequent travels to the field locations. The Operations Director shares in the overall responsibility for the direction and coordination of the Country Program. The Operations Director will oversee operations including administration, logistics, procurement, budgeting, financial, and security policies and procedures.
The Operations Director will provide leadership and management of all the operations and systems within the Country Program, including finance, logistics, procurement, safety & security management to ensure quality support to program delivery in line with Action Against Hunger Somalia Country Strategy, internal policies, good practice and donor guidelines. She/he will manage compliance in Operations department and follow up on the implementation of internal and external audit recommendations. The Operations Director liaises with the Field Coordinators and Heads of Support department to ensure all program interventions are implemented at base level, including the management of all Field offices.
Key activities in your role will include:
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Our Core values.
In this position, you are expected to demonstrate Action Against Hunger’s five core values
Respect– we work with compassion and dedication, treating everyone the same way we expect them to treat us.
Integrity-: we believe that being honest and fair is integral to every aspect of our work. conducting our work with a spirit of sincerity, truthfulness and transparency is imperative.
Creativity-we encourage new ideas, embrace innovative solutions, and create opportunities for meaningful and exciting ways to do our jobs and provide solutions to address the needs of the populations we serve.
Excellence– we strive to provide services that meet and even exceed the expectations of our stakeholders (populations in need, staff, communities and donors).
Empowerment– we are committed to fostering an environment in which our staff, partners and communities where we work have the space to grow, develop and feel confident about participating.
Gender Equality Commitments
Action Against Hunger values its employees and offers a comprehensive remuneration and benefits package. These include but are not limited to: –
Interested? Then apply for this position by clicking on the apply button. All applicants must upload a cover letter and an updated resume and both must be in the same language as this vacancy note.Closing date for applications: 23rd April 2021.
Action Against Hunger holds strict child safeguarding principles and a zero-tolerance policy for conducts of sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse in the workplace and other places where the organization’s activities are rendered. Parallel to technical competence, recruitment, selection and hiring decisions will give due emphasize to assessing candidates value congruence and thorough background checks, police clearance reference check processes.
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