Newest vacancies in NGOs- Program Director, Kenya apply by 20th Dec 2011

Position                   Program Director - Horn of Africa

Organisation           The MENTOR Initiative

                            Short Term Consulting - Kenya, Africa

Deadline             Apply by: 20th December 2011

Work Base :       MENTOR Kenya and Somalia with extensive field missions
Responsible to:   Program Manager Horn of Africa – The MENTOR Initiative
Duration:          5 months with possibility to renew

Closing date:     until suitable candidate is found

Fee:                  3500-4200USD per month depending on experience

The MENTOR Initiative is a “not for profit”, charitable, non-governmental organisation devoted to reducing death and suffering from malaria in humanitarian crises. The MENTOR Initiative is currently providing ongoing emergency support to the most vulnerable communities in Liberia, Angola, Kenya, Somalia, the Central African Republic and Eastern and Southern Chad.

Scope of Services:

This important role will cover two levels of responsibility to help ensure tight planning and implementation of the organisations responses in Somalia and Kenya:
• The Horn of Africa (HoA) Emergency Response Director (ERD) will coordinate the MENTOR Initiative emergency responses to the threat of flooding and vector borne disease (VBD) epidemics in HoA.

• For Somalia, the ERD will serve as the Country Director with overall responsibility for all aspects of the MENTOR Initiative’s work. In this role, the ERD will receive significant support (as required) from the Kenya MENTOR team for planning and operational activities for Somalia, that reply upon services, logistics, security issues and access through Kenya.

• In Kenya, the ERD will support the Kenya Country Director to achieve the organisations planned emergency responses in refugee camps and Kenyan communities, assess new threats and response needs and ensure the technical co-ordination of the VBD activities delivered.

This post will work with MoH, UNHCR, other UN agencies, NGO and FBO teams to help ensure that all vulnerable host, IDP and refugee populations in programme target areas, have access to effective malaria prevention as well as quality malaria diagnostic and case management services.

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About Me

10 years experience enhancing donor-funded partner organizations’ capacities in strategic planning, financial, administrative, organizational and programming management. Skilled in donor partner organizational assessments and partner capacity building. A 10 years experience in managing development donor-funded projects in the thematic areas of poverty-reduction, governance and democracy, conflict transformation and integration of Gender, Justice and Peace issues into mainstream programs (HIV/AIDS, Agriculture, Water and Sanitation, Emergency)

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