MAG recruits 01 Regional Programmes Manager, Senegal & Mauritania

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MAG recruits 01 Regional Programmes Manager, Senegal & Mauritania

The starting salary package for this position is £66,346 GBP / approx. $89,594 USD including all allowances

About the Senegal & Mauritania programmes

MAG works across the Sahel and West Africa, to contribute to Armed Violence Reduction (AVR), through Weapons & Ammunition Management (WAM) Community Risk Reduction (CRR) and Humanitarian Mine Action (HMA) activities. WAM activities include working with national defence and security authorities towards the safe storage and management as well as destruction of weapons and munitions. CRR activities include working with civil society in activities that contribute to AVR. HMA in these contexts addresses activities to understand and clear countries of landmines and unexploded ordinance (UXO).

About the role

Reporting to the Regional Director, you will be responsible for the delivery, effective management, monitoring and evaluation of the programmes within Senegal & Mauritania, as well as project activities in Gambia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. You will have a wide variety of strategic responsibilities including designing country strategies, contract management, donor and stakeholder liaison, business development, people management, security management, capacity building and risk management. This senior role will provide you with the opportunity to use your people management skills, leading a diverse team of international and national staff operating across a geographically varied environment. You will also have the opportunity to use your skills in business development and stakeholder management, to take a leading role in donor development, identifying funding opportunities in a demanding donor environment, and working with a wide range of national and international actors.

About you

The successful candidate will have extensive experience of strategically managing and directing large scale projects including, implementation, management, risk assessment and mitigation and contract compliance. Experience of working overseas at a senior management level is essential. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are important for this role as you will need to build effective relationships and develop networks with all local and regional stakeholders. Experience of working in a regional setting, and in structures that involve matrix management are desirable.

Fluency in French and English is essential.

Benefits

  • MAG staff are rewarded with generous benefits:
  • Salary: The starting salary package for this position is £66,346 per annum and this increases with service.
  • Accommodation: MAG will provide accommodation in-country.
  • Leave: We recognise our staff work hard and need the appropriate time out to stay motivated. You’ll have a minimum of six/eight weeks out of the programme per year
  • Flights: MAG provides three international flights home per year
  • Insurance: All international staff are automatically covered by MAG’s comprehensive insurance package including: Personal accident and medical expenses insurance; Death by natural causes insurance and access to 24-hour medical assistance including evacuation and repatriation.

Please see the candidate information sheet in the application pack for further details on these benefits.

Please note that as part of MAG’s commitment to safeguarding, this post is subject to background checks before an offer of employment is confirmed.

MAG is committed to the principles of diversity, equality and inclusion. If you think you would be suited to one of our roles we would welcome your application regardless of your background. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive working environment where all employees feel respected and supported in fulfilling their potential.

For further information about this opportunity, as well as the application form, please download the application pack below:

Please return the Application form to  [email protected]  by the closing date of 13th February 2022. Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, we are not able to respond to every application. If you have not heard back from us within 3 weeks of applying, it means that your application has not been successful.

Closing date : 13 February 2022. Postuler