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Deputy Head Middle East and North Africa Division (100%)

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Deputy Head Middle East and North Africa Division (100%)

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Deputy Head Middle East and North Africa Division (100%)

We are seeking a knowledgeable, well-connected and decisive manager for the role Deputy Head Middle East and North Africa Divisionat our headquarters in Geneva.

Your mission

You will partner with the Head of Division to lead all our operational activities in the Middle East and North Africa:  

  • Oversee the development of our programs and ensure their successful implementation.
  • Support our teams to create ambitious, high impact, development assistance programs
  • Encourage organizational growth through developing our relationships, knowledge, staff, funding and organizational systems.
  • Share administrative responsibility with the Head of Division (financial management and budget, evaluation, performance management, staff training and coaching)

Represent the Head of Division in board meetings and international events or replace him in his absence.

Your profile

  • An advanced degree in a subject of interest to our Centre
  • A sound experience in planning, and running international development assistance programs, or public management reform programs. i.e. strategy formulation, operational design, corporate strategy, political strategy negotiation and fundraising
  • Excellent command of English (both written and spoken).
  • Knowledge of French and/or Arabic is an asset.
  • Cultural sensitivity and familiarity with the Arab region

Location:Geneva, Switzerland and frequent travel to the region

Starting date:upon mutual agreement                    


Are you interested in joining us? Are you inspired by this position?

Please send your dossier with the reference « DHD2016» to opmena@dcaf.chby

28 October 2016:

  • a cover letter in English describing your story and what you would bring us
  • a CV
  • the completed DCAF Application Form to be downloaded below:
    Application form: Deputy head MENA