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Africa Director

  • Full-time (37.5 hours), permanent contract
  • Location: London-based, frequent travel
  • Salary: £50,004 per annum plus 9% employer pension contribution
  • Closing date: 9am (UK time) Wednesday 12 November 2014
  • Interviews: week commencing 17 November 2014

The Africa Director will play a leading role in the programmes department, overseeing all our Africa work. The Africa Director will help Conciliation Resources continue to be a dynamic, innovative, developing and reflective peacebuilding organisation. S/he will contribute to the organisational leadership, representing our core values and approaches to conflict transformation and will ensure that opportunities for programme development are pursued in-line with our strategic plans. S/he will be a leading representative of Conciliation Resources in our wider-ranging external relations. Reporting to the Director of Programmes, s/he will provide direct line management support and supervision to three members of staff.

Candidates should have extensive and applied international experience in peacebuilding, thorough knowledge of conflict resolution theory and practice and of organisational development. We are looking for someone with a deep understanding of conflicts in the African context and successful management and leadership experience in a comparable organisation. Fluency in both spoken and written English and French is essential, knowledge of other African languages would be an advantage.

Conciliation Resources values diversity and inclusion. We seek to ensure there is no discrimination in our recruitment or working practices on the grounds of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We take positive steps to support the involvement of staff, volunteers and trustees from groups that are or have been disadvantaged through discrimination. We encourage applications from candidates from underrepresented groups.

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