Director of Operations

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Job ID:

1893

Category:

Business Development, Management
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Job Views:

59

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

09.05.2019
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Occupations:

Business-Strategic Management: General-Other: Business-Strategic Management

Job Description:

General Position Summary

The Director of Operations (DoO) will work closely with the Country Director (CD) to develop a professional, effective, efficient and results driven operations support team. The DoP is responsible for operational oversight of the Mercy Corps Country Program, including smooth functioning of all procurement and logistics functions, as well as day-to-day security management.

Job Requirements:

Knowledge and Experience
  • MA/S or equivalent in management, logistics, administration or other relevant field;
  • 5-7 years of overseas experience including at least 3 years in a management position, preferably including in francophone Africa;
  • Extensive experience in logistics, administration and/or procurement.
  • Experience managing humanitarian relief and post-conflict programs in areas of affected by conflict and insecurity;
  • Private sector experience desirable;
  • Knowledge of major donor requirements and compliance issues;
  • Solid knowledge of security protocols and ability to work appropriately in an insecure environment;
  • Strong management skills, with good understanding of relevant cross-cultural issues;
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members;
  • Fluent written and oral communication in French and English required.
Company Info
Mercy Corps


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Web Site: http://www.mercycorps.org
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Company Info


Mercy Corps

Phone:
Web Site: http://www.mercycorps.org

Director of Operations

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Job ID:

1893

Category:

Business Development, Management
col-narrow-right 

Job Views:

59

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

09.05.2019
col-wide 

Occupations:

Business-Strategic Management: General-Other: Business-Strategic Management

Job Description:

General Position Summary

The Director of Operations (DoO) will work closely with the Country Director (CD) to develop a professional, effective, efficient and results driven operations support team. The DoP is responsible for operational oversight of the Mercy Corps Country Program, including smooth functioning of all procurement and logistics functions, as well as day-to-day security management.

Job Requirements:

Knowledge and Experience
  • MA/S or equivalent in management, logistics, administration or other relevant field;
  • 5-7 years of overseas experience including at least 3 years in a management position, preferably including in francophone Africa;
  • Extensive experience in logistics, administration and/or procurement.
  • Experience managing humanitarian relief and post-conflict programs in areas of affected by conflict and insecurity;
  • Private sector experience desirable;
  • Knowledge of major donor requirements and compliance issues;
  • Solid knowledge of security protocols and ability to work appropriately in an insecure environment;
  • Strong management skills, with good understanding of relevant cross-cultural issues;
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members;
  • Fluent written and oral communication in French and English required.
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