We are Dorcas and we desire justice, both for people and their communities, so that they flourish. We strive for lasting change for those who live in poverty, are excluded, or are caught in a crisis. This is how we follow Jesus Christ.
We are a Christian organization and we work prayerfully. We value entrepreneurship and are ready to go off the beaten track. We desire to partner with everyone who shares our mission. We have country offices in Eastern Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
In Mozambique, Dorcas has been operating for over 10 years. Our programs in Mozambique focus on entrepreneurial WASH, innovative solutions on access to clean water, sustainable agriculture, business development and building community safety nets for children and elderly to guarantee social inclusion and protection against vulnerability. From our country office in Chimoio, we manage programs in Sofala and Manica provinces. Our programs are a mix of self-implementation and implementation via partners. We manage both relief and long-term development programs, and are building our expertise in Nexus by linking relief, rehabilitation and development.
The Country Director develops and implements the strategy of Dorcas in Mozambique. To ensure the strategy is executed successfully the Country Director leads the management of the country and, within the framework of an agreed Country Annual Plan, delivers an increasing number of high quality programs, successfully creates and capitalizes on fundraising opportunities, is responsible for strategic stakeholder management and sound financial management. The Country Director is responsible for the long term and overall success of the programs in Mozambique. Furthermore, the Country Director is responsible for team management & development and quality control & evaluation.
The Country Director will be responsible for:
This is an exceptional opportunity for an ambitious, entrepreneurial and high energy professional with significant experience in program management in humanitarian aid or international development, to be part of a dynamic country organization. Specific requirements include:
Dorcas offers the opportunity to become part of a growing International NGO with a dedicated team of professionals. Dorcas offers a suitable pay and benefits package that is justifiable to our donors. Furthermore, you will be offered an initial 12 month contract. Depending on continued funding, your performance and fit with the organization and staff, the contract will be extended.