An exciting opening has arisen in our Southern & East Africa Cluster.
Tearfund is looking for a Country Representative to lead the implementation of our country programme in Mozambique. The role is responsible for:
Strategy development and implementation;
Representation and networking;
Management of a partner portfolio;
Leadership and staff development;
All aspects of in-country security, safeguarding and health and safety.
You will have substantial experience of outworking integral mission approaches, in particular local church-based community development in Mozambique, significant proven leadership ability in an organisation working on church-based community development, and significant proven ability in capacity development of local partner organisations, strategic planning, project management, evaluation and budget management.
Ideally you will also have strong proven ability in one or more of the following areas: environmental sustainability including resilience building, disaster risk reduction and disaster response, and developing and implementing advocacy programmes.
You will be fluent and competent in written and spoken Portuguese and English and be theologically literate. You will possess excellent communication, interpersonal, negotiation and coaching/mentoring skills, with the proven ability to build relationship with, and influence, senior leaders of partner organisations, church denominations, donors and other key actors.
You will also need to be self-disciplined, with the ability to lead proactively within a remote line management relationship.
Does your skill set match the above? Do you have a passion for, and a strong understanding of, integral mission? Then this is the role for you!
Applicants must be committed to Tearfund’s Christian beliefs.
The recruitment process will include specific checks related to safeguarding issues.
Applicants must be Mozambican nationals or have the right to live and work in Mozambique.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Salary: 4,056,883 MTN per annum.