Vacancy Announcement: Humanitarian Programme Manager – Africa
Based in Either Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Mozambique or Uganda
HelpAge International is the secretariat to the HelpAge Global Network, which brings together a wide range of organisations and individuals working to promote the rights and meet the needs of older women and men, nationally and/or internationally.
Our long-term vision is to establish a global movement of strong connected age focused and older people led platforms in every country in the world. Only by collaborating together can we achieve a world in which all older people can lead dignified, active, healthy and secure lives.
We aim to extend the reach and influence of the HelpAge Global Network to all those in a position to help bring about our vision for older people – including Governments, regional institutions, policy makers, development partners, the private sector, UN organisations and academic institutions.
As a dual mandated organisation, in the Africa region we will deliver this through a combination of programme, policy and communications work focused on our core themes of social protection, health and care in both development and humanitarian context.
HelpAge International, Africa Region seeks to recruit a Humanitarian Programme Manager.
The post-holder will lead this work, supporting country offices and a range of partners working with and for older people.
He/she will help design and shape appropriate humanitarian interventions, coordinate a diverse range of organizations and responses, provide technical support to country office teams and network members and partners, and promote through training and advocacy the highest standards of humanitarian programming with an emphasis on assisting older people affected by crisis.
Interested candidates to send their curriculum vitae and cover letter detailing how they meet the criteria for this role to email@example.com by 3rd April, 2019.
CLICK HERE for a detailed Job Description and information on how to apply.
HelpAge is an equal opportunity employer