JOB TITLE: Country Director
LOCATION: HelpAge International, Kingston
DESCRIPTION: Responsible for the development, management and administration of HelpAge Internationals program in Jamaica; To promote ageing and development issues in the country.
QUALIFICATIONS: Substantial experience of managing international development and humanitarian programs; A good understanding of ageing and development issues; Substantial professional experience in at least one of the following fields: health and social care, income security and livelihoods, disaster risk reduction and emergency management, and communications and advocacy; Strong resource development capacity including proven ability to write high quality proposals, concept papers and reports; Creative, entrepreneurial approach to program development, proposal development and fundraising; Strong communication and diplomatic skills including representation, networking and negotiation; Proven capacity to develop and manage budgets with multiple funding sources; Experience of managing a development or humanitarian organization; Experience of working with local partner organizations and of working in collaboration with government agencies
CONTACT INFORMATION: Applications along with detailed curriculum vitae, and the names of two references should be sent’ Caribbean Representative, HelpAge International, 3 Stanton Terrace, Kingston 6; Email: [email protected] or [email protected]; Fax: 946-1087
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 21, 2014