The Country Director provides vision, leadership, management and effective high-level national representation for ActionAid International in OPT, in line with the established policies, principles and operating practices of ActionAid International, as well as good management practice and the political, social, cultural and economic environment of the country. The Country Director is also responsible for overseeing the implementation of the ActionAid Palestine Country Strategy Paper (CSP). The CD role requires broad organizational experience to develop and manage a growing team well as deep knowledge of OPT to make significant improvements to policies and processes that lead long-term success of ActionAid in OPT
ActionAid Malawi is a locally registered non-governmental organisation under the Company’s Act 1984 as a company limited by guarantee and is affiliated to ActionAid International, a federation of national organizations working in over 45 countries in Africa, Asia, America and Europe regions.
ActionAid is a global justice Federation working to achieve social justice, gender equality and poverty eradication. ActionAid works to strengthen the capacity and active agency of people living in poverty and exclusion, especially women, to assert their rights. We work directly with communities, with people’s organisations, women’s movements, groups and networks, social movements and other allies to overcome the structural causes and consequences of poverty and injustice. We connect the work we do at community level with broader efforts and struggles for justice at every level to make the greatest contribution towards a just, equitable and sustainable world.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the position of Executive Director tenable at its Head Office in Lilongwe to head the organization.
The Executive Director, reporting to Board of Directors, provides vision, leadership, management and effective high-level representation for Action Aid Malawi, in line with the established policies, principles and operating practices of Action Aid Malawi, as well as good management practice and the political, social, cultural and economic environment of the country under the general direction of The Board.