Are you experienced in Operations management and support in insecure environments? Do you have a passion for supporting humanitarian programming across Eurasia and North Africa (ENA)?
An exciting new opportunity has arisen within Tearfund’s ENA Team in the role of Operational Lead. This role may be based in the successful candidate’s country of origin or where Tearfund has a right to work within ENA. National candidates are especially encouraged to apply.
In this role you will provide support to the Eurasia and North Africa Regional Team and country office teams particularly in the area of compliance (including Tearfund’s own internal processes and on GDPR and Safeguarding issues) and will liaise closely with colleagues in Security, Finance and Logistics to ensure regional support and country programming is functioning effectively, efficiently and in line with organisational standards.
This is a key role during a period of change in Tearfund’s International Group and the post holder will support the newly established regional office and team in Amman, Jordan, as well as oversee the functional approach of support offices.
This is an exciting position which will give you the opportunity to be involved in the following areas:
- Corporate policy and Compliance Support
- Logistics and Security Support
- Finance and Human Resources Support
- Funding Development
- Disaster Response Surge Support
The postholder will need to be available to travel to the region, including to provide start up or surge support functions in the event of Tearfund starting new significant humanitarian responses in the Eurasia and North Africa region.
The ideal candidate will have:
- Experience in a management position implementing relief & rehabilitation projects in a humanitarian environment
- Experience in applying or auditing adherence with compliance systems
- Proven ability of working effectively in teams from multicultural contexts
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills
- The ability to work in fast moving environment and comfortable with constant change
Tearfund is a faith based organisation and applicants must share our statement of faith
*Please note: This role may be based in the successful candidate’s country of origin or where Tearfund has a right to work within ENA. This role can be based in one of the following countries: Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, and Pakistan. Applicants must possess a valid passport/visa stating the right to live and work in one of these regions. Salary will be dependent on location.*
The recruitment process will include specific checks related to safeguarding issues. In addition, personal identification information will be submitted against a Watchlist database to check against criminal convictions as a counter-terror measure.