Head of Humanitarian Programmes
3 Years Fixed Term Contract
Closing Date: 1st October 19
Muslim Aid is a British, faith-based international development organisation that provides support to communities around the world affected by disasters, conflict or endemic poverty without regard to their social, religious, or ethnic background.
This crucial role will lead Muslim Aid’s global emergency surge management through the continual development and management of humanitarian capacity and surge resources ensuring high quality programme delivery to communities affected by disasters. This includes responding to slow and rapid onset emergencies and supporting communities to become resilient to future shocks. In all its work, Muslim Aid ensures focus is on the affected population.
The post holder will contribute to the development of the global humanitarian programme strategy whilst providing operational management assistance, funding and programmatic support to the humanitarian team, country offices and working in close coordination with the Regional teams and the International Programmes Directorate. The post also acts as a focal point for World Humanitarian Summit, CHS, and related advocacy issues.
To be successful in this role you will have:
You will be joining a supportive, highly-skilled, passionate organisation as a specialist in your field. If you are interested in providing high quality programme delivery and developing the Muslim Aid humanitarian capacity and surge resources this role could be a fascinating opportunity to develop your career.
How to apply
To apply please submit your cover letter (no more than 1 page) and CV to Recruitment@muslimaid.org
Muslim Aid’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the safety and protection of children and vulnerable adults in our care/employment. Successful candidates will be expected to undergo a DBS check (Basic, Standard or Enhanced depending on the role). In addition, all successful candidates for finance roles will undergo an Experian Credit Check