Head of Programme Delivery - Liberia Mary’s Meals International

Mary’s Meals is a fast-growing international charity, currently providing 1,230,171 hungry and impoverished children across four continents with a daily school meal.

Mary’s Meals Liberia delivers school feeding to over 126,000 children in 513 schools in five counties of Liberia: Grand Cape Mount; Bomi; Gbarpolu and Montsearrado. Collaboration between the Mary’s Meals team in Liberia and the schools and communities is essential to the success of the programme. Mary’s Meals Liberia also runs the Oscar Romero School for the deaf in Tubmanburg.

Due to our continued growth and capacity needs, we are inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the following position: 

Head of Programme Delivery - Liberia

This is a new role, reporting to the Country Director responsible for leading the Mary’s Meals Liberia Programmes Team (School Feeding and Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) teams) ensuring the delivery of the school feeding programme to the highest standard in line with the Mary’s Meals School Feeding Model. The Head of Programme Delivery serves as an integral member of the senior leadership team. This role will focus on adherence to robust systems, controls and processes.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A Degree and or equivalent level of professional experience
  • A proven leader and manager with extensive experience in a developing country in leading teams in a fast paced and growing environment.
  • Experience of persuading and influencing at a strategic level and building relationships and partnerships.

You will be able to communicate well across all levels, have experience of managing and leadership, the skill to inspire confidence, be self-motivated, pro-active, flexible, a team player and you will identify with and have alignment with the aims and values of Mary’s Meals global movement.

We are looking for an exceptional candidate who has significant management experience but who can operate at all levels to get the job done.  

If you would like to make a difference to the lives of thousands of children across the world, we’d love to hear from you. By contributing to the work of Mary’s Meals, you will become part of a worldwide movement of people who will not accept that any child in this world of plenty should endure a day without a meal.

For full job description please visit https://www.marysmeals.org/useful-links/work-for-us/head-of-programme-delivery-liberia

To apply, send a copy of your CV and a detailed covering letter in support of your application - outlining what attracts you to work for Mary's Meals and this post in particular to Jobs.MMI@Marysmeals.org  

Applications will be reviewed and shortlisted as and when received.

Starting Salary: £36,209 with Expat benefits

Closing date: 

Thursday, 31 August, 2017 - 10:30

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