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Country Director Full Time

The position is accountable to the Oxfam Regional Director for Southern Africa (SAF) for the delivery, effective management (which includes budgets and planning), monitoring and evaluation, and learning from the program

What we are looking for
We are looking for an individual who is dynamic, charismatic and credible leader, preferably a Zimbabwean National with the following:
Master’s degree in a relevant field;
Significant senior leadership and management experience in the development and delivery of high quality program, influencing and humanitarian strategy, with and through partners or directly, in one or more challenging locations;
Demonstrated experience in mobilising resources;
Committed to a rights-based approach including an active commitment to putting women’s rights at heart of all we do as well as the rights of other marginalised people in all aspects of the organisation’s work;
Experience in leading and motivating multi-disciplinary teams, operating in geographically remote locations;

A high degree of self-awareness and an understanding of how to drive and support excellent team performance and individual development in line with Oxfam’s values and policies;
Experience of managing complex change processes and relationships involving a wide range of both internal and external multi-cultural stakeholders across a variety of disciplines and geographical areas;

Proven track record of success in representing an organisation with partners; government agencies, private sector organisations, media and donors at senior level; national and globally;
Knowledge and understanding of how local institutions work and how these impact on Oxfam’s work in Zimbabwe;
Proven track record of applying new technologies to programming or make use of existing technologies to innovatively influence program design and delivery;
NGO Sector experience in Zimbabwe and in the Southern Africa Region is an asset.

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