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Tearfund Christian Organisation   |   Nairobi, Kenya   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Head Of Cluster

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Business, strategic management
  • Senior manager (department head)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

Tearfund - We're Christians passionate about ending poverty. We're following Jesus where the need is greatest, working through local churches to unlock people's potential and helping them to discover that the answer to poverty is within themselves. When disasters strike, we respond quickly. We won't stop until poverty stops.
We have an exciting new role at Tearfund for someone to head up our East and Central Africa Cluster.
The role
This role is responsible for leading, supporting, equipping and encouraging the Country Leads within the cluster to enable Tearfund's vision, outcomes and priorities to ensure ‘one Tearfund'.
You will represent and support all aspects of Tearfund's work in the cluster, linking into appropriate regional churches/ bodies and to link with fellow clusters leads to ensure learning both within and across clusters. In addition, you will provide strategic leadership to the whole International Group (IG) effort alongside other members of the IG Senior Management Team.


Do you have experience of:

  1. Leading and delivering strategic and operational change within teams in country, cluster and across organisations.
  2. Partnering with national NGO and church partner organisations
  3. Connecting and building relationships with church bodies across the region
  4. Organisational leadership, including forming and shaping a team.
  5. Strategic and operational leadership of development and disaster management
  6. Budget planning and management
Are you able to:
  1. Empower country teams to do their work and hold them accountable for results
  2. Lead and inspire a team and back them with support to achieve a common vision
  3. Plan, prioritise and organise multiple work tasks under tight timelines and in close cooperation with multiple stakeholders
  4. Lead dynamically in changing contexts and through change within organisations, bringing fresh energy and vision
  5. Make and take responsibility for operational decisions
  6. Manage conflict effectively

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Business, strategic management
Seniority: Senior manager (department head)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 7 years
Required skills: Budgeting, financial planning; Business strategy; Operative management; Partnerships; Change management; Mentoring; Conflict and crisis management
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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