Director, Centre Of Excellence Fgm/C

Director, Centre Of Excellence Fgm/C

Amref Health Africa

Director, Centre Of Excellence Fgm/C

Details of the offer

Reporting to the Technical Director, the job holder will provide strategic leadership. This will involve programme development and growth, while building strong external relations and partnerships. The incumbent will be the face of the CoE and of Amref’s work on FGM/C and as such will strengthen its positioning as a key player in the field of ending FGM/C in Africa. In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for seeking and implementing strategic advice and counsel from the CoE Steering Committee


Key Deliverable
1: To build strategic partnerships with key players in the field of human rights and community-led development, particularly those working on ending FGM/C Represent Amref in international events and high-level stages on FGM/C and ensure strong advocacy and positioning of the organization and the CoE on the topic of FGM/C Proactively establish strong partnerships with potential donors, civil society partners and multilateral institutions and agencies Guide and supervise the Global Ambassador on ending FGM/C with the aim of enhancing the impact and fundraising outcomes of international public relations engagements taken Key Deliverable

2: To coordinate and lead joint fundraising initiatives for FGM/C programmes with all relevant Amref units and offices through the CoE, working towards sustainable funding for scale-up of impact Coordinate and liaise with Business Development and relevant Northern Offices to identify and follow up on all relevant fundraising opportunities for FGM/C Leading the development and execution of a fundraising strategy for the CoE, together with the Global Ambassador on ending FGM/C Leadership and management Lead the CoE core team, pillars and country teams in the CoE towards increased efficiency and alignment to ensure impact. 2 of

3 KEY RESPONSIBILITIES MAIN TASKS Responsible for ensuring that CoE results are achieved and scaled-up to meet up to and surpass donor expectations Responsible for creating an effective, agile and results-oriented CoE that works towards the Amref vision of ending FGM/C Rally, engage and influence all relevant Amref units and offices working on FGM/C under the CoE umbrella, ensuring alignment and strong collaboration Proactively engage Steering Committee members in strategic matters such as fundraising and seek their approval for major decisions affecting the CoE in the long term Vision Proactively seek out new ways of achieving impact including developing pilots,testing new approaches and promoting innovation at all levels Update and apply the Amref vision to end FGM/C by 2030 to all CoE activities, emphasizing analytical thinking in all programme design and implementation Provide strategic direction to CoE and related offices in line with set out priorities and focus areas

Job Requirements
Required education
: Post-graduate education

Required relevant work experience
: 10 years

Required languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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