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We are looking for a new Programme Director for IHL Resource Centre
The Diakonia International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Resource Centre was created in 2004 with a mandate to address the ongoing violations of IHL that characterise the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The goal of the Centre is to increase respect for and implementation of international law, and IHL in particular.
Type of employment: Temporary for 2 years (with possibility for extension) this position will be an expatriate / international employment.
Planned starting time: August2016 (or by agreement)
Work place: Diakonias Country office for Israel/Palestine in Jerusalem
Short work task description
To lead the development, management and coordination of the IHL (international humanitarian law) Resource Centre.
To be the employer`s representative with personnel and managerial responsibility for personnel within the IHL Resource Centre.
To have the budgetary responsibility for operations within the programme.
To establish and strengthen the relationship with different back-donors and to establish new contacts.
To secure timely funding for the programme.
Cooperate with other entities within Diakonia, particularly on IHL-issues.
Proven managerial and human resource leadership, including gender equity experience
Long-term experience of International Humanitarian Law and international development work from the field with a profound understanding of the role of Civil Society in development processes.
Knowledge of the Palestine Israeli context
University degree in related fields for the position.
Excellent spoken and written English. Swedish language is an advantage
Good computer skills.
Ability to communicate in a clear and direct way
The candidate should possess the following personal qualities
Good managerial skills
Team leader and networker
Analytical and strategic skills
Personal maturity and social competence skills
Pedagogic and administrative skills
Ability to deal with conflict situations and problem solving skills
Ability to prioritize and delegate
- Ability to communicate in a clear and direct way
Knowledge regarding the Founding Churches of Diakonia
Experience of working with Civil Society
Diakonia’s application form (including curriculum vitae), shall be sent to email@example.com no later than 13 May 2016