Media Reference: SCF/PD/DRC/EU

Based in Kinshasa with extensive travel to the East of the country. You will have overall responsibility for the management and strategic development of the country programme and for ensuring that SC UK contributes effectively to meeting the long and short term needs of children in accordance with SC UK's global programme strategy. This will include working alongside and in support of local NGO's and other organisations, whilst maintaining an emergency response capacity. You will have substantial international senior management experience of overseas relief and development programmes, demonstrating skills in financial, resource and staff management and development, strong analytical and conceptual skills, excellent team building and leadership skills, political awareness and experience of wording in an area where security is an issue. Strong communication and interpersonal skills is required with experience of senior level negotiation, liaison and representation. Fluent written and spoken French and English is essential.
Recruitment and selection procedures and checks reflect our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
Closing date: 29 June 2001

How to apply:
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To apply please send a supporting cover letter and comprehensive CV, clearly stating the name and location of the job you are applying for along with the media reference ( SCF/PD/DRC/EU) in your covering letter. Failure to include all of this information may delay the processing of your application.

Please send it to Overseas Personnel (Emergencies) by e-mail to:, for post, 17 Grove Lane, London, SE5 8RD Great Britain, or fax: 00 44 20 7793 7614.

Please note:
- We do not reply individually to applications. If you have not heard from us within 5 weeks after the closing date you should assume, that we have not short-listed you