SHABAKA is a dynamic and forward-thinking diaspora-led organization dedicated to advancing the crucial role of diaspora and migrants in humanitarian preparedness, response, and recovery. Specializing in research, policy, and practical applications, SHABAKA contributes valuable insights to the broader understanding of diaspora contributions in humanitarian actions. As we embark on an exciting phase of growth, we are introducing a new role within our organization.
We are seeking an experienced and strategic individual to fill the role of Director of Programmes and Business Development. This pivotal position aligns with SHABAKA’s commitment to enhancing the impact of diaspora communities in humanitarian efforts. As the Director, you will play a key role in shaping and executing our project and consultancy initiatives, while also driving the organization’s business development activities to ensure sustainable income streams.
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- Project and Consultancy Leadership:
- Lead the planning, execution, and closure of diverse projects and consultancies within the humanitarian context.
- Ensure high-quality delivery, adherence to timelines, and effective resource utilization.
- Collaborate with a range of stakeholders to achieve project objectives.
- Business Development:
- Identify and pursue opportunities for sustainable income generation.
- Develop and implement a comprehensive business development strategy aligned with SHABAKA’s ambitious goals.
- Cultivate partnerships and collaborations to expand SHABAKA’s reach and impact.
- Leadership and Management:
- Contribute to the overall leadership and management of SHABAKA as a vital member of the Senior Management Team.
- Work closely with the CEO to align strategies and initiatives with the organization’s vision.
- Advocacy and Communication:
- Represent SHABAKA in relevant forums and contribute to advocacy efforts.
- Effectively communicate the organization’s mission, vision, and impact to diverse stakeholders.
Qualifications and Skills:
- Proven experience in business development, project management, and consultancy within a humanitarian context.
- Strong organizational and leadership skills with a focus on quality delivery.
- Ability to collaborate effectively with various stakeholders, fostering partnerships and synergies.
- Excellent communication and advocacy skills, both written and verbal.
- Demonstrated commitment to the values and mission of SHABAKA.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates are invited to download the job supporting document here for detailed information on the application process.
Join SHABAKA at this exciting juncture and contribute to the transformative role of diaspora and migrants in humanitarian action. Be part of an organization committed to making a lasting impact on local, national, and international humanitarian efforts.
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SHABAKA is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of diverse backgrounds.
Note: SHABAKA reserves the right to close the application process earlier if a suitable candidate is identified before the closing date.