Country Manager - Tajikistan

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Salary: £42,963 per annum (more for an exceptional candidate), plus excellent benefits
Based: Dushanbe or Bishkek
We are looking for an experienced Programme Manager to lead the development and implementation of Alert’s engagement in Tajikistan, and ensure the necessary systems are in place for high quality output and compliance. You will also be responsible for developing Alert’s peacebuilding strategy in the Central Asia region, exploring complementary opportunities in neighbouring countries.
As this is a developmental role you will have a talent for being entrepreneurial in developing new ideas and concepts. The post holder will also be able to quickly gain and maintain the trust and respect of both senior political figures and local organisations.
With at least five years’ experience working at senior management level in an international environment, you will be familiar with programming and turning ideas into funded projects in conflict and fragile contexts and be familiar with monitoring and evaluation techniques and research methodologies. You will have strong financial management gained in an INGO and know how to operate at a distance from HQ, especially when to take the initiative and when to consult before moving ahead.
Note: The above are some of the requirements for the job. For the full job requirements and an application pack (the person specification section of which will form the basis of short-listing), please visit In your application, please indicate the full job title of the role you are applying for.
To apply, please send a completed application form and equal opportunities form, both of which can be found under ‘How to Apply’ which is part of the Jobs section of Alert’s website.
Please note we do not accept CVs
Closing date:  Monday, 31st August 2015 at 12 am (UK time)
Interviews will take place on the week commencing 7th September 2015.
While International Alert will endeavour to contact all candidates within a reasonable time, this may not always be possible due to limited resources.  Therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you can assume that your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful. International Alert is an equal opportunities employer. All applicants will be judged strictly on the basis of merit.
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