Country Manager – Mali

International Alert

Salary: 43,393 - 50,393£ (including allowance for taxation) plus excellent benefits
Based: Bamako, Mali
Closing date: 22nd August 2018

We are looking for an entrepreneurial individual who has a talent for strategic programme development and delivery in the peacebuilding sector, to lead our work in Mali.

This will involve managing the country programme, supervising the work of partners and ensuring quality control of our peacebuilding outcomes, as well as financial oversight.

You will supervise current initiatives, while planning and securing programming that supports medium- to long-term peacebuilding outcomes. As part of your job, you will be required to regularly develop and update a clear country strategy, which will also make reference to the wider west Africa/Sahel region.

To be successful in this role, you will have strong process and interpersonal skills, which will enable you to gain and maintain the trust and respect of national state actors, local civil society organisations as well as international agencies operating in the country.

With a masters/postgraduate degree in a relevant subject, you will have substantial experience in peacebuilding. You will also have significant experience in people and programme management, supervision and delivery of research, and institutional engagement.

For the full job requirements, please read the job description.

To apply, please follow the link below and then click 'Apply for this job'. Please note we do not accept CVs.


The closing date for applications is Wednesday 22 August 2018 at 23.59pm (UK time). Interviews will take place the week commencing 3rd/4th August 2018.

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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