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    Are you an experienced leader, with a vast knowledge of development programs in politically challenging and culturally sensitive environments? Are you able to lead a vibrant programme team, adapt programs to a rapidly changing environment, raise funds and create results? Then you might be our new Regional Director!

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    Country Director, ActionAid Zambia

    Location: Lusaka, Zambia

    Local terms and conditions apply

    The Organization

    ActionAid is an international organisation, working with over 25 million people in -45 countries for a world free from poverty and injustice. ActionAid Zambia is as Associate member of the ActionAid International Federation, and has been operating in Zambia since 2006.

    The Position:


    The Country Director (CD) provides vision, leadership, management and effective high-level national representation for ActionAid International in Zambia, in line with the established policies, principles and operating practices of ActionAid International, as well as good management practice and the political, social, cultural and economic environment of the country. The CD is also responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of the ActionAid Zambia strategic focus in alignment with the global strategy and informed by the local context. The CD role requires broad organisational experience, thus enabling to manage large teams as well as deep knowledge across a professional discipline in development that enable the role holder to make significant improvements to policies and processes that lead to long-term success of ActionAid in Zambia.

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    DIRECTORATE: Fundraising and Communications

    Position: Bilateral Partnerships Manager

    Location: London

    Salary: £39,099 per annum

    Terms and conditions of base location will apply 


    If you’ve extensive experience of working with bilateral donors, as well as a good understanding of their funding policies and regulations, you could be part of the team at ActionAid International helping people use their own power to fight poverty and injustice.

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    DIRECTORATE: Fundraising

    Position: International Director of Fundraising

    Location: London, Johannesburg or Nairobi

    Salary on International Grade G: starting £81,857 per annum

    Terms and conditions of base Location will apply 


    This role is a superb opportunity for someone who wants to help shape the future success of a major international NGO and help deliver a bold strategy that is focused on ending hunger and poverty by helping people use their own power to fight poverty and injustice. Because that’s how real change happens – for families, for communities, for whole societies. We are now recruiting a Director of Fundraising to ensure we have the resources to make a lasting difference.