Ended Head Of Office

The Job

Position: Head Of Office

Locations: Hodiadh  

Vacancy Reference Number: HOOH– HOD /20          



Islamic Relief Yemen (IRY) is implementing Food Security & Livelihood, WASH, Nutrition, and Cash for Work, Youth Empowerment and Small Enterprises projects in Al Hodeidah. IRY is looking for an experienced and competent person to lead the operation in the AL Hodeidah governorate.

Job Responsibility:

Job Responsibility:

  1. Supervise the budgetary, financial and administrative functions of the Al Hodeidah office in accordance with the IRY and donors’ regulations and procedures
  2. Recruitment, supervise and capacity-building of local staff
  3. Ensure smooth, transparent and effective financial transactions and payments related to his jurisdiction
  4. Supervise and manage contracts of the buildings / vehicle / warehouses etc in his program area with approval of the country office
  5. Provide support, in close collaboration with sector coordinators, to program staff and beneficiaries utilizing support sectors for timely delivery of service
  6. Facilitate timely submission of required documentation to the seniors concerned and his supervisor
  7. Maintained a close liaison with local authorities for smooth implementation of projects
  8. Represent IRY in sub cluster, local authorities, national and international organizations, NGOs, voluntary agencies in the governorate to promote positive image of IRY
  9. Identify, develop, manage and implement new projects / programme opportunities and activities, in cooperation with relevant stakeholders
  10. Identify gaps, operational challenges, and constraints and finding viable solution
  11. Support sector coordinators in timely implementation of projects (nutrition, livelihood, food security and wash projects)
  12. Submit regular reports to Sana’a office as required – about progress, performance and challenges being faced
  13. Perform other such duties as may be assigned by HOP


It is essential that the post holder shows a good understanding and sympathy with the Islamic Relief values and principles as well as commitment to Islamic Relief vision and mission.

Essential Skills:

Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications

  • Must be a graduate in development studies or social sciences
  • A proven record of designing, monitoring & implementing development program
  • Good understanding of development and relief issues as well as appreciation of cultural and social differences
  • Excellent networking, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Development and implementation of appropriate policies, procedures and administrative systems
  • Report writing skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English and Arabic
  • Flexible & Patient. Ability to work on your own initiative as well as a part of a team
  • Able to efficiently handle a big team with different needs
  • Able to adapt and respond quickly to ever changing situations
  • Capable of making sound decisions in coordination with management


  • A minimum of five years' experience of working with an international NGO
  • Commitment to participatory management and maintaining a supportive, open environment to ensure the learning and development of staff


  • Experience in designing manuals and strategic plans
  • Ability to deliver training and awareness sessions
  • Ability to develop P&P


Core Values (Required):

  • Commitment      
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Integrity

Core Competencies (Required):

  • Communication
  • Working with People
  • Drive for Results

Functional Competencies (Required):

  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts
  • Planning and Organizing

Problem solving (thinking environment)

  • Ability to deal with complex situation and solve issues and problems


Understanding of and commitment to safeguarding, child safety and protection from sexual abuse and exploitation principles.

How to Apply

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  • All applications must include the vacancy reference number in the Reference No. Applications without the correct reference number will not be considered.
  • Qualified Females are strongly encouraged to apply  

Only Short –listed candidates will be contacted

  • Employer: Islamic Relief
  • Category: Development/Non-Profit
  • Location: Al Hodaida
  • Posted on: 7 October 2020
  • Deadline: 20 October 2020