Oversee all programme and support activities in-country. Representing Medair in all issues relating to the country programme, the Country Director plays a key role in donor relations and manages the country strategy and the project implementation in conjunction with senior field managers, and ensures constructive engagement in Medair’s regional approach for the Middle East.
In the Middle East region, Medair has programmes in Lebanon and Jordan (since 2012) and Iraq (since 2014). In response to the ongoing crisis in Syria, Medair’s programme in Jordan is delivering emergency assistance to refugees in non-camp settings and vulnerable host communities in Jordan. Projects are in the sectors of Cash Assistance (case management) and Health (Cash for Health) with growing component of Protection and Psychosocial support.
This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.