HelpAge International Job Vacancy: Regional Director - Amman, Jordan

Job Title: Regional Director (EME)

Job Reference: J58324 
Salary: £59,700 
Location: Amman, Jordan 
Industry: Charities, International Development, Senior Management 
Hours: Full time 
Job Type: Contract (3 years) 
Closing Date: 5th December 2016

Job Description
HelpAge International is the leading global NGO working on ageing and older people’s issues. We are going through a period of organisational change to deepen our expertise and strengthen the way in which we support our growing number of network members around the world. It is an exciting time to be joining our global leadership team.

Based in Amman, Jordan the Regional Director will play a key operational and development role in the region. You will be responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction to up to 12 staff, including at senior level. In this role you will be responsible for the oversight of the HelpAge’s activities within the region, be part of the Global Directors team reporting to the trustees of the organisation. A main focus for the Regional Director will be influencing key stakeholders and driving your already established network to expand HelpAge’s goals within the region. Using your experience developed within the sector and your knowledge of the issues affecting the region will be essential to your effectiveness in this role. Having a strong familiarity working on large programmes that have an extensive budget is a minimum requirement.