Deputy Country Director

<strong>Would you like to be instrumental in helping MAF to achieve our vision? MAF International is seeking a dynamic individual who has excellent relationship building and communications skills.</strong>


Mission Aviation Fellowship of Canada

Mission Aviation Fellowship of Canada (MAF), a Christian nonprofit organization founded in 1945, is seeking people who share our passion for seeing the Great Commission carried out near and far. MAF operates globally, but its Canadian headquarters are located in Guelph, Ontario. As a part of this organization, this position is a vital part in bringing the Gospel, healthcare, education, disaster relief, food and clean water to isolated people in developing countries.

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Career (+4 years)

Overview: Can you inspire a team? Are you someone who can ensure all operational activities in the Program are carried out to a high standard?<br /><br />MAF is looking for a person to inspire and lead a team, working with local partners, regulatory authorities and Country officials to achieve the program goals. Deputizing for the Country Director when they are absent and representing the Country Director at key meetings as necessary.&nbsp;
Responsibilities: You will be required to deputize for the Country Director (CD) when they are absent and to represent the CD at key meetings as necessary. You will lead or assist with projects or other work as directed by the CD. The role requires the individual to be versatile and adapt at handling many tasks at the same time whilst keeping a calm attitude and making clear decisions when needed.
Requirements: Essential<br /> <ul> <li>Excellent spoken and written English</li> <li>Aptitude in verbal, numerical and abstract reasoning</li> <li>Spoken and written language skills in French at B1 level</li> <li>Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Powerpoint</li> <li>Management experience of a function or teams</li> <li>Excellent relationship building and communications skills</li> <li>Strong interpersonal skills</li> </ul> Desirable<br /> <ul> <li>University graduate or equivalent experience</li> <li>Experience of living and working in a developing country</li> <li>Experience of working in aviation or related field</li> <li>Ability to communicate clearly across cultural boundaries</li> </ul>