Country Director

<strong>MAF operations in Sudan are at the heart of MAF&rsquo;s history, indeed it was in Sudan that the first flights of MAF in the UK originated. MAF provides air transport for Church Missions, NGO&rsquo;s and relief and community development agencies.&nbsp;</strong>

South Sudan

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: As Country Director for South Sudan you are at the sharp end of transformation as you work with our partners to reach isolated communities. The role requires you to direct MAF's South Sudan strategy, and successfully navigate a significantly diverse, impactful, and dynamic environment. As the leader of a multi-national and intercultural team, you will be instrumental as you inspire and enable your team to achieve our strategic plans and vision. You will need to work with local partners, regulatory authorities, and country officials to achieve the program strategies and goals.
Responsibilities: The Country Director will be strategic and driven to help spearhead our mission and vision to share the love of Jesus Christ by providing humanitarian aviation to transform individuals through help, hope and healing.<br /><br />You will undertake overall management in the program by leading, motivating, inspiring, encouraging and developing program staff to facilitate their well-being and effective performance. You will ensure that all operations are conducted in accordance with the stated policies, directives and management practices of MAF and the National Aviation Authorities. Monitoring the program budget and taking appropriate corrective actions where necessary will be essential for the smooth operation of the program.
Requirements: Essential requirements:<br /><br /> <ul> <li>University Graduate or equivalent experience</li> <li>Excellent spoken and written English</li> <li>Aptitude in verbal, numerical and abstract reasoning</li> <li>Either team management experience and/or project management experience involving working with others</li> <li>Experience of living and working in a developing country</li> <li>Aviation experience or related field</li> <li>Strong interpersonal skills</li> <li>Excellent communications skills</li> <li>Ability to communicate clearly across cultural boundaries</li> </ul>