The Head of Global Programmes will lead on expanding the reach, quality and impact of Hagar's programmes globally. Reporting to the Hagar International Chief Executive Officer, the candidate will sit on the Group Executive Team and play an active leadership role in a complex global organisation. She/he will set a strategic direction for the Global Programmes as well as play a role in informing and influencing the priorities of major donors. They will provide intellectual leadership, strategy development, planning and innovation across the countries in which Hagar International operates, and work with others to strengthen our capabilities. They will be an expert in trauma informed care and recovery with a passion for making a difference in the lives of some of the world’s most vulnerable women and children.
The position requires a collaborative and impactful leader with a solid understanding of the current global trends in international development, trauma after-care, social change and experience developing and implementing programming and emergency responses globally. It will require strategic and change leadership; experience managing a complex, multicultural and geographically dispersed team; and the ability to influence without imposing structural authority. In addition, the candidate will have the personal presence, advocacy and influencing skills to inspire and engage with a wide range of stakeholders, with the proven ability to think and act strategically and mobilise support for Hagar’s vision of communities free and healed from the trauma of human trafficking, slavery and abuse.