Country Director

Bukavu | Kinshasa

The DRC Country Director serves as FH’s chief representative in the country. He/she provides leadership to and manages all FH programs and staff in DRC. Within the framework of FH’s Vision and Mission, the primary result of his/her work is to progress the programs towards achieving FH’s global strategy, Envision 2020, and its targets within the country. The Country Director will be a proactive self-starter who is able to understand and engage with the government at all levels positioning our organization for growth while minimizing potential risk. He or she enjoys setting vision and working with a team to achieve it and thrives in a complex cultural and operational environment.


  • This position reports directly and functionally to the Regional Director.
  • This position directly manages Program Director, Human Resources and Administration Manager, Finance Manager, Logistics Manager, M&E manager, Internal Auditor and Security focal point. Indirectly, the Country Director supervises all field staff.
  • This position manages/oversees the entire country operational budget.

Motivated by Christ’s love, this position plays a key role in promoting the wholistic ministry of Food for the Hungry (FH) through the framework of the organization’s vision, “God called and we responded until physical and spiritual hungers ended worldwide”. In order to accomplish this vision, FH’s mission is to “walk with churches leaders and families in overcoming all forms of human poverty by living in healthy relationship with God and His creation”.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Key Result #1 - Program Management and Implementation Oversight (35%).
Key Result #2 - Staff management and development (20%).
Key Result #3 - Strategy and Resource Development (35%).
Key Result #4 - Representation (10%).

For a complete version of the job description, qualifications, and to apply, access our Employment page on the FH website:

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
  • Organization: FH - Food for the Hungry
  • Location: Bukavu | Kinshasa
  • Grade: Mid/Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Management, Administration and Finance
    • Management, Administration and Finance
  • Closing Date: 2016-04-20

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