Closing Date : 2018-07-22
Duty Station : Freetown, Sierra Leone
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Organization: Street Child
Country: Sierra Leone
Closing date: 22 Jul 2018

TitleSierra Leone Country Manager / Consultant

Salary$30 45k

LocationFreetown, with travel as required

Street Child, a fast growing development and humanitarian INGO with education, child protection and livelihood operations in ten countries, are seeking an outstanding professional to lead Street Child UK s support to our flagship national partner, Street Child of Sierra Leone (SCoSL).

This role reports to Street Child s Africa Director and will work intimately with SCoSL s excellent national leadership team. The first goal is to support strong delivery of Street Child s programme portfolio in Sierra Leone (typically c. 750k - 1.5m p/a). The second goal is to help Street Child secure new opportunities through thoughtful programme development work and strong external representation.

Technically, we are looking for a candidate with:

Experience of delivering, or closely supporting, relevant development programmes (most ideally in Sierra Leone / West Africa), including budget management, with a clear track record of success.

Specific expertise in one, or more, of, education (in particular), livelihoods and/or child protection, would be a real asset.

Representing Street Child at the highest level in Sierra Leone, you will require:

Excellent relationship building skills,

Ability to skillfully navigate the different approaches required for national and international stakeholders, with a strong nose for partnerships and funding. A belief in partnership is essential.

A pragmatic, can-do, agile and pro-active approach.

Ability to maintain excellent links with the UK team, providing support and information required to engage our donors and supporters.

It is possible that a strong candidate may additionally be asked to play a role in supporting Street Child s operations in Liberia too and/or, on a surge basis, any of Street Child s wider Africa programming.

To learn more about Street Child, please visit

How to apply:

To apply, please e-mail The posts will remain open until filled however applications will be assessed and progressed as appropriate, upon receipt.

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