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Solomon Islands Red Cross Society


Solomon Islands Red Cross Society (SIRCS) is a national society and part of the global humanitarian organization of the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement. It is an auxiliary body to the Solomon Islands Government.
The SIRCS is seeking applications for a suitably qualified and experienced person to immediately fill the position of SECRETARY GENERAL based in the National Head Office, Honiara.

This is an Executive Position and has overall responsibility for the leadership and management of the SIRC, including strategic planning, high level representation of SIRCS with external stakeholders, liaison with the SIRCS Board and management of staff in head office and branches.


Must at least have the following;
• University Degree in Management, or related field
• At least 8 years’ senior management experience
• Experience in leadership roles, preferably within the humanitarian sector.

Key Selection Criteria’s
The person we are seeking should have:
• Strong leadership skills including ability to provide vision, drive change and shape strategic direction for the organization
• Demonstrated ability to lead and manage a highly functioning team and inspire them to achieve their best
• Experience in development and implementation of strategic and business plans, budgets and projects
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills including presentation, grant proposals and report writing skills
• Experience in securing and managing donor funding
• Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills
• Excellent computer skills (Internet, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
• Commitment to uphold the Fundamental Principles of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and the Code of Conduct of the Solomon Islands Red Cross Society.
• Must be prepared to travel.

The Solomon Islands Red Cross Society is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to encourage both men and women to apply for this position.

This position is being offered full time, starting early March 2019.

Position description and responsibilities can be obtained at the National Head Office in China Town or by emailing or call Clement Manuri on Tel: 7401944.
Interested persons to apply with a copy of their CV and application, VERY CLEARLY addressing the KEY SLECTION CRITERIAs outlined in this advertisement. Two referees must be included.

Applications to be sent to:

The President
Solomon Islands Red Cross Society
P.O Box 187, Honiara
Applications close: 4:30 pm on 22nd February 2019

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