Start Date: March/April 2020
Work Area: This position is based in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Potential for travel within Sierra Leone to Namati Sierra Leone’s field offices in Bo, Kenema, Makeni and Port Loko.
Employer: Namati Sierra Leone
Application Deadline: January 19th
Location: Freetown, Sierra Leone. Open to all nationalities.
Female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.
This role is open to Sierra Leonean and non-Sierra Leonean candidates based in Sierra Leone.
Application Instructions: Submit CV and Cover Letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with “’Namati - Deputy Director” in Subject Line.
Namati Sierra Leone works with communities to strengthen their ability to protect, enforce, and defend their customary land rights and support equitable and empowered community-investor partnerships. Communities become properly prepared and gain access to legal representation, advice, or assistance during all negotiations with investors and state actors concerning the use of community lands and natural resources. Namati Sierra Leone also supports communities in their efforts to hold corporations accountable for breaches of environmental regulations and the provisions of negotiated agreements. Namati Sierra Leone uses data from these grassroots experiences to advocate for improvements to policies and practices on land and the environment.
Compensation will be commensurate with experience. Namati also provides offer excellent benefits, which include health coverage, generous paid time off, retirement or old-age plan contributions, sick leave, and parental leave— or compensation for the same. All staff also have access to funds for professional development opportunities. Namati Sierra Leone is an equal opportunity employer. Women are strongly encouraged to apply.
Namati Sierra Leone is seeking a dynamic, experienced Deputy Director of Operations to build and steward our financial, administrative and human resources infrastructure. Reporting to the Namati Sierra Leone Director, the Deputy Director will ensure rigorous, consistent financial management across all operations; oversee human resources management and professional development; manage funder relationships; and oversee all grants given and received by Namati Sierra Leone. Outside Sierra Leone, the Deputy Director will partner with Namati finance, administration, and people operations leaders around the world to ensure we’re a tightly integrated global organization. The Deputy Director must bring strong technical, leadership and relationship-building skills, as well as a practical bias for action and problem solving. Ultimately, we’re looking for someone who feels a deep resonance with our mission to bring justice everywhere and who will be relentless in building and supporting our team to bring this mission to life.
MANAGEMENT AND TEAM CAPACITY BUILDING
CVs from University leavers in Sierra Leone are welcome and will be considered for entry level positions and for internships. When submitting your CV for open consideration, please accompany with a cover letter clearly indicating job interest.
All candidates must be able to work in the English Language. Applications are welcome from both within and outside Sierra Leone.