The Team Leader is the head of RI’s dynamic rapid deployment team, deployed from his or her home base, typically for 1-4 months. The assignment may be to set up a new program, a new country office, or filling a gap between two long-term managers. S/he will play a strategic role in the mobilization and effective scale up and management of RI programs. S/he is typically responsible for identifying needs and resources and elaborating program recommendations. S/he will develop and manage country support functions and negotiate and network at an international level. S/he will ensure that all relevant RI policies and procedures with respect to HR, safety and security, code of conduct, equal opportunities and other relevant policies are in place. When not on assignment, s/he will support country offices, revise policies and proposals, assist with strategic initiatives, similar to the role of other headquarters-based staff.
This position demands a dynamic individual with a demonstrated ability to achieve results in a demanding, fast paced and often insecure environment.