You will have 8-10 years solid field-based experience including managing large and complex multi-partner development programmes and donor-funded projects at a senior level You will have a deep understanding of the drivers of poverty in country, and experience in leading the refreshing and implementation of a new programme strategy, including reviewing it from time to time. You will have a proven record in thinking strategically, developing a new programming approach and resourcing and business model. You will be adept at planning, building relationships, collaborating across different audiences, negotiating, and influencing. You are skilled and experienced in donor relationship management and funding, contract management and fundraising. You will have in-depth experience in managing people, including working through conflict and leading a growing team. You are strong in people management, performance management, and with coaching skills. You will be able to reflect on yourself and shift your own thoughts in the service of progressing a situation positively. You will be able to work with uncertainty, assessing a situation afresh at each step along the way.