Country Director

Samaritan’s Purse

Monrovia, Liberia

We are seeking a Country Director to provide overall management to Samaritans Purse activities in Liberia. As Country Director, you will have the opportunity to oversee project development, staff management, and implementation within organizational guidelines. If you have proven management experience and the ability to build staff capacity, we encourage you to apply! Let God put your talents to use for a kingdom impact. We look forward to reviewing your application.

A day in the life of a Country Director:

At Samaritans Purse, the Gospel really is the center of all we do! We start each day with a time of devotions and then we join together in prayer for one another, as well as praying for staff and volunteers serving around the globe.

  • Provide overall vision, management and leadership to Samaritan's Purse activities in Liberia.
  • Provide professional representation for Samaritan's Purse with government officials, dignitaries, other NGOs, funding agencies, and visitors.
  • Maintain awareness and communicate legal and cultural requirements and ensure reasonable compliance of Samaritan's Purse.
  • Ensure proper financial accounting and monthly reporting of all funds and financial activity.
  • Ensure appropriate supervision, support and direction for the effective engagement of all expatriate and national staff in their various assignments.
  • Monitor program effectiveness and financial accountability, and evaluate ongoing and new activities.
  • Implement programs within the organizational guidelines of Samaritans Purse.
  • Conduct field assessments, identify needs, design and implement response plans, including project budgets and writing funding proposals.
  • Develop new programs, identifying and pursuing potential funding and other available resources for ongoing, new, or planned Samaritan's Purse projects.
  • Implement field policies to ensure staff satisfaction, safety and security.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ; is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ.
  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or a minimum of 3 to 5 years related international work experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proven management and leadership experience; strong relational skills and financial management skills.
  • Spiritually mature, focused on the spiritual well-being of your team and goal of sharing the Gospel.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • High integrity; honest and respectful; he/she should be prepared to report any incidences of misconduct, including suspicion of theft or misuse of project resources.
  • Possess diplomacy and negotiating skills; clear understanding of working with major donors, their perspectives, requirements and standards.
  • Flexibility, adaptability and ability to work with a diverse team in a pressured environment.
  • Fluency in English (required).
  • 12 credit hours of college-level Biblical Studies (strongly preferred).

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