Country Director, Niger

  • Contract
  • Niger

Samaritan's Purse

We are seeking a Country Director to serve in our office in Niamey, Niger. We are looking for an experienced leader to provide mentorship and oversight to our program managers and program development team, as well as provide guidance in field office vision and leadership. Come use your experience working in a variety of international contexts and drive to make a difference to reach the nations!

A day in the life of a Country Director:

At Samaritan’s Purse, the Gospel really is the center of all we do! We start each day with a time of devotions and spend time praying for each other, our staff and volunteers who serve around the globe.

In the role of Country Director, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Maintain your personal relationship with Jesus Christ and be an effective witness for Him
  • Provide overall vision, management and leadership to Samaritan’s Purse activities in Niger
  • Ensure appropriate supervision, support and direction for the effective engagement of all expatriate and national staff in their various assignments
  • Serve as director, executive administrator, and primary contact for country field projects
  • Monitor program effectiveness and financial accountability, and evaluate ongoing and new activities
  • All other duties as assigned

Learn more about serving with Samaritan’s Purse.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • 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
  • Works well in a diverse team and a pressured environment
  • Strong communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Strong relational skills and financial management experience preferred
  • 12 credit hours of college-level Biblical Studies (required); if not already completed, opportunity to meet and complete requirement is available upon hire.

Job Location: Niamey, Niger

Type: Full-Time

Language Requirement: Fluency in English (required); Fluency in French strongly preferred

Accompaniment: Family Accompaniment

Travel Expectations: Travel to field sites as necessary; required travel documents and vaccinations for entry into foreign countries will be necessary

Benefits:

  • International medical, prescription, dental & vision insurance
  • Paid Family Medical Leave
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid holidays
  • 12 vacation/personal days
  • 10 sick days
  • When at IHQ, on-site Medical Clinic (staff and dependents)

Samaritan’s Purse Mission Statement:

Samaritan’s Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God’s love through His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.

How to apply

Samaritan’s Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God’s love through His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.

This is not just a job. It’s a calling, it’s a ministry, and it is your opportunity to begin a life-changing career.

Apply here: https://sampur.se/3wwbvo9