Director of Programs

Location: Dakar, Senegal

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application open until: December 13th, 2021

Job Summary:

As part of our new phase of growth, we are seeking a dynamic and committed feminist leader for our newly created Director of Programs role. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Programs will develop and implement the strategic vision and provide leadership for programs at Batonga. Our new Director of Programs will play a vital role in the scaling of our organization and programs to ensure girls are empowered to be change-makers in their communities. The Director will provide leadership and mentoring to a growing team, ensuring the effectiveness and impact of our programs. The Director will also support Batonga’s scaling through influencing and thought leadership within the field of girls and women’s rights.

Our new Director of Programs will be an experienced and strategic leader with a track record of delivering excellence in programs and of effective and collaborative team management. You will have a proven track record of experiences and commitment to the empowerment of women and girls and to ensuring the voices of girls are amplified in their communities.

To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter, detailing how you fulfil the role description and personal specification quoting reference 5130. The deadline for applications is 9am GMT on Monday 13th December.

The role will ideally be based in Dakar, Senegal but other locations across West Africa could be considered. The salary for the role is commensurate with the seniority of the role. Batonga benefits include: access to health insurance, flexible remote work policies, generous PTO policies.       

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