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Deputy Country Director, Ukraine

Location: Kyiv, Ukraine
Job ID: 13259
Date Posted: Jun 28, 2022

Job Description

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We are searching for a Deputy Country Director to provide senior level leadership to our new office in Ukraine. In this role you will be assisting the Country Director to lead in all programmatic and logistical operations for the office. We are working hard to meet the ever-changing needs of Ukrainians during this war and need your experience to help us manage our work effectively. Come be part of what God is doing in Eastern Europe.

A day in the life of a Deputy Country Director, Ukraine:

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 Deputy Country Director, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Maintain your personal relationship with Jesus Christ and be an effective witness for Him
  • Assist the Country Director to create, articulate, and disseminate a clear vision and strategy for team
  • Provide leadership, management, and strategy for all programmatic aspects of the country office, including possible future donor awards and internal funding
  • Provide direct line management of Program Managers and address programmatic challenges
  • Work with the Program Development Officer, Finance Manager, and Program Managers to ensure all grants, awards, and internally funded programs are implemented according guidelines and cultural requirements
  • Supervise and provide accountability and direction as the office operates programs through partners and churches
  • Monitor the humanitarian crisis in country, performing field assessments when necessary and advising the Country Director of response options
  • Host VIP trips including media personnel, government officials, dignitaries, and IHQ visitors.
  • 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 and a minimum of five (5) years’ related international work experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience leading a large team and in cross-cultural team leadership is required
  • Understanding of and experience in logistics, financial, and administrative coordination required
  • General knowledge of project planning and implementation
  • Ability to coordinate activities with local involvement and establish working relationships with other NGOs
  • 12 credit hours of college-level Biblical Studies (can be completed after hire)

Job Location: Ukraine

Type:  Full-time

Language Requirement: Fluency in English (required); Ukrainian language skills are strongly preferred

Accompaniment: Un-Accompanied (no spouse or family)

Travel Expectations: This position requires frequent domestic and international travel of approximately 50%; 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
  • Annual Home Leave

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.

Samaritan's Purse Statement of Faith:

* We believe the Bible to be the inspired, the only infallible, authoritative Word of God.  (1 Thessalonians 2:13; 2 Timothy 3:15-17)

* We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons:  Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.   (Matthew 28:19; John 10:30; Ephesians 4:4-6)

* We believe in the deity of the Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood on the cross, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return in power and glory.   (Matthew 1:23; John 1:1-4 and 1:29; Acts 1:11 and 2:22-24; Romans 8:34; 1 Corinthians 15:3-4; 2 Corinthians 5:21; Philippians 2:5-11; Hebrews 1:1-4 and 4:15)

* We believe that all men everywhere are lost and face the judgment of God, that Jesus Christ is the only way of salvation, and that for the salvation of lost and sinful man, repentance of sin and faith in Jesus Christ results in regeneration by the Holy Spirit. (Luke 24:46-47; John 14:6; Acts 4:12; Romans 3:23; 2 Corinthians 5:10-11; Ephesians 1:7 and 2:8-9; Titus 3:4-7)

* We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, whose indwelling enables the Christian to live a godly life.   (John 3:5-8; Acts 1:8 and 4:31; Romans 8:9; 1 Corinthians 2:14; Galatians 5:16-18; Ephesians 6:12; Colossians 2:6-10)

* We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost; the saved unto the resurrection of eternal life and the lost unto the resurrection of damnation and eternal punishment.  (1 Corinthians 15:51-57; Revelation 20:11-15)

* We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in the Lord Jesus Christ and that all true believers are members of His body, the church.  (1 Corinthians 12:12, 27; Ephesians 1:22-23)

* We believe that the ministry of evangelism and discipleship is a responsibility of all followers of Jesus Christ.   (Matthew 28:18-20; Acts 1:8; Romans 10:9-15; 1 Peter 3:15)

* We believe God’s plan for human sexuality is to be expressed only within the context of marriage, that God created man and woman as unique biological persons made to complete each other.  God instituted monogamous marriage between male and female as the foundation of the family and the basic structure of human society.  For this reason, we believe that marriage is exclusively the union of one genetic male and one genetic female.   (Genesis 2:24; Matthew 19:5-6; Mark 10:6-9; Romans 1:26-27; 1 Corinthians 6:9)

* We believe that we must dedicate ourselves to prayer, to the service of our Lord, to His authority over our lives, and to the ministry of evangelism.   (Matthew 9:35-38; 22:37-39, and 28:18-20; Acts 1:8; Romans 10:9-15 and 12:20-21; Galatians 6:10; Colossians 2:6-10; 1 Peter 3:15)

* We believe that human life is sacred from conception to its natural end; and that we must have concern for the physical and spiritual needs of our fellowmen.   (Psalm 139:13; Isaiah 49:1; Jeremiah 1:5; Matthew 22:37-39; Romans 12:20-21; Galatians 6:10)

 

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Location: Kyiv, Ukraine
Date Posted: Jun 28, 2022

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