Sierra Leone - Head of Country

CLOSING DATE: Wednesday 25th April 2018

SALARY: SLL 193,068,399 gross per annum

LOCATION: Freetown, Sierra Leone


VISA REQUIREMENTS: We are willing to sponsor candidates who do not currently have the right to work in Sierra Leone


We know young people have the power to solve the challenges we face in our world, but they are being sidelined. We are the agency that works with young people so they can lead in solving those challenges. Whether that means supporting communities to end child marriage or prevent HIV, we work with young people to change their lives and the lives of people in their communities. Our programmes are genuinely life-changing, but can’t do any of this without talented, creative individuals at every level of our organisation.

ABOUT the role

Restless Development Sierra Leone has been operating since 2005. With the experience of the 2014-15 West African Ebola outbreak and the state of the Youth Report, Restless Development drew on its knowledge of communities, expertise in community engagement, and large network of alumni to be at the forefront of social mobilization and recovery efforts in the country. The agency’s role is at the forefront of the social mobilization, behaviour change and data collection efforts in the country has led the agency to become an international leader in community engagement.

We are currently looking for a Head of Country within our Sierra Leone hub. This is an exciting role for a focused and self-motivated individual with a passion for youth-led development, with experience in strategic leadership, programme management and performance accountability. The role is ideal for a ‘mid-career’ professional seeking to step into senior leadership within a dynamic, creditable youth development agency leading community engagement and accountability approaches within the post-Ebola recovery and National Election in Sierra Leone.


For more information, please download the Job Description and complete the Application Form below by Wednesday 25th April 2018. Please note that we do not accept CV’s, resumes or covering letters.


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