VACANCY: Capacity Development Expert - Mozambique

Vacancy Summary

  • Organisation Type: Government / non profit
  • Sector: NGOs / Government
  • Field of Expertise: General Management, Project Management
  • Work Experience: 6-10 years
  • Benefits included: Accommodation, Flights, International insurance, Moving expenses, Schooling
  • Preferred Candidates: Both international and national jobseekers invited to apply
  • Posted on: Mar 06, 2023
  • Vacancy closing date: Mar 23, 2023

Job Description

Enabel is the Belgian development agency. It implements Belgium’s governmental cooperation. The agency also works for other national and international donors. With its partners in Belgium and abroad, Enabel offers solutions to address pressing global challenges - Climate Change, Urbanisation, Human Mobility, Peace and Security, Economic and Social Inequality - and to promote Global Citizenship. With 2,000 staff, Enabel manages about 170 projects in twenty countries, in Belgium, Africa and the Middle East.

In Mozambique, through the cooperation portfolio 2023-2028, Enabel aims at supporting the country in achieving its low carbon, just and inclusive development pathway and energy transition by fostering a multi-stakeholder integrated approach based on local needs, national priorities, and global trends.

In particular, the portfolio contains two programs that aim at supporting Mozambican authorities and communities (including women, youth, and other vulnerable groups) to engage together more actively in a cross sectoral coordination focusing on improved climate proofed public services, enabling policies and initiatives for energy transition.

The first program (Multi-Stakeholder Approach to Climate Resilience and Energy Transition) aims to develop the local experience and expertise in climate proof public services related to losses and damages, access to energy, access to water as well as waste management and circular economy in order to improve the living conditions of the local communities on the one hand and, on the other hand, to feed the overarching component related to policy dialogue.

Job description:
As a Capacity Development Expert, you report to the Project Manager in charge of the Multi-Stakeholder Approach to Climate Resilience and Energy Transition program. You will work with teams of Experts in portfolio priority sector and you will be responsible for ensuring the technical quality of the program through a good knowledge of the issues and a good partnership (dynamic, cordial and transparent) focused on achieving development results.

-You contribute to strengthen of the Government of Mozambique(GoM)’s coordination mechanism on climate resilience and energy transition for strategic multistakeholder and multisectoral climate and energy transition dialogue;
-You provide capacity development support to relevant institutions and senior GoM officials for evidence-based policy making focusing on multisectoral & multistakeholder approach by strengthening the feed-back loop between local, national, and international levels;
-You support to strengthen GoM’s partnership with national/international actors/agencies working in the areas of climate resilience and energy transition;
-You advise on the basis of your technical expertise, in order to achieve performance in accordance with national and international norms and standards;
-You organise knowledge building and knowledge management in order to create an inclusive, informed climate of trust within the project;

Your profile:
Required qualifications
·Master’s degree in Development Studies, International Relations, Business Management or a similar discipline.

Required experience:
•At least 5 years of relevant experience in managing international capacity development projects in the field of integrated climate change/energy transition/natural resources management or related fields;
•An experience as a team leader;
•A proven experience in program development, project design and partnership/donor management;
•An international experience (i.e. in the international development sector and outside your country of origin) is an asset;
•A previous experience in Mozambique is an asset.

Required skills and knowledge:
•Good knowledge of aspects of international development (context, challenges, application, partners, functioning…);
•Ability to implement a change process;
•Knowledge management and knowledge building;
•Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;
•Ability to develop collaborative relations and partnerships with multiple stakeholders;
•You are result oriented;
•Ability to use new technologies used in the area of expertise;
•You are fluent in spoken and written English. Considering the working language of Mozambique, knowledge of Portuguese is preferred.

Applicants are also required to commit to the vision, mission and values of Enabel (

We offer you:

•A fascinating and interesting job in an international environment.
•A contract of 48 months. You are based in Maputo.
•A salary package that comprises the monthly gross salary, in accordance with our salary scales (Class 6), and Enabel expat benefits such as a remoteness, assignment and hardship allowance, (capped) coverage of housing expenses, a moving compensation, an installation compensation, (capped) coverage of school expenses for children accompanying, an insurance package for the whole family, including repatriation insurance, and an annual round-trip flight ticket for each family member.
•In case of expatriation without the (dependent) members of the family, up to six additional round-trip flight tickets to the country of origin or another destination (capped in accordance with Enabel rules).

The various amounts vary in function of relevant recognized experience for the function and family composition.

Following this recruitment procedure a shortlist of successful applicants may be constituted which may be sourced in the next three years for similar job openings.

Every person who fulfils the conditions listed in our job advertisements may apply. Enabel is committed to equal opportunities and diversity in its workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability status or any other factor other than competence.

Are you interested in becoming a Capacity Development Expert for the Multi-Stakeholder Approach to Climate Resilience and Energy Transition program in Mozambique? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

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Apply here at the latest by 23 March 2023 and include your application letter and updated CV.