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PROJECT MANAGERS , Africa

Project Managers – Climat et Environnement Burkina Faso/ Mali/ Niger/ Sénégal

Enabel est l’Agence belge de développement. Elle exécute la coopération gouvernementale belge. L’Agence met également en œuvre des actions pour d’autres organisations nationales et internationales. Avec ses partenaires belges et internationaux, Enabel fournit des solutions pour relever des défis mondiaux urgents : le changement climatique et l’environnement, l’urbanisation, la mobilité humaine, la paix et la sécurité, les inégalités sociales et économiques, et la citoyenneté mondiale. Avec 1500 collaborateurs et collaboratrices, Enabel gère quelque 150 projets dans une vingtaine de pays, en Belgique, en Afrique et au Moyen-Orient.

Contexte
Enabel est actuellement en pleine préparation d’un portefeuille thématique climat et environnement. Ce programme d’un budget de 50 M€ se déroulera sur 5 ans (janvier 2022 – décembre 2026) et sera déployé principalement sur 4 pays : Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger et Sénégal.
Le portefeuille vise à renforcer l’autonomie et la résilience des populations locales et doit déboucher sur un programme régional cohérent en matière de climat et d’environnement sur la région du Sahel. Il s’inscrit dans le cadre de l’approche globale développée par la Belgique qui met l’accent sur la stabilisation et le développement.
D’autres projets sous financements extérieurs pourront également compléter cette approche, parallèlement aux programmes bilatéraux en cours dans la région.

L’objectif global du portefeuille est la lutte contre la désertification et la dégradation des terres afin de soutenir le développement socio-économique et la résilience face aux changements climatiques, des populations les plus vulnérables du Sahel.

Dans ce cadre, nous recherchons plusieurs Project Managers en charge de piloter des projets visant à appuyer la mise en œuvre des composantes nationales du portefeuille climat et environnement. Une étroite synergie et complémentarité sera recherchée entre les 4 pays concernés.

Description de la fonction
Le Project Manager joue un rôle de coordination et de gestion dans la mise en œuvre des différents projets. Il/elle intègre l’équipe de la Représentation d’Enabel et est responsable de la gestion du projet, en étroite relation avec le partenaire local et les experts locaux et internationaux. Ses responsabilités principales sont les suivantes :

• En tant que project manager : veiller à l’intégration de l’ensemble des domaines de gestion du projet (contenu/scope, planning, budget, qualité, etc.) afin de garantir le démarrage, l’avancement et les résultats du projet et sa contribution aux résultats de développement ;
• En tant que coordinateur des activités : coordonner les activités et assurer leur réalisation, conformément aux accords convenus et aux procédures définies afin de réaliser les objectifs du projet ;
• En tant qu’expert : contribuer à la mise en œuvre du projet et apporter votre expertise afin de garantir l’atteinte des objectifs ;
• En tant qu’appui au changement : appuyer les personnes identifiées pour diriger le processus de changement et contribuer au renforcement des capacités des structures partenaires afin de contribuer à l’amélioration de leur organisation, de leurs processus et systèmes ainsi que des compétences de leur personnel ;
• En tant que gestionnaire de connaissances : coordonner le processus d’apprentissage sur la manière dont un projet contribue au développement d’un (sous-)secteur afin d’assurer la diffusion des connaissances et/ou des résultats générés à travers ce processus ;
• En tant que people manager : diriger l’équipe placée sous sa responsabilité hiérarchique afin de disposer de personnel qualifié et motivé ;
• En tant qu’expert monitoring & évaluation : assurer que les projets disposent de et utilisent des informations pertinentes sur les résultats pour la prise de décision, l’apprentissage et pour rendre des comptes sur les résultats atteints, ainsi qu’assurer le suivi de la performance des projets afin de garantir une bonne gestion.

Votre profil

Niveau de formation requis
• Vous avez un Master dans un ou plusieurs des domaines suivants : bioingénieur, forestier, géographe, hydrologue ou orientation similaire pertinente pour la fonction.

Expériences requises
• Vous pouvez démontrer 5 ans d’expérience pertinente dans le pilotage de projets en lien avec la problématique du climat et de l’environnement : restauration des terres dégradées, agriculture résiliente face au climat, pastoralisme durable, gestion des écosystèmes, aménagement des territoires et plans de développement, gestion intégrée des ressources en eau, ingénierie sociale pour les infrastructures rurales ;
• Vous avez acquis au moins 2 ans d’expérience pertinente de terrain dans des projets d’aide au développement dans ces thématiques ;
• Vous avez au moins une expérience de travail pertinente en dehors de votre pays d’origine ;
• Vous avez une expérience en tant que responsable d’équipe ;
• Une connaissance des contextes du Sahel, dont le Burkina Faso, le Sénégal, le Mali, le Niger, constitue un atout.

Connaissances et compétences requises
• Bonne compréhension globale des secteurs de la lutte contre la désertification; l’agriculture, le pastoralisme sahélien ; l’eau (dont la gestion intégrée des ressources en eau); de l’approche territoriale intégrée; de l’accompagnement , l’information, la participation et la consultation des populations et parties prenantes, le bois-énergie et la gestion d’outils d’information géographique, de cartographies, d’approche territoriale intégrée et d’approches innovantes dans certaines des thématiques précitées ;
• Connaissance et expérience des méthodologies de gestion de projet, de monitoring et évaluation ; d’accompagnement des processus de changement ; de gestion des connaissances et capitalisation ;
• Capacité à travailler en toute autonomie, à gérer et à mener à bien de multiples projets/tâches en simultané et à respecter les délais ;
• Capacité à travailler dans des zones de conflits et à développer des mesures appropriées de gestion de la sécurité ;
• Qualités dans la gestion des relations interpersonnelles, des ressources humaines et des partenariats ;
• Vous parlez et écrivez couramment en français ou en néerlandais. Compte tenu de la langue de travail du Burkina Faso/Sénégal/Mali/Niger et du contexte international dans lequel vous travaillerez, une excellente connaissance du français et de l’anglais est exigée.

Vous vous engagez à respecter la vision, la mission et les valeurs d’Enabel (https://www.enabel.be/fr/content/vision-mission-valeurs-de-enabel).


Nous vous offrons
• Une fonction passionnante dans un environnement international.
• Un contrat de 60 mois avec une date de démarrage en novembre 2021.
• Vous êtes engagé au sein d’Enabel dans la fonction "Intervention Manager". Le package salarial de cette fonction correspond à notre barème (classe 6) et comprend le salaire mensuel brut, ainsi que des avantages liés à votre statut d’expatrié au sein d’Enabel tels qu'une indemnité d'éloignement, d'affectation, de pénibilité, la prise en charge des frais de logement (plafonnés), une allocation de déménagement, d’installation, la prise en charge des frais de scolarité des enfants accompagnants (plafonnés), un package d’assurances pour toute la famille dont l’assurance rapatriement, des billets d’avion aller-retour une fois/an pour toute la famille, etc.
• En cas d’expatriation sans les membres de la famille (personnes à charge), jusqu’à 6 billets d’avion aller-retour supplémentaires par an vers le pays d’origine ou toute autre destination (plafonnés suivant le règlement d’Enabel).
Les différents montants varient en fonction de l’expérience pertinente reconnue pour la fonction et la composition familiale.

Cette publication peut donner lieu à la constitution d’une réserve de recrutement pour une durée de 3 ans pour toute fonction similaire.

Nos postes vacants sont ouverts à toute personne qui remplit les conditions décrites dans les offres d’emploi. Enabel s’engage en faveur de l’égalité des chances et de la diversité au sein de son personnel. Nous ne faisons pas de discrimination fondée sur le genre, l’origine, l’âge, la religion, l’orientation sexuelle, le handicap ou tout autre facteur que les compétences.

Intéressé.e?
Postulez, au plus tard le 27/06/2021, et joignez votre CV actualisé et une lettre de motivation.

Seules les candidatures introduites via le lien ci-dessus seront prises en considération.

Are you interested in becoming a Project Manager in Senegal, Mali, Niger or Burkina Faso? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

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Expiring: Jun 27, 2021
TANZANIA TRAVEL CONSULTANT , Tanzania

Tanzania travel consultant (native French speaker):

An average day of a Business Travel Consultant You start the day with a cup of coffee and you open your mailbox to see what new requests have come in for your portfolio, after that you see which existing customers you agreed to contact today. You make the planning for today and you get to work on a travel proposal for two passengers to the Northern National parks. They will arrive in 3 weeks, you consult with your colleagues how to make the nicest proposal for these guests and you put this in our software system.

Meanwhile, one of your regular customers calls to tell you that they have some questions about the newest proposal that you have sent them a few days ago and they want to make some last changes before they will confirm this trip. After finalising this call you take action and change the proposal and send it to the customer.

After that you proceed to call a few customers in order to send them their (new/changed) proposal.

Your profile
- French is your native language
- Relevant work experience is an advantage, but not essential;
- Experience to work with a computer;
- Good communication skills;
- Commercial attitude and 'entrepreneurial spirit';
- Great sense of responsibility;
- Team spirit;
- Knowledge of the English task in word and writing is a must;

Why do you want to be part of it?
- We have an informal culture and we work with a professional team.
- You make people happy about their upcoming trip!
- We offer a comprehensive training.
- Quality is important and we strive for higher customer satisfaction every day!
- The working environment is pleasant and we work in young and dynamic teams.
- We have received already 2 years in a row a certificate of excellence from Tripadvisor and a 5/5 score.
- We are unique in the travel industry because we deal with all our customers directly (no agents) so we have the shortest chain.

Employment Type
- Full-time

Are you interested in becoming a Tanzania Travel Consultant? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

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Expiring: Jul 18, 2021
Quality Specialist in Tanzania , Tanzania

We are looking for a Quality Specialist to set up, implement, and manage the quality systems of the company, under the guidance of our Quality Manager in the Netherlands.

Role description
The overarching role of the Quality Specialist is managing the quality system and proactively supporting the production process across farm and factory operations. In addition, you will monitor the processes by analyzing data from the farm & factory and providing guidance where necessary.
You will be responsible for all day-to-day quality aspects across the entire business. This means you are expected to intervene in the production process when product integrity is compromised, actively identify and plot improvement trajectories with regard to quality, and manage processes in compliance with AVL quality policies and objectives.
Tasks
• Coordinate quality activities in the event of a crisis or recall
• Check for product integrity
• Functional management of QC control factory
• Establishing standards for process control
• Verification of the process control sheets and data
• Leading the HACCP and Global GAP / validation teams
• Setting corrective and preventative actions with CCP override
• Participate in new product development projects
• Supervise external audits
• Communication with certification bodies (e.g. IFS, Global GAP, organic)
• Giving CCP / quality training
• Ensuring all quality related data are recorded and accessible to relevant parties
• Prepare product specification, validation
• Creating and managing trend analysis
• Troubleshooter in the event of an emergency
• Communicate with the QESH manager in the Netherlands

Responsibilities
• Intervening when product integrity is compromised
• Adapt process control to developments in product and process
• Quality assurance and control in factory
• Changes to the handbook/procedures are implemented in practice
• Planning of (internal) audits
• Blockade decision and handling
• Traceability of product from raw material to container
• Managing pest control

Who we are looking for

Education & experience
• Minimum college level degree in Food Technology or comparable field
• Minimum of 5 years work experience, with at least 3 years of experience in the food industry
• Strong affinity with processing natural raw materials (fruits & vegetables)
• Demonstrable experience within a production environment
• Knowledge of and / or experience with quality assurance systems such as IFS
• Knowledge of automated systems, e.g. Microsoft and data from the quality manual
• Affinity with continuous improvement
• Good command of spoken and written English and Swahili

You are
• Detail-oriented, meticulous and precise, while not losing sight of larger process dynamics
• Able to convey the relevance of quality-related activities by connecting it to other people’s work
• Able to give honest and clear feedback where necessary to safeguard quality aspects, including to higher management
• Analytically strong, and know how to communicate effectively at management and operational levels

We provide
• A young, growing, and unique business environment committed to quality and sustainability, where you can make a big difference
• A diverse and international team committed to the business
• Competitive salary and appropriate benefits package

How to apply
Send your resume and references, as well as a short motivation letter (max 750 words), to HR@africanvegetables.co.tz. We will send you a confirmation email and inform you of subsequent steps.
Application ends when the position is filled.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

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Expiring: Jul 17, 2021
Farm & Outgrower Manager , Tanzania

We are looking for a Farm & Outgrower Manager with the experience and ability to set up and lead the farming operations across both our in-house farms as well as contracted outgrowers.

Role description
As Farm & Outgrower Manager at AVL, you will ensure the smooth running of all in-house and contracted outgrower farming operations, reporting to the AVL General Manager. The largest in-house operation is Makuru Estate, a 120-ha old coffee estate. Initially, we will grow only extra fine beans for the factory, but we expect to quickly introduce a sustainable rotational cropping program including commodities that can be exported in fresh or processed form through the AVL channel to market.
You will be responsible for the agricultural department performance in general, i.e. both the agricultural as well as the business aspects.
You will need to align cropping with factory and packhouse processing requirements and capabilities, working closely with factory management to ensure the whole process runs smoothly. Efficient agricultural operations is key to the overall company performance.

As a food producer within an international supply chain, we must be keenly aware of our social & environmental sustainability performance. You will develop and implement the strategy to improve our performance in these areas, and will monitor and report according to targets. Simultaneously, you will balance economical sustainability through key drivers including, but not limited, to yield optimization and cost-efficiency.





Responsibilities

• Develop production plan according to processing requirements
o Production schedule that meets factory requirements and optimizes yields & costs while ensuring the company owned farm’s long-term productivity (sustainability)
o Manage & monitor budget (reporting regularly to GM)
o Effective procurement & planning
o Effective resource management

• Supervise all procedures & employees on the farm
o Ensure conducive and safe working environment, always according to company best practice & all certification requirements
o Motivate & coach supervisors
o Ensure relevant & clear communication for all employees
o Ensure proper use and maintenance of farm infrastructure & equipment

• Set up data gathering & analysis to guide decision-making & continuous improvement
o Set up procedures & systems to gather, store and analyze data effectively
o Make decisions based on data, actively managing employees to do the same
o Improving & optimizing processes through trials

• Maintain relationships with relevant external stakeholders, like surrounding farms, villages, and suppliers

Who we are looking for

Education & experience

• Minimum college degree level education in agricultural sciences/agronomy or related field
• Minimum 10 years commercial farm management experience with demonstrable in-depth, diverse & relevant knowledge of commercial horticulture in the tropics
• Experience in extra fine French bean production essential
• Experience in relevant industry standards such as Global GAP, SMETA, BRC etc. and have a working knowledge of how to implement such standards
• Experience with budgetary planning & commercial agricultural business administration
• Experience in farm expansion and development is preferred
• Languages: fluent English (written & spoken), good Swahili

You are:
• Innovative, eager to learn mindset, eager to coach & educate
• Passionate about farming
• A manager who motivates people to yield results
• A strong team player with an eye for interpersonal dynamics
• Comfortable and sensitive in working with different cultures and educational backgrounds
• Practical, with a hands-on mentality
• Committed to sustainability and have a strong vision for what that means in agriculture

We provide
• A young, growing, and unique business environment committed to quality and sustainability, where you can make a big difference
• A diverse and international team committed to the business
• Competitive salary and appropriate benefits package

How to apply
Send your resume and references, as well as a short motivation letter (max 750 words), to HR@africanvegetables.co.tz. We will send you a confirmation email and inform you of subsequent steps.
Application ends when the position is filled.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

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Expiring: Jul 17, 2021
General Manager in Tanzania , Tanzania

We are looking for a General Manager with the experience and ability to set up and run the operations of the business and ensure the company achieves our mission.

Role description
The overarching role of the General Manager (GM) is realizing the AVL company mission & strategy as set by the Board through the company’s operations, and reporting results back to the board. You will be responsible for translating the company mission into operational goals, working closely together with, as well as mentoring, middle management. The performance of all operational business units falls under the responsibility of the GM.

Responsibilities

• Develop operational plan according to AVL strategy together with middle management including KPIs, ensure implementation (after BOD approval), and monitor and report on results on a standard basis. This leads to a cost-conscious, quality-driven, sustainable production system, including
o Production schedule that meets all requirements
o Conscientious company-wide financial management, incl. budget, cash flow & forecasting
o Streamlined farm & factory operations
o Strategic & effective procurement
o Environmental & social sustainability plan & targets
o A supportive and effective HR strategy
o Total resource management (assets, farms)
o The set-up of new product lines where required
• Create a culture of continuous improvement and optimization across all areas of the organization, by
o Setting up systems to gather and analyze data consistently and correctly
o Ensuring transparent, consistent availability and appropriate accessibility of relevant company information
o Creating a data-supported culture by driving management on data-backed results
o Improving & optimizing processes through results-oriented thinking, initiating improvement where necessary

• Lead, motivate & coach middle management, enabling them to function optimally and take ownership of their part in the success of AVL, through
o Enabling people, assets, and capital
o Ensuring cooperation & communication across relevant areas (e.g. farm & factory)
o Removing obstacles using communication, knowledge and experience
o Ensuring & facilitating effective communication channels across the organization

• Represent and lead AVL operations with respect to internal and external stakeholders, by
o Informing Board on matters that directly influence company strategy & policy, reporting on company performance regularly and taking ownership of operational performance
o Identifying, exploring and trialing opportunities for new business, understanding the market and its requirements, and understanding AVL wider business environment
o Sustaining contacts with governmental bodies where related to operational matters and maintain knowledge of latest policy & legislation on this

Who we are looking for

Education & experience

• Minimum college degree level education in a relevant field
• Minimum 5 years management experience in a food processing environment, experience in canning an advantage
• Working knowledge of food safety, quality, and processing
• Experience in commercial agriculture, horticulture experience an advantage
• Demonstrable experience in finance management, improvement processes, and data-driven decision making
• Experience in digital analysis & admin tools (e.g. advanced Excel, ERP software)
• Languages: fluent English (written & spoken), Swahili an advantage

You are
• Able to see the big picture as well as how its components relate to it
• Conscientious, but able to take decisions and follow through
• Able to translate vision & high-level goals to daily activities
• A team player who can enthusiastically motivate, engage and connect others
• Comfortable in an office as well as a production floor and farm
• Committed to sustainability and have thoughts on what that means in our context
• Able to work well in different cultural contexts, and happy to travel when necessary
• Excited about leading a diverse team in developing a company to improve & grow
We provide
• A young, growing, and unique business environment committed to quality and sustainability, where you can make a big difference
• A diverse and international team committed to the business
• Competitive salary and appropriate benefits package

How to apply
Send your resume and references, as well as a short motivation letter (max 750 words), to HR@africanvegetables.co.tz. We will send you a confirmation email and inform you of subsequent steps.
Application ends when the position is filled.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

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Expiring: Jul 17, 2021
ICT Klantenservice Medewerkers in Zuid-Afrika , South Africa

Voor een van s' werelds beste ICT dienstverleners, uit Brabant en nu ook gevestigd in Johannesburg Zuid Afrika, zijn wij op zoek naar ICT Klantenservice Medewerkers.

Functieomschrijving:
De werkzaamheden bestaan uit het effectief en klantvriendelijk afhandelen van vragen over computerproblemen van kantoormedewerkers van een van de grootste klanten van onze opdrachtgever. Momenteel is onze opdrachtgever op zoek naar medewerkers die zowel de Nederlandse als de Engelse taal zeer goed beheersen. Na een gedegen training ga je aan de slag op een van de projecten van onze opdrachtgever als Helpdesk Medewerker. Je doet relevante buitenlandse werkervaring op terwijl je woont in een van de mooiste landen ter wereld!

Functiecriteria:
- Je hebt gedegen kennis van de tegenwoordig meest gebruikte ICT oplossingen (Microsoft 365 etc.)
- Je bent serieus en houdt van avontuur
- Je bent klantgericht en beschikt over goede contactuele eigenschappen
- Je beheerst de Nederlandse taal uitstekend (schrijven en spreken)
- Je spreekt vloeiend Engels
- Je bent bereid om minimaal een jaar in Zuid-Afrika te wonen
- Je bent bij voorkeur direct beschikbaar en gerechtigd om in ZA te werken (of bereid dit te regelen)

Bedrijfsprofiel:
- Voor onze opdrachtgever, een wereldwijd opererende ICT-marktleider, die haar Servicedesk in Zuid-Afrika heeft gevestigd, zijn wij op zoek naar kandidaten die vanuit Zuid-Afrika kantoormedewerkers telefonisch ondersteuning bieden bij het oplossen van hun computerproblemen.

Arbeidsvoorwaarden:
- Een professionele werkomgeving bij een hard groeiend en ambitieus bedrijf
- Een uitgebreid trainingsprogramma
- Je wordt geholpen met het vinden van huisvesting
- Retourticket wordt vergoed
- Marktconform salaris 19.500 Rand

Are you interested in becoming a Dutch Speaking Service Desk Agent in South Africa? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Jul 26, 2021
Warehouse and Logistics Manager in Nigeria , Nigeria

Job Summary:
In charge of the receiving, warehousing, and timely distribution of goods to other units and the administrative aspects related to that.
Planning and coordination of logistics for the group.
- Monitoring stocks
o Weekly reports to management and other units
o always maintaining minimum stock requirement
- Processing requisitions of other units
o Confirm availability with stock
o Inform Procurement if not available
- Follow up on deliveries
- Monitor receipt, order, assembly an dispatch of goods
o Planning and coordination of the logistics between different units
o Planning and coordination of deliveries with procurement
o Planning and coordination of gate passes for contractors and suppliers

Objectives
- Implement value adding services in the warehouse
- Efficient space utilization
- Communicate effectively with the different departments
- Focus on planning, 3 months minimum stock
- Daily updates on availability and requirements to relevant departments
- Weekly stock reports, stock control and reconciliation with the database
- Identification of dead stock
- Planning of future requirements
- Responsible for the administration of the department
- Planning of the rotation of staff (weekend assignment)
- Propose solutions to improve the warehouse and logistics department
- Implementation of a barcode system
- Cost-effectiveness
- Recruitment, coaching of staff

Skills
- Clear and effective communication
- Proactive
- Ability to prioritize works according to urgency and importance
- Ability to multitask, follow up on different projects, respect deadlines
- Problem solving skills, logical reasoning
- Discipline and following of procedure
- Knowledge of warehouse KPI’s
- Writing of reports
- IT Skills
o Excellent excel skills
o Experience with ERP, preference Dynamics/Navision
- Ability to work under pressure
- High level of energy
- Motivator, team leader, strong interpersonal skills
- Pushing people to perform

Requirements:
- Experience of minimum ten years in warehousing and/or logistics
- Good English
- Bsc in logistics, supply chain or business administration
- Strong leadership skills
- Disciplined and trustworthy
- At least 5 years of experience in Nigeria
- Technical knowledge on engineering spares

Offer
- Housing in the company compound
- Transport to and from the work location
- 1 month paid leave per annum
- Flight tickets are covered by the company (economy class) to home country
- Insurance (excluding postnatal and dental)

Are you interested in becoming a Warehouse and Logistics Manager in Nigeria? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Jul 25, 2021
Instructor in Psychosocial Counselling , Liberia

AGIAMONDO is the personnel service of the German Catholics for Development Coopera-tion. In the Civil Peace Service (CPS) we offer development workers a meaningful role working with local development agents. The CPS is a personnel programme for peace-building and the prevention of violence in crisis and conflict regions. It sets out to promote a world in which conflicts are settled without violence. Working with church-related and civil-social partner or-ganisations in Liberia, AGIAMONDO aims to make a contribution towards civil conflict ma-nagement and the sustainable and equitable development of the country through peace-buil-ding measures.

For the expansion and further development of a Master's programme of the Institute "Mother Patern College of Health Sciences (MPCHS) we are looking for a person to fill the following position as soon as possible Instructor in psychosocial counselling, teaching and social work, Monrovia, Liberia

Your new role

Due to 14 years of civil war and the subsequent Ebola epidemic in 2014/2015, Liberia's healthcare system has largely collapsed. There are too few trained staff members to help people deal with their traumatic experiences and to provide the basic medical care they need.

Mother Patern College of Health Sciences (MPCHS) is one of five institutes of higher learning of the Stella Maris Polytechnic of the Catholic Archdiocese of Monrovia. The mission of MPCHS is to provide comprehensive academic, vocational and technical skills to enable students to respond with dignity and well-preparedness to the rapid develop-ments in Liberia.

Specifically, you will carry out the following tasks:
- You will assist in the further development and implementation of the two-year course leading to a Master's degree in Social Work with a focus on psychosocial counselling and trauma work.
- You will further develop the curriculum for social work counselling and prepare didactic teaching materials.
- You will be part of the MPCHS faculty and introduce new seminar content to share with your colleagues.
- You will mentor students in the area of counselling and lead supervision sessions.
- You will ensure the proper disbursement and administration of funds locally in accordance with the donor guidelines and AGIAMONDO specifications. You will be working in part-nership with MPCHS in this regard.

Your profile
- You have a university degree in (clinical) psychology, psychiatry, social work or another field relevant to the job, and have already gained several years of professional experience, ideally also in a post-conflict country.
- You are familiar with cognitive and behavioural therapy methods, client-centred or narrative approaches.
- You already have teaching experience in higher education.
- You are willing to work in hierarchical structures and possess a high level of intercultural competence.
- You can communicate in fluent English, verbally and in writing.
- You are an EU or Swiss citizen and identify with the goals and concerns of church development and peace work.

What AGIAMONDO offers
- Individual and thorough preparation
- Three-year contract, social security and remuneration in accordance with the German Development Aid Workers Act (Entwicklungshelfergesetz)
- Cultural, language or other professional training, as well as coaching and supervision, individual advice

Are you interested in becoming an Instructor in Psychosocial Counselling, teaching and social work in Liberia? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Jul 04, 2021

Jobs in Africa

Are you looking for international jobs in Africa? JobnetAfrica is the most reliable website for international professionals that are looking for careers in Africa. Are you looking for jobs in Africa or have you worked here before? Our platform is available for everyone who would like to live and work in one of the beautiful parts of Africa. Please have a look at our international jobs for expats in Africa.

 

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