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ZOA supports refugees, internally displaced (IDPs), returnees and others affected by conflict or natural disaster in their transition from instability and lack of basic needs towards a situation in which conditions enabling a process of structural development have been (re-)established.

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Team leader - Integrated Water Resource Management , Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

Job location: South Kivu – Democratic Republic of Congo
Vacancy closing date: 15th of June 2017
Duration position: 24 months, with possible extension
Workhours: Full time
Expected starting date: 1st of July 2017

About ZOA
ZOA is an international NGO which offers RELIEF to people who are affected by conflict or natural disasters. ZOA wants to contribute to a new perspective of HOPE in which people work together for a promising future in dignity and mutual trust. Together with the affected communities we work on the RECOVERY until they can provide to take care of their livelihoods. The work of ZOA is coordinated from Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. From Apeldoorn ZOA operates in fifteen countries in Africa, Middle East Region and Asia. ZOA works approximately with 1000 employees worldwide.

Project summary: The International Rescue Committee (IRC), in collaboration with its consortium partner, Search for Common Ground (SFCG), and ZOA proposes to operationalize the Theory of Change of the Great Lakes Region Water and Food Security project through the “Maji ya Amani” program. The program adopts an integrated approach to reducing conflict between competing ethnic groups and increasing stability in the Ruzizi Plain through increased and more equitable access to land and water for household and agricultural use, and improved governance around the management of these resources. The proposed intervention primarily targets the Luberizi groupement of the Ruzizi Plain, because this area offers the greatest potential for increased agricultural production and ample water resources and is at the center of a violent conflict between the two major ethnic groups in the Plain. The planned intervention will benefit an estimated 28,800 people.

The Team Leader of ZOA will be responsible for the planning, execution and quality of the project activities and outputs in the domains of a) the rehabilitation and expansion of a medium-size irrigation system in Luberizi – South Kivu, b) the reduction of erosion and sedimentation in the Luberizi Water Shed Area, c) the development of climate-smart, sustainable and productive crop and animal production systems, and d) capacity building of government and non-government organizations.

The inception phase of the project is from April – December 2017. During this inception phase, various studies will be conducted, including environmental impact assessments, irrigation-related feasibility studies, livelihood and food security assessments, assessments of current crop and animal production systems and capacity building needs assessments. The Scopes of Work for these studies are currently being developed and will be further developed under the leadership of the Team Leader and Program Manager. During the inception phase, concrete activities will be piloted as well.

Your main tasks and responsibilities

The Team Leader will:
- Identify and recruit consultants, orientate them, give them guidance and feedback and coordinate inputs from the government, the ZOA program manager and others. The identification and recruitment of consultants will be done with support from their ZOA Bukavu and Goma offices, as well as ZOA Netherlands.
- Recruit and supervise local and national staff for administration, M&E, security, logistics and office management & facilitation.
- Recruit and supervise local and national technical staff for irrigation, water resource management, crop production and animal production.
- Liaise with and make use of expert organizations and individuals.
- Plan and execute concrete activities in the domains of irrigation, integrated water resource management, erosion prevention and crop and animal production. The activities will be partly implemented with and through local organizations, depending on existing capacities and experiences.
- Set quality standards for the activities and outputs, develop strong M&E systems for tracking results and outputs, ensure ongoing assessments of activities and outputs, ensure ongoing fine-tuning, learning and innovation.
- Lead capacity building trajectories for local government and non-government partners.
- Establish an appropriate timetable for consultation between the consortium partners, external implementing partners, the decentralized government and local
authorities;

The Team Leader will report to:
1. The ZOA Program Manager, who is his direct supervisor
2. The Director of the Project, who is the delegate if the International Rescue Committee, responsible for the overall implementation of the project.

Additional Information:
- The Team Leader will start working from a temporary office and accommodation in Kamanyola, a small rural town close to the border with Ruanda and about 40 min. drive from the project area. The project foresees in the establishment of offices and accommodation in Luberizi, in the project area.
- A full package of R&R applies, as well as highly competitive financial arrangements.
- A contract of two years will be offered, with possible extension, depending on future funding opportunities.

Your profile
- Several years’ experience in technical or management positions in areas with minimum government support, fluctuating security circumstances and regularly changing leadership.
- Master’s degree in water resource management, hydrology, or integrated sustainable agricultural development.
- Ability to live in rural DR Congo, to identify with the needs and opportunities of vulnerable rural households, to adapt working plans and methods according to fluctuating circumstances, to maintain a positive mindset toward staff, consortium partners, local NGOs and the government.
- Strong analytical skills, strong in setting and pursuing goals, strong reporting and proposal writing skills.
- Ability to coordinate with the teams of the other consortium members and with projects outside the direct intervention area.
- Acquaintance with ArcGIS, QGIS, GRASS and/or other geographic information systems software.
- Strong motivator, affinity with leading teams in the field.
- Excellent written and oral English, working level French.

We offer
ZOA offers you a challenging job, an inspiring and motivated team in the programme country and good benefits and remuneration which suits the charities sector.

Do you need more information?
For more information about ZOA, please visit our website: www.zoa-international.com

Interested and you want to apply?
ZOA operates with an equal opportunities policy and is committed to diversity in the workplace. Qualified women and men, people of all nationalities, and cultural backgrounds, and candidates with disabilities are welcome to apply.

CV’s of no more than 5 pages in length are appreciated.
Please provide at least 3 references related to your previous employment listed in the application. References of previous positions held should not be older than five years.
Only selected candidates will be contacted and invited to participate in the process of recruitment. A written test will be part of the recruitment procedure. Documents that do not match the profile above will not be considered. Internal candidates will have priority, in case of similar results

Are you interested in becoming a Team Leader in Congo? 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: Jun 30, 2017
Programme Advisor in Liberia , Liberia

Job location: Monrovia, Liberia
Starting date: As soon as possible
Vacancy closing date: 22th of May 2017
Duration position: 12 months renewable
Workhours: Full time

About ZOA
ZOA is an international NGO which offers RELIEF to people who are affected by conflict or natural disasters. ZOA wants to contribute to a new perspective of HOPE in which people work together for a promising future in dignity and mutual trust. Together with the affected communities we work on the RECOVERY until they can provide to take care of their livelihoods. The work of ZOA is coordinated from Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. From Apeldoorn ZOA operates in fifteen countries in Africa, Middle East Region and Asia. ZOA works approximately with 1000 employees worldwide.

ZOA works in Liberia since 2003. It provides support to communities that have been affected by the 14 years of civil war. It also assists communities that have been affected by other crises (e.g. ebola). ZOAs key areas for intervention in Liberia are a) Food Security and Livelihoods (e.g. cassava value chain development), b) Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion (e.g. professionalization of the manual drilling sector), and c) Peace-building at community-level (e.g. socio-therapy). ZOA implements its Liberia program with own staff and with national civil society organizations (hybrid implementation model). ZOA works in close cooperation with local government authorities (especially at county and district level) and with international non-government organizations (e.g. in the form of consortia). ZOA program funding comes from a wide variety of sources, including EU, UN, Dutch Government, and private back donors.
The Program Advisor’s (PGA) responsibility is to guarantee a high quality programme design by ensuring line management with expertise and knowledge. The PGA will provide major input in programme formulation and monitoring as well as the development of project proposals for potential donors.

As Programme Advisor you are a member of the Liberian Management Team and you are accountable to the Liberian Country Director.

Your main tasks and responsibilities
- Advise and support Programme Managers on the development of Programme Plans;
- Manage the project design and proposal writing;
- Manage the monitoring of project implementation and ensure the quality;
- Ensure compliance with donor reporting requirements;
- Manage project evaluations;
- Development, support and monitoring the implementation of strategies and corresponding systems for beneficiary accountability;
- Innovation in programme design and execution;
- Contributes to partner capacity enhancement in programme related areas;
- Ensuring gender and conflict sensitive project design and implementation.

Profile
Identity
- The candidate is expected to fully support the vision and mission of ZOA

Knowledge
- University degree in a humanitarian, development or other relevant field;
- At least three years field experience in a development country;
- Command of English;
- Project Cycle Management;
- Research skills.

Skills/Attitude
- Conceptual flexibility;
- Logical thinker;
- Strong formulation and writing skills;
- Innovative;
- Customer-friendly attitude;
- Result-oriented approach;
- Initiative;
- Interpersonal sensitivity.

Special conditions
- Frequent field visits/work and travels are required
- This location is a family station

We offer
ZOA offers you a challenging job, an inspiring and motivated team in the programme country and good benefits and remuneration which suits the charities sector.

Do you need more information?
For more information about ZOA, please visit at our website www.zoa-international.com.

Interested and you want to apply?
ZOA operates with an equal opportunities policy and is committed to diversity in the workplace. Qualified women and men, people of all nationalities, and cultural backgrounds, and candidates with disabilities are welcome to apply.

CV’s of no more than 5 pages in length are appreciated.

Please provide at least 3 references related to your previous employment listed in the application. References of previous positions held should not be older than five years.

Only selected candidates will be contacted and invited to participate in the process of recruitment. A written test will be part of the recruitment procedure. Documents that do not match the profile above will not be considered. Internal candidates will have priority, in case of similar results.

Are you interested in becoming a Programme Advisor 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: Jun 05, 2017
Country Director South Sudan , South Sudan

ZOA has worked in South Sudan since 1998 and is active in the sectors FSL, Wash and Peace Building with a mix of early-recovery programming where possible and humanitarian programming where necessary. ZOA – South Sudan has offices in three States (CES, EES and Jonglei) and employs 60 national staff members. Its present implementation portfolio is around Euro 4 million per annum. One third of its work is implemented via long-term partners. The political context in South Sudan remains fragile, despite encouraging progress with the implementation of a Peace Agreement. This is an extra motivation for the team to fulfill its mission for vulnerable people in a nation that is recovering from the impact of a civil war.

Job location: Juba, South Sudan
Starting date: As soon as possible
Vacancy closing date: 16th of May 2017
Duration position: 3 years with possibility of extension
Workhours: Fulltime (40 hours)

Your challenge
The Country Director is responsible for the programmes and activities of ZOA in South Sudan within the framework of ZOA’s Policy- and Business Plan and agreed Country Annual Plan.

Your main tasks, responsibilities, and results
- The Country Director is the legal representative of ZOA in South Sudan
- Overall Leadership and Management of the ZOA organisation in South Sudan
- Formulation and implementation of the Country Annual Plan
- Programme formulation, development, implementation, and supervision
- Project Cycle Management, including formulation, budgeting, integration with programme planning, writing, fundraising, monitoring, and reporting
- Overall responsible for the financial position
- Human Resource Management for all staff
- Maintaining relationships with all relevant actors in the country
- Supervision and control of the administrative and financial organisation
- Participate in organisation wide programme and knowledge development
- Security planning & management responsibilities

Your profile

Identity
- Being a Christian adhering to the Christian identity of ZOA
- The candidate is expected to fully support the vision and mission of ZOA

Knowledge
- University graduate
- At least five years of cross cultural experience
- At least five years of relevant management experience in an international setting
- Good spoken and written command of English

Skills
- Command of operations and finance
- Conceptual and writing skills
- Analytical skills
- Networking
- Anticipation
- Organisational sensitivity
- Participative leadership
- Staff development

Attitude
- Flexibility and adaptability
- Interpersonal and cross cultural sensitivity
- Able to work under pressures and meet deadlines
- Able to work in a sometimes fluid and insecure environment

Special conditions
- Frequent field visits/work and travels are required
- This location is a duty station for families without children
- R&R applies currently to this post

We offer
ZOA offers you a challenging job, an inspiring and motivated team in the programme country and good benefits and remuneration which suits the charities sector.

Do you need more information?
For more information about ZOA, please visit at our website www.zoa-international.com.

Interested and you want to apply?
ZOA operates with an equal opportunities policy and is committed to diversity in the workplace. Qualified women and men, people of all nationalities, and cultural backgrounds, and candidates with disabilities are welcome to apply.

If you are interested in this position, please apply via: http://www.zoa-international.com/country-director-south-sudan.

CV’s of no more than 5 pages in length are appreciated.

Please provide at least 3 references related to your previous employment listed in the application. References of previous positions held should not be older than five years.

Only selected candidates will be contacted and invited to participate in the process of recruitment. A written test will be part of the recruitment procedure. Documents that do not match the profile above will not be considered. Internal candidates will have priority, in case of similar results.

Are you interested in becoming a Country Manager South Sudan? 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: Jun 03, 2017
Programme Manager in Nigeria , Nigeria

ZOA is an international NGO which offers RELIEF to people who are affected by conflict or natural disasters. ZOA wants to contribute to a new perspective of HOPE in which people work together for a promising future in dignity and mutual trust. Together with the affected communities we work on the RECOVERY until they can provide to take care of their livelihoods. The work of ZOA is coordinated from Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. From Apeldoorn ZOA operates in fifteen countries in Africa, Middle East Region and Asia. ZOA works approximately with 1000 employees worldwide.

ZOA is looking for a Programme Manager Nigeria for ZOA’s Programme in North East Nigeria.

Your challenge is to develop and lead the emergency programme portfolio providing humanitarian assistance to the victims of the Boko Haram Insurgency

Your main tasks and responsibilities:
- Be part of the ZOA Nigeria leadership team
- Lead the project implementation team
- Ensure good relations with Local community and local leadership
- Ensure compliance with donor requirements in project implementation
- Oversee project design and implementation, to achieve project objectives within the agreed time and budget.

Profile

Identity:
- The candidate is expected to fully support the vision and mission of ZOA

Knowledge:
- Graduate level education, preferably masters level
- Minimum 5 years experience in institutional project management
- Minimum 3 years experience in people management
- Institutional donor relations
- Food security project management
- Cash transfers modalities
- Emergency project management

Skills:
- Project design
- Proposal writing
- Data analysis
- Security management
- Networking and Relationship building
- Leadership and management of people of different cultural background

Attitude:
- Passion to serve the poor
- Developing others to realise their potential
- Integrity, honesty, transparency

Special conditions
Maiduguri is subject to restrictions due to the level of security
This is a non-family duty station
Rest and recuperation conditions apply for this post

We offer
ZOA offers you a challenging job, an inspiring and motivated team in the programme country and good benefits and remuneration which suits the charities sector.

Do you need more information?
For more information about ZOA, please visit at our website www.zoa-international.com.

If you have questions about this vacancy, you can contact Mrs. Charity van Bemmel, HR Officer, email zoa.vacancies@zoa.nl.

Interested and you want to apply?
ZOA operates with an equal opportunities policy and is committed to diversity in the workplace. Qualified women and men, people of all nationalities, and cultural backgrounds, and candidates with disabilities are welcome to apply.

CV’s of no more than 5 pages in length are appreciated.

Please provide at least 3 references related to your previous employment listed in the application. References of previous positions held should not be older than five years.

Only selected candidates will be contacted and invited to participate in the process of recruitment. A written test will be part of the recruitment procedure. Documents that do not match the profile above will not be considered. Internal candidates will have priority, in case of similar results.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. The employer will do the recruitment process himself. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but we don’t have any influence on this concerning this job.

Expiring: Apr 30, 2017
Country Director in South Sudan , South Sudan

ZOA is a Christian international NGO which offers RELIEF to people who are affected by conflict or natural disasters. ZOA wants to contribute to a new perspective of HOPE in which people work together for a promising future in dignity and mutual trust. Together with the affected communities we work on the RECOVERY until they can provide to take care of their livelihoods. The work of ZOA is coordinated from Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. From Apeldoorn operates ZOA in fifteen countries in Africa, Middle East Region and Asia. ZOA works approximately with 1000 employees worldwide.

General information
Job location: Juba, South Sudan
Starting date: As soon as possible
Vacancy closing date: 13th of March 2017
Duration position: 3 years with possibility of extension
Workhours: Fulltime (40 hours)

ZOA has worked in South Sudan since 1998 and is active in the sectors FSL, Wash and Peace Building with a mix of early-recovery programming where possible and humanitarian programming where necessary. ZOA – South Sudan has offices in three States (CES, EES and Jonglei) and employs 60 national staff members. Its present implementation portfolio is around Euro 4 million per annum. One third of its work is implemented via long-term partners. The political context in South Sudan remains fragile, despite encouraging progress with the implementation of a Peace Agreement. This is an extra motivation for the team to fulfill its mission for vulnerable people in a nation that is recovering from the impact of a civil war.
Your challenge
The Country Director is responsible for the programmes and activities of ZOA in South Sudan within the framework of ZOA’s Policy- and Business Plan and agreed Country Annual Plan.

Your main tasks, responsibilities, and results
The Country Director is the legal representative of ZOA in South Sudan
Overall Leadership and Management of the ZOA organisation in South Sudan
Formulation and implementation of the Country Annual Plan
Programme formulation, development, implementation, and supervision
Project Cycle Management, including formulation, budgeting, integration with programme planning, writing, fundraising, monitoring, and reporting
Overall responsible for the financial position
Human Resource Management for all staff
Maintaining relationships with all relevant actors in the country
Supervision and control of the administrative and financial organisation
Participate in organisation wide programme and knowledge development
Security planning & management responsibilities

Your profile

Identity
Being a Christian adhering to the Christian identity of ZOA
The candidate is expected to fully support the vision and mission of ZOA

Knowledge
University graduate
At least five years of cross cultural experience
At least five years of relevant management experience in an international setting
Good spoken and written command of English

Skills
Command of operations and finance
Conceptual and writing skills
Analytical skills
Networking
Anticipation
Organisational sensitivity
Participative leadership
Staff development

Attitude
Flexibility and adaptability
Interpersonal and cross cultural sensitivity
Able to work under pressures and meet deadlines
Able to work in a sometimes fluid and insecure environment

Special conditions
Frequent field visits/work and travels are required
This location is a duty station for families without children
R&R applies currently to this post

We offer
ZOA offers you a challenging job, an inspiring and motivated team in the programme country and good benefits and remuneration which suits the charities sector.

Do you need more information?
For more information about ZOA, please visit at our website www.zoa-international.com.

If you have questions about this vacancy, you can contact Mrs. Charity van Bemmel HR Officer, email zoa.vacancies@zoa.nl.

Interested and you want to apply?
ZOA operates with an equal opportunities policy and is committed to diversity in the workplace. Qualified women and men, people of all nationalities, and cultural backgrounds, and candidates with disabilities are welcome to apply.

If you are interested in this position, please apply directly below.

CV’s of no more than 5 pages in length are appreciated.

Please provide at least 3 references related to your previous employment listed in the application. References of previous positions held should not be older than five years.

Only selected candidates will be contacted and invited to participate in the process of recruitment. A written test will be part of the recruitment procedure. Documents that do not match the profile above will not be considered. Internal candidates will have priority, in case of similar results.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. The employer will do the recruitment process himself. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but we don’t have any influence on this concerning this job.

Expiring: Mar 31, 2017
Programme Manager in Nigeria , Nigeria

Your challenge is to develop and lead the emergency programme portfolio providing humanitarian assistance to the victims of the Boko Haram Insurgency

Your main tasks and responsibilities
Be part of the ZOA Nigeria leadership team
Lead the project implementation team
Ensure good relations with Local community and local leadership
Ensure compliance with donor requirements in project implementation
Oversee project design and implementation, to achieve project objectives within the agreed time and budget.

Profile

Identity
The candidate is expected to fully support the vision and mission of ZOA

Knowledge
Graduate level education, preferably masters level
Minimum 5 years experience in institutional project management
Minimum 3 years experience in people management
Institutional donor relations
Food security project management
Cash transfers modalities
Emergency project management

Skills
Project design
Proposal writing
Data analysis
Security management
Networking and Relationship building
Leadership and management of people of different cultural background

Attitude
Passion to serve the poor
Developing others to realise their potential
Integrity, honesty, transparency

Special conditions
Maiduguri is subject to restrictions due to the level of security
This is a non-family duty station
Rest and recuperation conditions apply for this post

We offer
ZOA offers you a challenging job, an inspiring and motivated team in the programme country and good benefits and remuneration which suits the charities sector.

Do you need more information?
For more information about ZOA, please visit at our website www.zoa-international.com.

If you have questions about this vacancy, you can contact Mrs. Charity van Bemmel, HR Officer, email zoa.vacancies@zoa.nl.

Interested and you want to apply?
ZOA operates with an equal opportunities policy and is committed to diversity in the workplace. Qualified women and men, people of all nationalities, and cultural backgrounds, and candidates with disabilities are welcome to apply.

CV’s of no more than 5 pages in length are appreciated.

Please provide at least 3 references related to your previous employment listed in the application. References of previous positions held should not be older than five years.

Only selected candidates will be contacted and invited to participate in the process of recruitment. A written test will be part of the recruitment procedure. Documents that do not match the profile above will not be considered. Internal candidates will have priority, in case of similar results.

General information

Job location: Maiduguri, NE Nigeria
Starting date: 14 February 2017
Vacancy closing date: 13 February 2017
Duration position: 12 months renewable
Workhours: Full time

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. The employer will do the recruitment process himself. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but we don’t have any influence on this concerning this job.

Expiring: Mar 03, 2017
Programme Advisor in Nigeria , Nigeria

Your challenge is to develop the emergency programme portfolio providing humanitarian assistance to the victims of the Boko Haram Insurgency.

Your main tasks and responsibilities
Be part of the ZOA Nigeria leadership team
Manage the project design and proposal writing
Manage needs assessments
Manage the monitoring of project implementation and ensure the quality
Ensure compliance with donor reporting requirements
Manage project evaluations

Profile

Identity
The candidate is expected to fully support the vision and mission of ZOA

Knowledge
Graduate level education, preferably masters level
Minimum 5 years experience in institutional project execution
Minimum 3 years experience in M&E systems and proposal writing
Institutional donor proposal requirements
Monitoring, project evaluation and needs assessment methodologies
Data management and analysis including GIS and Kobo collect

Skills
Excellent written and spoken English
Proposal writing
Data analysis
Development of people of different cultural background

Attitude
Passion to serve the poor
Developing others to realise their potential
Integrity, honesty, transparency


Special conditions

Maiduguri is subject to restrictions due to the level of security
This is a non-family duty station
Rest and recuperation conditions apply for this post

We offer
ZOA offers you a challenging job, an inspiring and motivated team in the programme country and good benefits and remuneration which suits the charities sector.

Do you need more information?
For more information about ZOA, please visit at our website www.zoa-international.com.

If you have questions about this vacancy, you can contact Mrs. Charity van Bemmel, HR Officer, email zoa.vacancies@zoa.nl.

Interested and you want to apply?
ZOA operates with an equal opportunities policy and is committed to diversity in the workplace. Qualified women and men, people of all nationalities, and cultural backgrounds, and candidates with disabilities are welcome to apply.

CV’s of no more than 5 pages in length are appreciated.

Please provide at least 3 references related to your previous employment listed in the application. References of previous positions held should not be older than five years.

Only selected candidates will be contacted and invited to participate in the process of recruitment. A written test will be part of the recruitment procedure. Documents that do not match the profile above will not be considered. Internal candidates will have priority, in case of similar results.

Job location: Maiduguri, NE Nigeria
Starting date: 14 February 2017
Vacancy closing date: 13 February 2017
Duration position: 12 months renewable
Workhours: Full time

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. The employer will do the recruitment process himself. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but we don’t have any influence on this concerning this job.

Expiring: Mar 03, 2017
Country Director , Burundi

General information

Job location: Bujumbura, Burundi
Starting date: As soon as possible
Vacancy closing date: 7th of February 2017
Duration position: 3 years, with possibility of extension
Workhours: Fulltime (40 hours)

About ZOA
ZOA is a Christian international NGO which offers RELIEF to people who are affected by conflict or natural disasters. ZOA wants to contribute to a new perspective of HOPE in which people work together for a promising future in dignity and mutual trust. Together with the affected communities we work on the RECOVERY until they can provide to take care of their livelihoods. The work of ZOA is coordinated from Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. From Apeldoorn operates ZOA in fifteen countries in Africa, Middle East Region and Asia. ZOA works approximately with 900 employees worldwide.

ZOA is looking for a

Country Director Burundi (f/m)

Burundi is one of the poorest countries in the world. About 90% of the population lives in rural areas and depends on agriculture for survival and income. With population growth rate outstripping growth in agricultural productivity, the situation is getting worse. The political problems caused by the President taking a 3rd mandate in the July 2015 elections has had a negative impact on the economy and triggered a climate of intimidation and fear. Currently, the number of refugees that have fled to neighbouring countries stands at around 330.000

ZOA’s Programme in Burundi
ZOA works with subsistence farmers and vulnerable people to improve their livelihoods from farming and income generating activities. In addition, ZOA strengthens local leadership capacity and creates and supports the peaceful resolution of conflicts. ZOA also supports the leadership of 4 districts to establish a land tenure registration service, as conflict-free and secure access to land is a seen as a key requirement for sustainable economic development.
Your challenge
The Country Director is responsible for the programmes and activities of ZOA in Burundi within the framework of ZOA’s Policy- and Business Plan and agreed Country Annual Plan.

Your main tasks and responsibilities
The Country Director is the legal representative of ZOA in Burundi;
Overall Leadership and Management of the ZOA organisation in Burundi;
Formulation and implementation of the Country Annual Plan;
Programme formulation, development, implementation, and supervision;
Project Cycle Management, including formulation, budgeting, integration with programme planning, writing, fundraising, monitoring, and reporting;
Overall responsible for the financial position;
Human Resource Management for all staff;
Maintaining relationships with all relevant actors in the country;
Supervision and control of the administrative and financial organisation;
Participate in organisation wide programme and knowledge development;
Security planning & management responsibilities.



Profile
Identity
Being a Christian adhering to the Christian identity of ZOA;
The candidate is expected to fully support the vision and mission of ZOA.

Knowledge
University graduate;
At least five years of cross cultural experience;
At least five years of relevant management experience in an international setting;
Good spoken and written command of English and good spoken and written French is essential.

Skills
Command of operations and finance;
Conceptual and writing skills;
Analytical skills;
Networking;
Anticipation;
Organisational sensitivity;
Participative leadership;
Staff development.

Attitude
Flexibility and adaptability;
Interpersonal and cross cultural sensitivity;
Able to work under pressures and meet deadlines;
Able to work in a sometimes fluid and insecure environment.

Special Conditions
Frequent field visits/work and travels are required;
This location is a duty station for families.

We offer
ZOA offers a challenging job, within an inspiring and motivated team in the programme country. ZOA provides for good benefits and remuneration which suits the charities sector.

Do you need more information?
For more information about ZOA, please visit our website www.zoa-international.com.

If you have questions about this vacancy, you can contact Mrs. Charity van Bemmel HR Officer, e-mail zoa.vacancies@zoa.nl.

Interested and you want to apply?
ZOA adheres to an equal opportunities policy and is committed to diversity in the workplace. Qualified women and men, people of all nationalities, and cultural backgrounds, and candidates with disabilities are welcome to apply.

CV’s of no more than 5 pages in length are appreciated.
Please provide at least 3 references related to your previous employment listed in the application. References of previous positions held should not be older than five years.

Only selected candidates will be contacted and invited to participate in the process of recruitment. A assessment will be part of the recruitment procedure. Documents that do not match the profile above will not be considered.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. The employer will do the recruitment process himself. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but we don’t have any influence on this concerning this job.

Expiring: Feb 25, 2017