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Managing Director in Uganda , Uganda

Are you the Managing Director we are looking for?
Are you ready to lead the company of our client, which aims to tackle Africa’s emerging development challenges? Do you have a passion for social and behaviour change communication (SBCC) and capacity building? Then we might be looking for you.

Position Overview
The Managing Director is a dynamic and inspiring leader of the team, and is accountable for the sustainability and growth of the company. He reports directly to the board, which includes experienced professionals from both NGOs and the private sector.

Core Roles

1. Leadership: Motivate and mentor the team
• Being a team player on projects and lead by example.
• Creating an atmosphere of appreciation and respect for all partners and colleagues
• Create a learning environment and seek and give constructive feedback

2. Business Management: Overseeing the financial health of the company and providing strategic direction for growth and sustainability
• Regularly review financial reports and approve expenses
• Ensure the organization is adhering to local laws and operating as a socially responsible business
• Engage the organization's Board of Directors in key decisions, prepare regular updates, and support recruitment of new board members as needed
• Lead the creation of operating procedures, financial forecasts and targets, annual and strategic plans, updated governance manuals, quarterly reviews, and performance reviews

3. Partnerships: Build and maintain relationships with staff, potential project partners and consultants
• Recruit new consultants and team members
• Manage relationships with key partners
• Represent the organization's interests in partnerships, while looking for synergy and collectively beneficial opportunities

4. Marketing and Communication: Lead and oversee new business opportunities and company sales
• Watch trends in the creative and or communication industry and the development sector
• Brainstorm with colleagues, partners and clients on new proposals
• Write and review bids and new proposals
• Review and approve external communication

5. Creative: Contribute to the development of new services and products
• Lead and oversee design reseach and co-creations
• Conceptualise innovative social and behaviour change communication and capacity building strategies and tools
• Work with designers, content developers, illustrators and researchers to define or refine solutions
• Occasionally develop content for company communication and new products
• Ensure services and products apply user-centered design principles and meet the organization's quality standards

Experience, Skills and Abilities
• Minimum of 7-10 years of professional experience in a relevant field (social sector enterprise, communication, design, SBCC etc.)
• Experience in mentoring, motivating and supervising teams and individuals
• Experience with volunteering or working in Africa, working with local counterparts
• The ability to facilitate workshops, strong presentation skills and influence internal and external discussions at all levels
• Strong English writing and communication skills
• Business acumen, with business strategy development, operational planning experience and financial planning
• Knowledge of Human-Centered Design in the creative industry is preferred
• An entrepreneurial mindset
• Ability to travel frequently within East Africa and Uganda itself

Are you interested in becoming a Managing Director in Uganda? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Feb 11, 2021
Project Manager in Rwanda , Rwanda

Job title: Project Manager
Reports to: Director of Partnerships
Strat Date: February 1st 2021

Job Purpose
Carnegie Mellon University Africa is seeking a passionate and experienced professional to serve as Project Manager, overseeing and leading a wide range of high value projects for the university.

About Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) is a leading U.S. university, particularly known for research and graduate education in engineering and computer science. In 2011, CMU opened a global location of its College of Engineering in Rwanda, known as Carnegie Mellon University Africa in Rwanda (CMU-Africa). CMU-Africa currently offers two renowned master’s degrees to facilitate the provision of fourth industrial revolution skills to students from across the African continent:
1. Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT)
2. Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering (MSECE)

We are a fast-growing campus with 130 enrolled students, aiming to grow to 400 in the next four years. Our size and exponential growth create a sense of camaraderie and excitement, with strong community ties and a compound sense of accomplishment in our team members, contributing towards mutually beneficial relationships between staff and students. We recruit arguably the brightest young computer scientists and engineers on the continent to become our students. Motivated, creative and determined, our students’ transformative experience at CMU-Africa sets them on the path to becoming the future tech leaders of Africa.

Location
Rwanda, affectionately known as “The Land of a Thousand Hills”, is located in the highlands of the Great Rift Valley in East Africa. Its highly elevated geography is dominated by scenic mountains in the west, with numerous lakes scattered throughout the country. There are four national parks comprising extinct volcanoes, savannah, wetlands, and one of the oldest rainforests in Africa. The climate is temperate to subtropical, with two rainy seasons and two dry seasons each year. The temperature is stable with an average high temperature of between 26°C and 30°C all year round.

The capital city, Kigali, is well known for cleanliness and security. It is fast becoming a metropolitan city with a thriving expatriate community and residents from most parts of the world making this their home in recent years. Public infrastructure is well-maintained, with a good traffic network, fast and reliable internet services, and a sound health system. There is a good selection of shops, restaurants and cafes catering to intercontinental and varied customer needs.

The role
As CMU-Africa’s Project Manager (PM) you will be responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the completion of specific projects, ensuring they are on time, on budget and within scope. You will be expected to keep knowledge and information flowing seamlessly between CMU-Africa and all project stakeholders, playing the lead role in presenting project status and plans to the sponsors and closing activities throughout the project. A key requirement will be the development of your own technical understanding to win team members’ respect.

This is a senior role within the university requiring interaction with a range of internal and external stakeholders at various levels, throughout the project stages - from ideation through to completion - to manage several moving project parts simultaneously. While specific responsibilities will vary depending on the nature of the project, they will include, but will not be limited to, the following:

Responsibilities
1. Oversee entire project to ensure delivery within scope, time, and budget
2. Design highly-specified schedule of activities with milestones and deliverables based on the project plan
3. Work with CMU-Africa administration to facilitate timely onboarding of consultants, legal contracting and payment mechanisms
4. Monitor progress and hold all participants accountable for undertaking their activities
5. Iterate on and refine the schedule of activities depending on availability of data, cooperation with project partners, and any changes that may come up
6. Organize and motivate the project team
7. Utilize an online project management tool such as Trello to control time management
8. Take charge of developing data sharing agreements between CMU-Africa and other partners as needed
9. Analyze and manage project risk using a SWOT analysis and scenario planning, and
10. Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress.

Qualifications

The Person:
§ Passionate about education and developing technology leadership capacity in Africa
§ Analytical thinker with the ability to synthesize data to make informed, strategic decisions
§ Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to connect easily with people from various cultures and backgrounds
§ Agile learner with the ability to adapt and thrive in an evolving and diverse business environment
§ Dynamic self-starter with the ability to think independently and develop innovative approaches to solve problems
§ Proven ability to solve problems creatively

Qualifications:
§ Project Management Professional certification (PMP) essential
§ Bachelor's degree in business administration, education or another relevant field. Master’s degree preferred
§ 5+ years of experience in project or program management required
§ Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices
§ Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline
§ Excellent oral/written communication skills required
§ Fluency in English is required
§ Proficiency with Microsoft Office (including Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point)
§ Advanced knowledge of Excel

Are you interested in becoming a Project Manager in Rwanda? 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: Jan 31, 2021
Quantitative Researcher in Rwanda , Rwanda

VVOB – Education for Development is looking for a Quantitative Researcher to strengthen our team in Rwanda.

Background:
VVOB – Education for Development, is a Belgian non-profit organisation that focuses on improving the quality of education. VVOB has its headquarters in Brussels (Belgium) and is implementing education programmes in 8 countries in the global South, including in Rwanda.

In cooperation with Rwanda Education Board (REB) and the University of Rwanda – College of Education (URCE), VVOB started in 2017 with a multi-year programme (2017-2021) on “Leading, Teaching and Learning Together”. The programme is currently being upscaled in primary and secondary schools in 17 districts in Rwanda and aims to improve the quality of education through the professional development of school leaders and induction of new teachers.

VVOB is currently looking for a Quantitative Researcher. The Quantitative Researcher carries out and coordinates quantitative and mixed-method research on the implementation, effectiveness and efficiency of VVOB’s capacity development programmes in Rwanda.

The Quantitative Researcher works in a team of Education Advisors, works closely together with the MEAL Advisor as well as with the Communication Advisor. The Quantitative Researcher reports directly to the Programme Manager.

Tasks:
As a Quantitative Researcher, you will:
 Design and carry out quantitative and mixed-method research, including collecting and analyzing data (e.g. survey data), on the effectiveness and efficiency (cost-benefit) of professional development trajectories for head teachers and new teachers, and impact at the level of schools and school children;
 Integrate and complement quantitative research with qualitative research (e.g. focus group discussions and observations).
 Create a clear evidence-base to underpin decisions and changes to our programmes
 Actively promote evidence-based learning within VVOB Rwanda
 Assist other VVOB Advisors in monitoring and evaluating programme results, through further development and implementation of a VVOB Rwanda M&E system; This includes capacity development on research and M&E for VVOB and partners and supporting the collection and analysis of high quality data, with a focus on quantitative data;
 Take part in networking and advocacy in education sector working groups and taskforces in which VVOB Rwanda is active; This includes dissemination of research findings on different platforms and through different channels, like the VVOB Rwanda website and magazine, publications in journals, conference presentations, …;
 Establish and maintain strong linkages with regional research partners in the development sector (e.g. through participation and presentation at regional conferences);
 Contribute to internal and external knowledge development by systemizing lessons learned and sharing pro-actively lessons learned between partners, colleagues and other VVOB country teams.
 Be actively engaged in expanding VVOB’s funding base (liaising with potential donors, writing proposals);

Profile:

Essential:
 Relevant Master degree, preferably in statistics, social or educational sciences;
 Min. 2 years of research experience, proven experience in quantitative research and outstanding empirical research skills;
 Expert-level knowledge of statistical techniques and practical experience with statistical software;
 Experience with the integration of qualitative data into quantitative analyses
 Fluent in English.
 Experience in international development cooperation and working in a multicultural team;

Desirable:
 A PhD degree and a track record of published research in social sciences is an asset;
 You will be quantitative leaning, but a good understanding of qualitative methods will be beneficial as this is a mixed methods role.
 Demonstrated understanding of cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analysis
 Knowledge of and/or experience with programme management, preferably Project Cycle Management;
 Experience with M&E methodologies and frameworks (both quantitative and qualitative) used in an international development context
 Understanding of the education sector and educational institutions like teacher training institutions, in-service providers for teachers and school leaders and ministries of education is an asset;

Required competences:

VVOB core competences:
 Result orientation
 Continuous improvement
 Cooperation

Function specific competences:
 Analytical and synthesizing skills
 Creativity
 Excellent verbal and written communication skills
 360° Empathy
 Reliability
 Development oriented

We offer:
 A dynamic working environment in an international context; our team in Rwanda consists of a multi-disciplinary team of more than 20 Rwandan and international professionals;
 An exciting job with varied responsibilities and opportunities for professional development;
 A competitive expat salary (salary scale A111 of the Flemish Government with a gross annual salary between € 43 737 and € 67 512 depending on relevant working experience) plus benefits package (including housing allowance, hardship allowance, insurances, contribution to school fees and professional development budget)

Note that this is a long-term position with secured funding up to 31st December 2021.

Location: Kigali, Rwanda
Start date: As soon as possible.
Procedure: Submit a motivation letter, and your C.V. before Thursday February 8, 2018.

Are you interested in becoming a Quantitative Researcher in Rwanda? 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: Feb 08, 2018
Finance Manager / Deputy Team Leader , Mozambique

Job Profile
For one of our ongoing programmes in Mozambique, we are looking for a Deputy Team Leader (DTL) / Finance Manager. The programme is called Skills for Employment (S4E) and the working title is JOBA. JOBA is focused on the development of a more robust labour market and a better prepared work force that is ready to meet the demands of a modern Mozambican economy.

The JOBA programme is targeting the improvement of the training market to overcome the mismatch between the supply and demand of labour. JOBA aims to build constructive partnerships between non-state technical and vocational education and training (TVET) providers, the private sector, and the Mozambican government, supporting an inclusive approach to job creation.

Job Description
The Financial Manager /Deputy Team Leader forms part of the senior management team of the JOBA Programme, implementing the S4E programme of DFID. The FM/DTL is the overall in charge of the finances of the programme and of the financial aspects of the Employment Fund. In addition the FM/DTL leads the JOBA team in terms of operations, including administration, human resources management and the functioning of the team. This includes issues like safety and security, team meetings, budgeting and forecasting, financial reporting, quarterly reporting.
S/he deputises the Team Leader where and when necessary.

The Financial Manager /Deputy Team Leader is responsible for the following:

1. Contribute to programme planning (logframe, ToC, annual and quarterly plans);
2. Establishment of financial management systems to plan, monitor and report expenditure (both for the investments and the Fund Manager’s own expenditure);
3. Overseeing the Accountant and the Office Manager in preparing of and reporting on the project accounts;
4. Preparation of revolving 3 monthly budget forecasts and monitoring of the same;
5. Preparing monthly, quarterly and annual financial and HR reports;
6. Support TL and Grant Manager in strategic positioning of the Employment Fund;
7. Development of processes for disbursing funds and the oversight of the same, including the monitoring and reporting systems;
8. Supervising the contracting and management of the investments under the Fund;
9. Preparation and finalisation of contracts between BMB Mott MacDonald (acting on behalf of DFID) and the successful applicants, incorporating the conditions of the grant disbursement set out by the Investment Committee. Contracts must be in alignment with the World Bank’s anticorruption guidelines and with the DFID Guidelines on investment in the private sector;
10. Ensuring that the funds are disbursed in accordance with the signed contract;
11. Contribution to the annual work plans for the Employment Fund;
12. Support the development and management of the Grievance Redressal Mechanism for the Employment Fund.

Candidate Specification

Requirements:
- The FM/DTL is a holder of a Masters degree in Economics, Accounting or a similar field
- Experience in project management is a plus, in particular in the field of grant management

Additional requirements:
1. Must write excellent English (preferably native speaker) and speak/read Portuguese
2. Have proven analytical capacity (we are NOT looking for an accountant)
3. Be familiar with (financial) management donor projects and project management
4. Preferably have a background in grant management
5. Have proven knowledge and experience in administration and HR
6. Is able to represent the JOBA Programme through presentations and in client and stakeholder meetings.

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 23, 2017
Meteorologist , Kenya

For an upcoming programme in Kenya, Mott MacDonald is currently proposing for, we are looking for a METEOROLOGIST.

Background of the programme:
The Kenya Water Security and Climate Resilience Project aims to improve the water resources management of Kenya’s 6 main catchments. The current catchment plans require substantial revision, especially in relation to spatial information and strategic visioning.
The governmental agency, Kenya’s Water Resource Management Agency (WRMA), responsible for catchment plan development and implementation requires consultancy support to realise state-of-the-art knowledge and database management and to facilitate stakeholder processes for decision-making. The scope of the programme is thus to develop the capacity of WRMA in terms of tools, skills and infrastructure, to deliver on the core functions of project component “Strengthening Water Management and Planning”. This includes on-the-job development capacity building on the development of databases and new information systems, models, tools that will support WRMA’s work. The expected results of the programme are:
- A stronger WRMA institution that has strengthened capacity to carry out its core functions;
- Six integrated catchment management plans that outline the critical land and water resources development and management elements in a manner that is based on extensive knowledge-driven analysis and meets the expectations of all key-stakeholders.

Job Description
Tasks of the METEOROLOGIST are, among others:
- Take the lead in the design, operation and maintenance of meteorological network instrumentation
- Coordinate with other staff setting up/improving monitoring systems for hydrological, geo-hydrological, water quality and flood forecasting data
- Apply satellite imagery in reinforcing missing data
- Build capacity of WRMA staff to use, operate and maintain meteorological network instrumentation

Candidate Specification
Requirements:
- Post-graduate degree in Meteorology.
- At least 20 years of international experience in meteorological network design and operations.
- Experience in applying satellite imagery to reinforce missing data.
- Experience with seasonal weather and climate modelling is preferred.
- Experience of working in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams.
- Experience of working on International Development Agency (IDA) or bilateral funded projects is preferred.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

The expected input for this role is [INTERMITTENT]. The total duration of this programme is 3 years. Employment will be on freelance basis.

Expiring: Jul 05, 2016
Project Officer Digitalization for Education , Uganda

Background
In collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Sports, Enabel strengthens the professional competencies of teacher trainers and future teachers graduating from the 5 National Teachers’ Colleges (NTCs) of Kabale, Kaliro, Mubende, Muni and Unyama through organisational development; rehabilitation and extension of existing infrastructure; and capacity development for teacher training by introducing learner-centred methodologies and by examining strategies to promote the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in order to improve the quality of learning. Teacher education is one of the key strategic priorities of the Education Sector in Uganda. Belgium has provided support to Teacher Education since 2011 through the Teacher Training and Education (TTE) project.

This next 2-year stage will consolidate and complement the achievements to date and contribute to building a resilient teacher education system through hybrid teaching and learning and digital support.

The specific objective aims at strengthening the capacity and competence of NTCs in producing competent teachers through effective use of acquired management and pedagogical competencies and proper use of infrastructure and facilities. This will include the elaboration and completion of the NTCs’ Strategic Plans (result 1), further development and implementation of the infrastructure master plan (result 2), and support to the professional development of teacher trainers, teachers and education managers (result 3). Particular attention is given to opportunities offered by digital transformation.

The intervention is aligned to relevant strategic plans of the Government of Uganda at the national/sector and NTC levels.

Job description
Joining Enabel as an Intervention Officer you will be reporting to the Intervention Manager of the TTE project. You will work in close collaboration with the 3 national experts responsible for the 3 result areas of the project and provide inputs for the digital transformation and development in those areas. You will work in close collaboration with the International Digital for Developmet (D4D) expert, who is responible for the strategic orientation of the digital transformation support offered by Enabel Uganda.

Responsibilities:
- You contribute to the implementation of the D4E (Digital for Education) activities by taking part in the planning, execution, coordination, and monitoring and evaluation of the activities;
- You co-construct digital solutions and facilitate the implementation of the activities in order to achieve performance in accordance with national and international norms and standards;
- You ensure quality of service delivery and organise knowledge building and knowledge management in order to co-create an inclusive, informed climate of trust within the project;
- You contribute to capacity development of partner organisations (Ministry of Education and Sports and National Teacher’s colleges).

Your profile

Required qualifications
· Master’s degree in human sciences related fields (preferably in adult’s education, educational sciences, or development studies, human resources sociology…).

Required experience
• At least 2 years of relevant experience in the education sector;
• Experience in development of E-learning (online courses, blended approach, mobile application…);
• Experience in capacity development;
• An experience in knowledge management or organizational learning is an asset;
• An international experience (i.e. in the international development sector and outside your country of origin) is an asset.

Required skills and knowledge
• Knowledge of the latest trends in education technology;
• Knowledge of Open Educational Resources (OER);
• Very good Information and Communication Technology skills;
• Good knowledge of aspects of international development (context, challenges, application, partners, functioning…);
• Ability to implement a change process;
• Knowledge management and knowledge building;
• Results-based management;
• Ability to use new technologies used in the area of expertise;
• Considering the working language of Uganda and the international environment in which you work, excellent knowledge of English is required.
Applicants are also required to commit to the vision, mission and values of Enabel (https://www.enabel.be/content/enabel-vision-mission-values).

We offer you
• A fascinating job in an international environment.
• A contract of 22 months. You are based in Kampala with frequent travels to the 5 National Teachers’ Colleges of Kabale, Kaliro, Mubende, Muni and Unyama.
• A salary package that comprises the monthly gross salary, in accordance with our salary scales (Class 5), 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 recognised experience for the function, family composition and the fiscal situation.

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.

Enabel is committed to equal opportunities and diversity in its workforce. Recruitment is solely on the basis of capacity.

Are you interested?
Apply here (link) at the latest by XX/XX/20XX and include your application letter and updated CV.

Are you interested in becoming a Project Officer Digitalization for Education in Uganda? 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: Jan 03, 2020
Organisational Developer, Social Scientist , Burundi

AGIAMONDO is the personnel service of the German Catholics for Development Cooperation. 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 organisations in the Great Lakes region, AGIAMONDO aims to make a contribution towards civil conflict management and the sustainable and equitable development of the region through peace-building measures.

To support the AGIAMONDO CPS regional programme in the Great Lakes region, we are looking for an Organisational developer, social scientist (m/fd), Bujumbura, Burundi to start as soon as possible.

Your new role
For decades, everyday life in the African Great Lakes region has been marked by political instability, armed conflicts and resource conflicts. In this environment, our partner organisations are courageously committed to strengthening civil-social engagement and peacefully resolving conflicts.

The CPS regional programme of AGIAMONDO supports numerous local peace and reconciliation initiatives in Burundi, Rwanda and the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo, both with civil society organisations and with partners from a church background. The focus of the Civil Peace Service programme of AGIAMONDO is to support those partner organisations in their initiatives of strengthening social cohesion and peaceful co-existence of communities in the region of the Great Lakes as well as their efforts at coming to terms and dealing with a violent past. As an organisational developer we offer you the opportunity to participate in this exciting programme, to get to know the region in depth as this position requires frequent travel within the region and to enhance regional cooperation among AGIAMONDO partners in the region. By supporting AGIAMONDO partner organisations in different fields of organisational development, you will contribute directly to those organisations‘ working more effectively and efficiently towards achieving their goals and that reconciliation and conflict transformation processes in Burundi, Rwanda and the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo are strengthened.

Specifically, you will carry out the following tasks:
• You will advise and support the partner organisations in the areas of personnel management, project management and strategy development and help to further strengthen the corresponding structures and processes in the organisations.
• You will train the staff of partner organisations in the acquisition of funds and, together with your colleagues, develop new financing concepts for the peace-building and reconciliation work of the partner organisations.
• You will offer further education courses, develop appropriate training concepts and host further training events.
• Within the regional programme, you will help to strengthen the exchange between the partner organisations and, working with the partner organisations, develop best practices.
• You will be responsible for the proper spending and management of funds locally in accordance with the donor and AGIAMONDO guidelines.

Your profile
· You have completed a university degree in organisational development, social or educational sciences or a related field.
· You have several years of practical experience in organisational development and project management, ideally in an African context.
· You have experience in adult education and are used to creating further education processes, designing training concepts and developing appropriate teaching materials.
· You are interested in peace-building and reconciliation work and are prepared to familiarise yourself with the basics of this field of work as part of your preparations.
· You are fluent in French, verbally and in writing, and have a good command of English.
· You are an EU or Swiss citizen and identify with the goals and concerns of church development and peace-building work and are a member of the Catholic church.

What AGIAMONDO offers
• Individual and thorough preparation
• Two-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

We look forward to receiving your complete online application via our job portal by 22.11.2020 at the latest.

Are you interested in becoming an Organisational Developer, Social Scientist in Burundi? 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: Nov 22, 2020
Pedagogue, Sociologist in Burundi , Burundi

AGIAMONDO is the personnel service of the German Catholics for Development Cooperation. 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 organisations in the Great Lakes region, AGIAMONDO aims to make a contribution towards civil conflict management and the sustainable and equitable development of the region through peace-building measures.

To support the Justice and Peace Commission of the Bishops’ Conference of Burundi we are looking for a Pedagogue, Sociologist for Church-Related Peace Work (m/f/d), Bujumbura, Burundi.

Your new role

The CEJP (Episcopal Commission for Justice and Peace) is a commission of the Bishops’ Conference of Burundi. Its aim is to promote justice and peace within the framework of Christian social teaching, and it contributes to a consolidation of peace nationwide. The work of the CEJP focuses on supporting and strengthening the capacities of the Burundian dioceses and the diocesan Justice and Peace structures (CDJP – Diocesan Commissions for Justice and Peace) in the fields of peace, democratization, conflict transformation and reconciliation. The CEJP has developed a broad portfolio of activities with which it dedicates itself to the cause of respecting human rights and reconciliation.
Through your support you will help to expand peace and reconciliation work and promote further methodological and professional development.

Specifically, you will carry out the following tasks:
• You will plan and support the further training of colleagues and volunteers of the diocesan commissions in reconciliation and remembrance work and peaceful conflict resolution.
• You will oversee reconciliation initiatives and support your colleagues through different approaches and methods of designing remembrance processes and developing concepts for dealing appropriately with a violent past.
• You will support the CEJP network in accompanying youth groups and implementing their projects so that youths can actively participate in social, economic and political life and work towards a culture of peace.
• You will advise the CEJP team on coordinating and networking with the Diocesan Commissions for Justice and Peace in Burundi (CDJPs) and strengthen the relevant structures and processes.
• You will be responsible for the proper spending and management of funds locally in accordance with the donor and AGIAMONDO guidelines.

Your profile
· You have completed a university degree as an educator, adult educator or ethnologist, or in a similar humanities/social sciences subject, and have acquired at least two years of professional experience, ideally outside of Europe.
· You are familiar with processing and commemoration methods and have professional experience and expertise in church-related peace and reconciliation work with young people and adults.
· You have experience in adult education and are used to shaping further education processes, designing training concepts and developing appropriate teaching materials.
· You know how to use participative methods and are experienced in working with young people.
· You are fluent in French, verbally and in writing, and have a good command of English.
· As a member of the Catholic Church, you identify with the goals and concerns of church development and peace work and support these convincingly.
· You are an EU or Swiss citizen.

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

We look forward to receiving your complete online application by no later than 08/11/2020.

Are you interested in becoming a Pedagogue, Sociologist in Burundi? 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: Nov 08, 2020

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