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Regional Humanitarian Coordinator , Burundi

The coordinator will report to the manager humanitarian aid in Cordaid head office in The Hague. The coordinator will work closely with the Cordaid Country Directors and offices in Burundi, CAR and DRC as well as with the humanitarian team in The Hague.
In case of conflicting demand of the different country offices the manager humanitarian aid will decide on priorities.

General objective of the posting
The humanitarian coordinator will enhance disaster preparedness and response capacity of Cordaid in the three countries. The advisor will support country teams and HO to have clear and agreed strategies, planning and capacity to timely and effectively respond according to international standards after crisis or disaster. Networking and donor relations are therefore an important component of this job. After disaster or crisis the coordinator can, according to need, be deployed to provide operational support to the set-up, implementation and coordination of the Cordaid and Caritas response.

The coordinator will work in close cooperation with the Cordaid country teams and HO humanitarian team on the following specific objectives:

Disaster preparedness
• Work with Cordaid teams on preparedness and response strategy and ensure before December 2016 strategy and preparedness plan is in place at all head offices in Burundi, CAR and DRC. The plan includes agreement with HO on support in case of disaster;
• Assist Cordaid teams to develop or strengthen their network and (donor) relations supportive to disaster preparedness and response;
• Ensure teams have knowledge on Cordaid, DRA and SHO procedures, formats and demands in Humanitarian aid;

Program development
• Provide up to date information on trends and opportunities in Humanitarian Aid in the region of the Great Lakes; identify opportunities and advice Cordaid HO;
• After crisis assist Cordaid teams and partners with assessment analysis and program design in humanitarian response according to International Quality Standards;
• Upon request participate in Cordaid and/or Caritas assessment teams and in Caritas ERST team;
• Upon request function as short term interim for humanitarian project management;

Fundraising and acquisition
• Assist the Cordaid teams with donor mapping and humanitarian financing strategy;
• Promote and support Cordaid’s ECHO partnership and FPA;

Capacity development
• Identify gaps in capacities of the teams and partners relating to the implementation of their response strategy and preparedness plan and help them to address capacity gaps;
• Advice teams in capacity development of partners in preparedness and response.

Communication
• Upon request support communication on Cordaid humanitarian response in the region or in NL;
• Support good communication and profile Cordaid with relevant stakeholders in the different sectors of intervention and within the Caritas network.

Qualifications
• Humanitarian aid studies or other relevant studies on master level;
• At least 3 years proven experience with developing, managing and monitoring disaster preparedness and humanitarian response programs in conflict settings/fragile countries;
• Experience with the implementation of Linking relief, rehabilitation and development (LRRD) and/ or Disaster risk reduction (DRR);
• Experience in rapid needs assessments and project cycle management;
• Experience in working with the International humanitarian coordination system (UNOCHA, clusters) and in using relevant international humanitarian standards;
• Experience with Institutional donors such as ECHO in particular with proposal writing;
• Experience with the Caritas network and/or Cordaid is an asset;
• Excellent French and English language writing and communication skills are required;
• Experience in working in security sensitive environment in complex (post)conflict situations;
• Diplomatic, culturally sensitive and result-oriented.

Specifics of station
The Coordinator will be based in Cordaid office Bujumbura, with frequent travel to CAR and DRC.
Due to the insecure situation in the region, this is a non- accompanied position.

Contract info
The contract period is for 6 months starting asap, with the intention to extend for a longer period, depending on results achieved and funding availability.
We offer a Cordaid contract with a competitive salary and a benefit package which includes R&R, a comprehensive insurance cover, social security and pension contribution, a holiday allowance, 13th month, hardship allowance and cost of living allowance (if applicable).

Further info
Applications including a motivation letter and extensive CV in English, including the contact details of at least three professional references, should be forwarded before 28 August 2016.
An assessment might be part of the procedure.

Please note that we accept applications through our website only: https://www.cordaid.org/en/about-us/working-cordaid/vacancy-overview/international/?cd_job_id=67110

Expiring: Sep 26, 2016
Directeur des Opérations / Systems Director , Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

Job Purpose: The Systems Director is a member of the DRC Senior Management Team and will contribute to the implementation of the Country Strategic Plan. The post holder will ensure that Concern’s systems effectively and efficiently deliver support services to enable programmatic objectives to be achieved. This will entail management of the following departments; Information Technology, Human Resources, Logistics, Transport and Administration. The Systems Director also fulfils the role of organizational security focal person and represents Concern in relevant external forums.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

Logistic, transport and administration:
• Ensure efficient procurement of goods and services (local and international) in a transparent and accountable manner, ensuring value for money for the organisation and compliance with donor requirements.
• Support the team in rolling out the Logistics Manual, including training and follow-on support.
• Supervise fleet management across the country, including monitoring of transport reports and vehicles maintenance plans.
• Oversee the management of properties and contracts at national level and provide support in doing so to provincial managers.

Security Management
• Act as Security focal point for Concern Worldwide DRC and liaise with Security Focal points from each field office, UN Security Officer and other NGO security personnel and NGO security coordination mechanisms.
• Support Security Focal Groups in each location and ensure they have the knowledge and information to operate successfully.

Financial Management:
• Ensure adherence to Concern’s Finance policy and procedures, promoting transparency and accountability, and incorporating best practices in resource management.
• Ensure consistent and realistic budgeting and management of resources by the systems departments and support programmes in planning and management of resources.
• In collaboration with the CD, elaborate a unified report to monitor progress towards audit and support visit recommendations.

Resources Management :
• Ensure Concern DRC’s Human Resource policy and procedures are in place, and kept up to date, incorporating best HR practice, in line with Concern Worldwide organizational policy and following DRC labour legislation.
• Ensure effective performance development through the use of the Performance Development Review system for direct reports, and in supporting teams in its use across the country programme.
• Provide support and supervision to teams regarding the use of complaints mechanisms and grievance and disciplinary procedures.
• In collaboration with the Programmes Director, ensure the effective implementation of HR related Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP) standard commitments.
• Uphold scrupulously organisational values and comply with the Programme Participant Protection Policy.
• Lead any salary and benefit review processes and manage the Health Insurance provision for National Staff.

Information Technology:
• Ensure Concern’s IT policy and procedures are in place and adhered to.
• Through the IT officer, ensure provision of effective support systems, enabling the smooth operation of IT systems.

Line Management of staff:
• Ensure that each member of the team fully understands outcomes which are expected of them and that they are aware of the success criteria relating to their work.
• Ensure that work is planned and organised in a way which will meet the needs of colleagues within the organisation in the most cost effective manner possible; ensuring that team members are given appropriate workloads and are working efficiently.

PERSON SPECIFICATION
Education, Qualifications & Experience Required:
• BA/BSC in a relevant subject (e.g. Business Administration, Human Resources, supply chain management or any other relevant disciplines )
• At least 5 years progressively responsible professional work experience in a senior position within an international development organisation/NGO.
• Excellent knowledge and proven experience of implementing Finance, Administration, Logistics, Human Resources and IT systems within the not for profit sector.
• Experience of managing a large team of senior staff.
• Problem Solving and Decision Making skills.
• Excellent English Language (both written and spoken)
• Good French level of written and spoken French
• Information Technology (MS Office, Internet).

Education, Qualifications & Experience Desirable:
o Previous experience in a similar capacity
o Knowledge of Concern Worldwide policies, procedures and standards.

Special Skills, Aptitude or Personality Requirements:
Essential
• Interpersonal skills are of paramount importance
• Strong management skills
• Confident and capable negotiator, communicator and networker
• Empathy with Concern’s vision, mission, goal and objectives.
Desirable
• Familiarity with Concern
• Experience of working in Africa and DRC in particular

Expiring: Jul 08, 2016
Director Country Office

Introduction
The Cordaid South Sudan office was established in 2009. Starting with only one staff in 2009, the office now counts 35 staff in Juba, 5 in Chukudum and 2 in Torit. Through its own activities and through partnerships with local organizations, Cordaid works on the following theme’s: Humanitarian Aid, Resilience, Security & Justice, Healthcare, Extractives, Food Security, Women Leadership for Peace and Security and Investments.

Cordaid distinguishes three main processes: programming, communication, and fundraising. The office in Juba is primarily meant to oversee programme implementation. The Director Country Office has an additional responsibility for fundraising and communication/positioning.

Furthermore, the Country office plays an important role in development and implementation of the country annual plan.

Position & responsibility
The Director Country Office will report to the Director International Offices. The Director Country Office is the line manager for all staff of the Cordaid South Sudan office.

General objective and responsibility of the job
• Is responsible for realization of Country Office targets;
• The Management of the Cordaid office in Juba;
• The management of Cordaid programme in South Sudan;
• Networking, representation and acquisition.

Specific objectives
- Country Plan:
Monitors the progress and interdependencies of different projects from different program units, taking into account the developments in the country/regions, and proposes improvements in the chosen strategy.
- Cooperation benefits:
Creates partnerships between governmental institutions, donors, partner organisations and (inter)national non-governmental organisations, taking into account the agreed programme results.
- Funds:
Interacts with (potential) local/institutional donors, convincingly augmenting the added value of Cordaid as to acquire funds and ensure the future funding for the programme(s) in the designated country/region.
- Business/Action plan:
Translates the agreed Country Plan into a Work Plan for the Country Office, with specific results in designated project areas while securing the connection with the Cordaid strategy.
- Program Management:
Keeps track of developments within the projects, manages the activities within the team and makes the necessary adjustments, taking into account the business/action plan, governmental policies, donor policies and the allocation of resources and preventing mission creep.
- Risk Management:
Assesses security, political, administrative and financial risks in projects and realises the security of the Cordaid team, consultants and Cordaid visitors, according to the Cordaid Safety First Manual.
- Program Reports:
Collects information within the programme and reports about the results.
- Personnel Management:
Leads personnel in accordance with the management style and social policy of Cordaid, focused on productivity, employee development and satisfaction. Ensures efficient use of resources and controls quality of work.

Qualifications
• Academic degree in international law, agriculture, health, economy, business/public administration, social sciences or other subject related to international cooperation.
• Excellent management skills including human resource and financial management, communication and intercultural cooperation skills.
• At least 5 years experience with managing and monitoring development programs, preferably also with EC or WB funded programs.
• Experience in reporting requirements of institutional donors and working with local NGOs.
• Experience in security management.
• Experience in implementing security policy in insecure areas.
• A human centred approach to management and ability to promote and structure teamwork.
• A networker.
• Ability to work under stressful and time bound project conditions.
• Good oral and written communication skills in English language.
• Diplomatic and goal driven.
• Analytical and problem solving mind.
• Flexible and capable of working in a stressful context.

Specifics of station
For the time being, this is a non-accompanied posting.

Contract information
The contract period is for 6 months starting as soon as possible, with the intention to extend for a longer period. We offer a Cordaid contract with a competitive salary and a benefit package which includes R&R, a comprehensive insurance cover, social security and pension contribution, a holiday allowance, 13th month, hardship allowance and cost of living allowance (if applicable).

Further information & how to apply
Applications including a motivation letter and extensive CV in English, including the contact details of at least three professional references, should be forwarded on attn. of mr Piet Spaarman before July 1st 2016, through our website only: https://www.cordaid.org/en/vacatures/director-country-office-south-sudan/ and click on the apply button.
An assessment might be part of the procedure.

Expiring: Jun 29, 2016
Director Country Office , Central African Republic

Cordaid has 30 years of experience in the Central African Republic. In 2008 Cordaid decided to become operational itself in CAR, and opened offices in the provinces (Nana Mamberé) as well as in Bangui to carry out health programs through the performance based financing approach. The health program gradually expanded and was fledged out by activities in the field of Education, Security and Justice, Relief and Food Security. The office was temporarily suspended in the fall of 2015 due to a periodically worsening security situation. In northern parts of the country relief operations are still necessary, whereas in other parts a shift can be made to longer term development. Donors now make larger funds available to enable flexible operations. The program, therefore, is expanding with investments in 2015 to the tune of € 5 mio expected to grow towards € 8 mio in 2018, staffing now at 6 expats (1 vacancy) and 62 national staff over 4 offices, including the central office in Bangui.

Position and responsibility
The Director Country Office will report to the Director International Offices. He or she is the line manager for all staff of the Cordaid CAR office.

General objective of the posting
• Is responsible for realization of Country Office targets;
• The Management of the Cordaid office in Bangui and its sub locations;
• Networking, representation and acquisition.

Specific objectives
- Country Strategy:
Monitors the progress and interdependencies of different projects from different business units, taking into account the developments in the country/regions, and proposes improvements in the chosen strategy.
- Cooperation benefits:
Creates partnerships between governmental institutions, donors, partner organisations and (inter)national non-governmental organisations, taking into account the agreed programme results.
- Funds:
Interacts with (potential) local/institutional donors, convincingly augmenting the added value of Cordaid as to acquire funds and ensure the future funding for the programme(s) in the designated country/region.
- Business/Action plan:
Translates the agreed Country Office targets into a Business/Action Plan for the Country Office, with specific results in designated project areas while securing the connection with the Cordaid strategy.
- Program Management:
Keeps track of developments within the projects, manages the activities within the team and makes the necessary adjustments, taking into account the business/action plan, governmental policies, donor policies and the allocation of resources and preventing mission creep.
- Risk Management:
Assesses security, political, administrative and financial risks in projects and realises the security of the Cordaid team, consultants and Cordaid visitors, according to the Cordaid Safety First Manual.
- Personnel Management:
Leads personnel in accordance with the management style and social policy of Cordaid, focused on productivity, employee development and satisfaction; ensures efficient use of resources and controls quality of work.

Qualifications
• Academic degree in International law, International Development, MBA health, economy, business/public administration, social sciences or other subject related to international cooperation;
• Excellent management skills including human resource and financial management, communication and intercultural cooperation skills;
• At least 10 years experience with managing and monitoring development programs, preferably with institutional donors e.g. WB, EU, USAID and Foundations;
• Experience in reporting requirements of institutional donors and in partnerships with local organizations;
• Experience in security management;
• Experience in implementing security policy in insecure areas;
• A human centred approach to management and ability to promote and structure teamwork;
• A networker;
• Ability to work under stressful and time bound project conditions;
• Good oral and written communication skills in French and English language;
• Diplomatic and goal driven;
• Analytical and problem solving mind;

Specifics of station
For the time being, this is a non-accompanied posting.

Contract information
The contract period is for 6 months starting as soon as possible, with the intention to extend for a longer period. We offer a Cordaid contract with a competitive salary and a benefit package which includes R&R, a comprehensive insurance cover, social security and pension contribution, a holiday allowance, 13th month, hardship allowance and cost of living allowance (if applicable).

Further information & how to apply
Applications including a motivation letter on attn. of mr Piet Spaarman, Director International Offices and extensive CV in English, including the contact details of at least three professional references, should be forwarded before July 1st, 2016, through our website only: https://www.cordaid.org/en/vacatures/150563-2/ and click on the apply button. An assessment might be part of the procedure.

Expiring: Jun 29, 2016
Strategy and Policy Expert in Rwanda , Rwanda

Strategy and Policy Expert – Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Regulation (m/f/x) – Rwanda

Background

Enabel is currently implementing a five-year cooperation program (2019 - 2024), with a total budget of 120 million euros, in four priority development sectors in Rwanda: health, agriculture, urbanization and public financial management.

Local manufacturing of vaccines is a topic which is creating a lot of interest from a vast and diverse combination of stakeholders. Firstly, the private sector has taken the spotlight recently with the announcement of BioNTech to establish a manufacturing plant of the mRNA SARS-Cov-2 vaccine or at least for part of the production process up to the stage of "Fill and Finish". Secondly, major investment development agencies, such as the European Investment Bank (EIB) or the International Finance Corporation (IFC) which is part of the World Bank group. There are also discussions and consultations being held the African level with the African Union of the African CDC (Centres of Disease Control and Prevention). Finally, at country level, traditional development partners have answered the government call. For the health sector, Enabel, as the only agency of a EU member state focusing on the health sector, has established a close relationship with the Rwanda FDA (Rwanda Food and Drugs Authority).

One critical piece required to establish local production of vaccines and other pharmaceutical products in the country is the existence of a strong regulatory agency, which is certified according to World Health Organization (WHO) Global Benchmarking Tool and needs to reach at least Maturity Level 3. Team Europe, led by the European Delegation in Rwanda and supported by Enabel has been allocated this workstream and is working closely with the Rwanda FDA to identify the gaps as well as establish a roadmap to reach the required level. In addition to direct Rwanda FDA support, this initiative has also identified key capacity gaps in the vaccine manufacturing chain and will work with the University of Rwanda (UR) to detail out a package of support for the program of Master in Biotechnology.

In order to coordinate the expected results of this program, we will recruit a Project Manager, based in Kigali.

Job description
As Strategy Expert directly reporting to the Resident Representative, you will work in close collaboration with the Rwanda FDA Director General and the management team.

Responsibilities:
- You will be the project leader and responsible for the effective implementation of the activities.
- You contribute to the technical dialogue around the strengthening of pharmaceutical regulatory framework and institution to contribute to the quality of medicines, vaccines and health products in Rwanda.
- You contribute to Team Europe Initiatives in the pharmaceutical regulation and the ecosystem for production of vaccines, medicines and health technologies in Rwanda and in Africa.
- You contribute to the reflection around vaccines and health products manufacturing.
- You interact with the various stakeholders such as the Rwanda Ministry of Health (MoH), the Rwanda Biomedical Centre (RBC), the Rwanda FDA, the University of Rwanda and the development partners;
- You provide specific technical expertise in product dossier evaluation for market authorization;
- You ensure knowledge building and knowledge management in order to develop actor capacities and promote the growth of Enabel.

Your profile

Required qualifications
• Master’s degree in Pharmacy or related fields;
• A PhD in the fields relating to regulatory affairs for pharmaceuticals is an asset.

Required experience
• At least 10 years of relevant experience working in pharmaceutical regulatory affairs in at least one of the following regulatory functions – product dossier review and registration of which at least 5 years in policy dialogue;
• At least 5 years of international experience;
• Proven experience in research, and publication records in product safety;
• Proven experience with giving presentations at seminars and international conferences;
• Direct experience with products assessment procedures and of WHO global benchmarking tool and/or progression of regulatory authorities towards achieving maturity levels 3 and 4;
• Experience in Rwanda of assignment is an asset.

Required skills and knowledge
• Good knowledge and understanding of clinical trials;
• Individual, organisational and institutional capacity development skills;
• Article-writing skills;
• Ability to use new health technologies;
• You are result oriented with good interpersonal and communication skills;
• Knowledge management and knowledge building;
• Knowledge of Theory of Change and other tools to address complexity;
• Considering the working language of Rwanda and the international environment in which you work, excellent knowledge of English is required. Being fluent in spoken and written French or Dutch is an asset.
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 48 months. You are based in Kigali with regular field missions.
• A salary package that comprises the monthly gross salary, in accordance with our salary scales (Class 7), 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 and family composition.

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

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

Are you interested?
Apply here at the latest by 25/04/2022 and include your application letter and updated CV.

Are you interested in becoming a Strategy and Policy Expert 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: Apr 25, 2022
Expert.e de services et filières agroalimentaires , Senegal

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, l’urbanisation, la mobilité humaine, la paix et la sécurité, les inégalités sociales et économiques - et pour promouvoir la citoyenneté mondiale. Avec 2000 collaborateurs et collaboratrices, Enabel gère quelque 170 projets dans une vingtaine de pays, en Belgique, en Afrique et au Moyen-Orient.

Contexte

Le « Projet d’Appui au Renforcement des Systèmes Alimentaires Durables au Sine-Saloum » (PARSAD) vise à l’amélioration des performances du segment productif en amont de la transformation industrielle, qui doit être en mesure d’approvisionner les entreprises industrielles de transformation de manière quantitativement stable avec des matières premières alimentaires de qualité et à l’accompagnement des acteurs institutionnels et du secteur privé dans la proposition de pistes d’action vers les réformes critiques du secteur agro-alimentaire.
Le projet PARSAD a pour ambition de contribuer à lever les principales contraintes du secteur agro-alimentaire au Sine-Saloum et de contribuer à des systèmes alimentaires plus durables : l’action se concentre donc sur les segments de la chaine de valeur agroalimentaire en amont des industries de l’Agropole-Centre, afin d´assurer une participation des producteurs à petite échelle pour une croissance inclusive, de rendre la base productive du Sine-Saloum plus durable et résiliente vis-à-vis du changement climatique, et pourvoyeuse d‘aliments sains pour les centres de consommation et de matières premières de qualité pour les industries.

Description de la fonction

En tant qu’Expert.e, vous rapportez à l’Intervention Manager du projet PARSAD.
Votre rôle principal est de permettre au Fonds National de Développement Agro-Sylvo-Pastoral (FNDASP) de remplir son mandat statutaire et légal – le financement du conseil agrosylvopastoral et l’appui aux organisations professionnelles agricoles –, en termes qualitatifs et quantitatifs, et d’accroitre durablement sa légitimité technique et institutionnelle auprès de toutes les parties prenantes.
Vous aurez pour responsabilité de coordonner les inputs pour atteindre les résultats attendus par le projet.
A savoir :
• Le renforcement des performances des opérateurs et des interprofessions des filières soutenus par le FNDASP ;
• La création d'un guichet d'intermédiation commerciale et son institutionnalisation au sein du FNDASP.
Le succès du projet se base sur la consolidation de partenariats et collaborations structurées assez difficiles à mettre en place et consolider dans l’écosystème institutionnel du Sénégal.


Votre profil

Niveau de formation requis
· Diplôme de Master (de préférence avec une orientation en économie, agroéconomie, agronomie, sciences-politiques, business administration…).
Expériences requises
• Minimum 5 ans d’expérience pertinente dans le domaine d’expertise spécifique, à savoir le développement rural, l’approche filières et chaînes de valeur, la gestion des ressources naturelles, le développement institutionnel et organisationnel, dans le secteur de la coopération internationale ;
• Au minimum une expérience professionnelle pertinente en Afrique ;
• Une expérience en matière de renforcement des capacités institutionnelles est un atout.

Compétences et connaissances requises

• Vous avez une compréhension étendue et approfondie de tous les aspects liés à la coopération internationale au développement ;
• Vous faites preuve de compétences en matière de développement de partenariats entre les secteurs publics et privés ;
• La maîtrise du cadre stratégique, légal et réglementaire du développement agrosylvopastoral au Sénégal représente un atout ;
• La connaissance des problématiques de développement des économies rurales et du secteur de l’agroalimentaire au Sénégal et dans le Sine-Saloum constitue un atout.
• Vous êtes orienté.e vers les résultats ;
• Vous parlez et écrivez couramment en français ou en néerlandais. Compte tenu de la langue de travail du Sénégal et du contexte international dans lequel vous travaillerez, une excellente connaissance du français et de l’anglais est donc 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 et diversifiée dans un environnement international ;
• Un contrat de travail à durée déterminée de 60 mois basé à Dakar ;
• Un package salarial comprenant le salaire mensuel brut correspondant à nos barèmes (classe 6), ainsi que des avantages liés à votre statut d’expatrié.e 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 et 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 21/04/2022, ici et joignez votre CV actualisé et une lettre de motivation.

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: Apr 21, 2022
Project Manager in Palestine

Project Manager (m/f/x) “Skills, Employment and Entrepreneurship” - Palestine

Background

The project manager will be responsible for the steering and the management of 3 projects, put in place via a joint project unit, namely “Skilled Young Palestine (SYP)”, “Youth Economic Empowerment in Palestine (YEP)” and “Pathways to Employment (PEP)”. The specific objectives of the 3 projects are contributing to empowering youth in Palestine through skilling, employment, and entrepreneurship via the funding and coordination vehicle of the Skills Development Fund.

Project 1 : Skilled Young Palestine (SYP)
The SYP project is aiming to support Palestinian Youth in gaining economic autonomy and building their resilience. The project is ongoing (mid-term) and will end its implementation at the end of 2023. Focus of the project is on skilling (technical/vocational, 21st century skills and entrepreneurial mindset), and to a lesser extent on employment.

Achievements: set-up and piloting of a financing mechanism for skills development in Palestine, set-up of 5 innovation hubs and capacity building of strategic and implementing partners, employment matching of youth in the ICT sector, training of youth in different vocational fields and 21st century skills.

Project 2 : Youth Economic Empowerment in Palestine (YEP)
YEP is part of the “Palestinian Youth Empowerment Programme”, funded by the EU Neighbourhood Instrument. The specific objective of the Action is “Young women and men are better equipped to access inclusive and decent employment opportunities.”
This project started in the beginning of 2022 and is building on good practices and lessons learnt of SYP. Additional result areas and innovative elements in the field of employment and women entrepreneurship were added.

Project 3 : Pathways to Employment (PEP)
PEP’s objective is to ensure that “more young women and men in Palestine are employed in decent work conditions or have their own income-generating business”. This project is currently in the inception phase and will start its implementation in May 2022. The project is building on SYP and deepening certain components of the YEP project. More focus on entrepreneurship and additional elements to be integrated related to climate change and environment (green skills, green jobs).

The 3 projects are implemented in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip and have a specific focus on inclusion. They form an overall small program in the above-mentioned thematic areas and have a shared HR set-up composed of local and international expertise and different support units (Communication, MEL, Finance & Contracting) in the different project implementation areas.

Job description

Main duties of the Project Manager:
• You are responsible for the good execution of the projects (content, planning, budget, quality) in order to reach sustainable development results ;
• You coordinate the realisation of the activities with a view of achieving the projects objectives;
• You support the persons indicated to lead the change process;
• You contribute to capacity development of partner organisations;
• You coordinate the learning process on how an intervention contributes to the development of the sector;
• You lead the teams placed under your hierarchical responsibility. As the project operates in three different contexts and economic eco-systems (West-Bank including East-Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip); a similar but differentiated approach is required; taking into account the opportunities and limitations of each context. This involves also managing staff members through a ‘distance relationship’(mainly Gaza);
• You ensure that relevant results information is available for monitoring and evaluation in order to allow monitoring of performance, decision-making, learning and reporting;
• You develop the project’s communication strategy and ensure its implementation.

You report to the Resident Representative of Enabel in Palestine.

Your profile

Note: international staff working for Enabel in Palestine must be of Belgian nationality in order to obtain a working permit as staff member of the Belgian Consulate-General.

Required qualifications and experience
• You hold a Master’s degree;
• At least 5 years of relevant experience in steering international development projects;
• At least 5 years of relevant experience in at least two out of 3 thematic areas: vocational education and training (VET) and/or private sector involvement in VET and/or employment promotion and/or business development and entrepreneurship;
• Experience with contract management (public procurement, grants...) is an asset;
• Experience in working with a multi-or bilateral organisation (the European Union) is an asset.

Required skills and knowledge
• Good knowledge of aspects of international development (context, challenges, application, partners, functioning…);
• In-depth knowledge of project management methodologies ;
• Knowledge in the area of life skills, digital skills and/or entrepreneurial skills;
• Able to implement services and strategies for social inclusion, and more specifically on inclusion of women in employment and business development opportunities
• Knowledge in work-based learning (dual learning, apprentice-or internships) is an asset;
• Monitoring and evaluation competences ;
• Excellent interpersonal and diplomatic skills;
• Comfortable with leading groups dynamics and inter-culturalism;
• Pro-active results-oriented management ;
• You are fluent in spoken and written French and/or Dutch. Considering the working language of Palestine and the international environment in which you work, excellent knowledge of English is required. Notions of Arabic are an asset.
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 a challenging international environment.
• A contract of 54 months. Your duty station is in Ramallah with regular travels inside the country, including the Gaza Strip. You will be based in Jerusalem, in line with the Enabel Palestine security guidelines
• A salary package that comprises the monthly gross salary, in accordance with our salary scales (Class 6), and Enabel expat benefits such as a remoteness, assignment and hardship allowance, (capped) coverage of housing expenses, a moving compensation, an installation compensation, (capped) coverage of school expenses for children accompanying, an insurance package for the whole family, including repatriation insurance, and an annual round-trip flight ticket for each family member.
• In case of expatriation without the (dependent) members of the family, up to six additional round-trip flight tickets to the country of origin or another destination (capped in accordance with Enabel rules).

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

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

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

Are you interested?
Apply here at the latest by 14/04/2022 and include your application letter and updated CV.

Are you interested in becoming a Project Manager in Palestine? 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: Apr 14, 2022
Head of infrastructures , Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

Background:

The infrastructure department has a central role within the park. It supports all departments of the organization: security, tourism, agriculture, entrepreneurship, aviation, cartage, etc. The list does not include the electricity program which is managed by a separate structure.

The activities (projects) of the department are very varied. They include the construction of new tourist lodges, fortified camps for the guards, electric fences on the edge of the park, industrial parks, water supply pipes for the local population, roads (tracks and agricultural services), etc In addition to construction activities, the maintenance of existing facilities is central to ensuring their sustainability.

In addition to skills in architecture and site management, each project requires the planning and deployment of complex logistics. This is particularly the case for work in isolated areas inside the park which are sometimes subject to relative insecurity.

The department has 90 staff: civil engineers, architects, electricians, plumbers, carpenters, welders, administrative and financial manager. Every day, between 200 and 300 daily workers are hired on the various construction sites.

Main responsibilities and activities:

The Head of the Infrastructure Department oversees 5 major areas of activity.

The design office

The design office takes care of the design of the preliminary project files, the execution files (concerning the architecture, stability and special techniques) and the calculation of the budgets. It establishes a detailed forecast of the states of need necessary for each project.

The execution office

The execution office is currently composed of 5 site managers. They take charge of the execution of the projects: build in accordance with the execution plans and the rules of the art of construction, supervise the trades present on the site, control the application of special techniques, ensure financial management and the recruitment of casual labour, managing the stocks of equipment and materials.

electric fences

Electric fences prevent the destruction of crops by animals in the park. They total a hundred kilometers to date. The distance they cover will increase significantly over the next few years. A team of 8 people ensures their construction and maintenance. They call on an average of 100 daily workers every day.

Maintenance and small jobs

The park builds and manages many infrastructures. A maintenance and/or renovation program is essential. A team of technicians is dedicated to it. She also takes care of small jobs.

The administrative and financial office

An Administrative and Financial Officer (RAF) assists the Head of Department. This dimension of the work is likely to grow in order to support the increasing number of projects carried out by the department.

Profile:

Civil engineer, construction engineer, architectural engineer or architect
Experience: 5+ years of experience in the field of architecture and/or construction
Line manager: Director of Operations of the PNVI
Qualifications and skills required:
• Excellent knowledge of construction rules
• Excellent knowledge of architectural rules
• Excellent mastery in the development of architectural plans, stability and special techniques
• High creative sense for project design
• Notions in domestic electricity and plumbing

Contract conditions:

• Competitive salary;
• 2-year contract (renewable) with a 3-month trial period;
• Medical cover ;
• Accommodation, on-site catering and transport paid for by the employer;
• Safety device for the implementation of activities in the field.

In addition to advantageous contractual conditions, you:

• Have the opportunity to contribute directly to the improvement and development of the PNVI,
• Benefit from significant independence in the implementation of your work,
• Live in a unique place in the world (departing from the headquarters of the park in Rumangabo), listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, while enjoying the more social aspects of a large city such as Goma (1h to 3h from route of the different camps),
• Will be able to grow in the organization over the long term.
• Speaking French fluently or native
• Good knowledge of Autocad, Sketchup, Word and Excel software
• Excellent team management (authority and sensitivity)
• Excellent organization and planning (logistics and budget) skills
• Independence and problem-solving attitude
• Practical experience in the DRC and/or sub-Saharan Africa is an advantage
• Knowledge of the language Kiswahili is an advantage

Are you interested in becoming a Head of infrastructures in DRC? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: May 09, 2022

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