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EXPERT.E EN STRATéGIE ET POLITIQUES FISCALES , Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

Expert.e en stratégie et politiques fiscales (h/f/x)
République Démocratique du Congo
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 la citoyenneté mondiale. Avec 1800 collaborateurs et collaboratrices, Enabel gère quelque 150 projets dans une vingtaine de pays, en Belgique, en Afrique et au Moyen-Orient.
Contexte
Enabel est présente en République Démocratique du Congo dans les domaines du développement rural, de la formation professionnelle et technique, de la santé, de l’eau et de l’énergie, et ce dans 10 provinces du pays. La spécificité du programme de coopération réside dans sa proximité avec les bénéficiaires.
Le Programme d’Etudes et d’Expertises (PEE) est un instrument flexible qui contribue, par le financement d’études et d’expertises, au renforcement des capacités des institutions publiques et qui soutient la mise en œuvre du Programme de Coopération entre la République Démocratique du Congo et la Belgique. Dans ce cadre, le Ministre des Finances de la RDC a demandé à la Belgique un appui technique sous la forme d’un conseiller fiscal résident. Le gouvernement congolais bénéficie déjà du travail d’un expert du Fond Monétaire International (FMI) itinérant multi-pays basé au Tchad, ainsi que de l’expertise du département des affaires budgétaires du FMI dans le cadre du Programme de Mobilisation des Recettes.
La mobilisation des recettes domestiques est un objectif primordial du programme du Gouvernement de la RDC pour dégager des marges de manœuvre qui permettront une hausse des dépenses prioritaires, éducatives, sociales et pour les infrastructures. C’est aussi l’un des axes essentiels du programme soutenu par la Facilité Elargie de Crédit du Fonds Monétaire International (FMI).
Description de la fonction
En tant qu’Expert.e en stratégie et politiques fiscales, vous rapportez directement au Country Portfolio Manager d’Enabel en RDC et vous êtes directement placé.e auprès du Ministre des Finances sur l’axe de la mobilisation des recettes domestiques du Plan Stratégique de Réformes des Finances Publiques (PSRFP).
Vous appuyez l’opérationnalisation de la stratégie d’augmentation des ressources internes.
Vous travaillez en étroite collaboration avec le conseiller fiscal du FMI et les différentes missions d’experts techniques.
Vous formez une équipe avec l’expert.e en stratégie et politiques Budget et assurez l’accompagnement technique des différents domaines du fonds sur la gouvernance financière.
Vous serez placé.e auprès de la Direction Générale du Ministère des Finances ou au sein du Comité d'Orientation de la Réforme des Finances publiques (COREF). Dans ce cadre, vous serez le.la conseiller.ère technique du Ministre des Finances sur les dimensions fiscalités de la réforme des finances publiques.
Plus spécifiquement, vous accompagnez le Ministère des Finances sur l’axe 2 de la réforme des finances publiques relatif à la politique fiscale et aux administrations fiscales. Ceci pourra couvrir des domaines tels que :
Appui à l’amélioration des processus de contrôle et de gestion de l’impôt des administrations fiscales (Direction Générale des impôts-DGI et Direction Générale des Douanes et Accises-DGDA) et de la Direction Générale des recettes administratives, judiciaires, domaniales et de participations (DGRAD) ;
Accompagnement de l’amélioration du fonctionnement de la TVA sur base des actions en cours ;
Facilitation de la coordination des partenaires techniques en lien étroit avec la COREF ;
Appui technique à l’élargissement du répertoire et de l’assiette fiscale ;
Rationalisation des dépenses fiscales et des exonérations : accompagnement du processus de rationalisation ;
Accompagnement de la rationalisation des charges non fiscales et parafiscales ;
Appui à la mise en place d’un processus de contrôle fiscal basé sur les risques ;
Appui à la mise en place des services d’audit, d’inspection et de maitrise des risques dans les régies DGI et DGRAD.
Dans le cadre du nouveau programme de coopération à partir de 2023, la fonction comprendra les aspects suivants :
Accompagnement technique et appui à la préparation des propositions d’appui par le fonds d’assistance technique ;
Accompagnement technique du comité de pilotage du fonds de gouvernance financière ;
Coordination et appuis à l’organisation des missions d’expert.e.s mobilisé.e.s dans le cadre du fonds.
Représentation d’Enabel au sein du groupe de coordination des bailleurs de fonds en Finances publiques (GIBS-FP).
Votre profil
Niveau de formation requis
Master en Economie, en Droit ou équivalent.
Expériences requises
Minimum 10 ans d’expérience pertinente dans une administration fiscale ou équivalent ;
Expérience dans l’accompagnement ou la préparation de stratégie de réforme de la fiscalité ;
Une expérience substantielle (au moins 5 ans) dans le domaine du droit fiscal au niveau international
Expérience avérée dans le domaine de la rédaction de politiques, stratégies et articles scientifiques ;
Expérience avérée dans la présentation lors de séminaires et conférences internationaux ;
Une expérience dans l’administration fiscale belge est un atout ;
Une expérience en gestion de projets est un atout ;
Une expérience internationale (c’est-à-dire dans le secteur du développement international et en dehors de son pays d’origine) et plus spécifiquement en Afrique ou en RDC constitue un atout.
Compétences et connaissances requises
Bonne compréhension des aspects liés au développement international (contexte, enjeux, partenaires, fonctionnement…) ;
Capacité à développer et gérer des relations interinstitutionnelles (réseautage) ;
Excellentes compétences de rassembleur.euse et de facilitateur.trice ;
Connaissance des théories de changement et autres outils d’appréhension de la complexité ;
Capacité à mettre en œuvre un processus de changement et orientation résultats ;
Maîtrise de la gestion axée sur les résultats ;
Compétence en renforcement des capacités individuelles, organisationnelles et institutionnelles ;
Gestion des connaissances et capitalisation ;
Capacité à rédiger des articles ;
Capacité à utiliser les nouvelles technologies en vigueur dans votre domaine d’expertise ;
Vous parlez et écrivez couramment en français ou en néerlandais. Compte tenu de la langue de travail de la RDC et du contexte international dans lequel vous travaillerez, une excellente connaissance du français 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 intéressante dans un environnement international.
Le contrat proposé est confirmé jusqu’à la date du 18/06/23, et sera prolongeable de 4 ans lors de lancement officiel du nouveau programme de coopération en RDC prévu en 2023
Un package salarial comprenant le salaire mensuel brut correspondant à nos barèmes (classe 7), ainsi que des avantages liés à votre statut d’expatrié au sein d’Enabel tels qu'une indemnité d'éloignement, d'affectation, de pénibilité, la prise en charge des frais de logement (plafonnés), une allocation de déménagement 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 28/07/2022, ici et joignez votre CV actualisé et une lettre de motivation.
Seules les candidatures introduites via le lien ci-dessus seront prises en considération.

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Expiring: Aug 15, 2022

DEPUTY GENERAL COUNSEL - IMF LEGAL DEPARTMENT , United States

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an organization of 190 countries that works to foster global economic and monetary cooperation, promote financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable and inclusive economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world.

The IMF is seeking to fill a leadership position for a Deputy General Counsel in its Legal Department. This position is based at the IMF’s headquarters in Washington, DC.

The IMF’s Legal Department (LEG or department) aims at promoting and preserving the rule of law and financial integrity, which is essential to the IMF in carrying out its mandate. In fulfilling its mission, the Legal Department provides top-quality, independent advice to the IMF's Board of Governors, Executive Board, management and staff, and to the authorities of IMF member countries, covering issues of IMF law and policy, financial integrity, administrative law, and domestic legal and institutional reforms relevant to the IMF's mandate.

Under the direction of the General Counsel and Director of the Legal Department, the Deputy General Counsel assists in running and overseeing the work of the Department. Together with the General Counsel and the Department’s other Deputy General Counsel, the Deputy General Counsel will help design and implement the strategy of the Department and its overall work program. More specifically, the Deputy General Counsel:

• May be designated by the General Counsel to serve as Acting General Counsel in the absence of the General Counsel;
• Assists the General Counsel in defining and implementing the Department's objectives and activities in light of the overall priorities of the IMF and the Department, working with the Department’s other managers to set the strategies and work priorities for the Department’s operating units, oversee and guide the work of relevant managers and staff, and continuously improve the Department’s internal managerial practices and procedures;
• Assists the General Counsel in the further development, application and reform of the IMF's legal framework; on issues of general IMF policy; and on domestic legal and institutional reform in areas within the IMF's mandate, including financial sector supervision, regulation and resolution, AML/CFT, central banking, payment and clearing systems, taxation and fiscal law, corporate and household insolvency, climate, fintech and digitalization, rule of law, good governance, and anti-corruption;
• Oversees the drafting of papers and decisions for consideration by the Executive Board and Board of Governors;
• Represents the Legal Department at the Executive Board, and with Executive Directors, management, department heads, and high-level officials from member countries and other international organizations;
• Oversees a range of administrative matters regarding the day-to-day management and running of the Legal Department;
• May serve as the Department's representative on IMF-wide committees; and
• Carries out other assignments as requested by the General Counsel.

Qualifications

The successful candidate should have:
• A Juris Doctor or equivalent law degree and at least 25 years of relevant legal and managerial experience (of which at least 18 years in leadership roles);
• Proven outstanding leadership qualities and managerial skills, including the ability to motivate, effectively supervise, and provide guidance and coaching to managers and staff;
• A strong background in public and private international law with substantial experience dealing with international economic and financial issues at a senior leadership level;
• An excellent understanding of the IMF's mandate and its role in the global economic and financial system;
• Proven depth, expertise and leadership in several of the following areas: financial sector supervision, regulation and resolution, AML/CFT, central banking, payment and clearing systems, taxation and fiscal law, corporate and household insolvency, climate, fintech and digitalization, rule of law, good governance, and anti-corruption; in-depth knowledge of IMF activities and operations would be a plus;
• Outstanding ability to think strategically and create and execute a strategic plan, as well as proven adaptability, including in adjusting to new contexts and roles;
• Outstanding interpersonal skills along with outstanding written and oral communication skills; and
• A proven outstanding ability to carry out multiple leadership tasks concurrently and engage impactfully with high-level internal and external stakeholders.

This role is a grade B-4 in the IMF, with a very competitive salary and benefits package which is net of tax due to being in the international public sector. Background investigations will be a required part of the process for the successful candidate, and for non-US resident or citizens, G-4 visas will be provided for the incumbent and family members along with other exceptional benefits.

For a conversation about the position in confidence, please feel free to contact Odgers Berndtson Executive Search:

• Derek Wilkinson, Global Co-Head, International Development Practice, +1 202.559.7414, Derek.Wilkinson@odgersberndtson.com
• Bill Mateikis, Partner, Legal Practice, +1 612 703 2813, Bill.Mateikis@odgersberndtson.com
• Tristan Nelson, Consultant, +1 202.978.1287, Tristan.Nelson@odgersberndtson.com
• Dru Ebenau, Consultant, +1. 773-910-0779, Dru.Ebenau@odgersberndtson.com

Please submit your application through IMF jobs (https://imf.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/IMF/details/Deputy-General-Counsel---Legal-Department--LEG-_22-R2892) and provide a letter of motivation, CV, and any other relevant information as part of an application. [This advert is being reposted. Please note candidates who applied to this vacancy earlier need not reapply.]

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Expiring: Jul 15, 2022

PROGRAM ASSOCIATE - MULTIPLE OPENINGS , Africa

APPLY HERE: https://myagro.hire.trakstar.com/jobs/fk022st?source=

Important Requirement: Proficiency in French and English

Location: Thiès, Senegal or Bamako, Mali

About MyAgro:
myAgro is an award-winning non-profit social enterprise based in West Africa. We have developed a mobile savings model that allows farmers to invest their own funds in high-quality seed, fertilizer, and agricultural training to increase their harvest and income by 50-100%. Our North Star is to help 1 million farmers by 2026 lift themselves out of poverty. Learn more from myAgro's founder and CEO here. We recently received a prestigious Audacious Prize to accelerate myAgro's reach in the next 5 years. Join a winning team that is changing the lives of hardworking farmers across West Africa.

About the Role:
Program Associates (PAs) help accelerate myAgro's growth in every department. From June to August myAgro is looking to recruit 30 new Program Associates across several different departments.

As a PA, you will gain a variety of experience designing and scaling high impact programs that work across financial inclusion, agricultural development and mobile technology. Reporting to a Program Manager and working with teams across the organisation, you will part of a group that helps myAgro reach its ambitious goals in West Africa.

Placements Available:
Agriculture: Conduct research and trials on the products and services myAgro can offer to help farmers maximize their yields.
Program Design: Design, iterate and improve myAgro's model to serve smallholder farmers both by designing a more cost-efficient and higher impact program model.
Logistics + Procurement: Support the purchase, transport and delivery of inputs to our farmer network each season, finding ways to improve the process
Sales Operations: Build the tools and systems that help myAgro grow to new regions and villages.
Communications: Improve internal and external communications processes to share farmer stories and educate the public about our work.
Leadership Development: Develop professional performance plans, training and tools to support the leadership development of new and middle managers to take on increasing responsibilities to support myAgro's future growth.
Human Resources: help make myAgro a great place to work, supporting employees through onboarding, development and exit.
In our application form, you will be able to indicate which teams you are most interested in joining and why.

You Have:
French and English proficiency
At least 2 years work experience and project or team management experience
At least 1 year of developing country experience, especially in a cross-cultural environment
Desire to work independently on important projects; desire to take a great deal of 'ownership' of work
Advanced Excel skills (can perform complex functions, analyze data to make decisions)
A passion for the mission, vision and values of myAgro
Our Salary and Benefits:
A minimum gross salary of 1 700 000 West African francs per month
Health insurance (includes health, vision, dental)
Approximately 4 weeks of paid time off each year - varies slightly according to local labor laws
Retirement plan contributions
Professional development and laptop stipends
Annual flight benefit
The opportunity to make a difference for farmers everyday!
Application Process and Deadline
To apply, submit an application on our website. Include a cover letter (motivation letter) and a resume or CV. Highlight on your application which departments you are most interested in working in if you have a preference. You should also complete the Plum survey. You can find a link to the Plum survey on the application form for the role. Please submit your application and documents in English. Only shortlisted candidates will contacted by our team.

myAgro provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, national origin, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, and genetics. myAgro complies with all applicable federal, provincial and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

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Expiring: Jul 24, 2022

Project Manager , Africa

JOB TITLE: Project Manager
LOCATION: Sub-Saharan Africa (work from home)
PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: July 2022 – September 2026
LEVEL OF EFFORT: up to 60 hours/month
REPORTS TO: Project Director
SUPERVISES: n/a

PROJECT DESCRIPTION
The purpose of the Bicycles for Growth (BFG) project is to identify tools, approaches, partnerships, and incentives that may successfully improve sustainable access to and uptake of appropriate, affordable bicycles in sub-Saharan Africa thereby increasing mobility, particularly in rural areas, and aid in alleviating poverty. The project seeks to research, design, develop, test, pilot, generate new evidence and validate existing theories to support improving availability, reliability and affordability of fit-for-purpose bicycles that meet the needs and preferences of men, women, boys, and girls, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa.


OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES
The Project Manager (PM) is responsible for supporting the Project Director (PD) in his/her duties of assuring that project goals, objectives, deliverables, targets and indicators are attained in a timely manner in accordance with the contract terms and is responsible for managing some project operations. The PM will facilitate communications between the project’s senior management team, technical team, country managers, local subcontractors, and local partners, and will assist the PD in reporting, scheduling, and activity oversight. This is a dynamic role responding to project management needs and specific directions from the PD.


SPECIFIC DUTIES AND TASKS
• Track project activities against work plans and activity action plans, including assessment planning, scoping, implementation, reporting and pilot activity development and management
• Monitor the timely completion of project deliverables and help PD ensure that project deliverables are presented to USAID in a professional manner.
• Maintain a detailed calendar of BFG activities, including travel, team member assignments, document due dates (including project deliverables in accordance with terms of the contract)
• Ensure regular communications between members of the BFG team, including regular and ad hoc meetings
• Organize and participate in weekly Management and Planning team meetings
• Serve as liaison with USAID/Washington on non-technical matters (e.g., submitting deliverables and milestone invoices)
• With the PD, initiate outreach with USAID Missions on upcoming plans per country (including compliance with all their requests). [The Country Assessment Lead then moves those relationships forward and maintains.]
• Lead recruitment and RFP processes for the Regional and Country Convening Partners and Country Advisory Committees
• Oversee and liaise with Regional and Country Convening Partners and with Country Advisory Committees to organize events, advocate, and to obtain their advice and input on BFG activities
• Supervise Country Managers, including goals, activity planning, activities, and performance, with input from the PD as needed
• Oversee Country Managers’ organization of events, workshops, meetings, etc.
• Assist in preparation of project deliverables, primarily in development of outlines and instructions for writers and reviewing and improving drafts
• Track subcontractors’ activities and deliverables
• Ensure that any grants awarded are consistent with the BFG Grants Manual
• As requested by the PD, represent BFG in meetings, public forums and to local counterparts, vendors, and other project partners and stakeholders
• Participate in development of BFG pilot activities, including activity selection and work planning
• With the PD, assist in the programming of short-term technical assistance (Country Managers and others), including preparing or reviewing individual SOWs, and ensuring that consultants complete assignments and satisfy requirements as specified in SOWs
• Record and maintain meeting minutes for all relevant meetings, including technical team meetings BFG management and planning meetings, and BFG all-staff meetings
• Lead the development of project Quarterly Progress Reports four times annually


MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

• Bachelor’s degree required; Master's degree preferred
• Strong organizational and administration skills
• Strong interest in working in international development
• Experience working with various cultures and attitudes
• Project management experience for USAID projects preferred
• Excellent communication and writing skills
• Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of the team
• Familiarity with USAID regulations
• Fluent English; additional language preferred.

APPLICATIONS
To be considered for any of the available positions, please send an email to VMalicevic@Jeaustin.com with subject line “Application – Title of position”. In your email, please include:
1. A cover letter (one page) illustrating your motivation to apply and suitability for the specific position against the listed qualifications and work responsibilities.
2. A detailed Curriculum Vitae (maximum 04 pages), including the name and email addresses of three senior referees who worked either as your professional or academic supervisors and are knowledgeable about your skills and professional abilities.
Only qualified applicants with relevant skills and experience will be contacted. Deadline for application is July 17, 2022.

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Expiring: Jul 17, 2022

East and Horn of Africa Program Manager , United States

Job Summary:

Every employee of IRI is responsible for carrying out the Mission of IRI and demonstrating the Core Values in their day to day operations. The Core Values, which are IRI’s foundational building blocks include:

Excellence- We believe in quality results delivered by investing in people. Freedom- We believe in exploration and experimentation to be agile and responsive. Respect- We believe in trust, empathy and empowering people. Teamwork- We believe in diversity, inclusion and the power of global collaboration. Transparency- We believe in open communication and clear decision-making. Accountability- We believe in personal responsibility as the foundation of success.

The Program Manager (PM) for East and Horn of Africa is responsible for the overall oversight and management of specific grants from start to end and management of the Program team. The PM leads a team, contributes to the design of new programs and serves as the primary liaison with IRI’s Field Office.

Position Requirements

Undergraduate degree in political science, international relations or related field. Graduate degree preferred.
Five to Seven years professional experience in democratic governance and politics, preferably working directly with political parties, civil society organizations/NGOs and/or legislative bodies and officials. Experience working on elections and/or managing elections observation programs.
Working knowledge of the politics, economics, history and culture of the region and familiarity with the political context in the East Africa region. Knowledge of and previous experience working on programs related to Ethiopia and Sudan preferred.
Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills.
Demonstrated management experience including ability to motivate and manage staff.
Extensive experience working with USG funded projects and familiarity with USG regulations and processes.
Demonstrated financial management experience in developing and administering multiple, simultaneous program budgets.
Ability to prepare, present and negotiate complex and sensitive agreements and/or project proposals with bilateral/multi-lateral agencies and other funder communities.
Ability to communicate skills and experience to others as a trainer, advisor or technical consultant; sensitivity to working in advisory role with local organizations.
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team to coordinate and lead the efforts of other professionals to effectively meet program goals.
Willingness to travel within the countries of assignment a significant amount throughout the year.
Ability to analyze and report on quantitative and qualitative public opinion research and other assessments.

Primary Functions & Responsibilities:

Monitors, analyzes and reports on political and related developments in designated countries.
Leads team to and contributes to the substantive design of new programs.
Contributes to the development of comprehensive country strategies and program objectives.
Oversees and is responsible for complete grant oversight of a program portfolio (which can consist of large/several grants), from fulfillment of substantive programmatic objectives to financial and compliance requirements for the life of the grant(s).
Anticipates and trouble shoots project problems and offers solutions and actively takes part to lead resolution of them with creative and immediate solutions. This pertains to both programmatic and financial troubles or areas of concern.
Supervises staff assigned to the portfolio, including participating in the hiring, professional development and evaluation process for these staff. Sets specific goals and provides ongoing performance feedback.
Serves as primary interface with Resident Program Director(s) and local staff to implement projects in compliance with donor regulations and IRI policies.
Establishes, maintains, and develops productive working relationship with relevant stakeholders, consultants, field and HQ staff.
Ensures that grant(s) are completed on time, within budget, and in full compliance with Funder and IRI policies and requirements, including approving field expenses.
Maintains an understanding of Funder and IRI policies and procedures related to grant compliance, procurement and oversight and helps advise field and DC staff on their team on these policies and procedures to ensure team compliance.
Fully understands assigned grant’s substantive, financial and compliance requirements.
Leads kick-off and close-out process of all projects. Ensures compliance with all procurement policies in the implementation of the grant including all contract paperwork.
Monitors program team’s grant budgets, spending (budget trackers), and offers guidance and assistance when needed, with Program Services support.
Supports IRI’s external relations efforts in coordination with SPM and Division Leadership.
Travels as needed for program oversight and implementation; if an immediate need arises deploys on short-to long-term service in a program in the field to maintain continuity of the program.
Participates in cross functional teams and initiatives (optional).
Performs other duties as assigned.

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Expiring: Aug 01, 2022

Head of Dialogue and Partnership Services in Mali , Mali

Misereor operates a regional Dialogue and Liaison Office focusing on Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger, based in Bamako. On behalf of Misereor, AGIAMONDO is looking for a manager for this office with experience in church development cooperation in Africa to start as soon as possible.

Misereor, the Catholic organisation for development cooperation, advocates for people who are denied the right to a life with dignity, freedom and sufficient and healthy care, regardless of skin colour, background, gender and religion. Misereor works hand in hand with project partners in Africa, Asia and Latin America and supports people in making positive, lasting changes in their lives through their own efforts, also with a view to the integrity of creation and the challenges posed by climate change.
In close coordination with its key partners in French-speaking West Africa, Misereor established a regional Di-alogue and Liaison Office in Bamako in 2018, focusing on Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger.

The aim of the Dialogue and Liaison Office is to strengthen cooperation and dialogue with partners and other relevant players in the West African countries concerned, to improve networking among the partners and to promote the development policy concerns of partner organisations and Misereor.
In the region, the Dialogue and Liaison Office acts as a knowledgeable point of contact and supports the partner organisations in the conceptual design, execution and evaluation of development projects.

The office is in close contact with the General Secretariat of the Episcopal Conference of Mali and other central development structures of the local church and civil society. Other local dialogue partners of the office include various international players active in the region, such as the German embassy, political foundations and other aid organisations. Misereor’s Africa Department is responsible for content management for the Dialogue and Liaison Office.

Your new role
Your work will enable Misereor and partners in Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger to understand each other bet-ter, to learn from each other, to recognise important challenges at an early stage, to act on new initiatives and to work together in an effective way based on mutual trust.
• You will provide information important for the strategic and programmatic development of Misereor’s work.
• You will carry out networking activities as well as representative tasks and you will strengthen the co-ordination, development and fostering of cooperation with important local and international players in the region.
• You will identify and arrange for local consultants who can help the partners with issues such as or-ganisational development, outcome orientation and knowledge management.
• You will familiarise existing and potential partners with the concepts, tools, resources and quality re-quirements of Misereor and KZE (German Catholic Central Agency for Development Aid).
• You will contribute to Misereor’s lobbying and public relations work, taking voices in and from the re-gion into consideration.

Your profile
• You have completed a university degree in a field such as politics, social sciences or economics, or a comparable subject.
• You have several years of professional experience in development cooperation and partner consulting, ideally acquired in Africa, and you have knowledge in the field of organisational development and outcome-oriented project work.
• You are diplomatic and have strong intercultural communication skills, to enable you to deal with the relevant players in a manner based on mutual partnership, and you can act appropriately in a church context.
• You are prepared to travel extensively under generally difficult conditions in the West African region.
• Your written and spoken French language skills are very good, and your German skills are at least good.
• You are an EU or Swiss citizen and a member of a Christian church.

What AGIAMONDO offers
• Individual and thorough preparation
• Three-year contract, social security and remuneration in accordance with the German Develop-ment 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 (cover letter, Europass CV, certificates in *PDF format) by no later than 17/07/2022.

Are you interested in becoming a Head of Dialogue and Partnership Services in Mali? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

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

Expiring: Jul 17, 2022

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