SODEICO is recruiting for the Swedish Embassy:
TITLE OF THE POSITION : NATIONAL PROGRAMME OFFICER
NUMBER OF POSITION AVAILABLE : 1
SALARY : COMPETITIVE
TYPE OF CONTRAT : UNDETERMINED
LOCATION : KINSHASA
The Programme Officer will be in charge of the Embassy’s work on livelihood/economic empowerment/agribusiness/natural resources and manage contributions related to these areas or any other function that may be assigned. The exact content of the post will depend on the profile of the successful applicant.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The National Programme Officer will be in charge of :
Contribute to portfolio development of the country programme;
Management of contributions, including preparations, risk analysis, performance review, financial monitoring and auditing;
Contribute to reporting in the area of environment/climate change, economic development and trade, and agribusiness;
Be the focal point for environment and climate change.
Represent the embassy in external activities in the DRC
Sound analytical capacity;
Proven ability to independently manage and monitor development cooperation;
Excellent written and oral communication skills;
Excellent command of French;
Very good command of English ;
Good interpersonal skills and experience of working in a multicultural environment;
Ability to adhere to rules and regulations of the Embassy of Sweden;
Motivation to promote Swedish policies and values, including gender equality
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Documented advanced academic degree in a relevant field as per above, including documented knowledge of environmental and climate change;
At least 7 years of relevant professional experience on livelihood/economic empowerment/agribusiness/natural resources;
At least 3 years of experience working in multilateral, bilateral, international or national organisations on development cooperation or humanitarian assistance.
French excellent command.
English very good command.
6. Merits/added advantages:
Having access to a network of professional contacts in the DRC in the fields as per above
Good knowledge of civil society in the DRC
Knowledge of local languages
HOW TO APPLY
- We invite you to post your CV in Microsoft Word format in English (compulsory mention of the position title in subject of your application): "National Programme Officer" and your application letter (in English) via mail directory to our website www.sodeico.org (complete the application form) before "4th of of November, 2015”.
- Provide us with three references in connection with your previous employments.