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Angola: Program manager - Agriculture / Angola
Closing date: 2016-10-31
Application : Apply for the jobOrganization: People in Need Country: Angola Closing date: 31 Oct 2016
Location: Kuito, Bi , Angola
Duration: 12 months or based on agreement
Start-up date: September/October 2016
Languages: Native or Advanced Portuguese
Advanced or Intermediate English
About People in Need
People in Need (PIN) helps people in emergencies, both in crises of war as well as in areas affected by natural disasters, and in places where it is hard for people to break out of the vicious circle of poverty without support. PIN deal with longer-term problems overseas such as the shortage of safe water, restricted access to good-quality education and health services or environmental degradation. Development cooperation and humanitarian work comprises efforts to help people in their attempts to escape poverty and ensure further development. People in Need often follows up on its humanitarian activities with development projects in order to help prevent future crises and mitigate their negative impacts.
PIN's Relief and Development Section operate in twenty-two countries, with permanent offices in fifteen of them. Every year it carries out projects worth millions of Euros for thousands of people born in less fortunate parts of our planet.
PIN has been active in Angolasince 2006. With a team of 10 expatriates and approx. 70 local staff, it manages programs focusing on improving education, livelihoods and food security, water sanitation and hygiene (WASH) conditions and gender-based violence. PIN programs are managed from its head office in Kuito, Bi province and field office in Huambo province. For more info see http://www.clovekvtisni.cz/en/humanitary-aid/country/angola
General Post Criteria
An experienced agronomist who is capable of working to improve agricultural knowledge among the most vulnerable populations in Bi and Huambo provinces, while working in a complex multisector environment that integrates both agricultural and nutrition sectors.
Program Manager (PM) will be lined managed by the Head of Mission (HoM) and will works in close cooperation with other relevant managers from other sectors. S/he acts as mentor and line manager for current Project Officers. S/he will cooperate with local authorities and other relevant governmental entities.
Tasks and responsibilities
Overall project management and implementation
Local team management and capacity building
Regular monitoring and evaluation of project activities
Reporting to Prague-based HQ and donors
Cooperation with partners, donors, local authorities and communities
Potential development of PIN s Civil Society and Female empowerment implementation sector in Angola
Developing new Programme proposals
Representing PIN at relevant meetings and events
Skills and Qualifications:
5 years experience in rural livelihoods and agriculture program management,
University degree in agriculture
Experience in capacity building local partners from civil society, local government and smallholder farmers
Sensitivity to crosscutting topics, especially on gender and nutrition issues;
Experience with smallholder farming commercialization and cooperatives creation and support.
Knowledge of Farmer Field Schools (FFS) methodology is a plus
Experience in project management including project development, project implementation and project evaluation (PCM)
Experience developing and writing sectoral proposals
Team management experience (at least 3 years in management positions)
Experience in working with communities in developing countries (experience living in a rural African context highly desired)
Very good communication and organizational skills
Excellent knowledge of English
At least intermediate knowledge of Portuguese essential (preferably with previous work experience in Portuguese-speaking countries, Angola in particular)
Critical Success Factors
Strong ability and willingness to transfer knowledge
Trustworthy, responsible and meticulous (focus on details)
Structured, and well-organized
Experience with admin, HR, and budget oversight and finance reviews
Easy-going with a good sense of humor
Experience within the region with an understanding of local dynamics is a plus
Responsible and independent working position
Background of a well-established organization
Starting salary 2 820 USD per month, per diem included
Reimbursement of travel expenses with travel to the country of residence once per every 6 months of work
Reimbursement of costs of visas and vaccinations
Medical helpdesk available online
Accommodation is in PIN guesthouse on PIN expenses
25 days of paid leave annually
R&R: PIN will cover cost of one regional ticket up to 500 USD per year
How to apply:
Kindly send us your CV and short cover letter via this link:https://inhiro.com/job/id/8272. Please click on green button "Apply"and fill the application form.
Please note only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Angola: Country Director - Angola
Closing date: 2016-11-11
Application : Apply for the jobOrganization: MENTOR Initiative Country: Angola Closing date: 11 Nov 2016
The MENTOR Initiative is looking for a highly motivated, dynamic and skilled person as its Country Director to manage and develop MENTOR s Angola country programme. The programme focuses on health system strengthening and partnership working to achieve positive health outcomes in the areas of Neglected Tropical Disease and Malaria.
A highly skilled and motivated individual, the post holder will enjoy working as part of a team, motivating and inspiring team members to deliver programme aims to high standards. Experienced in all aspects of project management, the Country Director will be able to effectively plan and deliver programme goals and comply with donor requirements. Within MENTOR the post holder will maintain good working relationship between country teams and HQ, and will confidently represent and develop external stakeholder relationships identifying and capitalising on opportunities to develop the country programme. Fluent in English the post holder will also be able to communicate effectively in Portuguese or Spanish (willingness to learn Portuguese).