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Offer: Job Opportunity: Project Manager 'Women, Citizenship and Peacebuilding Project' - Bukavu, DRC

Closing date: Friday 7th December 2012 at 5pm (UK time)

We are looking for a dynamic leader with strong management skills, who has proven ability to lead and mentor a team as well as complex partnership relationships, and who is a creative facilitator of sensitive multi-stakeholder processes.

You will lead the implementation of a joint project between International Alert and Kvinna till Kvinna focussing on the promotion of the political participation of women in DRC. You will be responsible for the establishment of appropriate systems and procedures and for the leadership of the project team. This project being an international partnership, executed through local civil society organisations, you will need to play an important role in ensuring good communication and coordination among varied stakeholders across different provinces and countries. As a senior member of the DRC team you will also be expected to take leadership and representation responsibilities as necessary.

You will have significant experience of operational management in an NGO, including responsibility for programming, staffing, financial and administrative systems. Knowledge of the Great Lakes region and previous experience in peacebuilding, gender approaches and advocacy are key requirements. Writing and speaking English and French fluently is also essential.

Salary: £40,497 per annum for local staff / £37,497 per annum for expatriate staff with benefits including accommodation, relocation package, annual flight back home and medical insurance cover.

Contract Duration: Ends 31st July 2014

Based: Bukavu, DRC

To apply, please send a completed application form and equal opportunities form to, both of which can be found under ‘How to Apply’ which is part of the Jobs section of Alert’s website. We would encourage female candidates to apply.

Please note we do not accept CVs.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for face to face interviews on the 18th of December 2012 in London.

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Ito Ako's picture

thank you

thank you of your offer


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