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Based in Bukavu, DR Congo with significant travel to field sites Start date: 1 May 2012 Contract length: Two years
An experienced, proactive individual is sought to be responsible for the coordination of all donor proposals and reports, and project knowledge management systems within the DR Congo Disaster Management Team Programme.
Based in Bukavu, the role will involve closely working with project staff, advisors and managers in drafting and editing donor proposals and reports and ensuring compliance with various donor regulations, Tearfund policies and government processes. The post holder will lead analysis of projects’ experience to derive learning and good practice, documenting project reviews, evaluations and success stories. This position will also require frequent travel to DRC Programme field sites.
Proven experience experience with donors and multilateral donor mechanisms is essential for this role, as is experience in grant management, proposal development (including logframe and budgets) donor reporting, project cycle management and implementation. Applicants will have a graduate degree in a related field or qualification in development, international relations, communications or journalism. Experience of working in DR Congo is a distinct advantage.
The successful candidate will demonstrate strong organisational skills, the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, and representation and networking abilities. The post holder will be a highly adaptable team player with excellent written and verbal communication in English. French is a distinct advantage and French speaking candidates will be prioritised.
The nature of the work will require the successful candidate to apply for a Police / Criminal Records check. Applicants must be committed to Tearfund’s Christian beliefs. We would expect applicants to be able to demonstrate a clear and specific desire to work in this country. All posts involve potential contact with children and the recruitment process will include specific checks related to child protection issues.
Salary £22,963 plus benefits package Closing Date: 15th January 2011

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