Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
Based in Goma, DRC with travel to field sites
Start date: ASAP
Contract length: Two years (subject to funding)
An experienced, proactive individual is sought to be responsible for the coordination of donor proposals and reports, and project knowledge management systems within the DR Congo Programme.
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 on deriving learning and good practice, documenting project reviews, evaluations and success stories. This position will also require regular travel to DRC Programme field sites.
Proven experience with donors and multilateral donor mechanisms is essential for this role, as is experience in grant management, proposal development (including logframe, theory of change and budgets) donor reporting, communications, monitoring and evaluation, project cycle management and implementation. Applicants will have a graduate degree in a related field or qualification in development, international relations, communications or journalism.
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 and French.
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: £26,406 plus competitive benefits package.