Saturday, July 9, 2016

Recruitment at ActionAid International - Zambians - 7/9/2016

Actionaid International DRC is looking for a Project Advisor to oversee the implementation of a four year institutional donor funded project in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The project will be implemented through a local partner, CONAFED and aims to tackle violence against women in urban spaces by improving safety and mobility in public spaces and holding governments accountable for the delivery of gender responsive public services.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the provision of strong leadership to the Project and technical programmatic and capacity building support to partner organization (CONAFED). They will oversee all aspects of project implementation, ensuring the project is delivered according to the theory of change, logical framework and donor requirements, and in line with ActionAid’s Human Rights Based Approach and organisational values.
Location: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
Duration 2 year, with possibility of renewal until March 2020
Contract type: International, fixed term
Salary: $50,000 per annum, plus benefits subject to contract
Project Coordination: **Initiate and lead all project cycle management processes (planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation) Oversee the development of accurate plans and budgets in suitable formats, and ensure the required documentation are in line with the donor’s requirement With the support of the Head of Programmes and Policy, manage risks to delivery of the project and resolve obstacles to project delivery by linking the project and partners to appropriate support (thematic, M&E, finance)
Technical programme support:
Monitoring, evaluation and learning:
Donor compliance and grant management:
HR and partner capacity building
  • Master or equivalent in relevant field
  • At least 8 years minimum working experience in the social development field, with at least five years’ experience managing projects/programs, with a proven track record of project management.
  • Minimum three years’ experience on women’s rights and Gender Based Violence projects/programs
  • Proven experience of developing, planning, managing and reporting on institutional donor-funded projects
  • Strong writing and analytical skills and have experience of preparing quality narrative and financial reports for institutional donor-funded projects
  • In-depth understanding of Programming issues and policy work at state, national and international levels.
  • Proven facilitation, training and capacity building skills
  • Proven experience in social mobilisation and facilitating participatory processes at community level
  • Understanding of gender issues in development and demonstrable commitment to promoting gender equity within the organisation and in programme work.
  • Experience of working to tackle violence against women and girls in an urban setting is desirable
  • Candidates should be fluent in both written and spoken English and French.

Please apply by sending a copy of your updated CV and letter of motivation to, with cc to by the 30th July 2016, indicating Project Advisor - Safe Cities in the subject line. Women are highly encouraged to apply.


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