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Location: Bukavu, DRC
Last Date: August 10, 2011
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (Reference:
ICCO is the Dutch Interchurch Organisation for Development Co-operation & Kerk in Actie is part of the Protestant Church in the Netherlands. ICCO & Kerk in Actie combine their knowledge, means and policies to work towards a world in which people live in dignity and prosperity, a world where poverty and injustice are no longer present. We give financial support and advice to local organizations and networks across the globe that are committed to improving access to basic social services, bringing about fair economic development and promoting peace and democracy. More information can be found on our website:
The Programme Officer is responsible for the relation between ICCO and partners/programme coalitions and other alliances in the region. The main thematic focus for this position is Food Security, Economic Development and Education.
The job objective is to contribute to regional development processes by facilitating multi-actor, multi-level programmes and support strategic relations and alliances within the framework of ICCO Alliance Strategic Plan.
Identification and facilitation of programmes and programme coalitions by applying the 4 ICCO strategic roles in the programmatic approach: strategic financing, lobby, advocacy, capacity building and brokerage
Assessment of programme- and project proposals and institutions; preparation of financing decisions
Monitoring and evaluation of ongoing contracts between ICCO/KiA and local partners
Facilitation of capacity building, advocacy and necessary expert knowledge in the programmes
Contribute to learning, exchange and knowledge-sharing
Contribute to policy development and contribute to the development of the (regional) annual plans
Contribute to communication regarding activities and policies of ICCO & KIA and partners in North and South
Contribute to applications for funding by other sources
Coordination with other relevant alliances in the region (members of Northern alliance, APRODEV, ACT etc.)
Qualifications and experience
Good knowledge of the social, economic and political situation in the region
Substantial regional experience in a relevant (thematic) field
Relevant education for the job
Networking and facilitating skills
Good communication skills, including intercultural communication and communication with ecumenical actors
Excellent language skills in English and a regional language
Knowledge of development issues en cooperation.
Basic knowledge of financial aspects on financing organizations
Fluency in French
Duty Station: Bukavu, DRC
To apply, please send CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees including copies of certificates to the address or e-mail below. All applications shall be marked: ICCO Position name/DevNetJobs. E-mails must not exceed 2 MB.
Closing date is 5 PM on 10th August 2011.
While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
People Performance Group
Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante
P.O. Box 12405, Kampala
Attn.: The Director
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