Posts Tagged ‘NGO Jobs in West Africa’

Job Vacancy For Regional Advocacy Manager At WaterAid (Dakar, Senegal)

Posted on: May 8th, 2013 by Ghana Jobs

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WaterAid is an International NGO dedicated to the provision of safe water, sanitation and hygiene education to the world’s poorest people. We are looking for a Regional Advocacy Manager, Based in Dakar, Senegal to lead our Advocacy and Policy influencing work in West Africa.

•  The Regional Advocacy Manager (RAM) is a member of the regional team in the International Programmes Department of WaterAid (WA) who is expected to lead and manage regional initiatives around advocacy, policy analysis and research.

Qualification Required & Experience

The requirements for this position include:

•  A Post-graduate/Master’s degree in development studies, public policy/administration or equivalent; a demonstrable commitment to poverty reduction and social justice issues; relating to water, sanitation and hygiene education in developing countries; and knowledge of development policies, especially the Water and Sanitation sector.
•  Extensive senior level experience of action research and policy analysis, preferably in an international agency, based in the region; and proven experience of advocacy and campaigns work in the region.
•  Fluent in speaking and writing either English or French and very good level in the other language

Location: Dakar, Senegal

How To Apply For The Job

Interested candidates can review the job description (English and French) at our website at: www.wateraid.org. Applicants should send their letters of motivation and current curriculum vitae (CV) to: [email protected]

Closing Date: 10 May, 2013

WaterAid is an equal opportunity employer; women and the disabled are particularly encouraged to apply

Jobs in West Africa – Job Vacancy For Stakeholder Engagement & Francophone Program Manager At Axis Human Capital Ltd (Senegal)

Posted on: October 23rd, 2012 by Ghana Jobs

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Jobs in West Africa – A non – profit organization founded to improve the lives of children and youth seeks a Stakeholder Engagement & Francophone Program Manager who brings a combination of excellent communication and project management skills with an entrepreneurial spirit, strategic thinking, passion for social change, focus on tangible results, a collaborative “can do” attitude and a desire for continuous improvement.

Based in Senegal the Stakeholder Engagement and Francophone Program Manager will contribute in the development and execution of a stakeholder engagement/communications strategy for the African region. He/She will also be responsible for the execution of the NGOs program in Francophone speaking countries – Senegal, Chad and The Democratic Republic of Congo.

Primary responsibilities (Stakeholder Engagement)

Develop, manage, and execute an annual internal communications plan and external stakeholder communications plan across all communication media (online and offline) and reach appropriate target audiences, based upon specific performance goals in partnership with The Global Marketing Manager.

•  Provide guidance and training to staff and implementing partners in engaging stakeholders including identifying stakeholders, targeting communications, establishing and maintaining relationships.
•  Establish and maintain relationships with various external stakeholders involved in its operations in Africa – including partners, experts, media, opinion leaders, social entrepreneurs and others to advocate the program, recruit their support and execute program strategy.
•  Plan and carry out internal and external events in collaboration with partners.
•  Manage advocacy, networking, conferences and similar activities to create awareness and build capacity on social entrepreneurship.
•  Contribute to the production of impact reports and dissemination of impact information to relevant stakeholders.
•  Report to Regional Manager and produce recommendations for review of senior management and Board.

Primary responsibilities (Francophone Programs)

•  Translate and customize the NGOs programs for Francophone African countries.
•  Lead as assigned the execution of the NGO’s program and stakeholder engagement in Senegal, Chad and DRC.
•  Manage the monitoring and reporting of the progress of the operations and indicators, and contribute to processes to measure, learn from and improve impact for Francophone African countries.
•  Provide direction to Program Managers to provide training and support for the online application systems, and online reporting systems for programs in Francophone African Countries.
•  Report to Regional Manager and produce recommendations for review of senior management and Board.

Qualifications and abilities

•  Native French speaker extremely fluent in English with excellent writing skills.
•  Strong project management skills and ability to manage multiple, sometimes conflicting priorities and work cooperatively to build networks and satisfy needs of internal and external stakeholders.
•  Excellent communication and networking skills
•  Demonstrated knowledge of the practices and contributions of social entrepreneurs
•  Explicit engagement for social change and understanding of child rights principles.
•  Excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to inspire, engage and lead.
•  Demonstrated ability and desire to work in a multicultural environment with a remote team and virtual office systems.
•  Excellent computer skills and expertise in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and general database systems.
•  Familiarity with business structures and corporate cultures in the telecom sector is highly desirable.
•  Ability to travel domestically and internationally

How To Apply For The Job

To apply, send your application to:-

[email protected]

Closing Date: 22 November 2012

Applicants are to note that the first round of interviews will be held by Tuesday the 30/10/2012.