Title:   RRMP Coordinator

Closing Date: August 18th 2018

Duty Station: Democratic Republic of Congo, Kalemie (Tanganyika)

Period: 4 months (renewable)

Starting Date: 1st of September 2018

Main objective:

The Senior RRMP Coordinator leads the AVSI’s RRMP program in ex-Katanga province, ensuring that the assessments and interventions are rapid, accountable, high-quality, pertinent and well planned. The Senior RRMP Coordinator reports to the Country Representative for daily supervision and to the AVSI Humanitarian Advisor. S/he will be based between in Kalemie (Tanganyika), and will spend about 30% his/her time travelling field sites and AVSI main office for the purposes of program monitoring and supervision

Reporting to: Country Representative

Specific duties:

  • Ensure high quality implementation of the RRMP program, in a timely manner, within budget, according to the RRMP technical protocols, and in full compliance with the donor and lead agencies regulations and AVSI’s procedures;
  • Provide management oversight to the RRMP field team
  • Ensure that the AVSI’s RRMP is effectively and harmoniously implemented as one program, by developing inter-agency coordination and communication, flexibility, technical exchanges and the identification and implementation of best practices ;
  • Ensure that program teams and support departments (Administration, Finance, Logistics, Security) work efficiently together in a spirit of collaboration;
  • Ensure that all reporting (mostly in French) is produced, reviewed and submitted in a timely manner and according to AVSI and donor standards and regulations;
  • Design proposals and budgets for RRMP extension and follow-on phases
  • Keep good relationships with all relevant stakeholders like UNICEF, OCHA, Local Authorities, UN Agencies and other NGO’s operating in the area.
  • Represent AVSI RDC at district-level coordination meetings (Sector Clusters and relevant Humanitarian Coordination Meetings)
  • Participate in the design of future new project(s) in collaboration with AVSI’s Technical Advisors and Country Representative

Essential Requirements

  • Demonstrable knowledge of humanitarian affairs, research and innovation
  • Preferable academic studies in Economics, Development, Social Sciences; a Master on Humanitarian Studies or Education an asset
  • At least 3 years proven experience with developing, managing and monitoring humanitarian aid programmes;
  • Excellent leadership, human resource management , interpersonal  and cross-cultural communication skills
  • Ability to work in unstable security environments, under pressure, to multi-task, improvise and be flexible
  • Willingness to travel extensively to visit field sites and endure basic living conditions when travelling to these field sites
  • Very good command of French and English (spoken and written) required
  • Experience in  conflict / post conflict contexts, preferably in Africa

How to apply:

Send your CV by email to [email protected] .Please, specify in the subject of the mail the code of the position you are applying for. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


Include also:

Name, position and contacts (telephone and mail) of two referees.

First date of availability to take up place in the field.

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Info su AVSI

Fondazione AVSI, ong nata nel 1972, realizza progetti di cooperazione allo sviluppo con particolare attenzione all’educazione. Nella sua azione la prima attenzione è rivolta alla difesa e valorizzazione della dignità della persona, cardine di ogni progetto.
Fondazione AVSI lavora per uno sviluppo sostenibile e capace di rispondere ai bisogni reali delle persone. A tal scopo si impegna soprattutto in progetti incentrati sulla sfida educativa, nei quali la persona è accompagnata a diventare protagonista dello sviluppo, e investe molte energie nella valorizzazione delle organizzazioni della società civile.

Fondazione AVSI opera in 30 Paesi del mondo in diversi ambiti: socioeducativo, sviluppo urbano, sanità, formazione al lavoro, agricoltura, sicurezza alimentare, acqua, energia, tutela dell’ambiente, emergenze umanitarie, migrazioni, diritti umani.

Le esperienze maturate nei diversi settori in oltre quarant’anni di storia costituiscono il patrimonio del Knowledge Center di Fondazione AVSI, il centro che sistematizza la documentazione raccolta e prodotta in occasione dei vari progetti, tutela il patrimonio di conoscenza e ne promuove continui approfondimenti tramite pubblicazioni, ricerche e seminari. Fondazione AVSI raggiunge più di 2,6 milioni di beneficiari diretti.