Head of Project - Agriculture

Head of Project - Agriculture

Welthungerhilfe

Bangui, Central African Republic

The position is to be filled as soon as possible, with an initial contract duration of six months. Employment location will be Bangui, Central African Republic.

As Head of Project you will be managing a project focusing on the sustainable improvement of food security and the living standards of the population in urban and semi-urban areas of Bangui. Through this project you will contribute to the revival of agricultural production in the target areas, enable the beneficiaries to earn a living for themselves, their families and ensure a smooth phaseout of the project assuring sustainability.

Your responsibilities

  • Carrying out the project according to the rules and standards of the donors and Welthungerhilfe;
  • Preparing key project documents, e.g. operation plan, M&E plan, monthly, quarterly, annual and final internal reports and reports to donors;
  • Managing the project team and all activities related to the project;
  • Developing support plans and strategies aimed at improving the capacity of farmers' groups and cooperatives;
  • Developing and proposing techniques to improve irrigation systems in order to increase the production of rice and vegetables in particular;
  • Implementing appropriate teaching and learning strategies, orientation mechanisms and lesson/work plans to communicate contents to the target groups;
  • Propose strategies towards organisational development of target groups and beneficiaries;
  • Ensuring smooth phaseout and closure of the project.

Your profile

  • A university or polytechnic degree in Agriculture or related the field;
  • At least 5 years of relevant professional experience in project management of complex projects from different sectors (education and agriculture);
  • Experience in irrigation and other agronomic subjects and sectors of intervention;
  • BMZ Donor experience would be an advantage;
  • Excellent coordination and organisational skills, including ability to work under pressure;
  • Hands on mentality;
  • Excellent spoken and written French and English, knowledge of German would be an advantage.

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