Program Officer DRC (Kampala) NGO Jobs – PROTOS (French mandatory)

Job Title:      Program Officer DRC (Kampala)
Organization: PROTOS
Languages: French is mandatory 
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda with periodic missions to follow up field activities in DRC and
to visit other PROTOS activities within the Great Lake Region. 
About US:
PROTOS is a Belgian
NGO with activities in 8 countries in Africa and Latin America, promoting
equitable, sustainable and participatory water management. PROTOS is
independent of political parties and philosophical views. In Kampala, our
Regional Headquarter, a Protos team manages our development programs and
projects in the Great Lake Region (Uganda, DRC, Burundi). A few expatriate
staff work here, together with local colleagues to follow-up the projects,
carry out capacity building, do networking and dialogue on policy.  
Job Summary:  The Program Officer DRC (PO) will assist the
Country-representative in the implementation of specific PROTOS-activities in
the Democratic Republic of Congo (Ituri Region), and will give support to the
partner NGO in technical and methodological issues in water and sanitation. The
PO will be responsible for coordination and collaboration of different program
activities in the Ituri region and will visit the area on a frequent basis.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Monitors
and coordinates the activities Protos organises with his partners in the Ituri
region and assures the coordinating office in Kampala remains up to date on
progress and (intermediate) results.
·        
Organises
and coordinates capacity building activities with partner NGOs, Community
members, Local Government Representatives on development strategies and specific
water topics;
·        
Improves
and harmonises implementation strategies and methodology of the projects in
cooperation with partners;
·        
Assist
partners in Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) systems, including
collaboration with Local Government systems;
·        
Attend meetings
on behalf of the organisation;
·        
Provide
regular updates and field reports related to the PROTOS activities.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate for the Program Officer DRC (PO) must have elaborate knowledge
of French. It is mandatory that the knowledge level of French is mentioned in
the CV. Candidates without knowledge of French will not be considered; 
·        
At least
five years of experience in the NGO sector and has proven knowledge on how to
provide support and follow up for local NGOs;
·        
A hands-on
mentality and prepared to perform regular field missions in remote areas;
Advanced skills on report production;
·        
Knowledge
and experience of the technical and methodology aspects of water and
sanitation;
·        
Experience
with M&E systems;
·        
Knowledge
and experience with multi-actor participatory processes;
·        
Good
planning, coordinating and reporting skills;
·        
Fluent
use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, knowledge of GIS tools is an asset;
·        
Good
communication, facilitation and relationship management skills;
·        
Women
are strongly encouraged to apply.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their electronic applications addressed to
lieven.peeters@protos.ngo. Please use the following reference of your email:
“Application PO DRC” The original signed CV, diplomas and motivation letter
have to be available during the interview when the candidate is selected for a
next round.
The file should
include:
·        
Up to
date CV including overview of the relevant work experience and contact
information;
·        
Scanned
copies of all relevant diplomas and recommendation letters;
·        
Motivation
letter.
Deadline: 1st May 2019
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