A Development Organization is seeking the services of a qualified, experienced and highly motivated Deputy Program Coordinator. S/He will be responsible for working with the Program Coordinator to ensure the success of the project. In collaboration with the Project Coordinator, (s) he will effectively manage and leverage project resources to meet deliverables, as agreed with the donor. (s) He will coordinate day-to-day activities and support the supervision of the Project Managers to accomplish a successful program. The position will be based in Bertoua.
Specific Responsibilities: To work with the Project Coordinator (PC) to ensure that services are managed efficiently and effectively and in accordance to the project aims and values of the organization. The Deputy Project Coordinator will work with and deputies for the Project Coordinator where appropriate. (s) He is responsible for supporting the Project Coordinator in:
LEADERSHIP AND REPRESENTATION
PROGRAM QUALITY AND MANAGEMENT
BUDGETING, FINANCIAL PLANNING, AND COMPLIANCE
COORDINATION AND COMMUNICATION
Supervisory Responsibilities: This position will directly supervise all those who will be placed under his responsibility.
KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIP
Internal: Program Coordinator, program staff;
External: Donor, peer organizations, Cameroon Government Ministries, other stakeholders
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
Required Language: French (English and Fulani a plus)
Required Travel: Frequent travel by vehicle to Batouri and the two field offices in Garoua boulai and Yokadouma as well as to remote project sites
Applications should include a cover letter, CV and the application form.
Applications can be submitted electronically at firstname.lastname@example.org, specifying "Deputy Program Coordinator" in the e-mail subject line: or by mail at the following address:
Country Representative, BP 1851, and Yaoundé, Cameroon.
Deadline for submission: January 6, 2017.
***Incomplete applications or applications received after the deadline will not be considered***