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  • Posted: Apr 15, 2019
    Deadline: May 9, 2019
  • The Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) was established on 22nd of May 1964 by the four countries that border Lake Chad: Cameroon, Niger, Nigeria and Chad. The Republic of Central Africa joined the organization in 1996, Libya was admitted in 2008. Observer status is held by Sudan admitted, Egypt, the Republic of Congo and the Democratic Republic of Congo. N&rs...
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    Rural Development Expert

    Location: N’Djamena
    Contract Duration: Three (3) years renewable subject to performance evaluation

    Job Profile

    The appointed candidate will be required to carry out the following:

    • Contribute to preparing and implementing the Annual Work Programmes and Budgets (AWPB) of LCBC;
    • Participate in preparing terms of reference, specifications and tender documents for services and works;
    • Ensure the monitoring and control of works carried out by service providers (compliance with norms, standards and dosages);
    • Draft periodic reports (monthly, quarterly and annual) to monitor the activities of LCBC under his/her responsibility;
    • Fully collaborate in the evaluation, supervision and mid-term review of LCBC projects;
    • Perform other duties, as assigned by LCBC
    • Reporting Line: Head of Division, Basin Observatory

    Education and Competencies

    • Masters’ degree in Rural Engineering or Civil Engineering.
    • Minimum of five (5) years of relevant professional experience in the field of rural works, in particular: roads, productive installations, hydro-agricultural infrastructures, hydraulic infrastructures and structuring village infrastructures;
    • Proven experience in supervising the construction of rural infrastructures (fish-ponds, irrigated areas, agroforestry, etc.);
    • Working knowledge of the participatory approach;
    • Good working knowledge of IT.
    • Good knowledge of project management and the Lake Chad Basin region would be desirable.
    • Experience in the field of environmental protection and preservation, the construction of weirs, dikes and small water control infrastructures would be a great asset.
    • Languages: Fluency in English and/or French.
    • Age limit: 50 years as at 1 January 2019.

    Method of Application

    Applicants should send their Applications to the "Secretariat of the Executive Secretary, LCBC" via email at: and shall include the following documents:

    • A handwritten application,
    • A cover letter,
    • A certificate of non-conviction issued not more than three (3) months;
    • A certificate of nationality,
    • Work certificates,
    • Legalized true copy of certificates and diplomas;
    • A signed curriculum vitae,
    • Two (2) passport-size photographs.

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