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  • Posted: Feb 24, 2020
    Deadline: Mar 1, 2020
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  • 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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    Technical Director

    Location: N’Djamena, Chad
    Reporting line: Executive Secretary
    Contract Duration: Three Years, Renewable

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Develop LCBC’ annual work plan for the implementation of the Strategic Action Programme (SAP) in collaboration with the Directorate of Administration and Fi-nance (DAF) and all divisions and units of the LCBC ;
    • Monitor the implementation of Lake Chad Basin’s Strategic Action Programme (SAP);
    • Facilitate the implementation of national action Plans (NAPs);
    • Ensure the smooth implementation of activities, the quality of service and the performance of technical divisions;
    • Ensure adequate planning and mobilization of resources within technical divi-sions;
    • Keep himself abreast of developments in technical projects and programmes hold quarterly technical assessment meetings with technical divisions;
    • Prepare the LCBC annual activity report in collaboration with the Directorate of Administration and Finance and all the divisions and units of the LCBC;
    • Select and initiate research or impact studies following the SAP in collaboration with technical divisions;
    • Supervise the identification of urgent needs and actions required in the basin as well as the preparation of proposals for external funding for research and the implementation of said measures;
    • Identify and meet the needs of the Technical Department;
    • Identify, investigate and resolve misunderstandings between technical divisions (skills, resources, etc.) and ensure transparency and communication within the Technical Department;
    • Prepare the annual activity report;
    • Ensure a strategic consistency between the strategic development and the needs of the LCBC and its leadership;
    • Supervise and coordinate divisions under his authority;
    • The incumbent is required to generate tangible results that are consistent with the In-stitution’s objectives.

    Attitude, Behavior, Skills and Experience required
    Education and Qualification:

    • Master (BAC+5) in Natural Resource Management; Engineering (Water, Civil Engineering or Agriculture); Rural Development or Project Management; having a Ph.D. is an added advantage.

    Experience:

    • 20 years of continuous experience and knowledge in setting up and managing projects and change processes;
    • At least 15 years of experience in the coordination, implementa-tion, monitoring and evaluation of policies, projects and pro-grammes ;
    • 10 years of experience in a supervisory and management position in a similar context ;
    • Experience working in a conflict and crisis environment required;
    • Maximum age required: 54 years.

    Skills:

    • Mastery of programmes management procedures, modalities and tools within an international organization is required ;
    • Strong organizational capacity with the skill to prioritize tasks and adapt to rapid changes ;
    • Knowledge of the policy of basin organizations and/or transbound-ary projects and programmes ;
    • Experience in cooperation actions funded by different donors and a number of successful projects (success stories) is required.

    Languages:

    • Fluency in English and French;
    • Proficiency in one of the local languages desired.

    Computer skills:

    • Perfect knowledge of MS Office programmes and specific software required.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Complete Application files to the Office of the Executive Secretary of LCBC at the following address: vacancy@cblt.org and should include the following documents:

    • A handwritten application,
    • A letter of motivation,
    • A certificate of non-conviction not more than 3 months old,
    • A certificate of nationality,
    • Employment certificates,
    • Certified true copies of certificates,
    • A signed CV,
    • Two passport-size photographs.
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