Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Closing date: 10 Jan 2018
Job Title Project Coordinator
Organisation Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe e.V. / Johanniter International Assistance
Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe e.V. (www.thejohanniter.org) is a German Christian non-governmental organisation, dedicated to excellence in the field of first aid, ambulance service, social service programmes and other projects in the medical and social field. The Federal Headquarters are based in Berlin, Germany. Johanniter International Assistance is the operational unit for humanitarian aid, development co-operation and emergency relief, implementing and supporting mostly health projects worldwide.
Job Location North-Kivu/ DR Congo (75% Nyamitaba/Masisi; 25% Goma)
Closing Date Application 10th January, 2018
Interviews are scheduled for: 23rd-25th January, 2018
The German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)-funded health project with a running time of 31 months is implemented by Johanniter in close cooperation with the Ministry of Health.
Important components are those:
· Introduction of a mutual health insurance
· Carrying out various construction measures and equipping health care facilities
· Establishment and introduction of a central pharmacy
· Carrying out various training courses for medical staff
The aim of the project is to contribute to the sustainable functionality of the health care system in the two health zones of Masisi and Mweso, Nord-Kivu, DR Congo.
Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities
Overall job purpose
Working directly under the responsibility of the Medical Projects Coordinator, the Project Coordinator will be responsible for the coordination and implementation of the project “Nachhaltige Verbesserung des Gesundheitsdienstes und der Gesundheit der Bevölkerung in den Gesundheitszonen Masisi und Mweso, Nord-Kivu, DR Kongo” (“Amélioration durable du service de santé et de la santé de la population dans les zones de santé de Masisi et Mweso, Nord-Kivu, RD Congo”).
Reporting to: Medical Projects Coordinator DRC (first line supervisor)
Country Director DRC (second line supervisor)
Receives technical advice from: Medical Projects Coordinator DRC
Gives technical advice to: -/-
Standing in for: -/-
Replaced by: -/-
Professional Qualification and Experience:
The Project Coordinator needs to hold a BSc or MSc degree in a relevant field (preferably /public health/rural development…) or a comparable education and/or experience
Frequent travels to project sites are part of the job
Please note: This Job Description is dynamic and can be adapted. The employee is obliged, apart from the above cited tasks, to fulfil – on demand by his/her supervisor – other tasks that belong by its character to his post or are necessary due to operational needs.
Terms and Conditions
Start date: Thursday, February 15, 2018
Contract duration: Definite contract for 12 months (with possible extension)
Remuneration: Between 39.727€ and 41.818 € annual gross salary (according to Johanniter AVR-J internal tariff and depending on relevant previous working experience).
Benefits: – Social security provisions (lump sum 375 € per month) (for expats not falling
under social security)
Please note that this position is unaccompanied.
How to apply:
Contact and application process
Applications for this position (including a cover letter, CV, reference contacts of three former supervisors as well as job certificates if available) should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate “Project Coordinator DRC” in the subject line of your e-mail and mention your earliest date of availability.
Only complete applications will be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.
Please be advised, that due to the urgency of the situation, we might start short-listing even before the end of the closing date.