Organization: Kvinna Till Kvinna
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Closing date: 27 Jan 2019
We are looking for a Head of Office responsible for the operations and programmes in DR Congo, to be based in Bukavu, South Kivu Province.
Kvinna till Kvinna is a non-profit organisation that has been working since 1993 to support women’s rights organisations in conflict-affected areas. Today, we are about 110 employees divided into 14 offices. We support about 100 organisations in the Western Balkans, in Africa, South Caucasus, Middle East and Ukraine.
As Head of Office you are responsible to develop and ensure the implementation of programmes in accordance with Kvinna till Kvinna’s mandate, policies, delegation of authority, working methods, operational plan, budget and agreements with donors and partner organisations.
You hold a managerial, administrative, security and financial responsibility, including for the management of the overall country budget. As Head of Office you are responsible for recruiting, managing and motivating the staff in the office in Bukavu.
Additionally, you are Kvinna till Kvinna’s official representative in the country. This also entails networking and maintaining relationships with relevant international and national stakeholders, including donors and developing and maintaining partnerships, first and foremost with women’s rights organisations.
The Head of Office belongs organizationally to the Programme Department and reports to the Regional Manager Africa.
Terms and conditions of employment
The positionas Head of Office is a two years fixed-term contract (international development
Kvinna till Kvinna has Collective agreement (Tjänstemän Idea med Unionen och Akademikerförbunden). Goal-oriented work hours apply to this position.
Please also note that due to the nature of the work only women, legal and/or self-identified, applicants will be considered. Otherwise we strive for diversity.
How to apply:
Last day of application is 27 January 2019. Please do not hesitate to apply since interviews will be held ongoing.
If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Malin Brenk, Regional
If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Acting Head of
Representatives for the local unions: Monica Erwér, Akademikerförbunden, firstname.lastname@example.org+46 737 453