New International Vacancies

Maxence Melo

JF Founder
Feb 10, 2006


The duties of the Programmes Manager will include but not be limited to the following;
  • Manage the conceptualization and formulation phases of new programmes and projects.
  • Provide a coordination point for the various programmes and projects of the NEPAD ICT programme.
  • Formulate and analyse proposals for structures that would secure the efficient organization and management of the Commission’s activities across the continent.
  • Develop and update the Commission’s strategic plan as well as periodically monitoring its achievement.
  • Provide contact with the NEPAD Secretariat, the African Union (AU), Regional Economic Communities (RECs), governments, other stakeholders and the public of NEPAD ICT programmes and projects.
  • Prepare progress reports to the Executive Committee, the Steering Committee, the Heads of States and Governments Implementation Committee (HSGIC), funding partners and other stakeholders on projects and programmes.
  • Develop promotional materials and write articles for publication on programmes and projects.
  • Assist the Executive Deputy Chairperson in organizing and managing the programmes and projects of the Commission.

The minimum qualification is a University degree in computer science, electrical engineering, telecommunications, or a business related field. Possession of a relevant Masters or higher qualification will be a definite advantage .The candidate should have at least ten (10) years experience in the project management ,five (5) years of which must have been at a senior level in industry, government or academia, preferably associated with information and communication technology (ICT). Relevant skills and experience in implementing large scale human development projects and managing a team of experts with different backgrounds within an international organization would be an advantage. The candidate must have solid experience in formulating programmes and projects.

The candidate must demonstrate strong aptitude to develop and implement projects which require the consensus among diverse parties. The candidate will be a seasoned professional able to handle a senior and demanding position. The ideal candidate should be able to lead a multicultural and multi-skilled team. Ability to read, write and speak in fluent English and French is a requirement. Preference will be given nationals of African countries.

Applications should include:
  1. A motivation letter and a comprehensive curriculum vitae not exceeding five pages
  2. Three referees of standing with good knowledge of the candidate’s work, furnishing full contact details, telephone, fax and e-mail addresses.
How To apply:
Applications should be forwarded electronically to and copied to marked for the attention of:

Ms. Ella Kekana
NEPAD Secretariat
C/o Development Bank of Southern Africa

The closing date for this position is
strictly 07 December 2007. Please note that should you not hear from us within four weeks after the closing date, kindly consider your application to be unsuccessful.

ICCO is a Dutch inter-church organisation for development co-operation. Together with its partner organisations in Asia, Africa, Latin America, Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Central Asia, ICCO works towards a world without poverty and injustice. ICCO's partner organisations comprise local church-based and secular, non-governmental development organisations who stimulate people to create a just and save living environment for themselves and for others.

ICCO has worked throughout Sudan for many years with a range of partner organizations. ICCO funded projects and undertook lobby and advocacy and more recently started systematically investing in capacity building of civil society in Sudan and in programme management.

ICCO is implementing a new project aimed at improving the quality of life of the population in Upper Nile, Eastern/Western Equitoria, Unity, and Jonglei States through access to sustainable, equitable and quality basic services.

Applicants for vacancies through ICCO have specialised expertise and experience, but social involvement and concern are of equal importance.

To support this new project we invite qualified candidates to apply for the position of:

Job Title: Project Manager

Duty station: Maiwut, with frequent travel to other locations.

Duration: 1 year renewable depending on availability of funds.

Starting date: as soon as possible

The Project manager will support the Access to Basic Services Project in Upper Nile. He or she will be responsible for a high quality, high impact and accountable programme implementation that meets the needs of targeted people, partners and / or institution (local authority); and the contextual analysis of ICCO programme and their environment.

Indication of Tasks
  • Programme management.
  • Representation in meetings
  • Logistical support.
  • Financial Administration
  • Capacity building of programmes & partners
  • Networking.
  • Basic degree in social studies
  • At least 3 years of experience in project management with development work gained in the humanitarian context.
  • Previous experience working with illiterate groups and some experience in personnel management with diverse and complex problem solving.
  • He/she should be able to work with less supervision from the manager.
  • Proficient in MS Office suite.
  • Demonstrated abilities in budget preparation.
  • Practical experience in/with Sudan is an advantage.
  • Highly ethical attitude towards work
  • Must be willing to work under difficult circumstances where security is not guaranteed.
  • Spoken Arabic, Dinka, Nuer and / or other South Sudanese languages.
Applicants should send a cover letter and CV in English before 20thJanuary 2008 by email to or by hand delivery to our Juba office located at AIC Haineem next to the Consulate for the Republic of Kenya.

You can also send to the following address:

ICCO Field Representative for Sudan,
P.O. Box 21771-00505,
jafar. Huo ndio uwoga wetu watanzania. 1 year is not short, and infact ukifanya kazi vizuri kwenye UN nations huwezi kukosa kazi sehemu ingine baada ya hapo. kufanikiwa maishani yahitaji uwe risk taker. Mwingine hata UN waseme ni 6month anaenda knowing that after hizo 6 month kuisha kutaopen many more paying chances kuliko kukumbatia present post isiyoruhusu progress.

Cha kufanya wee piga hesabu

mshahara wa nyumbani $300 - $700 kwa mwezi (Hapo kodi haijakatwa bado)

Mshahara wa kimataifa $2500 and above (untaxed) + relocation allowances + air tickets + allowances for you and your family depending na duty station + housing + medical insurances hapo bado hujasafiri nk nk kwa kifupi mtu unalipwa hadi $50,000 per year

sasa wewe piga hesabu ya hiyo sijui dola 700 kwa mwezi na kodi juu (eti permanent employment) na pension uzeeni ya sijui $100 halafu angalia kama utakutana na huyo wa International post ya 1 year Contract!! with high posibility of an extension or securing another similar job even for 6months....huyo si mwenzako!!
Vacancy Notice no: IOM/ 033/07
Duty Station: Dadaab, Kenya
Position title: Laboratory Technician
Classification: Grade G5/01 (UN Salary Scale for GS staff)
Duration of Appointment: 6 months with possibility of extension

Desirable Qualifications:
1. Certificate in Medical Laboratory Technology.
2. Registration with the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologies Board
and valid license to practice in Kenya.
3. Experienced phlebotomist conversant in biological specimen collection, storing,
packing and transporting.
4. Background and experience on Tb microbiology.
5. Minimum 3 years relevant working experience in a busy laboratory/medical
institutions, international organization or NGOs dealing with refugees/migrants.
6. Experience with an International Organization and NGOs dealing with refugees an
7. IOM functional competencies required: effective communicator, successful negotiator,
creative analytical thinker, active learner, and cross cultural facilitator.
8. Demonstrated ability to maintain accuracy and confidentiality in
performing responsibilities.
9. Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
10. Ability to work under stressful conditions.

Languages: Thorough knowledge of English and Kiswahili

Closing Date: 27 December 2007


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The above post is available for Nairobi Duty station. The Deadline of applications is the same.

Vacancy Notice no: IOM/ 034/07

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