Rural Development Expert

The Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC)

Job Summary

Collect data (together with appropriate GIS reference information) and preparation of yearly reports on

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

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.

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