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AVSI – Project Manager – Burundi

La ONG Avsi sta selezionando un/a Project Manager da inserire nella sua operatività in Burundi. Durata contratto 12 mesi.  Scadenza candidature 10 giugno 2018




Project Manager (EU)

Country: Burundi

Closing Date:  10th June 2018

Duty Station: Kayanza/Ngozi

Period: 1 year

Starting Date:  1st September 2018


Main objective: To manage a 3-years project financed by EU in agriculture and nutrition sectors (AVSI is leader of a consortium with 2 INGO) according to the donor rules and AVSI procedures, in order to achieve the specific objectives of the project.

Reporting to: Country Representative (1st Supervisor), Regional Manager (2nd Supervisor)


Specific duties:

To properly manage the consortium with 2 INGO and local partners/providers

To plan, coordinate and supervise all activities of the project

To be responsible for the activities related to the AVSI project (mainly nutrition)

Carry out regular field visits (field monitoring, evaluations, reporting, etc.)

Ensure regular update of the project planning and tasks based on monitoring and reporting

Keep good relationships with the donor and all relevant stakeholders in the area and include them at the various stage of implementation

Train staff in accurate recording, compilation, analysis and reporting procedures

Ensure accurate data collection and analysis

Provide direction and mentoring to the field team in the development of plans and implementation of activities

Represent AVSI Burundi at Province-level coordination meetings (Clusters, Working Groups) and share with the supervisors the main points of the discussions

Work in close collaboration with both locals Operations and support units


Essential Requirement:

University degree in Agriculture (or Rural Development or Nutrition);

5 years of professional experience in project management for interventions in rural development, food security and nutrition

Previous experience in UE project’s management

Previous experience working with international and local partners

Excellent knowledges of Office packet

Fluent in French and English

Previous experience in Burundi an asset


Specific Skills and Competencies

Strong internal and external coordination and representation skills

Strong capacity to work under-pressure

Strong facilitation skills

Experience in emergency projects

Experience in M&E (also using ICT) and analysis of vulnerability

Strong communication skills and cross cultural sensitivity

Willingness to travel within the country


How to apply:

Send your CV by email to Please, specify in the subject of the mail the code of the position you are applying for. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Code: 2318-PM-BUR


Include also:

Name, position and contacts (telephone and mail) of two referees.

First date of availability to take up place in the field.


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