Location: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)
Reports to: Head of Programs, Africa
Position type: Full-time, Permanent, National or International employee
Language requirements: Fluent French & English (Essential)
Application deadline: March 3rd, 2023, 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time
Salary range: CA$60,000 – CA$77,000 per annum
The Country Representative will be responsible for the design, development, implementation and successful delivery of Cuso International’s country program in DRC. Our current programming focus is gender equality and women and girls’ empowerment, economic opportunities for the youth, and climate change. This role includes program delivery and compliance, ensuring clear administrative, financial and operational management, managing existing partnerships and volunteers, developing innovative strategies, new projects and partnerships that are aligned with Cuso International’s Strategic Plan and mobilizing additional resources to scale-up and maximize Cuso International’s impact in DRC.
The ideal candidate has a deep knowledge of international cooperation matters and a professional track record of entrepreneurship in a career that has shown success in roles of progressively greater responsibilities. The Country Representative is a person who has learned firsthand the opportunities and challenges of the development sector to contribute to a better world through their work with communities, civil society, governments and the private sector; in particular through program design, innovation and partnerships.
Cuso International offers a positive approach and diverse working environment; a comprehensive employee benefits package and insurance; generous days of paid time off including vacation, personal days, and sick days; and a workplace that encourages learning and development as well as the chance to combine your professional skills with a meaningful cause. We strive to actively celebrate diversity, advance our equitable practices, and drive greater inclusion.
Please visit our careers page at cusointernational.org/about/careers/ for full details and to submit your application.