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Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) Fresh Job Recruitment – (27 Positions)

The Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) was established on 22nd of May 1964 in N’Djamena, Republic of Chad. The Commission was created upon recognizing the need to formulate principles of the utilization of resources of the Basin for economic purposes, including the harnessing of the water.

In an effort to meet today’s challenges, the Lake Chad Basin Commission Headquarters in N’Djamena is undergoing a reform and reviewing its manpower needs to deliver its products in an efficient and effective manner as directed by the Council of Ministers Extra-Ordinary session held in N’Djamena in 2015.

The job positions outlined bellow are therefore required to be filled by competent and capable persons from its member states:

 Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) recruitment, September 2015 – vacancy@cblt.org

Job Title: HR Officer (Analytics)

Location: N’Djamena, Chad
Enquiries to: HR-Division
Reporting line: The position reports to the HR P and D expert

Job Profile
The Executive Secretariat of the LCBC is currently searching for a Human Resource Officer (Analytics). The responsibilities include but not limited:

  • Analyse the needs for staff (in qualitative and quantitative terms) in line with LCBC objectives in terms of expected output to ensure achievement of this output, checking with all managers what skills & competences are needed (quality, quantity)
  • Administrate performance measurement and analyse the results, follow up on consequences
  • Design, implement, monitor and analyze relevant HR KPIs
  • Pro-actively support all HR planning & controlling activities
  • Pro-actively drive relevant continuous improvement initiatives
  • Ensure accurate and regular HR reporting
  • Maintain the HR Information system
  • Support the Division in managing the HRIS to provide timely information and updates on staff status

Qualification & Experience

  • Masters or Bachelors degree in a relevant field (HR, Commercial business science, social science)
  • At least 5 years’ experience in HR-related fields, obtained mainly at international or regional level.
  • Experience with multicultural team
  • Excellent knowledge of IT tools
  • Computer literacy in current MS Office programmes and special task-related software is a prerequisite
  • Language: Fluency in English and/or French;
  • Age limit: 45 years old

LCBC Offers

  • Contract duration: 3 years (renewable) subject to performance evaluation
  • Category: C5 of the LCBC Service scheme.

Job Title: HR Planning and Development Expert

Location: N’Djamena, Chad
Enquiries to: HR-Division
Reporting line: The reports to the Head of Division, Human Resources and Administration

Job Profile
The Executive Secretariat of the LCBC is currently searching for a Human Resource Planning and Development expert. The responsibilities include but not limited:

  • Plan and develop HR for the organization in liaison with the HOD – HR (Career plan)
  • Understand the expectations and the needs of the staff through regular consultation
  • Become familiar with the operating principles and the organizational culture, as well as with the desired candidate profile. Provide assistance in streamlining the job description and advise the organization on potential difficulties or challenges.
  • Manage the HRIS.
  • Align the needs for staff (in qualitative and quantitative terms) with LCBC objectives in terms of expected output through regular consultation. This responsibility entails among other actions:
  • Liaise with all LCBC support groups including Focal Groups,
  • Check with all HODs skills & competences needed (quality, quantity)
  • Arrange for succession planning for the organisation in partnership with divisional heads
  • Ensure that a pertinent performance measurement is defined & agreed with all departments
  • Plan and execute all recruitment and selection processes for the organisation
  • Act as secretary for the Recruitment, Promotion and discipline committee
  • Advise top management on all HR related matters on how to attract, motivate and retain especially staff welfare
  • Create and maintain the staff training plan to ensure that all other LCBC divisions supervisors and the staff is trained in all skills, they need to fulfill their tasks
  • Takes responsibility to implement tools for creating a common understanding of Leadership-Principles and Leadership-requirements for all supervisors, including a Performance Management system.
  • Takes responsibility in cooperating with HR division in implementing tools for annual Leadership-Feedback and tracking the annual target-settings.
  • Implements and supervises the preparation of in-house, on –the – job and off-the-job-trainings based on analysis of annual staff assessments.
  • Develop a comprehensive training plan for the regional stakeholders of the LCBC in the region – focusing on primary stakeholders. These activities are developed, agreed upon and organized together with the national focal points. Ensure that a sound assessment & supporting process is complied with throughout the organisation
  • Ensure that pertinent consequences (e.g. rewards, capability development measures including training, redundancy) are taken accordingly to the results of the assessment process
  • Provide all departments with appropriate further education and guidance
  • Provide leadership and guidance for following functions reporting to the position:
    • HR Officer (analytics)
    • HR Officer (administration)

Qualification & Experience

  • Masters in Human Resources Planning and Development
  • At the least 10 years experienced in leading a multidisciplinary and multicultural team
  • Knowledge of LCBC Staff Regulations and Rules and Personnel Directives;
  • Experience in developing HR Policies & Procedures, rules and regulations in an international organisation;
  • Experience in developing Performance management systems desirable.
  • At least 8 years’ experience in HR-related fields,
  • obtained mainly at international or regional level.
  • Four years’ experience in a supervisory and managerial position in a similar context
  • Experience acquired in the private and public sector or an NGO, preferably in a multicultural setting, would be an advantage
  • Good knowledge of design and management of HR projects and change processes is required
  • Experience in HR planning desirable.
  • Experience acquired in the private and public sector or an NGO, preferably in a multicultural setting, would be an advantage
  • Excellent knowledge of procedures, modalities and instruments for managing programs for training and development in an international organization required
  • Computer literacy in current MS Office programmes and special task-related software is a prerequisite
  • Language: Fluency in English and/or French;
  • Age limit: 45 years old

LCBC Offers

  • Contract duration: 3 years (renewable) subject to performance evaluation
  • Category: C4 of the LCBC Service scheme.

Job Title: HR Officer (Administration)

Location: N’Djamena, Chad
Enquiries to: HR-Division
Reporting line: The position reports to the HR P and D expert

Job Profile
The Executive Secretariat of the LCBC is currently searching for a Human Resource officer (Administration). The responsibilities include but not limited:

  • Administration of Compensation & Benefits and other HR administration topics
  • Compliance with all applicable regulations
  • Efficient documentation, archiving and retrieving of HR information
  • Pro-active management of internal and external HR audits
  • On-time and accurate internal and external HR reporting
  • Support the HRP and D Expert in managing the HRIS
  • Be responsible for the overall communication with new recruits
  • Ensure all staff files are updated in line with organisational policies
  • Conduct all background checks on new recruits and referencing.

Qualification & Experience

  • Masters or University degree in a relevant field (HR, Commercial business science, social science)
  • At least 5 years’ experience in HR-related fields, obtained mainly at international or regional level.
  • Experience with multicultural team
  • Experience in implementing HR Policies & Procedures, rules and regulations in an international organization;
  • Good knowledge of HR projects and change processes is required
  • Excellent knowledge of procedures, modalities and instruments for managing programs for training and development in an international organization
  • Fluency in English and/or French
  • Proficiency in one of the local languages strongly preferred but not required.
  • Computer literacy in current MS Office programs and special task-related software is a prerequisite
  • Language: Fluency in English and/or French;
  • Age limit: 45 years old

LCBC Offers

  • Contract duration: 3 years (renewable) subject to performance evaluation
  • Category: C5 of the LCBC Service scheme.

Job Title: IT Officer

Location: N’Djamena, Chad
Enquiries to: HR-Division
Reporting line: The IT Officer reports to the Head of Division, ICT

Job Profile
The Executive Secretariat of the LCBC is currently searching for an IT Officer. The responsibilities include but not limited:

  • Design, implement and maintain the IT landscape (infrastructure, application, telecommunication) of the LCBC, aiming at
  • Taking benefit of up-to-date usual standards
  • Minimizing acquisition, implementation and maintenance cost
  • Maximizing service levels (availability, response time, support)
  • Securing IT security
  • Optimizing the Facilitating the work of LCBC staff on-site and remotely
  • Optimize the utilization of the IT landscape, focusing on
  • Sound prioritization and selection of IT-related initiatives
  • Securing the involvement and commitment of LCBC staff in IT implementation projects
  • Assessing training needs and ensuring user capability (in accordance with HR training policy)
  • Secure design, publication and maintenance of sound IT policies
  • Pro-actively support the integrity of IT assets and the control of IT & Telecommunication expenses
  • Efficiently manage suppliers and service providers
  • Arrange for own and independent IT audits
  • Ensure proper and accurate planning and control of IT projects & expenditures
  • Ensure accurate regular & project related reporting to LCBC Management & relevant Donors

Qualification & Experience

  • Masters degree in IT or related field required
  • Professional certifications highly desirable
  • At least 5 years of credible experience in all aspects of the function in international organizations or in the private sector
  • Proven capability in all above-mentioned fields
  • Excellent command of usual tools in all relevant areas
  • Knowledge of system administration eg MySQL , ESXi highly desired
  • Language: Fluency in English and/or French;
  • Age limit: 45 years old

LCBC Offers

  • Contract duration: 3 years (renewable) subject to performance evaluation
  • Category: C5 of the LCBC Service scheme.

Job Title: Communications Expert

Location: N’Djamena, Chad
Enquiries to: HR-Division
Reporting line: The Communications Expert reports to the Head of Division, ICT

Job Profile
The Executive Secretariat of the LCBC is currently searching for a Communications Expert. The responsibilities include but not limited:

  • Collect information about the job-sites, projects and realisation of the Commission
  • Collect information about similar organizations and monitor their communication
  • Promote the internal and external communication and the exchange of information inside the LCBC
  • Foster the usage of Intranet as a real working tool inside the LCBC, motivate the different divisions to bring new and interesting content
  • Foster the engagement of the employees by ensuring a constant information of all levels of staff on the projects and achievements of the LCBC
  • Develop and maintain value-added contacts with relevant media, opinion leaders etc. and ensure an effective promotion of the LCBC with the different audiences

Qualification & Experience

  • Advanced (Masters or Masters) University degree in Communication, Journalism or related field required.
  • Professional membership highly desirable
  • At least 10 years of relevant experience in all aspects of the function in international organizations or in the private sector
  • Proven capability in all above-mentioned fields
  • Excellent command of usual tools (MS-Office, MS-Access, Communication tools, social media, Web tools)
  • Language: Fluency in English and/or French;
  • Age limit: 45 years old

LCBC Offers

  • Contract duration: 3 years (renewable) subject to performance evaluation
  • Category: C4 of the LCBC Service scheme.

Job Title: Budget Officer

Location: N’Djamena, Chad
Enquiries to: HR-Division
Reporting line: The Budget officer reports to the Finance and Accounts Expert

Job Profile
The Executive Secretariat of the LCBC is currently searching for a Budget Officer. The responsibilities include but not limited:

  • Directing and coordinating activities of personnel responsible for formulation, monitoring and presentation of budgets for controlling funds to implement program objectives of public and private organizations: Direct and support compilation of data based on statistical studies and analyses of past and current years to prepare budgets and to justify funds requested.
  • Correlate appropriations for specific programs with appropriations for divisional programs and includes items for emergency funds.
  • Review operating budgets periodically to analyze trends affecting budget needs.
  • Consult with unit heads to ensure adjustments are made in accordance with program changes in order to facilitate long-term planning.
  • Direct and realize preparation of regular and special budget reports to interpret budget directives and to establish policies for carrying out directives.
  • Prepare comparative analyses of operating programs by analyzing costs in relation to services performed during previous fiscal years and submits reports to director of organization with recommendations for budget revisions.
  • Submit proposed budgets to examining and fund-granting authorities to clarify reports and gain support for estimated budget needs.
  • Make continuous short- and long-range studies

Qualification & Experience

  • The Budget Officer must have a degree in Public administration, business administration, organizational development, Public finance management or related fields.
  • 5 Years of progressive experience in budget planning and management in a reputable international organization
  • Command of accounting and accounting principles sufficient to prepare complex and detailed financial and budgetary analyses and to address a variety of unit and departments budgetary issues.
  • Excellent writing skills sufficient to draft professional reports and correspondence that is clear and concise.
  • Attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Strong organizational skills to work independently and to prioritize a heavy workload under the pressure of competing assignments.
  • Demonstrated skill in quantitative financial analysis and budgetary control, with thorough working knowledge of general accounting principles and practices.
  • Demonstrated skill in formulating and implementing financial policies and standards to ensure accountability and compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Excellent computer skills and experience using spreadsheet, charting and other software tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Strong advanced technical experience in the use of financial software to develop and maintain financial models and automated financial reports.
  • Fluency in English and/or French
  • Proficiency in one of the local Languages strongly preferred but not required
  • Language: Fluency in English and/or French;
  • Age limit: 45 years old

LCBC Offers

  • Contract duration: 3 years (renewable) subject to performance evaluation
  • Category: C5 of the LCBC Service scheme.

Job Title: Procurement Expert

Location: N’Djamena, Chad
Enquiries to: HR-Division
Reporting line: The procurement expert reports to the Director, Administration and Finance

Job Profile
The Executive Secretariat of the LCBC is currently searching for a Procurement Expert. The responsibilities include but not limited:

  • Plan and organize the purchase and delivery of equipment, materials, stationery and office supplies and services.
  • Negotiate with suppliers on prices, credit terms and discounts and arrange delivery schedules.
  • Negotiate and administer contracts for purchase of materials, and/or services.
  • Prepare and review requests for bids, process specifications and other exhibits required in the procurement process.
  • Service tender board meetings and serve as secretary to the board.
  • Arrange for the transportation of staff member’s households goods on initial recruitment, and separation from the service of the commission.
  • Arrange transportation of equipment, documents and materials to conferences and meeting venues outside headquarters.
  • Prepare periodic reports on procurement related expenditure and cost on procurement for budget purposes.
  • Make an inventory and maintain LCBC’s movable and immovable assets.
  • Organize and supervise warehousing and stock management for the commission.
  • Propose an annual budget for new acquisitions
  • Liaise with Chad Government authorities and other institutions to resolve problems with customs clearance, insurance, etc.
  • Ensures the establishment of a single procurement management system comprising of (i) the planning of procurement operation, (ii) the monitoring of its progress, (iii) the analysis of the gaps between achievement and procurement plan.
  • Ensures effective planning, monitoring and management of the entire procurement process of LCBC

Qualification & Experience

  • Masters Degree in Management Sciences, Business management, supply chain management, material management from a recognized institution.
  • A diploma in purchasing and supply/ material management would be an added advantage.
  • At least 10 experience in similar capacity, 5 of which must be with international organization years’ experience in the field of Procurement and purchasing.
  • Knowledge and proficiency of the most commonly used software (MS- words, excel, power point etc.)
  • Language: Fluency in English and/or French;
  • Age limit: 45 years old

LCBC Offers

  • Contract duration: 3 years (renewable) subject to performance evaluation
  • Category: C4 of the LCBC Service scheme.

Job Title: Accounts Officer

Location: N’Djamena, Chad
Enquiries to: HR-Division
Reporting line: The Accounts officer reports to the Head of Division, Finance and Accounts

Job Profile
The Executive Secretariat of the LCBC is currently searching for an Accounts Officer. The responsibilities include but not limited:

  • Ensure compliance of Accounting with financial rules and regulations, policies.
  • Ensure provision of timely, accurate, and consistent and integrated financial data to enable decision-making aimed at enhancing financial control and reducing opportunities for discretion in the use of donor funds.
  • Adequate expenditure analysis, tracking and recording of expenditures as well as accurate documentation of financial information.
  • Timely reporting on all funds ensuring that correct procedures and formats are adhered to.
  • Recording and reconciliation processes ensuring that appropriate actions and tools are applied;
  • Implement and maintain internal controls mechanisms and other internal control roles (such as the bank signatory panel), and drive continuous improvement of these mechanisms
  • Ensure that TOMPRO financial mechanisms are implemented in line with the LCBC policies and guidelines.
  • Monthly and End-of-year financial closure processes;
  • Ensure that a complete audit trail is in place to facilitate audits.

Qualification & Experience

  • Master degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or Administration or related field is required.
  • Professional membership or certification highly desirable
  • 5 Years of progressive experience in accounting in a reputable international organization
  • Proven capability in all above-mentioned fields
  • Attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Strong organizational skills to work independently and to prioritize a heavy workload under the pressure of competing assignments.
  • Excellent knowledge of general accounting principles and practices.
  • Demonstrated skill in implementing financial policies and standards to ensure accountability and compliance with regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Excellent command of usual PC tools (MS-Office, MS- Access)
  • Excellent command of at least one large professional Accounting system required (knowledge of TOMPRO and TOMPAIE desirable)
  • Language: Fluency in English and/or French;
  • Age limit: 45 years old
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LCBC Offers

  • Contract duration: 3 years (renewable) subject to performance evaluation
  • Category: C5 of the LCBC Service scheme.

Job Title: Finance and Accounts Expert

Location: N’Djamena, Chad
Enquiries to: HR-Division
Reporting line: The Finance and Accounts Expert reports to the Head of Division, Finance and Accounts

Job Profile
The Executive Secretariat of the LCBC is currently searching for a Finance Officer. The responsibilities include but not limited:

  • Ensure compliance of financial management in the Commission with financial rules and regulations, policies.
  • Ensure provision of timely, accurate, and consistent and integrated financial data and analysis for decision-making aimed at enhancing financial control and reducing opportunities for discretion in the use of donor funds.
  • Consistent analysis, forecasting and planning of all Commission financial resources (management and development projects), budget preparation and budget implementation processes, ensure consistency of planning mechanisms and formats with LCBC corporate systems and procedures;
  • Adequate expenditure analysis, tracking and recording of expenditures as well as accurate documentation of financial information. Oversees timely reporting on all funds ensuring that correct procedures and formats are adhered to. Oversees recording and reconciliation processes ensuring that appropriate actions and tools are applied;
  • Organization of Commissions accounting and disbursements, treasury and revenue management functions and recording processes ensuring that accounts payable and accounts receivable functions are correctly implemented in the Commission;
  • Oversee timely and accurate financial reporting on all financial resources, including ensuring that systems are in place for adequate management of cost-sharing income and preparation of reports to donors;
  • Plan as well as oversee implementation of cost-saving and cost-recovery strategies.
  • Monitor and assess the internal and external environment for financial risks, plan and implement financial risk mitigation measures in the Commission. Take action to adjust activities and measures
  • Design and oversee implementation of internal controls mechanisms and other internal control roles (such as the bank signatory panel) are adequately assigned and implemented. Ensure that proper capacities and systems are in place throughout the Commission and projects for effective internal financial controls. Promote the continuous improvement of the financial controls;
  • Ensure that TOMPRO financial mechanisms are implemented in line with the LCBC policies and guidelines.
  • Oversee LCBC financial audit processes. Ensure adequate coordination and follow-up to financial audits in the Commission;
  • End-of-year financial closure processes;
  • Plan, implement and oversee financial control activities carried out by the Office of Financial Management and Financial Oversight.
  • Ensure that a complete audit trail is in place to facilitate audits.
  • Leadership & Guidance:
  • Provide leadership and guidance for following functions reporting to the position:
    • Accounts Officer
    • Budget Officer

Qualification & Experience

  • Masters or Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or Administration or related field is required.
  • Professional membership or certification highly desirable
  • At least 10 years of relevant experience in all aspects of financial management (financial planning, budgeting, funding, accounting, financial analysis, reporting, internal control) in international organizations or in the private sector
  • Proven capability in all above-mentioned fields
  • Excellent command of usual PC tools (MS-Office, MS-Access, Communication tools)
  • Excellent command of at least one large professional Accounting system required (knowledge of TOMPRO and TOMPAIE desirable)
  • Language: Fluency in English and/or French;
  • Age limit: 45 years old

LCBC Offers

  • Contract duration: 3 years (renewable) subject to performance evaluation
  • Category: C4 of the LCBC Service scheme.

Job Title: Project Management Expert

Location: N’Djamena, Chad
Enquiries to: HR-Division
Reporting line: This position reports to Head of Division, Basin Observatory

Job Profile
The Executive Secretariat of the LCBC is currently searching for a Project Management Expert. The responsibilities for the position include, but not limited to:

  • The Project Management Expert is responsible for successful implementation of preparation of the projects in line with the Community Development Plan (CDP): She/he will also be responsible for the following:
  • Coordinates and manages LCBC projects, communications and events
  • Assists in the coordination and implementation of the PID cluster projects including donor correspondence, ordering and installation of new projects and monthly reporting.
  • In collaboration with the ICT division updates web site on projects being implemented by the LCBC.
  • Ensures Recognition and maintains Stewardship of Donors by regularly producing lists and ensuring donors are appropriately recognized in LCBC communications and publications.
  • Inform HR of training needs for staff working under projects and focal structures.
  • Prepares PowerPoint presentations for special events/functions and meetings; drafting and preparing correspondence for conducting fundraising events
  • Provides support/assistance, on occasion, to donor related events as needed
  • Donor Recognition Celebration, special Campaign events)
  • Maintain relationships in the community for effective project design.

Qualification & Experience

  • Master Degree in Social Science/Humanities, Law, International Relations and diplomacy, Economic planning field.
  • At least 10 years’ experience in designing effective community development programs in /countries or rural settings
  • Proven experience and ability to work with the private sector in identifying and delivering community development
  • Solid skills and knowledge in social development including participatory development; rural livelihoods
  • Knowledge of and work in member states rural communities adopting the Do-No-Harm approach
  • Familiarity with different donors and their operations preferred
  • Computer literacy in current MS Office programmes and special task-related software is a prerequisite
  • Experience acquired in the INGO or NGO, preferably in a multicultural setting, would be an advantage
  • Language: Fluency in English and/or French;
  • Age limit: 45 years old

LCBC Offers

  • Contract duration: 3 years (renewable) subject to performance evaluation
  • Category: C4 of the LCBC Service scheme.

Job Title: Project Identification and Development Expert

Location: N’Djamena, Chad
Enquiries to: HR-Division
Reporting line: This position reports to Head of Division, Basin Observatory

Job Profile
The Executive Secretariat of the LCBC is currently searching for a Project Identification and Development Expert. The responsibilities for the position include, but not limited to:

  • Provide an overall framework and guidance to LCBC projects and other stakeholders on how best to take a proactive and consistent stance on community development initiatives
  • Identify and analyse all community development activities/projects already being carried out by LCBC including scheduling, costing and responsibility for implementation
  • Visit communities and prioritize community development activities that have the most impact and identify those that should be improved, expanded and potentially eliminated
  • Clearly identify and delineate the roles and responsibilities of LCBC, local structures, government, local authorities, etc in relation to managing community development activities in the area
  • Identify opportunities for synergies with other community-based development in the area (i.e., with aid agencies such as DfID, USAID, UNDP, Ford Foundation, etc)
  • Identify potential additional sources of finance and technical assistance support (including any that would be available via partners and donors if applicable
  • Identify gaps and strengthen participatory engagement on project-related Community Development Priorities
  • Develop how community development initiatives should be monitored and evaluated.
  • Coordinate with Donors and Focal structures to provide advise to LCBC and inputs to the annual monitoring report activities progress.
  • In partnership with Public relations and Human Resource development, develop Community Development plans in a systematic manner for all the focus communities of the Lake Chad Basin Commission.
  • Maintain a database of lessons learned and results achieved.

Qualification & Experience

  • Master Degree in Law, International Relations and diplomacy, Economic planning, social policy.
  • At least 10 years’ experience in designing effective community development programs in /countries or rural settings
  • Proven experience and ability to work with the private sector in identifying and delivering community development
  • Solid skills and knowledge in social development including participatory development; rural livelihoods
  • Knowledge of and work in member states rural communities adopting the Do-No-Harm approach
  • Familiarity with different donors and their operations preferred
  • Computer literacy in current MS Office programmes and special task-related software is a prerequisite
  • Experience acquired in the INGO or NGO, preferably in a multicultural setting, would be an advantage
  • Language: Fluency in English and/or French;
  • Age limit: 45 years old

LCBC Offers

  • Contract duration: 3 years (renewable) subject to performance evaluation
  • Category: C4 of the LCBC Service scheme.

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Expert

Location: N’Djamena, Chad
Enquiries to: HR-Division
Reporting line: This position reports to Head of Division, Project Cooperation

Job Profile
The Executive Secretariat of the LCBC is currently searching for an Monitoring and Evaluation Expert. The responsibilities for the position include, but not limited to:

  • Lead the organization in establishing performance measures, collecting and analyzing performance information, planning and managing evaluations and assisting the LCBC management in using the performance information for decision-making and resource allocation, support the planning, design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting of activities for the organization.
  • Assist in the monitoring and evaluation of the implementation of activities; to involve reviewing work plans, quarterly reports, participating in field visits, initiating regular portfolio reviews and contributing to program evaluations.
  • Contribute to the planning of new activities that support the desired results under an reviewed SAP; this includes providing input into assessments, Project Appraisal Documents, and Scopes of Work for new activities and provide budget justifications.
  • Advise Senior Management in designing and planning for evaluations, special studies and assessments.
  • Coordinate the creation and review of the Program to provide adequate financial resources for evaluations, special studies and assessments.
  • Provide input into the design, implementation and dissemination of evaluations, special studies and assessments.
  • Coordinate the creation of a Mission Performance Monitoring Plan including assessing the validity of the information and indicators that contribute to that plan.
  • Assist the technical divisions to select data collection methods for adequate monitoring and evaluation of implementing partners’ performance and of the program as a whole these methods may include field visits, quarterly reports, specialized surveys and other sources of information of Government statistics).
  • Assist the divisions in reviewing these methods and making improvements to their monitoring and evaluation.
  • Coordinate the regular review of progress towards achieving Assistance Objectives/Development Objectives by Senior Management through program reviews, portfolio reviews or other processes.
  • Encourage the use of performance information in resource allocation decisions by the Office Directors, head of division and Senior Management through leading discussions, preparing analysis or other measures.
  • Seek ways to streamline the process and increase efficiency in gathering and using performance information.
  • Coordinate the process for updating policy and procedure documents in the areas of monitoring and evaluation to align with the most current agency Polices and requirements. Seek ways to increase transparency of LCBC’s system of reviewing results and use of performance information.
  • Work as a Point of Contact for Evaluation in the Mission and provide guidance to technical teams on issues related to monitoring and evaluation.
  • Communicate with the respective members states on issues related with monitoring and evaluation.
  • Assist Senior Management in building local M&E capacities.
  • Manage evaluation contracts and agreements.

Qualification & Experience

  • Master’s degree in Development Field, Social Science, Economics, or relevant discipline.
  • At least 10 years of progressively responsible professional experience in a performance monitoring and/or evaluation role with an international development organization.
  • 5 years’ experience developing results frameworks, logical frameworks, or similar tools for project design is required.
  • Familiarity with different donors and their operations preferred
  • Computer literacy in current MS Office programmes and special task-related software is a prerequisite
  • Experience acquired in the INGO or NGO, preferably in a multicultural setting, would be an advantage
  • Demonstrated ability in data analysis, project design, monitoring, and evaluation of development activities.
  • Experience developing and/or using performance management plans or similar tools are required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in monitoring and evaluating programs -including indicator development, study design, and data analysis-in multiple sectors. Experience using knowledge management software or database is highly desired.
  • Language: Fluency in English and/or French;
  • Age limit: 45 years old

LCBC Offers

  • Contract duration: 3 years (renewable) subject to performance evaluation
  • Category: C4 of the LCBC Service scheme.

Job Title: Environment and Climate Change Expert

Location: N’Djamena, Chad
Enquiries to: HR-Division
Reporting line: This position reports to HOD, Basin Observatory

Job Profile
The Executive Secretariat of the LCBC is currently searching for an Environment and Climate Change Expert. The responsibilities for the position include, but not limited to:

  • Contribute to the preparation and implementation of the consultation process, the project/programme activities, and the work carried out in the regions;
  • Develop and organise quality assurance mechanisms and put forward necessary changes, improvements and initiatives.
  • Support cooperation, regular contact and dialogue with the project/programme partners at regional, national and local level; support public relations work and cooperate with non-governmental structures and organisations, local communities in the pilot zone, leading figures from the project or programme environment, and other projects with a view to maintaining and improving good working relationships;
  • Communicate local interests and initiatives, inform the relevant parties of these, and facilitate the sharing of ideas and information of benefit to the programme.
  • Ensure that sectoral strategies and concepts are developed to operational level, including directives, guides and procedures;
  • Draw up reports and presentation files;
  • Formulate relevant contributions to the project/programme’s various reports, including annual reports, and contribute to other reports required by the programme director and GIZ headquarters;
  • Support research activities and studies on policy areas of interest in the case of joint programmes.
  • Support general project planning or develop project concepts, including the preparation, organisation and facilitation of planning exercises, implementation, management, supervision, quality management, evaluation, communication and documentation;
  • Coordinate, in consultation with his or her line manager, project activities at local level in cooperation with the partners both during the organisational phase and during the implementation of these activities;
  • Data collection on aquatic and terrestrial species following internationally agreed protocols for monitoring.
  • Collecting data (together with appropriate GIS reference information) and preparation of yearly reports on:
    • Agreed species numbers and distributions
    • Wetlands and other priority conservation areas
    • Trends and predictions based on observational data
    • Threatened species;
  • Providing relevant data and a secretariat for Transboundary Expert Working Groups relevant to the organisation
  • Co-operating with other experts to prepare integrated reports for LCBC on the status of Lake Chad Basin.
  • Working closely with national authorities to collect and analyse required data
  • Developing recommendations for future activities relevant to the LCBC SAP, water charter and IWRM plans
  • Ensure that a pertinent performance measurement is defined, agreed upon and implemented by all functions in the area of responsibility of the position

Qualification & Experience

  • Masters Degree in a relevant field Environment, Geosciences, Agriculture, Natural Science with knowledge and/or experience of climate change, for example as an agronomist, geographer or environmental scientist
  • At least 10 years professional experience in working on ecosystem issues
  • A minimum of 5 years’ professional experience in a similar post
  • Knowledge of the agricultural sector and agricultural production methods, such as irrigation techniques and the coordination and combination of traditional and innovative agricultural and irrigation methods
  • In-depth knowledge of adaptation to climate change and the use of sustainable resources in agriculture
  • Experience of working in a multilateral, interstate or interministerial environment, preferably with a regional organisation
  • Excellent level of familiarity with information and communications technology, including relevant software as well as telephone, fax, email and internet, and of applications such as MS Office is a prerequisite.
  • Good management and organisational skills
  • Good knowledge of French and English; knowledge of the local language will be an added advantage
  • Good personal organisation with ability to prioritise effectively and adjust to rapidly changing situations
  • Experience acquired in the private and public sector or an NGO, preferably in a multicultural setting, would be an advantage
  • Language: Fluency in English and/or French;
  • Age limit: 45 years old

LCBC Offers

  • Contract duration: 3 years (renewable) subject to performance evaluation
  • Category: C4 of the LCBC Service scheme.

Job Title: Socio Economic Data and Trends Expert

Location: N’Djamena, Chad
Enquiries to: HR-Division
Reporting line: This position reports to HOD Natural Resources

Job Profile
The Executive Secretariat of the LCBC is currently searching for a Socio Economic Data and Trends Expert. The responsibilities of the position include but not limited to:

  • Collecting all socio-economic data required for monitoring SAP implementation and developing/implementing IWRM plans;
  • Working closely with national authorities to collect and analyse required data
  • Providing the secretariat for Transnational Expert Working Groups relevant to ‘Socio-economic and Trends’ issues
  • Co-operating with relevant experts within both the Observatory and Natural Resources Management Divisions on socio-economic aspects
  • Develop recommendations for future activities relevant to the Lake Chad SAP and IWRM plans.
  • Ensure that a pertinent performance measurement is defined, agreed upon and implemented by all functions in the area of responsibility of the position
  • Arrange for succession planning for own position and critical functions reporting to the position

Qualification & Experience

  • Masters Degree in a relevant field Social Science, Economics
  • At least 10 years’ professional experience in a similar field.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in Social Science, Economic Planning fields, obtained mainly at international or regional level.
  • 10 years’ experience in a supervisory and managerial position in a similar context
  • Excellent leadership, management and communication skills
  • Experienced in leading a multidisciplinary and multicultural team
  • Good personal organization with ability to prioritize effectively and adjust to rapidly changing situations
  • Computer literacy in current MS Office programs and special task-related software is a prerequisite
  • Experience acquired in the private and public sector or an NGO, preferably in a multicultural setting, would be an advantage
  • Language: Fluency in English and/or French;
  • Age limit: 51 years old

LCBC Offers

  • Contract duration: 3 years (renewable) subject to performance evaluation
  • Category: C4 of the LCBC Service scheme.

Job Title: Water Management & Policy Coordination Expert

Location: N’Djamena, Chad
Enquiries to: HR-Division
Reporting line: This position reports to Head of Division, Natural Resources

Job Profile
The Executive Secretariat of the LCBC is currently searching for a Water Management & Policy Coordination Expert. The responsibilities of the position include but not limited to:

  • Preparing an IWRM Plan and Strategy for implementation, to be approved by the LCBC Council of Ministers, that will provide sustainable development options for the Lake Chad Basin, including:
    • Prioritize strategies to protect the ecosystem addressing all major threats identified in the agreed SAP
    • Finding options and sources for funding the implementation of the SAP/IWRM plan and the water charter
    • Addressing potential climate change and variability scenarios
    • Linkages to national policies /legislations
    • Liaising with national institutions to ensure effective national implementation of the SAP and the IWRM plan and the water charter
    • Integration of regional socio-economic conditions and plans into the IWRM planning process in close co-operation with the Socio-economic Trend Expert.
  • Providing the secretariat for Transboundary Expert Working Groups relevant to ‘IWRM Planning and Strategy’
  • Providing secretariat for water charter implementation committees.
  • Co-operation with Observatory Division to provide the baseline data and information to enable effective delivery of the IWRM plan and subsequent monitoring of the plan’s implementation.
  • Working closely with national authorities to collect and analyse required data
  • Develop recommendations for future activities relevant to the LCBC SAP and IWRM plans.
  • Ensure that a pertinent performance measurement is defined, agreed upon and implemented by all functions in the area of responsibility of the position
  • Arrange for succession planning for own position and critical functions reporting to the position

Qualification & Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Public policy, Environmental Science, Natural Science, Civil Engineering
  • At least 10 years’ experience in Water Resources management, Natural Science Planning and Strategy obtained mainly at international or regional level.
  • 10 years’ experience in a supervisory and managerial position in a similar context
  • Excellent leadership, management and communication skills
  • Experienced in leading a multidisciplinary and multicultural team
  • Good personal organization with ability to prioritize effectively and adjust to rapidly changing situations
  • Computer literacy in current MS Office programmes and special task-related software is a prerequisite
  • Experience acquired in the private and public sector or an NGO, preferably in a multicultural setting, would be an advantage
  • Language: Fluency in English and/or French;
  • Age limit: 51 years old

LCBC Offers

  • Contract duration: 3 years (renewable) subject to performance evaluation
  • Category: C4 of the LCBC Service scheme.

Job Title: Geographic Information System and Remote Sensing Expert

Location: N’Djamena, Chad
Enquiries to: HR-Division
Reporting line: This position reports to HOD Basin Observatory

Job Profile
The Executive Secretariat of the LCBC is currently searching for a GIS and Remote sensing Expert. The responsibilities of the position include but not limited to:

  • Developing and maintaining a GIS based information system for LCBC
  • Developing guidelines for the collection of data/information e.g. for other technical officers
  • Providing maps and other graphical outputs for annual and other reports
  • Assisting colleagues is required to present information in a suitable format for non-technical stakeholders (including awareness raising and educational material)
  • Providing the secretariat for Transnational Expert Working Groups relevant to GIS and Information Management issues.
  • Working closely with national authorities to collect and analyse required data
  • Develop recommendations for future activities relevant to the LCBC SAP and IWRM plans.
  • Provide leadership and guidance for following functions reporting to the position:
    • Statistician
    • Modeller
  • Ensure that a pertinent performance measurement is defined, agreed upon and implemented by all functions in the area of responsibility of the position
  • Arrange for succession planning for own position and critical functions reporting to the position
  • The position is accountable for delivering tangible results in line with the goals of the organisation. Pertinent results will be specified in yearly personal objectives agreements.

Qualification & Experience

  • Masters in a relevant field Social Science, Economics
  • At least 10 years’ professional experience in which 5 years’ must be in a supervisory and managerial position obtained mainly at international or regional level.
  • Excellent leadership, management and communication skills
  • Experienced in leading a multidisciplinary and multicultural team
  • Good personal organization with ability to prioritize effectively and adjust to rapidly changing situations
  • Computer literacy in current MS Office programs and special task-related software is a prerequisite
  • Experience acquired in the private and public sector or an NGO, preferably in a multicultural setting, would be an advantage
  • Language: Fluency in English and/or French;
  • Age limit: 51 years old

LCBC Offers

  • Contract duration: 3 years (renewable) subject to performance evaluation
  • Category: C4 of the LCBC Service scheme.

Job Title: Agro-Sylvan Pastoralist Expert

Location: N’Djamena, Chad
Enquiries to: HR-Division
Reporting line: This position reports to HOD, Basin Observatory

Job Profile
The Executive Secretariat of the LCBC is currently searching for a Agro-Sylvan Pastoralist Expert. The responsibilities for the position include, but not limited to:

  • Collecting data (together with appropriate GIS reference information) and preparation of yearly reports on:
    • Agricultural livestock numbers
    • Fisheries and fish catch
    • Crop types, areas under cultivation and yield
    • Irrigation areas and water consumption
    • Forestry
  • Providing the secretariat for Transnational Expert Working Groups relevant to ‘Natural Living Resources’
  • Co-operating with Ecosystem and Water Resource Experts to prepare integrated reports for LCBC on the status of Lake Chad Basin in conjunction with the IWRM Planning and Strategy Expert.
  • Working closely with national authorities to collect and analyse required data
  • Developing recommendations for future activities relevant to the LCBC SAP and IWRM plans.
  • Provide leadership and guidance for following functions reporting to the position:
  • Ensure that a pertinent performance measurement is defined, agreed upon and implemented by all functions in the area of responsibility of the position

Arrange for succession planning for own position and critical functions reporting to the position

Qualification & Experience

  • Masters Degree in Environmental Sciences, Ecology, Agriculture, Fisheries and Aquaculture;
  • 10 years’ professional experience in a similar field
  • 5years’ experience in a supervisory and managerial position in a similar context;
  • Excellent leadership, management and communication skills;
  • Experienced in leading a multidisciplinary and multicultural team;
  • Good personal organisation with ability to prioritise effectively and adjust to rapidly changing situations;
  • Fluency in one of the LCBC ´s working languages. Command of other local languages may prove useful;
  • Computer literacy in current MS Office programmes and special task-related software is a prerequisite;
  • Experience acquired in the private / public sector or an NGO, preferably in a multicultural setting, would be an advantage;
  • Language: Fluency in English and/or French;
  • Age limit: 45 years old

LCBC Offers

  • Contract duration: 3 years (renewable) subject to performance evaluation
  • Category: C4 of the LCBC Service scheme.

Job Title: Statistician

Location: N’Djamena, Chad
Enquiries to: HR-Division
Reporting line: This position reports to GIS and Remote sensing expert

Job Profile
The Executive Secretariat of the LCBC is currently searching for a Statistician. The responsibilities for the position include, but not limited to:

  • Identify relationships and trends in data, as well as any factors that could affect the results of research.
  • Report results of statistical analyses, including information in the form of graphs, charts, and tables.
  • Analyze and interpret statistical data to identify significant differences in relationships among sources of information.
  • Adapt statistical methods to solve specific problems in many fields, such ecosystem and water resource management or engineering.
  • Develop software applications or programming to use for statistical modeling and graphic analysis.
  • Develop and test experimental designs, sampling techniques, and analytical methods.
  • Prepare data for processing by organizing information, checking for any inaccuracies, and adjusting and weighting the raw data.
  • Plan data collection methods for specific projects and determine the types and sizes of sample groups to be used.
  • Process large amounts of data for statistical modeling and graphic analysis, using computers.
  • Evaluate the statistical methods and procedures used to obtain data to ensure validity, applicability, efficiency, and accuracy.
  • Analyzing Data or Information – Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
  • Interacting with Computers- using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
  • Processing Information – compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates – providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
  • Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others- translating or explaining what information means and how it can be used.
  • Language: Fluency in English and/or French;
  • Age limit: 45 years old

Qualification & Experience

  • Masters or Bachelors Degree in Statistics, Economics, IT, Communication, Data Processing and related fields
  • 5 years Professional experience in modeling water resources
  • Experience in installation validation, use of a hydraulic model.
  • Experience of work with GIRE in a member state of CBLC and/or in an organization of water catchment area. Experience in modelling with WEAP will be a plus.
  • Familiarization with the LCBC, or LCBC Member states’ planning model and presentation of the planning models;
  • Experienced in leading a multidisciplinary and multicultural team
  • At least 8 years’ experience in IT fields, obtained mainly at international or regional level.
  • 5 years’ experience in a supervisory and managerial position in a similar context
  • Experience acquired in the private / public sector or an NGO, preferably in a multicultural setting, will be an added advantage

LCBC Offers

  • Contract duration: 3 years (renewable) subject to performance evaluation
  • Category: C5 of the LCBC Service scheme.

Job Title: Water Quality and Quantity Expert

Location: N’Djamena, Chad
Enquiries to: HR-Division
Reporting line: This position reports to GIS and Remote sensing expert

Job Profile
The Executive Secretariat of the LCBC is currently searching for a Water Quality and Quantity Expert. The responsibilities for the position include, but not limited to:

  • Collecting data (together with appropriate GIS reference information) and production of quality yearly reports in English and French on:
    • Water quality
    • Water quantity
    • Water use
    • Annual and multi-annual temporal trend information on quality/quantity
    • Collating information on climatic data
    • Pollution sources and impacts
    • Managing the agreed international monitoring network
    • Developing and managing appropriate quality control systems to ensure good ‘Analytical Quality Control’ by national laboratories to demonstrate comparability of analytical methods;
  • Providing the secretariat for Transnational Expert Working Groups relevant to ‘Water Resources’
  • Co-operation with Ecosystem and Natural Living Resource Teams to prepare integrated reports for LCBC on the status of Lake Chad Basin in conjunction with Team IWRM planning and information.
  • Working closely with national authorities to collect and analyse required data
  • Develop recommendations for future activities relevant to the LCBC SAP and IWRM plans.Provide leadership and guidance to the TBWG/Focal Points.
  • Ensure that a pertinent performance measurement is defined, agreed upon and implemented by all functions in the area of responsibility of the position closely with national authorities to collect and analyse required data
  • Arrange for succession planning for own position and critical functions reporting to the position

Qualification & Experience

  • Masters degree in a relevant Environment field.
  • At least 10 years of experience in the coordination, implementation, follow-up and assessmentof policies, programs and projects, Environment, Physical Science10 years professional experience with at least 5 years’ experience of water quality or water quantity activities in rivers or lakes
  • Proven experience at compiling complex data sets and generating clear management information and advice.
  • Excellent leadership, management and communication skills
  • Experienced in leading a multidisciplinary and multicultural team
  • Good personal organisation with ability to prioritise effectively and adjust to rapidly changing situations
  • Computer literacy in current MS Office programmes and special task-related software is a prerequisite
  • Experience acquired in the private and public sector or an NGO, preferably in a multicultural setting, would be an advantage
  • Language: Fluency in English and/or French;
  • Age limit: 45 years old

LCBC Offers

  • Contract duration: 3 years (renewable) subject to performance evaluation
  • Category: C4 of the LCBC Service scheme.

Job Title: Modeller

Location: N’Djamena, Chad
Enquiries to: HR-Division
Reporting line: This position reports to GIS and Remote sensing expert

Job Profile
The Executive Secretariat of the LCBC is currently searching for a Modeller, The responsibilities of the position include but not limited to:

  • Develop, maintain and manage LCBC planning model.
  • Utilize the model to solve problems out of personal initiative in daily functions and according to request of LCBC stakeholders, TBWG and the Focal structures.
  • Communicate and inform LCBC Member States and partners with the aim of enhancing the use of the model
  • Improve the model by incorporating the state of knowledge of groundwater and its relationships with surface water by linking WEAP model to a groundwater model
  • Improve the modeling of the functioning of the floodplains of the Lake Chad Basin;
  • Integrate a rainfall-ETP-runoff model directly into WEAP, allowing for inclusion of developed climate change scenarios (such as land cover change);
  • Link the WEAP model with a model of water quality (such as QUAL2K)
  • Update the model based on the improvement of water resource knowledge (surface water, groundwater, quantity / quality) in the Lake Chad basin, especially in sparsely monitored areas (new in situ measurements and studies)
  • Update the model following the updating of the water management regulation, in particular concerning the management of control structures, but also on the future application of the Water Charter.
  • Develop an economic interface using the economic modeling component of WEAP.
  • Work as a team with other Experts of the LCBC and meeting their modeling needs.
  • Modeling different water management scenarios appropriate arising from the various projects of the Member States according to LCBC procedures (including the notification procedure, the applications for water withdrawal, water management projects likely to create transboundary impacts).
  • Contribute to the discussions on the optimization of water resources measurement systems in the watershed of Lake Chad.
  • Communication on the model
  • Restitution of model results to experts of the LCBC, Member States and partners.
  • Participate in internal and external communications functions of the LCBC regarding the use or development of the model.

Qualification & Experience

  • Masters or Bachelors degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Water)
  • At least 5 years Professional experience in modeling water resources
  • Experience in installation validation, use of a hydraulic model.
  • Experience of work with GIRE in a member state of CBLC and/or in an organization of water catchment area. Experience in modelling with WEAP will be a plus.
  • Familiarization with the LCBC planning model and presentation of the planning model to LCBC Member States and partners.
  • Experienced in leading a multidisciplinary and multicultural team
  • At least 8 years’ experience in IT fields, obtained mainly at international or regional level.
  • 5 years’ experience in a supervisory and managerial position in a similar context
  • Experience acquired in the private and public sector or an NGO, preferably in a multicultural setting, would be an advantage
  • Language: Fluency in English and/or French;
  • Age limit: 45 years old

LCBC Offers

  • Contract duration: 3 years (renewable) subject to performance evaluation
  • Category: C5 of the LCBC Service scheme.

Job Title: Head of Division, Basin Observatory

Location: N’Djamena, Chad
Enquiries to: HR-Division
Reporting line: The Head of Division Basin Observatory reports to the Technical Director.

Job Profile
The Executive Secretariat of the LCBC is currently searching for a Head of Division Basin Observatory. The responsibilities of the position include but not limited to:

  • Align the Natural Resources information needs with LCBC objectives to ensure achievement of the expected output.
  • This responsibility entails among other actions: Evaluation of the strategic needs of the country members, awareness of the changes in climate and nature, knowledge of the results of current scientific research;
  • Ensure supervision of the work of the staff of the Division;
  • Ensure that the technical staff collate the right data and reports
  • Ensure a strong close cooperation with national authorities in the different member countries to collect and analyse required data;
  • Coordinate the implementation of the LCBC Water Charter in liaison with the Legal Adviser;
  • Provide the data needed for decision making processes, projects and initiatives of the CBLC as well as of the member countries;
  • Provide leadership and guidance for following Clusters reporting to the position:
    • Water Resources
    • Ecosystem
    • Natural living Resources
    • GIS & Information management
  • Ensure that a pertinent performance measurement is defined, agreed upon and implemented by all functions in the area of responsibility of the position
  • Arrange for succession planning for own position and critical functions reporting to the position

Qualification & Experience

  • Masters Degree in Hydrogeology, Hydrology, Geography, Water Resources or any related field.
  • At least 15 years’ experience in described fields, obtained mainly at international or regional level;
  • At least 20 years’ experience and good knowledge of methodologies for Monitoring of Water Shed;
  • Knowledge of data capture systems and how to utilize them for measurement;
  • Working knowledge of current developments in watershed management, including one or more of the following: hydrological monitoring, meteorological monitoring and vegetation and soil monitoring etc;
  • 10 years’ experience in a supervisory and managerial position in a similar context;
  • Ability to organize and prioritise effectively and adjust to rapidly changing situations;
  • At least 5 years’ experience acquired in the private and public sector or an NGO, preferably in a multicultural setting, would be an advantage;
  • Working knowledge of international donor organizations and preferably experience in preparing proposals for funding;
  • Good knowledge of program and project management skills and procedures.
  • Computer literacy in current MS Office programmes and special task-related software is a prerequisite;
  • Good communication skills and experienced in public or private sector as well as working in multicultural team.
  • Language: Fluency in English and/or French;
  • Age limit: 53 years old

LCBC Offers

  • Contract duration: 3 years (renewable) subject to performance evaluation
  • Category: C3 of the LCBC Service scheme.

Job Title: Head of Division, Finance and Accounts

Location: N’Djamena, Chad
Enquiries to: HR-Division
Reporting line: The Head of Division Finance and Accounts reports to the Director of Finance and Administration.

Job Profile
The Executive Secretariat of the LCBC is currently searching for a Head of Division, Finance and Accounts. The responsibilities of the position include, but not limited to:

  • Ensure strategic directions of financial management and financial oversight;
  • Effective planning, monitoring and management of Commission’s financial resources;
  • Maintain compliance of financial management in the Commission with financial rules and regulations.
  • Develop operational procedures for financial management and oversight.
  • Designs and establishes systems, tools and mechanisms to improve financial management and oversight.
  • Ensure provision of timely, accurate, and consistent and integrated financial data and analysis for decision-making aimed at enhancing financial control and reducing opportunities for discretion in the use of donor funds.
  • Oversee consistent analysis, forecasting and planning of all Commission financial resources (management and development projects), oversee budget preparation and budget implementation processes, ensure consistency of planning mechanisms and formats with LCBC corporate systems and procedures;
  • Oversee timely and accurate financial reporting on all financial resources, including ensuring that systems are in place for adequate management of cost-sharing income and preparation of reports to donors;
  • Plan as well as oversee implementation of cost-saving and cost-recovery strategies.
  • Ensure that TOMPRO financial mechanisms are implemented in line with the LCBC policies and guidelines.
  • Oversee end-of-year financial closure processes;
  • Support HR by providing training on financial management and reporting of expenditures.

Qualification & Experience

  • Masters Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or Administration or related field is required.
  • Professional Membership is highly desirable.
  • At least 15 years of relevant progressively a professional experience in all aspects of financial management (financial planning, budgeting, accounting, financial analysis, reporting, internal control) in international organizations or in the private sector in positions at the corporate level (project level experience is not applicable for this position);
  • 10 years’ experience in a supervisory and managerial position in a similar context;
  • Experience in management of large financial resources (minimum USD 100 million annual volume);
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse and solve complex financial problems, formulate policies and implement change;
  • Solid technical knowledge and practical experience of application of
  • financial management techniques and methods, technical knowledge (certification) of TOMPRO and TOMPAIE;
  • Computer literacy in current MS Office programmes and special task-related software is a prerequisite
  • Good personal organisation with ability to prioritise effectively and adjust to rapidly changing situations
  • Good communication skills and experienced in public and private sector as well as working in multicultural team
  • Language: Fluency in English and/or French;
  • Age limit: 53 years old

LCBC Offers

  • Contract duration: 3 years (renewable) subject to performance evaluation
  • Category: C3 of the LCBC Service scheme.

Job Title: Head of Division, Human Resources and Administration

Location: N’Djamena, Chad
Enquiries to: HR-Division
Reporting line: the Head of Division Human Resources and Administration reports to the Director of Finance and Administration Department

Job Profile
The Executive Secretariat of the LCBC is currently searching for a Head of Division, Human Resources and Administration. The responsibilities of the position include but not limited to:

  • Ensure a close rapport with the strategic development and the requirements of the LCBC.
  • Ensure that HR practices are in alignment with LCBC´s strategy
  • Monitor the annual HR budget in terms of finance and the staff appointment scheme
  • Ensure compliance of organisational rules
  • Supervise and monitor the recruitment and retention of a talented and diverse workforce
  • Inform and advice the management on new HR developments
  • Ensure the learning and development plans and supervise organisational succession planning and key performance indicators (kpi´s)
  • Advise the management to ensure an employee- and performance oriented culture for the LCBC
  • Provide an annual HR report
  • Ensure the level of comparable salaries, performance oriented compensation and other relevant HR payments, (monitor the salary policy and initiate innovative concepts to support the LCBC strategy)
  • Ensure compliance with the collective agreement and labour law
  • Provide leadership and guidance for following functions reporting to the position:
    • Planning and Development
    • HR Administration
  • Under the guidance and direct supervision of Director Finance and Administration, the Head of Division is responsible for providing advice to Senior Management on implementation of HR strategies, effective delivery of HR services and management of the Commission’s HR Unit.
  • S/he assesses client needs, interprets and applies HR strategies and policies, rules and regulations, establishes internal procedures and provides solutions to a wide spectrum of complex HR issues.
  • The HOD HR promotes a collaborative, client-oriented approach and contributes to the maintenance of high staff morale.
  • The HOD HR supervises and leads the professional and support staff of the HR unit.
  • The HR Specialist works in close collaboration with the Programs, and project teams in the Commission , Field offices and donors as necessary to analyze strategic business needs, formulate HR strategies and implement corporate Human Resources programs to attract, develop, motivate and retain the most suitable talent at the Commission and ensure successful performance management.

Qualification & Experience

  • Masters degree in Human Resources or Public Administration.
  • Certification or Experience in Programme management, Procurement, HR, Accounting and Finance an added advantage:
  • At least 15 years of relevant experience at the national or international level in providing HR advisory services and/or managing staff and operational systems;
  • International Experience in conflict settings desirable;
  • Knowledge of LCBC Staff Regulations and Rules and Personnel Directives;
  • Experience in developing HR Policies & Procedures, rules and regulations in an international organization;
  • Experience in developing Performance management systems desirable.
  • Experience in HR planning desirable.
  • Experience acquired in the private and public sector or an NGO, preferably in a multicultural setting, would be an advantage
  • Computer literacy in current MS Office programmes and special task-related software is a prerequisite
  • Good personal organisation with ability to prioritise effectively and adjust to rapidly changing situations
  • Good communication skills and experienced in public and private sector as well as working in multicultural team
  • Language: Fluency in English and/or French;
  • Age limit: 53 years old

LCBC Offers

  • Contract duration: 3 years (renewable) subject to performance evaluation
  • Category: C3 of the LCBC Service scheme.

Job Title: Head of Division, Project Cooperation

Location: N’Djamena, Chad
Enquiries to: HR-Division
Reporting line: The Head of Division, Project Cooperation reports to the Technical Director.

Job Profile
The Executive Secretariat of the LCBC is currently searching for a Head of Division, Project Cooperation. The responsibilities of the position include but not limited to:

  • Ensure that experts within the Division are responsible for International Co-operation project identification and development.
  • Ensure interaction between the experts within the Division to develop comprehensive multidisciplinary approaches
  • Track the progress of the management actions identified in the SAP and identify activities that are not receiving sufficient attention/funding.
  • Closely cooperate with the Lake Chad Basin Member States on the implementation of the NAPs.
  • Provide secretarial assistance to Transboundary Working Groups relevant to the Division.
  • Provide independent M&E support and assessment of projects and activities across the LCBC member states.
  • Secure the achievement of LCBC’s mission through identification, development and implementation of projects funded by national, bi-lateral and multi-lateral agencies.
  • Secure information exchange of the projects, as well as access to information on the current status of LCBC and Member Countries projects
  • Provide the data required by LCBC and Member Countries projects and initiatives
  • Provide leadership and guidance for the following functions reporting to the position:
    • Project Identification/ Development
    • A number of Project PMU
    • M&E
  • Ensure that a pertinent performance measurement is defined, agreed upon and implemented by all functions in the area of responsibility of the position

Qualification & Experience

  • Masters Degree in Development Economics, Conflict management, International Relations, International Law and diplomacy, Project Management.
  • Certification in at least one of the fields within the Team Project Management’s scope of responsibility: Project Management, M&E or Project, Identification/Development.
  • At least 15 years’ experience in the described fields, obtained mainly at international or regional level.
  • 20 years’ experience in a supervisory and managerial position in a similar context
  • Ability to give guidance on priority on projects.
  • Interest and enthusiasm in developing collaborative approaches within the LCBC
  • Familiarity with 80% of communities living around the Lake Chad Basin and
  • Experienced in leading a multidisciplinary and multicultural team
  • Good personal organisation with ability to prioritise effectively and adjust to rapidly changing situations
  • Experience acquired in the private and public sector or an NGO, preferably in a multicultural setting, would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of Do-No-Harm principles desirable
  • Language: Fluency in English and/or French;
  • Age limit: 53 years old

LCBC Offers

  • Contract duration: 3 years (renewable) subject to performance evaluation
  • Category: C3 of the LCBC Service scheme.

Job Title: Head of Division, Natural Resources Management

Location: N’Djamena, Chad
Enquiries to: HR-Division
Reporting line: The Head of Division Natural Resources reports to the Technical Director

Job Profile
The Executive Secretariat of the LCBC is currently searching for a Head of Division Natural Resources Management. The responsibilities for the position include but not limited to:

  • Align the needs for projects with LCBC objectives in terms of expected output to ensure achievement of this objective. This responsibility entails among other actions:
  • Ensure that Experts within the Division collect and analyse information, assess ecosystem status and, together with the Observatory Division, prepare information and awareness summaries;
  • Ensure interaction between the experts within the Division to develop comprehensive multidisciplinary approaches to the Division’s work;
  • Deliver developed trans-boundary water management plans (consistent with the expectations of good practice in IWRM) for approval by LCBC Council of Ministers, and provide linkages between national and the trans-boundary plans (a key function of the LCBC) as well as provide a link to the objectives of the SAP;
  • Support the collection and analysis of key socio-economic data to facilitate the preparation of the IWRM plans (through developing potential scenarios on population, climate, industry, fisheries, agriculture and regional development). Close linkages with the Observatory Division are essential to share information on water related pressures and impacts;
  • Coordinate the implementation of the LCBC Water Charter in liaison with the Basin Observatory Division and the Legal Adviser
  • Ensure an essential close co-operation with the Lake Chad Basin Member States on the management of transboundary natural resources;
  • Provide secretarial assistance to Transboundary Working Groups relevant to the Division;
  • Provide leadership and guidance for following functions reporting to the position:
    • IWRM Planning and Strategy
    • Socio-economic data and trends;

Qualification & Experience

  • Masters Degree in Natural Resources management, River Basin Management and Planning, GIS, Information Management, Socio-Economic, Data Collection and Analysis
  • At least 15 years’ experience in one of the fields of Natural resources within the division’s scope of responsibility: Water resources, Water quality, Ecology, Fisheries, Agriculture, forestry, etc.
  • Experienced in leading a multidisciplinary and multicultural team
  • Good personal organisation with ability to prioritise effectively and adjust to rapidly changing situations
  • At least 20 years’ experience in described fields, obtained mainly at international or regional level.
  • At least 20 years’ experience in a supervisory and managerial position in a similar context
  • Experience acquired in the private/ public sector or an NGO, preferably in a multicultural setting, would be an advantage
  • Good knowledge of methodologies for Monitoring of Water Shed
  • Knowledge of data capture systems and how to utilize them for measurement;
  • Working knowledge of current developments in watershed management, including one or more of the following: hydrological monitoring, meteorological monitoring and vegetation and soil monitoring etc
  • Working knowledge of international donor organizations and preferably experience in preparing proposals for funding
  • Good knowledge of program and project management skills and procedures.
  • Computer literacy in current MS Office programmes and special task-related software is a prerequisite; and
  • Good communication skills and experienced in public or private sector as well as working in multicultural team.
  • Language: Fluency in English
  • Age limit: 53 years old

LCBC Offers

  • Contract duration: 3 years (renewable) subject to performance evaluation
  • Category: C3 of the LCBC Service scheme.

Job Title: Director, Administration and Finance Department

Location: N’Djamena, Chad
Enquiries to: HR-Division
Reporting line: The Director of the Finance and Administration Department reports directly to the Executive Secretary

Job Profile
The Executive Secretariat of the LCBC is currently searching for a Director for the Administration and Finance Department. The responsibilities of the position include, but not limited to:

  • Ensure timely and accurate financial statements and reports that are appropriate for the users and in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles;
  • Ensure compliance with internal financial and accounting policies and procedures;
  • Coordinate all statutory requirements of the organization;
  • Ensure all supporting information for the annual audit and liaise with the Audit Committee and the external auditors as necessary;
  • Ensure the financial accounting systems for cash management, accounts payable, accounts receivable, credit control, and petty cash are in place;
  • Implement policies and procedures to ensure that personnel and financial information is secured and stored in compliance with current rules and regulations;
  • Manage the acquisition of capital assets and ensure that they are properly recorded, amortized, and disposed of as appropriate;
  • Liaise with the internal or external Auditors or Audit Committees as appropriate;
  • Provide leadership on the provision of accurate and timely financial statements in line with contract agreements;
  • Ensure the functionality of the LCBC Information Technology;
  • Monitor and advise the Commission on Risk management policies and procedures to ensure that program and organizational risks are minimized;
  • Excellent leadership, management and communication skills and experienced in leading a multidisciplinary and multicultural team;
  • Good personal organisation with ability to prioritise effectively and adjust to rapidly changing situations;
  • Oversee the Administrative Function of the organization;
  • Provide leadership and guidance for following functions reporting to the position: Head of Division of Finance & Accounts; HR & Administration; and Information, Communication & Technology
  • Provide leadership and guidance for following functions reporting to the position: Head of Division of Finance & Accounts, HR & Administration, Information, Communication & Technology

Qualification & Experience

  • Masters Degree in Accounting, Commerce or Business Administration
  • At least 20 years or over of progressive financial responsibility
  • Professional certification is an asset.
  • 10 years’ experience in a supervisory and managerial position in a similar context;
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting and administrative principles
  • Knowledge of LCBC member states accounting and administrative legislation’s
  • Knowledge of international legislation on Labour and Employment Standards, Occupational Health and Safety, and Human Rights
  • Proficiency in the use of computer programs for Accounting, Word processing, Databases, Spreadsheets, E-mail, Internet
  • Experience working in conflict areas desirable.
  • Language: Fluency in English and/or French;
  • Age limit: 55 years old

LCBC Offers

  • Contract duration: 3 years (renewable) subject to performance evaluation
  • Category: C2 of the LCBC Service scheme.

Job Title: Director, Technical Department

Location: N’Djamena, Chad
Enquiries to: HR-Division
Reporting line: The Director of the Technical Department reports directly to the Executive Secretary

Job Profile
The Executive Secretariat of the LCBC is currently searching for a Director for the Technical Department. The responsibilities of the position include, but not limited to:

  • Provide leadership and guidance for following functions reporting to the position: Division Basin Observatory, Division Natural Resources, Division Project Cooperation;
  • Select, initiate and ensure quality research and impact studies, deemed to be Strategic Action Plan (SAP) relevant ;
  • Supervise the Identification of urgent needs and required actions in the Basin and the preparation of proposals to pursue external funding for research and for implementation measures;
  • In consultation with other department/s elaborate the LCBC annual activity report;
  • Monitor implementation of the Strategic Action Programme for the Lake Chad Basin;
  • Facilitate the roll-out of National Action Plans (NAPs)
  • Ensure a close alignment with the strategic development and the requirements of the LCBC and its Senior Executives.

Qualification & Experience

  • Masters Degree in Natural Resource Management; Engineering (Water, Civil); Rural Development; or Project Management
  • PRINCE 2 Certification required
  • At least 20 years of experience in the coordination, implementation, follow-up and assessment of policies, programs and projects; out of which;
  • Experience in working in conflict/crises situations;
  • Experience and knowledge of designing and managing projects and accompanying change processes;
  • Experience acquired in the private/ public sector or an NGO, preferably in a multicultural setting, would be an advantage;
  • Excellent knowledge of procedures, modalities and instruments for managing programs in an international organization;
  • Computer literacy in current MS Office programmes and special task-related software is a prerequisite;
  • Good personal organisation with ability to prioritise effectively and adjust to rapidly changing situations;
  • Excellent leadership, management and communication skills and experienced in leading a multidisciplinary and multicultural team;
  • Language: Fluency in English and/or French;
  • Age limit: 55 years old

LCBC Offers

  • Contract duration: 3 years (renewable) subject to performance evaluation
  • Category: C2 of the LCBC Service scheme.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their application package which should include the following:

  • An Application Letter
  • A Letter of Motivation
  • A detailed Curriculum Vitae duly signed
  • An attestation issues by the current applicants employer specifying the positions/functions carried out by him/her
  • Copies of relevant certificates
  • Two passport sized photographs
  • A certificate of Nationality
  • A sworn affidavit of non criminal record/imprisonment not more than three (3) months old
  • Contact addresses of three referees.

Applications should be sent directly to:

Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) Executive Secretariat,
PO Box: 727,
N’Djamena,
Chad.

Or
Email: vacancy@cblt.org

For further Information in this regards, please visit the LCBC website: www.cblt.org or the LCBC Focal Points in Nigeria:
Mr. Wakil Adamu,
Federal Ministry of Water Resources,
Abuja.
Email:
wakil7gobirroad@yahoo.com
Tel:
+234 803 788 1750

Application Deadline 4:00pm 12th October, 2015.

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