Africa Regional Manager

IBCR, Tunisia

Skill Required:, Project Management
Preferred Experience: 
3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
24th July, 2020

Job Description

Under the responsibility of the coordination of the voluntary cooperation program (PCV) at the head office, the regional manager ensures the representation of the IBCR in the region. He or she carries out his mandate with the support of the person in charge of the program at headquarters in order to ensure the proper implementation of the PCV in the countries of the region under his responsibility. The sub-regions will be defined according to the country where the cooperating person is based. The person holding the position manages and directs the human, material and financial resources of the PCV in the sub-region in
depending on the expected results of the program. He or she is responsible for ensuring the security of the teams in the field and for keeping up-to-date information on the level of security and on the socio-political situation in the various countries of intervention in his region and for regularly informing them. headquarters. The incumbent also contributes to the development of new partnerships in connection with the privileged expertise in the PCV.


In close collaboration with the program manager at headquarters, the incumbent will be responsible in his sub-region for:

  • Ensuring the proper implementation of the program and actively participating in its planning, coordination, evaluation and updating in the countries of intervention (3 countries selected according to the country where the cooperating person is based.
  • Ensuring the management, supervision, coaching and evaluation of the volunteer volunteers (CV) assigned in the countries of his region
  • Manage security, health and other HR situations of CVs in the field and keep the headquarters informed
  • Ensure that security rules are known to and respected by all CV people , and keep headquarters informed of all situations
  • Regularly produce reports on the socio-political and security situation for all the PCV countries in its region to be sent to headquarters
  • Participate in the definition of the mandates of volunteer cooperants in consultation with partner organizations and headquarters, according to the needs identified in terms of institutional capacity building
  • Support the CV recruitment process in collaboration with people responsible HR and project
  • Contribute to the development of annual work plans of the VCP for the region according to measurable objectives and realistic timeframes, in accordance with the resources allocated and the policies and procedures of the IBCR and the funder
  • Provide all the reports and data necessary for the production of narrative and financial reports for his region and transmit the information to the person in charge of the project at the head office according to the deadlines provided for in the program and the requirements of the IBCR and the donor
  • Coordinate monitoring and evaluation missions in the field and support the organization of support missions IBCR staff in the countries of its region, as well as exchanges between local partners and Canadian partners or other missions requested by management within the framework of the PCV
  • Contribute to the identification of good practices and lessons learned
  • Ensure the mobilization of cooperating people and partners for the purpose of the collaborative space of the Social Laboratory planned under the PCV, and contribute for exchanges
  • Ensure the monitoring of partnership agreements between the IBCR and partners in the field within the framework of the PCV
  • Maintain and develop a network of partnership and alliance with local organizations and institutions
  • Represent the IBCR national authorities and Canadian cooperation on the ground
  • Ensure compliance with the IBCR Code of Conduct and child protection policy by committing to be exemplary in their practice and behavior
  • At the request of their line manager, perform any other task related to their skills and proper functioning of the Office.



  • Be based in one of the following countries: Morocco, Tunisia or Madagascar.
  • Possess Canadian citizenship or permanent residency status
  • Hold an undergraduate university degree in law, international development, social sciences, management or a related field
  • 3 to 5 years of significant work experience in coordination or project management positions , including at least one year spent in an international organization
  • Knowledge of donors, particularly AMC
  • Perfect command of written and spoken French. The person must be able to write, revise, comment and correct texts, independently
  • Demonstrated skills in human resources management in various contexts and in financial management
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office 2010 suite (particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge of international development issues
  • Knowledge of results-based management and human rights-based approach
  • Proficiency in new information technologies and interest in communication
  • Demonstrated skills in leadership and mobilization
  • Great capacity for analysis and writing
  • Ability to work independently and '' accomplish multiple tasks
  • Knowledge of security measures and their implementation in international cooperation
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences


  • Field work experience in a developing country
  • Knowledge of children's rights
  • Knowledge of the principles of equality between women and men
  • Fluency in English
  • Knowledge spoken and written Arabic an asset
  • Knowledge of the voluntary cooperation program


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