CBM is an international Christian development organization, committed to improving the quality of life of people with disabilities in the poorest communities of the world. It is considered one of the world's oldest and largest organizations working in this field.

“Programme Officer Humanitarian Transitional Aid” (m/f)

Closing date: October 31, 2020

The main objective of the role:

The Programme Officer Humanitarian Transitional Aid (PO-HTA) will be accountable for operational and programmatic compliance in the implementation, monitoring on a humanitarian and emergency programme implemented in the region. This position incumbent will also contribute to the planning, implementation, monitoring, and reporting on the emergency response programmes and provide technical support to the implementing partners.

We are looking for someone who will

  • Provide results-based strategic guidance, leadership, management, and capacity building to the Humanitarian Response team;
  • Develop, manage, and coordinate CBM’s response strategy in an emergency situation/appeal in West and Central Africa;
  • Liaise with donors on advocacy and policy work and representing CBM at external meetings and to the media;
  • Monitor AFWC emergency programmes and ensure high-quality implementation while building and maintaining sound relationships with key stakeholders;
  • Support Country Offices to work with partner organisations, to ensure that emergency response is coordinated effectively in line with the country strategy and humanitarian policies;
  • Contribute to driving the strategy for CBM AFWC Partner’s projects;
  • Support AFWC countries in joint meetings of their respective partners related to donors requirements;
  • Provide documentation of lessons learnt and good practices on humanitarian interventions;
  • Organise and build partnerships with the ability to produce & submit reports and translate financial information to the non-financial audience;
  • Speak with ease in public and/or work with the media;
  • Know the Sphere and Red Cross Code of Conduct, awareness of HAP.

We are looking for someone who has

  • University degree with at least BAC+4 or equivalent in a relevant technical discipline;
  • Relevant post-graduate degree in development or humanitarian discipline is an added advantage;
  • At least 5-year experience in a Projects/programs Monitoring and Evaluation and Learning position for NGOs;
  • Good knowledge and experience of emergency relief, rehabilitation, and recovery programme issues;
  • Proactivity and seeking to do things differently, and to solve problems effectively and efficiently;
  • Autonomy and sound knowledge in budget planning and financial implementation;
  • Proven ability in financial statements analysis with attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment and coordinating multiple/conflicting priorities and deadlines;
  • High level of organisation, flexibility and self-directed ability and experience in distance management of staff;
  • Knowledge of the role of churches and ecumenical organizations in relief and development;
  • Ability to integrate into the multi-cultural environment;
  • French and English professional proficiency; German language would be an advantage;
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office Package

How to Apply

The future jobholder will adhere to CBM’s values and commit to CBM’s Code of Conduct and Safeguarding Policy. CBM encourages persons with disabilities to apply for this position. For further information about CBM’s inclusion policy, please visit www.cbm.org.

If you feel that this role would be a good opportunity for you, we would love to hear from you.

Please send your CV and cover letter to: jobs-international@cbm.org & afw.jobs@cbm.org

This is a 2 years Fixed Term Contract, with possible extension. This position is based in Yaoundé, Cameroon. It is subject to local employment and immigration laws