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Massive recruitment at The Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC)
The Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) was established on 22nd of May 1964 by the four countries that border Lake Chad: Cameroon, Niger, Nigeria and Chad. The Republic of Central Africa joined the organization in 1996, Libya was admitted in 2008. Observer status is held by Sudan admitted, Egypt, the Republic of Congo and the Democratic Republic of Congo. N'Djamena, Capital of Chad hosts the Headquarters of the Commission.
The mandate of the Commission is to sustainably and equitably manage the Lake Chad and other shared water resources of the Lake Chad Basin, to preserve the ecosystems of the Lake Chad Conventional Basin, to promote regional integration, peace and security across the Basin. The LCBC is a basin organization, member of both the African Network of Basin Organizations (ANBO) and the International Network of Basin Organizations (INBO). The Commission if funded by contributions of Member State, but there is reflection for an autonomous financing of the Organization.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Account Manager
Direct hierarchy: Regional Coordinator
Location: N'Djamena, Chad
Duration: Five (5) Years
Brief Presentation of the Programme
Objectives of the ProgrammeThe objective of the programme for the rehabilitation and reinforcement of socio-economic resilience systems in the Lake Chad Basin (PRESIBALT), is to reduce the poverty of the populations living on the resources of the Lake Chad Basin. Specifically, the programme aims at (i) reinforcing the resilience of the socio-ecological systems, (ii) preservation of the ecosystems and the valorisation of the main productions in the context of adaptation to climate changes, (iii) reinforcement of social peace through good governance of common resources.
Components of the ProgrammeThe programme is made up of three components: (i) preservation and valorisation of the water resource; ((ii) development of resources, ecological services and value chain; (iii) institutional reinforcement and programme management. The Programme is planned to last for five (5) years starting from the entry into force of the grants. The African Development Bank (AfDB) through the African Development Fund, supports the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) in its implementation of the PRESIBALT which comprises many stakeholders, namely technical ministries, national parastatal establishments, specialized international institutions, the civil society, local bodies and organisations of the rural sector, vulnerable groups, etc. To stay in the course of the objectives of the programme, to measure the results and the effect of the impact, the programme must equip itself a competent personnel to coordinate the implementation of the programme. The terms of dereference will serve as a basis for the recruitment of the cadres on a competitive basis.
Job DescriptionWithin the framework of the implementation of the PRESIBALT an Accounting Manager in charge of account, finances and materials of the programme shall be recruited.
Functions, Tasks and Responsibilities
Tasks and Responsibilities
The Account Manager shall have the following tasks:
Training, Competence and ExperienceThe applicant must be a holder Master's Degree in Finance and Account or Management (Secondary Education+ 4 years). Have an experience of at least 5 years working at the position of account, financial, administrative, and human resources management of programmes or projects funded by the AfDB or ADF; Possess the necessary quality of leadership and strategic vision; Perfect mastery of written and spoken skill of one of the working languages of the LCBC namely French and English. A good written and spoken knowledge of the other language is and added advantage. Mastery of the currently most used software and word procession systems (MS Office) is requirement. Knowledge of a range of the information technology, evaluation tools and method would desirable. Good physical condition and the aptitude to conduct field missions.
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