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CBM is an international development organisation, committed to improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities in the poorest countries of the world. Based on its values and over 100 years of professional expertise, CBM addresses poverty as a cause and a consequence of disability, and works in partnership to create a society for all.

Main tasks

  • Manage international and national staff working for CBM in Malawi in coordination with the Regional Office

  • Monitor the performance, accountability and timely implementation of existing CBM partner projects in Malawi

  • Develop concepts for the contextual implementation of the Global Programme Strategy and work with CBM partners in the development of project proposals and funding applications in line with CBM’s Malawi Country Plan 2012-16

  • Develop and implement capacity building strategies of Project Partner on needs- and priority basis, in liaison with CBM Regional Office

  • Represent CBM in meetings with government, national and international organisations and/or donor agencies important for CBM’s work in the country

  • Contribute to the development of technical documents, policies and legislation of the Government of Malawi in areas relevant for inclusive development

  • Represent CBM’s values and promote the image of CBM in Malawi as a leading disability and development organisation

  • Facilitate logistical and technical support to visitors from Regional Office, International Office and Member Associations

    Professional Profile

  • Relevant academic qualifications

  • Min. experience of five (5) years in the development sector including experience in project implementation with local organisations, as well as on national level, preferably in Africa

  • Experience in a management positions

  • Previous experience in working in partnership with governments and NGOs

  • Excellent leadership skills

  • Good managerial qualities with regard to administration, finance and human resources

  • Thorough knowledge of international mainstream development trends Experience in the field of disability and development will be a strong added value

  • The ability to develop short, medium and long-term strategies with regard to partner capacity development

  • Experience in the development and implementation of policies on various levels of organisational management

  • Good writing skills and the ability to develop meaningful concepts, proposals and reports meeting international standards

  • Capable of working with minimal supervision and with a clear vision of participatory approaches, sustainability and partner capacity development

  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines

    Personal Profile

  • Very good interpersonal and communication skills

  • Excellent English language skills

  • Good listener

  • Ability to develop productive and harmonious relationships internally and externally

  • Ability to work diplomatically and with sensitivity with individuals from a variety of cultures, professions and personal backgrounds

  • Demonstrable cultural sensitivity and diplomacy

  • Ability to inspire others

  • Willingness to travel, drivers licence

  • High level of computer skills in MS Office

    The future job holder adheres to CBM’s values and commits to CBM’s Child Protection Policy.

    CBM encourages persons with disabilities to apply for this position.

    Candidates with the required profile and proven experiences, who are meeting these qualifications, are invited to submit, via e-mail (max 2MB), a meaningful letter of motivation (stating why you wish to work for CBM), CV, copies of diplomas, professional references, salary expectations as well as availability to recruitment [at] cbm.org / www.cbm.org.

    How to apply:

    CBM encourages persons with disabilities to apply for this position.

    Candidates with the required profile and proven experiences, who are meeting these qualifications, are invited to submit, via e-mail (max 2MB), a meaningful letter of motivation (stating why you wish to work for CBM), CV, copies of diplomas, professional references, salary expectations as well as availability to recruitment [at] cbm.org / www.cbm.org.

    Application deadline: 23rd October 2013, 09.00 a.m. Frankfurt Time Zone

    For more information and application, see: CBM Jobs

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