Community Business Development Manager, IRC - Democratic Republic of Congo

Employer: International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Location: Congo (Democratic Republic of the) (Mbandaka, Equateur)


- University degree in business management, economics, community development or related field

- 2-3 years experience in livelihoods and income generation programs in post-conflict or developing countries (preferably in Africa)

- Experience with small grants schemes management and small business development ideal;

- Experience in access to social services (education, health, etc.) programs and/or in the Education sector preferred;

- Experience with community assessment methodologies;

- 1-2 years experience in supervising program support services (administration, finance, logistics and security) in an international environment.

- Fluency in written and spoken French;

- Ability to design, conduct and measure effects of training;

- Experience working with government officials, local NGOs, community groups, business associations or comparable entities;

- Knowledge of USAID rules and regulations preferred;

- Strong computer skills; ideally, experience with using HF and VHF radios and satellite phones.

- Analytical, presentation, communication and reporting skills.

- Creativity, ability to apply innovative thinking and problem solving skills.

- Ability to work independently while being a strong team player

- Ability to work well under unstable security, administrative, and programmatic pressures

- Must be culturally sensitive with the ability and interest to work with a multi-ethnic team

- Must demonstrate flexibility to adapt to changing requirements

- Must be willing to live in basic and/or shared housing

- Must be willing to follow security guidelines and restrictions

- Must be willing to travel often to remote sites

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