Netherlands Red Cross Reforestation Programme Manager Haiti Jobs in Nigeria

Netherlands Red Cross Reforestation Programme Manager Haiti Jobs in Nigeria

We help to reduce vulnerabilities and strengthen resilience by responding to disasters and crises and by supporting community and institutional risk reduction and preparedness. In the Netherlands with more than thirty thousand volunteers and internationally with the aid of specialists or by sending relief supplies or money. Together we act before, during and after disasters to meet the needs and improve the lives of vulnerable people.

The key purpose of this position is to ensure adequate operational capacity to provide high quality resilience building to the target communities in Sud and Sud-Est Haiti. This is done in close coordination with his/her team and the colleagues in Port au Prince. The aim of NLRC is to build longer term Resilience programming in Haiti. The Programme Manager will be instrumental in the design and implementation of Green Pearls Initiative initiative and enhancement of relationships with partners and (potential) donors.


  • Be the programme manager of the Green Pearls initiative and manage programme teams of predominantly national staff;
  • Ensure that the programme activities are well planned and meet the requirements of the community and take into account sustainability and community ownership;
  • Be in regular contact with other humanitarian actors, Red Cross colleagues and the donor community and look for opportunities to cooperate and funding;
  • Maintains regular communication from distance (per skype and mail) with NLRC HQ and with 4R4R partners;
  • Lead the resilience programme development in close consultation and collaboration with HRC, NLRC HQ, 4R4R partners, other Red Cross partners and non-Red Cross partners;
  • As the foremen work together with the team in the implementation of all activities as laid out in the plan of action and build on the positive lessons.
  • Ensure synergies among the different elements of the programme to ensure cross-sectoral complementarity towards holistic resilience building;
  • Be the budget holder of the programme and ensure proper monthly reporting to the Port au Prince Office;
  • Manage the effective and proper use of assets, financial resources and facilities according to standard procedures in order to comply with auditing requirements;
  • Support monitoring, and after action reviews/rapid impact evaluations of livelihood, WASH and DRR/CCA programmes undertaken in order to identify lessons learned – and with a view to potential scale up;
  • Identification, documentation and sharing of success stories/evidences and lessons for program improvement and scaling up;
  • Strengthen the Haitian Red Cross (HRC) Resilience unit by providing guidance on operational structure and member’s roles and responsibilities, together with other Movement partners;
  • Establish
    and ensure effective working relationships with the other colleagues, especially from IFRC and PNSs (including Spanish Red Cross that are also operating in the South East Department)
  • Ensure effective working relationships with direct HRC counterparts and leadership.
    Update indicator progress in SPACE on quarterly basis
  • Monitor booking of expenses in WINPACCS for the programme and be end responsible for financial reporting to the Country Representative and NLRC HQ


  • Masters’ Degree in in agronomy, forestry or have the equivalent hands-on field experience;
  • 7 years proven international track-record of programme management and/or coordination, close to rural communities, demonstrating tangible achievements in landscape restoration, monitoring and evaluation, private sector development, project acquisition, project development, food security
  • Track-record of work in developing countries with rural communities, field NGOs, private sector, academics.
  • Demonstrable commitment to community resilience strengthening with strong experience of programming preferably in developing countries;
  • Strong knowledge in landscape restoration, fair food systems, sustainable farming and value chain development, and permaculture.
  • Experience with community based interventions;
  • Experience in programme identification, formulation, planning, management and implementation, reporting and monitoring and evaluation;
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control procedures;
  • Demonstrated orientation on results, process, and people.
  • Excellent communication skills with strong interpersonal and coaching skills
  • High level of patience as well as cultural sensitivity;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and French; Speaking Creole would be considered an asset.
  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement is highly preferred.

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates should apply online by 23rd May, 2019.

    For more information and job application details, see; Netherlands Red Cross Reforestation Programme Manager Haiti Jobs in Nigeria

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