Counterpart International helps people build better lives and more durable futures, community by community. We equip individuals, organizations and communities-our counterparts-to become solution creators in their own families, communities, regions and countries to tackle social, economic, environmental, health and governance issues. In Senegal Counterpart since 2001 implements among others an integrated school feeding and nutrition project "McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition" financed by US Department of Agriculture (USDA) named Sukaabe Janngo (Children of Tomorrow) (2018 - 2022) and a complementary project to support local food procurement entitled Transition of Food in School Canteens in Senegal (TACSS). Both projects will be implemented in the Saint-Louis region.
Counterpart International is seeking a Program Manager for its USDA funded McGovern-Dole Food for Education program in Senegal. Under the supervision of the Country Representative, the Program Manager is responsible for the supervision and the proper implementation of project activities at the Saint Louis Region level. S/he will be in charge of managing all operational activities and resources of Counterpart Saint Louis field office, controlling financial expenditures, administering technical and support staff as well as premises and properties. S/he will manage the team and identifying problems and solutions that will be passed on to the Country Representative. S/he will have to represent Counterpart Senegal in the target project area to administrative authorities, government representatives, stakeholders, partners and beneficiaries.
This position is based in Saint-Louis and open to local candidates only.
Type de contrat Durée du projet
Date limite de depot 10/01/2019