Thursday, February 9, 2017

Programme Officer – Focus East Africa

CARE Österreich, Verein für Entwicklungszusammenarbeit und humanitäre Hilfe,
seeks an experienced
Programme Officer – Focus East Africa
(full time – one year limited with the possibility of extension)
Starting Date: 1 April 2017
Objective of the position:
In line with CARE’s mission, vision and core values the Programme Officer develops and oversees CARE Austria´s project portfolio in East Africa to better the lives of girls and boys and the communities they live in. Current programmes of CARE Austria in East Africa have a geographic focus on Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and a thematic range from women to economic empowerment (with a focus on sexual and reproductive health rights), policy dialogue and food security, as well as climate change adaptation.
  • Overall coordination of CARE Austria´s projects and activities in East Africa in collaboration with CARE Country Offices
  • Management of donor contracts in collaboration with CARE Austria´s project controlling, implementation of CARE program standards and donor guidelines (mostly European Union and Austrian Development Agency)
  • Capacity building and backstopping to country office staff, in particular regarding donor contract compliance
  • Technical assistance or supervision of technical experts in the areas of food security and climate change adaptation, or economic development
  • Monitoring and evaluation of projects, including field visits to project areas; potentially a temporary stay in the region of 1-2 months
  • Identification of new funding opportunities; development of new projects and proposal writing
  • Contributing with best practises from East Africa to knowledge management and learning within CARE Austria
  • Support to CARE Austria´s and CARE International´s advocacy, media and fundraising efforts for East Africa
  • University degree with specialisation in international or economic development; business administration; environment or other disciplines relevant for development cooperation
  • Strong skills in project coordination, project cycle management and ensuring donor contract compliance in a responsible and self-organized manner
  • Sound understanding of key development concepts such as poverty reduction and gender equality, food security and climate change, as well as familiarity with related processes and institutions
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience in the development context;
  • Technical background in economic development and/or food security and climate change adaptation, as well as work experience in sub-Saharan Africa are an asset
  • Experience with EU and ADA contracts is an asset
  • Ability to work under time pressure, managing competing deadlines
  • Experience in project development; strong facilitation and proposal writing skills
  • Excellent communication skills and intercultural competence
  • Excellent spoken and written German and English; French an asset

We offer
  • Management of a diverse project portfolio
  • Working with a dynamic and international team
  • Working with CARE Country Office teams and local partners
  • Salary according to internal scheme (minimum EUR 37.800 annual gross salary; higher classification depending on relevant professional experience)
    Please note: An EU citizenship or established work permit is a necessary requirement for this post. Only applications which fulfil all required qualifications will be considered.
    We look forward to receiving your application and cover letter in English by 22 February 2017 at Applications will be treated confidentially. If your mother tongue is not German, please send your motivation letter in German.
    To learn more about CARE and CARE Österreich, go to and
    CARE’s Mission: We seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live in dignity and security.

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