With a drive to transform rural communities via Women Empowerment and Sustainable Technology, the Regional Coordinator will play an important role to ensure our program’s impact is delivered efficiently in all the communities of West Africa where Barefoot College and its local partners work.
With an excellent sense of organization, she/he will manage operations and logistics in collaboration with the International team, overseeing the selection and travels of Barefoot Women Solar Engineers and the transportation of Solar Equipment from India to the villages. The candidate should be willing and able to travel several times a year to remote areas in the region.
She/He will also maintain and share regular financial reports and field updates as per needed for donor reports and external communication.
Good communicator and highly adaptable, she/he will develop long term and trust-based relations with a variety of stakeholders, from grassroots NGOs/CBOs working in the most remote rural villages to National Governments, Donors and Multilateral Agencies.
Her/his understanding of the local culture, languages and community dynamics in rural areas will be beneficial to support the ground partners in strengthening community-based governance; thus community work experience is required.
Her/His entrepreneurial spirit and dependable attitude with allow her/him to strive in a constantly changing and challenging environment, transforming obstacles into opportunities to find innovative solutions.
We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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Other, languages spoken in West Africa
Minimum 2 years experience in similar functions
• Duty stations
Dakar OR Ouagadougou
• Areas of work
Education, Learning and Training
Innovations for Sustainable Development
Project and Programme Management
Public, Private Partnership
Women's Empowerment and Gender Mainstreaming
Grassroot, community work
• Recruitment Type
Senegal and Burkina Faso nationals, international considered
• How to apply
Share your motivations and your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Based on experience