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Coordinator for West Africa

Dakar (Senegal) | Ouagadougou

  • Organization: Barefoot College
  • Location: Dakar (Senegal) | Ouagadougou
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Climate Change
    • Education, Learning and Training
    • Innovations for Sustainable Development
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Public, Private Partnership
    • Women's Empowerment and Gender Mainstreaming
  • Closing Date: 2018-11-01

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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.

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 relationships 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 (French, English minimum) and community dynamics will be beneficial to support the ground partners in strengthening community based governance.

Her/His entrepreneurial spirit and dependable attitude with allow him to strive in a constantly changing and challenging environment, transforming obstacles into opportunity to find innovative solutions. 

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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