This is an exciting opportunity to join International Alert’s largest country programme – the Democratic Republic of Congo team - as the Chief of Party of our new Dutch funded Improving security, social cohesion and human rights in conflict mineral rich regions of Eastern DRC project. This is a senior management position within Alert’s DRC programme and reports directly to the Peacebuilding Portfolio Manager (PBPM). The Chief of Party will be responsible for the oversight of a team of a consortia including 4 other partners (two international and two national partners). They will be responsible for overseeing a team of 27 and will directly line manage 5 staff.
The main goal of the project is to strengthen regional stability in the Great Lakes with the following two specific objectives:
- Reduced levels of violent conflict and improved security in targeted red 3T and gold mines of South Kivu and Ituri
- Improved regional security and stability through cleaner chains, more effective governance of mineral chains at all levels