Chief of Party/Chef de projet – DRC Chief of Party

International Alert

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:

  1. Reduced levels of violent conflict and improved security in targeted red 3T and gold mines of South Kivu and Ituri
  2. Improved regional security and stability through cleaner chains, more effective governance of mineral chains at all levels
Location: Bukavu, Congo, Democratic Republic of
Application Deadline: February 21, 2020 12:00