Cuso International is hiring a
Location of Contract: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
Duration of Contract: 40 days
ABOUT CUSO INTERNATIONAL
Cuso International is an international cooperation and development organization that works to create economic and social opportunities for marginalized groups. Together with our partners, we are focused on efforts to advance gender equality and social inclusion, improve economic resilience, and deliver progress on climate action. We believe that by sharing skills, we can build better futures.
Cuso presently supports programs implemented in Africa, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). Find out more at www.cusointernational.org
Under the supervision of Cuso International’s Head of Programs, Africa, the administrative support consultant will work within the Cuso International country team to advance the completion of key administrative files necessary for the operation of Cuso International in the DRC.
The consultant will be responsible for determining the necessary requirements and undertaking the relevant actions to ensure Cuso International is compliant with all applicable operational and legal requirements in the DRC. They will advance Cuso International’s interest in securing all available exemptions to operate as an international NGO in the DRC. They will participate in the negotiation, provide advice, monitor initiatives and ensure proper documentation and agreements are in place with competent services in the DRC. The consultant will also support fincial and operational compliance within the DRC office finance team and oversee the development of a comprehensive and verified inventory of service providers.
OVERALL OBJECTIVES OF THE CONSULTATION
The objective of this consultation is to negotiate and finalize the re-registration of Cuso as an INGO in the DRC. In addition, they will support financial and administrative operations in DRC – ensuring compliance and a high standard of implementation.
Specifically, the consultancy will involve:
The expected deliverables of the contract are as follows:
MISSION OF THE CONSULTANT
The mandate entrusted to the consultant will consist of:
DURATION OF THE MISSION AND CONDUCT
To achieve these objectives, the consultant must possess good knowledge of the practices of the Congolese public administration's operating system. Knowledge of Cuso International's internal practices related to this mission.
The consultant's mission shall not exceed three months and will consist of ad hoc support, facilitation, guidance and review of documents prepared by Cuso International's staff.
PROFILE AND QUALIFICATIONS OF THE CONSULTANT
To carry out this mandate, the consultant must have:
COMPOSITION OF THE NOMINATION FILE AND SUBMISSION
Please click the "Apply for This Job" button to submit your application by December 21st, 2022. Expressions of interest should be sent in English. Your résumé and one-page cover letter should demonstrate how you meet all the essential and any desirable qualifications.
We thank you for your interest in Cuso International and our current opportunity. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.